Could you be available for 2 to 3 weeks over the Summer (July - Sept)?17.06.2016

With another disappointing summer now upon why not give consideration to trading in your holiday in Spain for something a more worthwhile. We are always seeking volunteers for 2 to 3 week assignments to support our charity partners, typically somewhere hot!  An experience guaranteed to be more rewarding and inspiring than fighting for loungers by the pool. 

We have listed a few opportunities below, these are small selection of the many possibilities

Social enterprise developing information-platforms using mobile phones
Kenya; from 2 Weeks
Accommodation incl.
Our partner have development a platform to collect information using a mobile phone which has empowered organisations to make better, quicker decisions based on information instead of intuition. With our partner’s support their clients have been able to extend their reach, deepen their understanding and widen their impact by engaging directly with the communities.
Spanish speaker for Latin American human rights organisation
Peru; 2 – 5 Weeks

Homestay options available
Our partner are a human rights organisation dedicated to defending and promoting justice on behalf of communities affected by different forms of injustice in Peru, Ecuador and Bolivia. The organisation’s wide scope of work in Peru includes support to native communities of the Amazon and the Andean regions of Peru, children affected by various forms of violence and trafficking and families and communities affected by the internal armed conflict.
Organisation providing support to local tribes children through education
Indonesia; 2 – 4 weeks

Accommodation & Meals provided
Striving to educate the poor and to educate the world about the poor, our partner run children’s homes and education centres across Kenya, Thailand and Indonesia. The centres predominantly provide support for children from local communities and tribes. This placement is in their Bali office; they have three educational centres where they run classes, and one site that is a combination of a children’s home & education centre.
French speaker for organisation providing a forum for peace promotion
Rwanda; 2 - 4 Weeks

Low cost accommodation available
Our partner were established in 1994 in the post-war and genocide context with the purpose of creating an informal group and framework for sharing and self-training, and a forum for implementing programmes of concrete actions to promote peace. The organisation’s mission is to work for the promotion and safeguarding of peace, human rights and social welfare.

Women’s and girl’s empowerment organisation
Cambodia; 2 – 5 weeks

Affordable Accommodation available
Our partner aim to create a fair and safe society for all in Cambodia, where women and girls are empowered, educated, respected and able to make informed decisions about their own lives. They run various programmes to deliver this including drop in centres, outreach in schools and local villages, and workshops for women that focus on health, gender rights, money management and parenting.
Conservation organisation safeguarding the livelihoods of indigenous peoples
Belize; 2 – 6 weeks

Homestay options
Our partner’s mission is to safeguard the ecological integrity of an extremely important biodiversity region, and employ its resources in an environmentally sound manner for the economic, social, cultural and spiritual well-being of its indigenous people. The organisation works with groups of women, offering training in running cooperatives or group organisations, advising in areas such as how to divide responsibilities, how best to form business plans and how to manage income-generating projects.
For more information about these opportunities or to speak to someone on our programmes team to create a bespoke assignment that fits perfectly, please click here