Great and Small
Adventure travel jobs, working abroad, and volunteer opportunities.
A volunteer organization that offers cultural immersion service-learning
programs in Thailand and Tanzania, as well as two-week to six-month programs
and international internships in health, environment, and education.
A summer calendar and directory of eco-friendly festivals, travel, and
Summer camps and workshops that teach political, social, and environmental
activists how to be effective leaders and organizers.
A searchable database of volunteer opportunities around the world, as
well as adventure travel, international internships, language schools,
studying abroad, and working abroad. There's even a section for opportunities
open to high-schoolers.
Willing Workers on
WWOOF connects international volunteers aged 16 and up with New Zealand
organic farmers. Volunteers live with the farm family for anything from
five days to a few weeks and learn organic farming. (See below for an
article on WWOOFing.)
About Activist and Volunteer Jobs
Great Volunteer Ideas for Teens
Places to find volunteer jobs for teens who need to stay close to home
for the summer.
Summer volunteer recounts tense times
Jane Adams recalls her days as a Freedom Summer volunteer in the Deep
South during the Civil Rights Movement.
in New Zealand
"Happily sweating in the sunshine with like-minded people."
A U.S. volunteer recounts her experiences as a volunteer on organic farms
in new Zealand.