Volunteer in an orphanage or rehabilitative care centre for children to bring fun, games and emotional support to children in care. These childcare volunteering opportunities can be perfectly combined with teaching volunteering or a medical internship.
Volunteer on worthwhile childcare projects where the carers really need and appreciate your help. Interact, play and help the kids with basic English lessons – the kids will love you for it! You will probably never be hugged this much again!
This is one of our best and longest running programmes. Set up in 2002, the programme was created to allow full Spanish immersion whilst volunteers assist with English in schools that want to improve the profile and standard of English. It is particularly popular with English speaking volunteers from North America and the UK who are committed to improving their Spanish.
Join Oyster’s well respected youth centre project in Brazil, Latin America’s largest and most extrovert nation and learn Portuguese. An immensely enjoyable volunteer position participating and helping in youth centre activities ranging from cooking, dance and conversational English. Oyster seek volunteers who are motivated, selfless and willing to get involved for this challenging but fulfilling project.
Give love, laughter and lessons to some of Romania’s abandoned and sick children. Bring your smiles and enthusiasm into hospitals and children’s homes, and make a life changing impact as a volunteer with these adorable kids.
Give your time, love and enthusiasm to kids in township schools and nurseries around Port Elizabeth. Encourage them in their learning, developing their English and giving them confidence in the classroom. Volunteers work alongside full time staff to provide support and an extra dimension to the education provided to these children.
Work in the fast paced environment of Whistler Kids in one of our support roles for the winter season.
We have three different types of role available: either working back of house in the ski school kitchens; helping to ensure all of the Whistler Kids Zones are safe and fun as an Outdoor Ranger; or working closely with the kids in the den, helping to keep them motivated and having fun both during and outside of their lesson timetable.