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National Park System
Volunteers work side by side with National Park Service employees in more than 390 national parks throughout the US and its territories.What could you expect to do?
US Forest Service
The US Forest Service has stewardship responsibilities over 193 million acres of forests and grasslands. That's a big job and volunteers are essential to it's smooth running.
Bureau of Land Management
245 million acres are managed by the US Department of the Interior's Bureau of Land Management (BLM), making the BLM manager of the nation's largest land trust. That's a big responsibility! Fortunately, help is close at hand. Each year, over 20,000 Americans volunteer their time and talent.
But there's always room for more. Young adults, single people, seniors, and families are invited to become BLM volunteers. You can make a difference!
(World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms) is an exchange linking volunteers with organic farmers who offer food, accommodation and opportunities to learn about organic lifestyles.
Smuggle Dogs - Legally
Potcake Place is a dog rescue organization working in the islands and they place the puppies in homes in the US and Canada.They need people to courier dogs from the Bahamas and Turks and Caicos.
Workaway. A few hours honest help per day in exchange for food and accommodation and an opportunity to learn about the local lifestyle and community, with friendly hosts in varying situations and surroundings.
AngloVille - Travel Europe To Talk
Full room and board for just talking!
Students in Poland, Romania, Czech Republic, Hungary and more would like help improving their English through activities and conversations with native English speaker.
In exchange, Angloville, will set you up in a beautiful venue, provide meals and pack your 1-8 weeks with them full of activities.
Angloville is not the only company doing this. Workaway also has a program like this as do others. Grab a cheap flight to Europe and let someone else pay for your stay.
International Volunteer Headquarters
Make a lasting impact on the world by volunteering in one of 50 countries around the world.
This opportunity costs a little bit of money, but the rewards are well worth it. By working directly with local organizations in the countries where their programs are based, this organization is able to keep their fees low and ensure they go towards meaningful community projects and local employment.
If you book your flight to you volunteer destination through this company, you can get access to airfares specifically for volunteer travelers through exclusive airline partnerships, that allow for low cost flight changes, extra baggage and cancellations. These are not available when booking online.
What kind of opportunities would you have to choose from?
You could support wildlife conservation or marine conservation, participate in construction volunteer work, provide support to staff within childcare centers, arts and music, refugee support, medical and healthcare and so much more.
You can choose to volunteer abroad for durations ranging from 1 week to 24 weeks, and whether you’re adding a personal touch to costume design for the Carnaval festivities in Brazil, or teaching music and dance to eager learners in Kenya, there’s plenty of opportunity for expression and fun.
Check them out.