The ultimate success of your volunteer experience will be directly related to the amount of thought and self-reflection you do prior to choosing a placement organization and beginning your adventure. Initially you need to determine your motivation and interests.
Organizations differ in the programs they offer. Having an idea of what you want to do and where you want to do it will enable you to narrow down your choices of organizations. You can then zero in on those which have programs that suit your interests. Some organizations offer very diversified programs and others are highly specialized.
Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all details and rates directly with the organizations in question before planning your international volunteer opportunity.