WWOOF

A WWOOF volunteer holds up a handful of organic vegetables

WWOOF (World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms) is an international movement that connects visitors (called WWOOFers) with organic farmers and growers. The organization was founded in 1971 in the UK and has since grown to include more than 130 countries. WWOOF offers people the opportunity to live and learn on organic farms in exchange for … Read more

International Executive Service Corps (IESC)

International Executive Service Corps (IESC) logo

IESC is a not for profit economic development firm that uses volunteer experts, paid consultants, and professional staff to achieve IESC’s mission — to promote prosperity and stability through private enterprise development. Our programs are funded primarily through grants, cooperative agreements, and contracts — most often with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). For … Read more

Engineers Without Borders – USA

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No matter what your field is: engineering, construction, business, fundraising, marketing, healthcare, or anything else, you are welcome at Engineers Without Borders-USA. EWB-USA is a national, non-profit organization whose mission is to partner with developing communities around the globe to improve quality of life through the implementation of environmentally and economically sustainable engineering projects. EWB-USA … Read more

ACDI/VOCA

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For 43 years and in 145 countries, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy. Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA is a non-profit international development consultancy firm that delivers technical and management assistance in agribusiness systems, food security, financial services, enterprise development and community development in order to … Read more

Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)

Doctors Without Borders - Medecins Sans Frontieres

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an independent international medical humanitarian organization that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural or man-made disasters, or exclusion from health care in nearly 60 countries. MSF recruits doctors, nurses, logisticians, water-and-sanitation experts, administrators, and other medical and non-medical personnel to provide medical care … Read more

United Nations Volunteers

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Created in 1970 by the UN General Assembly, the United Nations Volunteers(UNV) program mobilizes qualified volunteers to serve in countries throughout the world. Approximately 7000 volunteers serve each year in developing countries. More than 30,000 volunteers have served in over 140 countries since 1971. Programs for which UNV supplies pre-qualified volunteers include long-term development work, … Read more

Peace Corps

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Founded on March 1, 1961 during the administration of President John F. Kennedy, the Peace Corps is an international volunteer organization of the U.S. government. Since its founding the Peace Corps has had over 187,000 volunteers serve in more than 139 countries. Volunteers work on projects ranging from small business development to Aids education and … Read more