International Executive Service Corps (IESC)

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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

Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture (CNFA)

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CNFA is dedicated to increasing and sustaining rural incomes in less developed areas of the world by empowering farmers and rural entrepreneurs. We believe the best way to do this is to develop value-adding agricultural enterprises and to link farmers to markets where they can buy supplies and sell their products. CNFA focuses on commercial … Read more

Global Communities

Professional volunteering for Global Communities

Founded in 1952 Global Communities is a non-profit organization that works in conflict-affected and developing countries around the world. Global Communities has active programs in the Middle East, the Caribbean, Africa, Asia, and Central and Eastern Europe. In the Visiting International Professional (VIP) program, Global Communities recruits experienced subject-area experts for a variety of short … 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

International Medical Corps

International Medical Corps volunteer with a person from a third world country

International Medical Corps is a global humanitarian nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, IMC is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related … 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

Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT)

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CPT builds partnerships to transform violence and oppression in situations of conflict. At the invitation of local peacemaking communities, CPT provides physical accompaniment, advocacy, human rights observation and reporting, and solidarity networking. CPT understands violence to be rooted in systemic structures of oppression and works to undo oppressive structures.  By amplifying the voices and nonviolent … Read more

Catholic Volunteer Network

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Catholic Volunteer Network (CNV), established in 1963, is a non-profit membership organization of more than 200 domestic and international Christian-based volunteer and lay mission programs. Currently, more than 10,000 volunteers and lay missioners serve in these programs throughout the U.S. and in more than 100 other countries worldwide. CNV publishes and distributes RESPONSE the most … Read more

Catholic Medical Mission Board (CMMB)

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Catholic Medical Mission Board’s Medical Volunteer Program seeks to place U.S. and Canadian licensed health care professionals at facilities in developing countries. Primary needs are for physicians, surgeons, registered nurses, physical therapists, lab techs and other allied health professionals. Volunteers are placed in Africa, Latin America, Caribbean, and Asia. Depending on skill and location, the … Read more

American Jewish World Service

American Jewish World Service

American Jewish World Service (AJWS) is an international development organization motivated by Judaism’s imperative to pursue justice. AJWS is dedicated to alleviating poverty, hunger and disease among the people of the developing world regardless of race, religion or nationality. Through grants to grassroots organizations, volunteer service, advocacy and education, AJWS fosters civil society, sustainable development … Read more