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

Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)

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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 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

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

Global Exchange

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Global Exchange is a membership-based international human rights organization dedicated to promoting social, economic and environmental justice around the world. Since our founding in 1988, we have successfully increased public awareness of root causes of injustice while building international partnerships and mobilizing for change. Global Exchange’s Reality Tours give people opportunities to explore the impact … Read more

Volunteers for Peace

volunteers in action for Volunteers for Peace

Volunteers For Peace offers placement in international volunteer projects in more than 100 countries, including the United States.