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)

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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

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

Health Volunteers Overseas

Health Volunteers Overseas

Health Volunteers Overseas (HVO) is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to improving global health through education. For the past two decades, HVO has worked to increase health care access in developing countries through clinical training and education programs in child health, primary care, trauma and rehabilitation, essential surgical care, oral health, infectious disease, nursing education, … 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

Habitat for Humanity

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Habitat for Humanity International is an ecumenical Christian ministry that is working in partnership with low-income families around the world to build simple, decent housing. Habitat operates in nearly 3,000 communities in nearly 100 countries. Habitat’s Global Village Work Trips allow volunteers to travel to locations around the world to help build Habitat houses with … 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

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

World Vets

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World Vets is a nonprofit organization offering free veterinary aid to animals all around the globe. Working in collaboration with foreign governments, animal advocacy groups as well as U.S. and foreign military groups, World Vets sends teams of volunteers to over 12 different countries. We not only offer veterinary care to improve the welfare of … Read more