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Volunteer Overseas

Volunteer overseas on one of Projects Abroad’s safe, sustainable and worthwhile projects and help make a difference in one of over 30 emerging and developing countries. People who volunteer overseas with us can choose from hundreds of projects in fields such as education, human rights, micro-finance, healthcare and conservation.

Why volunteer overseas?

A Projects Abroad Conservation volunteer overseas in Costa Rica works with staff member on a reforestation project

There are numerous benefits to volunteering overseas – here are just a few:

  • Support a community in need
  • Make life-long friends around the world
  • Gain skills and build your CV
  • Step out of your comfort zone
  • Experience a different culture
  • Travel without being a tourist

Who can volunteer overseas?

Our volunteer community is made up of people from all backgrounds and walks of life. No matter your age, experience level or home country, there is a place for you to make a difference on one of our volunteer projects!

Our placements are open to anyone aged 16 and older, including school/college students, those taking a gap year, career breakers, university students and retirees, as well as qualified professionals. We even offer family volunteering options for those who’d like to bring their children under the age of 16 with them.

How do I go about volunteering overseas?

Simple. Give us a call on 1300 132 831 or send an email to– one of our friendly Programme Advisors will be able to answer your questions and provide more information about our different projects and destinations. Alternatively, if you’ve already decided on a project, then simply fill in our application form.

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