Do you have a knack working with kids? Do you want to explore more of the big wide world? Getting involved with childcare abroad will be right up your street! If you care about kids and want to become an inspiring teacher or mentor to amazing children abroad then look no further. If you want to find paid childcare jobs abroad, why not become an Au Pair in the USA and earn up to USD10,000 a year caring for American kids? Or spend a summer earning money and looking after kids at a Summer Camp in the USA?
There are also some incredible childcare opportunities on offer around the world. Get involved in volunteer teaching or help out at childcare centres or orphanages. Travel to Australia and become a school gap assistant. Coach sports and teach sporting skills to children in Africa. Volunteer with disabled children in India or help out in an orphanage in Tanzania. Choose from many more brilliant childcare opportunities abroad. Get involved as a childcare volunteer and make a difference to kids' lives on your gap year!
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If you want to combine paid work with childcare, head out to the USA. You can become an Au Pair for a year and look after American kids. If you’re aged 18-26 and have previous childcare experience you could be eligible to become an Au Pair in the USA. If you have a summer to spare, why not sign up as a Summer Camp Counselor and inspire kids at a camp in America?
There are so many childcare opportunities on offer around the world. Why not volunteer at a childcare project in Thailand? Help out caring for African kids and babies at an orphanage in Tanzania. Look after young children at a childcare project in beautiful Bali. Or volunteer with disabled children in India on a rewarding gap experience you’ll never forget!
If you want to help educate kids in other countries? Become a paid or volunteer teacher and mentor young people around the world. Help out in schools in Asia or become a school gap assistant in Australia. Or coach sports in Africa and inspire children to learn and improve their skills.
Care for kids around the world in a childcare role!
Earn $10,000 a year, free flights, accommodation & meals included!
Work as an Au Pair in the USA for a year. Earn over USD10,000 and gain amazing childcare experience abroad. Flights, accommodation, meals and insurance included, plus a 3-night orientation in New York!
Volunteer by day, relax or party by night
Make a real difference to the lives of local communities in beautiful Cape Town. Choose from a range of fantastic volunteer projects, and transfer vital skills to local settlements, schools, and crèches. An unforgettable experience!
46 days or longer
7 amazing weeks in Thailand!
Enjoy a month of unforgettable volunteer experiences and an action packed 18-day group tour. Care for elephants, teach children and explore the Thai islands on this fantastic combo adventure!
2 weeks volunteering; 2 weeks partying!
Spend 4 weeks in Thailand volunteering, exploring and partying! Choose between teaching, childcare or elephant volunteering, and then travel around the country on our awesome 12-day Thai Intro tour!
A 3-week India adventure tour plus 2-4 weeks volunteering in Kerala
Explore inspirational India, and then make a difference in Kerala. This is an amazing way to soak up the different sides of India, as you explore the hottest sights and then live and work as part of the community.
33 days or longer
Volunteer and party in beautiful Bali!
Get to know the real Bali with 3 weeks of volunteering and an action packed 12-day group tour! Meet friendly locals, make a difference in the community and soak up the glorious landscapes of this epic country!
Rewarding teaching at local primary schools
Nurture young minds and develop the brains of Tanzania's tomorrow in nursery and primary schools! Get great teaching experience, make a real difference in the community, and see a unique side of African life.