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!
Look after disabled children in beautiful Kerala!
Become a valued volunteer on this challenging but rewarding project looking after disabled children in beautiful Kerala, India.
Share your footy skills and coach kids!
Spend 5 – 12 weeks as a football coach in beautiful South Africa and teach kids how to play the beautiful game! Pass on your skills, inspire kids and make a difference on this fantastic volunteer programme.
23 days of volunteering, fun & adventure!
Experience Tanzania on this Volunteer & Adventure trip! Combine two and a half weeks volunteering with kids at schools or orphanages in Arusha and an amazing 10-day overland tour in Tanzania and Zanzibar.
Volunteering and road trip in stunning South Africa
A full-on, hands-on experience in South Africa! Combine community volunteering in Cape Town with the ultimate South African road trip. See stunning scenery and wildlife along the way and try some awesome adrenaline activities!
1 to 3 weeks
Volunteer in schools on the stunning Yasawa tropical islands!
Become a teaching volunteer in the breathtaking Yasawa Islands in Fiji. Make a difference and experience the real Fiji off the beaten track in this island paradise!
Help Buddhist monks learn English!
Head over to Sri Lanka and help Buddhist monks of all ages to improve their English! Discover Buddhist culture and make a difference on this fantastic cultural volunteer experience.
3 - 4 weeks
Inspire and care for kids in Indonesia!
Make a difference in Bali on this teaching or childcare volunteer programme! Enjoy a cultural introduction week, then work with experienced teachers to plan creative, educational lessons that the kids will love!
6 or 11 months
Become a “gappie” at an Aussie boarding school.
Become a ‘gappie’ assistant in an Australian boarding school. Spend 6 months or more gaining amazing work experience abroad and discover Australia at the same time! You could expect to earn between AUD75 to AUD200 a week PLUS enjoy all-inclusive accomodation and meals during term time!