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Childcare Abroad

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.

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. Coach sports and teach sporting skills to children in Africa. Volunteer with disabled children in India or help out in an orphanage in Tanzania. Get involved as a childcare volunteer and make a difference to kids' lives on your gap year!

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Childcare abroad

Paid childcare jobs in the USA

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, and have your flights, accommodation and meals taken care of!

Childcare volunteering

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!

Teach kids abroad

Become a paid or volunteer teacher and mentor young people around the world. Help out in schools in Asia or coach sports in Africa and inspire children to learn and improve their skills.

Care for kids around the world in a childcare role!

23 days from £2,389

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.

20 or 21 days from £1,029

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! 

2-6 weeks from £629

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.

6-8 weeks from £2,289

Learn Spanish is Costa Rica, live with locals in a homestay and volunteer with kids, communities or wildlife conservation projects in this stunning Central American country.

2 - 6 weeks from £609

Become a volunteer English teacher on this super-rewarding volunteer programme in Sri Lanka! Teach kids aged 3-12 and make a real difference in the local community!

5-12 weeks from £1,119

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. 

3 - 4 weeks from £689

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!

2-4 weeks from £879

Teach English to kids and see beautiful Costa Rica with this amazing volunteer package! Enjoy a week of Spanish language lessons and then then throw yourself into one of two fantastic teaching projects, either in the capital or on the coast!

6-8 weeks from £1,619

Learn Spanish in our Peruvian language school in Cusco before volunteering in rewarding community projects and make a real difference in Peru: Choose from 6 or 8 weeks.

4-8 weeks from £1,079

This rewarding volunteer project will see you helping understaffed & under resourced primary schools on the edge of Lake Malawi. You’ll give kids the education they deserve and gain some valuable experience in the process!