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Global Volunteers

Become a global volunteer on your gap year and make a difference around the world. There are amazing opportunities to volunteer abroad everywhere across the planet and if you go global on your gap year you can have the maximum impact and the most exciting adventures at the same time.

Asian impact

If you want some awesome experiences Asia-way then why not start your global volunteer gap year with some inspirational volunteer projects in India? If you want to ensure future education for Indian kids then become an India teaching volunteer and immerse yourself in a teaching role. Or volunteer with disabled children and really make a difference in India.
Go global and volunteer abroad

South American skills

Send your skills soaring in South America as you sample some sensational volunteering projects in Peru or take up a new challenge in Costa Rica. Get volunteering on a global scale as you immerse yourself in Ecuador or get going to the Galapagos in your gap year.Why not volunteer and learn Spanish in Peru for an all-round South American adventure? Or become a global volunteer with a go-getting attitude as you enjoy some animal magic in this astonishing continent on a unique Amazon Wildlife Rescue project.

African adventures

Be amazed by Africa as you take global volunteering to the max in this magical continent.  Become a Cape Town community volunteer and make a difference in stunning South Africa.  With so many incredible volunteer projects in South Africa, you'll be spoilt for choice; you can choose to work with communities or try some safari adventures where you work with wonderful wildlife, on projects such as making yourself a marvellous monkey sanctuary volunteer. Or Teach kids in Tanzania and become a tried and tested global volunteer on your gap year travels.

Going global!

If you want to truly go global then book your very own itinerary on a Gap 360 round the world trip. Plan in as many perfect volunteer projects as you please and make sure you really are a fully-fledged global volunteer on your gap year.

15 days

Our 15-day epic South African volunteering and safari adventure! Combines wildlife conservation, community volunteering, stunning safaris, camping in Kruger National Park, adventure activities and exciting excursions. It’s the ultimate African experience!

from £989

2-12 weeks

See another side to Africa with this rewarding and life-changing volunteer experience and make a real difference to kids' lives in orphanages in Tanzania.

from £449

37 days or longer

Our favourite Southeast Asian adventure tours smashed together to make one epic trip! Our 29 day Thai Adventure includes elephant experiences, hill treks, volunteering and Thai Island time. Then hop across for 12 days in beautiful Bali including beaches, relaxation and partying!

from £2,289

39 days or longer

Explore Thailand and Cambodia in one amazing Asian trip. Experience 29 days in Thailand and 10 days in Cambodia, including volunteering, hill treks, elephant experiences, Angkor Wat, beach & party time! 

from £2,089

13 days

Get involved with some super-rewarding wildlife volunteering at the Dujiangyan Panda Research Centre, before journeying through China with a group and guide. Includes a Kung Fu lesson in Shaolin and a night camping on the Great Wall of China!

from £1,419

2-12 weeks

Join monkey rehab for 2 - 8 weeks, & have a swinging sanctuary time helping to support and return apes, monkeys & other animals to the wild.

from £489

2 - 4 weeks

Calling all animal lovers in search of an Amazonian adventure! Help care for wildlife at a rescue centre in the amazing Amazon jungle in Ecuador.

from £949

2-8 weeks

Volunteer with kids at schools in gorgeous Fort Kochi in Kerala. Help teach English in schools and care for kids as a volunteer in inspirational India!

from £629

2-60 days

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!

from £599

2 - 8 weeks

Become a childcare or teaching volunteer in Surin, a stunning rural area of Thailand near to the Cambodia border. Includes two days in buzzing Bangkok!

from £659