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Teach English & Optional Spanish Classes
Teach English & Optional Spanish Classes

We are a non-profit institution dedicated to teaching English, Quechua and Spanish. We are always looking for people to teach English to small classes of local children or adults in the afternoons or evenings. You have the opportunity to work alongside one of our professional language teachers or tackle a class on your own. You can co […]

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Reception Staff for Hostel
Reception Staff for Hostel

We are looking for someone interested in working at the reception of our hostel. About 4 hours a day 6 days a week, or 5 hours a day 5 days a week. In return you can stay in one of our small single rooms for free. The main requirement is that you are friendly. It also helps if you speak Spanish, but it is not absolutely necessary sin […]

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Help a Poverty-Stricken Community
Help a Poverty-Stricken Community

We are a small non-profit that offers medical, educational, and nutritional services to a poverty-stricken community in Ecuador. Right now we run an early childhood, Pre-K-7th grade school in a poverty-stricken community in the outskirts of Guayaquil. We serve the students breakfast and lunch and we provide medical care through a sel […]

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Volunteer at Bilingual Pre-School
Volunteer at Bilingual Pre-School

We are a bilingual (Montessori) pre-school located in a lovely seaside city with long stretches of white sandy beaches, a major attraction for national and international visitors. The aim of the school is to provide a genuinely positive, dynamic, multicultural environment where children aged 2 to 6 go to grow socially, cognitively, p […]

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Kayakers & Raft Guides
Kayakers & Raft Guides

Rio Maranon, source of the Amazon high in the Peruvian Andes is under threat. If dams cut off this vital link between the highlands and the Amazonian lowlands, there will be enormous environmental and social loss. We believe the source of the Amazon is too important to destroy. We need volunteer raft guides and kayakers for an exped […]

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Tropical Wasp Study
Tropical Wasp Study

We are looking a volunteer field assistant with a love of ecology and evolution to join us for three months’ fieldwork studying wasps in the spring of 2015. This is a fantastic opportunity to gain experience in field biology, strongly suited to those thinking of applying to further postgraduate study. The project will use advan […]

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Tropical Avian Ecology Project
Tropical Avian Ecology Project

I am seeking field biologist interns (2) to work on a research project. The work continues a long-term study that investigates the influence of environmental factors on demography (adult and juvenile survival, reproductive success, dispersal) and reproductive traits in an understory antbird, Thamnophilus atrinucha. Field work will inc […]

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Volunteer Legal Advocate
Volunteer Legal Advocate

We actively seek Volunteer Legal Advocate (VLA) applications from individuals passionate about social justice and refugee rights, and who are driven to make a positive impact in the lives of refugees living in Ecuador. VLAs spend a minimum of six months working side-by-side with in-country advocates and their fellow volunteers in one […]

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Help Poor Children
Help Poor Children

We are a registered Peruvian NGO nestled in the majestic mountains of Huaraz, Peru. The program has been running for the last six years from our own small school in the centre of Huaraz. The school provides a safe space for over 50 impoverished children between the ages of 6 and 18 who are at high risk of dropping out of public school […]

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English Program Manager
English Program Manager

Our mission is to respond to the needs of the women in their struggle out of poverty by improving the availability and quality of education offered to women and children. Through workshops and classes, women are empowered to better care for themselves and their families by improving both their physical and emotional well being, as wel […]

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Sustainable Community Development
Sustainable Community Development

Our organisation is dedicated to conserving Belize's natural and cultural heritage through education, income-generating conservation-based community projects, capacity building, and local and international networking. We strive to create equal opportunities for all Belizeans regardless of gender, age, ethnic, or religious background & […]

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Teaching & After-School Clubs
Teaching & After-School Clubs

Our foundation works predominantly in 5 schools teaching English, leadership and technology (with one laptop per child) to children and young people. Volunteers are expected to stay with the foundation for a minimum of one school semester, working a full workweek (school hours) for the foundation. Work primarily consists of taking ch […]

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