More real. More rewarding. More frugal.
Partners: Central & South America
Down the Road
Improving Life in the Andes:
Building a preschool & vocational center; a library & computer center
in the Andes said: We have a school for 6-12 year olds. In addition, we would
like a school for younger children; a library & computer center & a vocational
needed: Construction, masons, builders, brick makers
Later skills needed: early childhood education; people that love children
Computer teachers; librarians; vocational skills teachers; tutors & teachers.
Business brains that can help develop alternative livelihoods & enterprises.
Develop creative ways to market crafts.
c. Meghan Colvin
You would not believe
how many people say,
"I love surfing! I want to volunteer where
can surf." We aim to please.
Here is where adventuring meets service.
Youth workers, social workers, counselors,
drug counselors, mentors
"Outdoorsy people", surfers, hikers.
Administrative & organizational help.
c. Manoocher Deghati
c. Thomas Muirhead
the ticket out of poverty.
An innovative school with an
innovative approach to lifting people out of poverty.
Rather than be victims of poverty,
this school teaches how to take charge of their lives.
..Another school is new & bursting with creative possibilities.
The Chicken Soup Brigade of the South is devoted to AIDS families.
People who love children & youth. Parents & grandparents.
Teachers. Early childhood
education. Tutors. Art Therapists. Librarians.
Nutritionists. Medical. Dental. Social work & psychology.
Construction. Project development & project management.
Business development. Micro-finance. Artisan marketing.
|Caring for Kids,
Poverty hits the littlest the hardest.
Often when I family can not feed their children,
children end up on the street to fend for themselves.
Come work & play with these kids.
We have opportunities in amazing settings
in the Caribbean, Central America & South America.
Lots of love. Ideal for youth or "retired parents."
Stable presence as many of these kids have been abused & abandoned.
(Background checks may be required.)
People who love children. Tutors. Sports coaches. Teachers.
Psychologists, social workers & counselors, speech & language
Massage therapists; occupational & physical therapy.
Administrative wizard--those that help an organization function.
Vocational trainers--carpentry, crafts, baking, gardening, animal
Maintenance people to help with upkeep of facilities.
c. David Zimmerly
|There are many
opportunities for people with medical or nursing skills
Skills needed: nurses, nurse
medical students, public health, logistics, organizers.
There are many skills needed that are not called for on this page.
If you want to contribute but a suitable opportunity is not listed
ask for a custom fit Roadmap of Resources.
Our Partners Volunteer Programs are some of the
There are other choices that can be accessed by a Custom Fit List
of Opportunities. Ask.
Photo credits for
top block: Citizen X; David
Zimmerly; Kimberly Johnson.
How the Partner's Volunteer Program works:
Frugal: Our programs are 1/4th the price of the big
international programs. See fees.
Home Stays: Most of our Partner's Programs offer Home Stays.
This keeps the cost down & deepens your understanding of daily life:
fetching water, no electricity. Or you can stay at a guesthouse.
Adventurous: We believe that you can immerse in other cultures
if you are well prepared: Travel & Cultural Consults
maximize health & safety.
Flexible: You can go on Partners Volunteer Programs
at any time of year, with the exception of school schedules. It is
simple to apply. (Click.)
These are not group experiences. How long that you stay can be
discussed with the Host Director. Your schedule can usually be
Real contribution: our Partner's Programs are cutting edge so
your skills & experience are needed to advance the work of pioneers.
Other options: We developed the Partner's Volunteer Programs
because people requested them. If you do not find something that
fits you then read about a Custom Fit List
Testimonials about Lists.
Transportation: Many people wonder who pays airfare.
97% of the time: the volunteer.
Your host organization cannot afford to. 50% of humanity makes
<$2/day. If you need help with
expenses, ask about a List of Opportunities. More personalized
matches may be able to help with expenses.
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