The University of Hull provides support for some international
placement/volunteering opportunities, including some of those
listed below. Go to International placements to find out more.
Be aware that some of the volunteering opportunities listed
below may charge you to participate, and you may need to pay for
flights and accommodation.
Orphan Project - offers a scheme "Charity Apprentice" a
part-time year long course including a months stay in East
Peru - SKIP is a UK, US and Peruvian registered charity working
in the impoverished districts of El Porvenir and Alto Trujillo.
Find out more about their placements. Click to
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Service (ICS) is an international development
charity, which supports people in practical ways to understand
their rights and put them into action. They have a young people’s
overseas volunteering scheme offering 12-week placements that give
young adults the chance to make a positive difference to the lives
some of the world’s poorest communities. This is a great
opportunity to learn about life in another country, work on
real-life development projects, and develop important life skills
such as teamwork, leadership, communication and
Balloon Kenya - work with
entrepreneurs to change lives.
VSO Voluntary Service Overseas or VSO
is the world’s leading independent international development
organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in
developing countries. Seek: volunteer specialists, such as medics
and teachers for 6 months to 2 years. Require qualified
professionals with post-qualification experience, and have
opportunities for people between 18-25 years in their Global
Exchange and Youth for Development Schemes.
UN Volunteers - contributes to
peace and development through volunteering worldwide. The Programme
is active in around 130 countries every year.
Plus - teach English overseas, for example the Ist Plus
'Volunteer Thailand' programme. Some opportunities are paid, but
you may be charged a fee. Ist Plus operates in Australia,
China, New Zealand, USA, Thailand and Singapore.
Read International -
collection of books and establishment of libraries in East
for Cultural Diplomacy - voluntary Internships in Berlin
AIESEC - opportunities to work and
EU Youth Volunteering Portal -
lists of Volunteering Programmes
Book Bus -
charity dedicated to improving child literacy in the developing
world by providing books and a mentoring service to children from
Go to Work Overseas - paid work
Exchange - opportunities in 60 countries (inc India, Japan,
Original Volunteers -
opportunities in teaching, medical, nursing, working with children
etc in a range of countries including Africa, Asia, America and