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Suitable volunteer projects for all of the family

Why not make your next family holiday different? There is no better way to explore a new country and to immerse everyone into a local culture by volunteering. This unique shared experience will see everyone bonding and working together as a family where you will create memories that will last a lifetime.

We have carefully selected 25 programmes across 11 of our most popular destinations, whereby everyone can get fully involved with all aspects of the trip. All of our family programmes have been set a minimum accompanied age, with many being suitable for anyone over the age of 5 years old.

So whether you are releasing baby sea turtles in Sri Lanka, teaching English within the local community in Bali or playing with children in India, you can be sure of an amazing adventure.

We are pleased to be able to offer a £50 discount (per child) on all volunteers under the age of 12 years old. This discount will not be shown when applying, but instead confirmed after we have processed your application.
  • Tailored family projects

  • Volunteer with children from 5 years and up
  • £50 discount for everyone under 12 years old
  • 24/7 in-country & UK support
  • Comprehensive pre-departure information & support
  • Assistance with all aspects of your trip
From £200

Sri Lanka Sea Turtle Conservation

Help to protect and conserve endangered sea turtles by volunteering at our sea turtle hatchery. We are proud to be the first and only 100% ethical programme in the whole of Sri Lanka where you will get involved with all aspects of true conservation. See wild turtles come up to nest on beach patrols, release baby turtles into the sea and so much more!

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From £180

Sri Lanka Childcare Volunteers

Get ready to experience the beauty of Sri Lanka while helping on this hugely rewarding project. You and other volunteers will play a crucial role in interacting with the children keeping them entertained and happy, while building their confidence and teaching them basic English and life skills. You will offer invaluable assistance to the local staff and provide the care and love the children need.

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From £180

Bali Childcare Volunteers

Want to do something amazing on your next trip abroad? Come and help at our day care centre, where you will be welcomed with open arms by the children and community. They will be sure to fill your life with laughter and unconditional love! This hugely rewarding experience will fully immerse you into the local Balinese culture, where you will interact with the locals and get to know their traditions and lifestyle.

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From £300

South Africa Amakhala Big 5 Conservation

Do you want to experience and explore Africa and all of its inhabitants? Well Amakhala will not disappoint! Assist behind the scenes on various on-going conservation and community projects and meet the famous Big Five along with a vast array of other wildlife. Stay in a 4-star luxury lodge, go canoeing, fishing and camp under the stars in the middle of the bush!

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From £250

Bali Marine Conservation

We urgently need support from volunteers from around the world to help restore and protect the coral reef in picturesque Tianyar. What once was a highly bio-diverse and healthy 3-kilometre reef, it is now in a poor condition due to many years of unsustainable fishing practices and from pollution. You will have the opportunity to learn to dive and to also become fully qualified.

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From £540

Zimbabwe Elephant & Rhino Sanctuary

Get up close with our rhinos and elephant herd where you will be involved in valuable conservation work that will help towards securing the futures of these endangered species. This hands-on diverse experience will see you studying and learning about the animals behaviour, undertaking anti poaching patrols and lots more! You will get a unique behind the scenes insight into this family owned 10,000 acre game reserve in the heart of Zimbabwe.

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From £150

India Childcare Volunteers

Discover the colourful culture of India while volunteering to support underfunded and understaffed day care centres around Jaipur. Brighten up the lives of young children making a vital and important contribution to their daily lives. Help with the provision of childcare to disadvantaged children as well as participating in a range of exciting activities – with an aim to put a smile on every child.

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From £130

Ghana Childcare Volunteers

Are you ready to take on a new experience where you can explore the real Africa, make lots of new friends and make a real difference to the lives of young underprivileged children? Your time and effort at our day care centre is vital and you will provide an important contribution to the children’s daily lives.

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From £150

India Teaching Volunteers

Come and help teach English and other vital subjects in our partnering government run schools in Jaipur. This is your chance to fully immerse yourself within the local community and to give the amazing gift of education to the many underprivileged children that attend every day.

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From £180

Sri Lanka Teaching Volunteers

Your help is needed to improve the future of many underprivileged children in the local impoverished communities. Make a difference to the lives of the children by volunteering on this rewarding programme. Your dedication and time will help massively to provide the education the children need in order to grow, develop and become independent. Teach English, play games and have fun! Live life on the beach and enjoy this beautiful country.

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From £690

Namibia Wildlife Sanctuary

Get up close and personal to incredible animals, such as cheetahs, leopards, lions, baboons and so much more! The Namibia Wildlife Sanctuary is situated on a 3,200-hectare reserve near Windhoek and offers a safe refuge for an ever-growing abundance of orphaned, injured and abandoned animals.

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From £360

Thailand Elephant Refuge Centre

This is your chance to get hands on working experience with the majestic Asian elephants in this 100% ethical sanctuary in beautiful Thailand. The elephant refuge sanctuary provides support and care to over 20 elephants that have all come from abused and neglected backgrounds. Located in a tropical region about 160km south of Bangkok.

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From £340

Thailand Wildlife Rescue Centre

Thailand has a rich biological diversity which has, sadly, decreased in recent years due to human exploitation. That, coupled with habitat loss and habitat degradation, is pushing much of the Thai wildlife to the brink of extinction. The Wildlife Rescue Centre is the perfect place for volunteering to help combat that. If you're enthusiastic and and passionate about wildlife, you're what we need to assist with the general upkeep of the project throughout the year.

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From £180

Bali Teaching Volunteers

Come and enjoy the picturesque Bali where you will immerse yourself within the warm and welcoming community and get to know lots about the vibrant and diverse Balinese culture. With the main aim of teaching English for free, you, along with other volunteers will focus on providing a fun and enjoyable experience, where the children can further progress their English.

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From £400

Cambodia Elephant Sanctuary

Help elephants in their natural habitat at this unique elephant sanctuary located deep in the Cambodian jungle. Dedicated to helping rescued elephants, you’ll trek into the jungle every day to observe and care for the 10 Asian elephants that call this 1,500-acre forest home. The 100% ethical and responsible sanctuary will allow you to experience elephants acting naturally, foraging and interacting together. The elephants can be seen bathing in the natural rivers and bulldozing trees to get to the best luscious leaves.

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From £646

South Africa Mapesu Game Reserve Conservation

Volunteer on the frontline of wildlife conservation by helping prevent the extinction of endangered species and their habitat. Volunteering at Mapesu game reserve will give you an enriching and unforgettable time with an up-close and personal experience of the 43 mammal species that call the reserve home. This unique project also offers you the chance to experience the raw, untamed South African bush by taking part in the hands-on survival-training course!

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From £130

Ghana Teaching Volunteers

Help teach underprivileged children where you will leave each day with a real sense of achievement. There is no better way to experience life in Ghana, where you will be surrounded by beautiful beaches and jungles and be integrated into the friendly and hospitable culture. You will play an important role in supporting the local teachers and providing a different way on how the children can learn.

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From £150

South Africa Primate Sanctuary & Monkey Rescue

Come and join us at this amazing monkey rescue and sanctuary that will provide you with a unique experience to interact with the primates and to assist with the daily care of the animals. You will gain a fascinating wildlife experience while you learn all about the primates and the care they need.

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From £130

Tenerife Dolphin & Whale Conservation

Gain valuable hands-on experience in marine conservation as you work to protect whales and dolphins in their natural habitat. You will not find a better location than Tenerife to take part in worthwhile research, with over one third of all cetacean species either residing or passing through these Canarian waters.

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From £836

South Africa Shamwari Big 5 Conservation

Have a once in a lifetime experience by working behind the scenes in one of Africa’s finest game reserves. Your time on the reserve will be diverse and structured, giving you the opportunity to personally experience life as a budding conservationist. You will get to help out at the Born Free Big Cat Foundation, Shamwari Animal Rehabilitation Centre, Animal Hospital and the Rhino Awareness Centre as well as monitor some of the worlds most iconic wildlife.

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From £210

Sri Lanka Dog Sanctuary

Are you a student or qualified vet, or a general dog lover like us? Come and join us in the South coast on the stunning island of Sri Lanka where your help will be really appreciated by everyone! We urgently need volunteers to provide an essential pair of hands to give much needed care and assistance at this unique dog sanctuary. The free-roaming sanctuary provides a safe-haven for sick, disabled and vulnerable strays.

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From £720

The India Experience

Looking to do something different on your next summer trip? The India Experience will see you travelling around the famous Golden Triangle and down to the beaches of Goa on a 3-week group adventure. Architectural splendours, chaotic street life, tranquil heaves and culture shocks are all guaranteed while in India.

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From £1000

The Costa Rica Experience

The Costa Rica Experience is the perfect 3-week adventure for wildlife lovers, adrenaline chasers and sun worshippers alike. One of the most biodiverse countries on the planet, if mother nature could show off what she’s really capable of, she would take you to Costa Rica. Get set for paradise, as we explore volcanoes, rainforests, beaches and more!

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From £946

Namibia Elephants & Wild Dogs

Come and help our researchers in Mangetti where you will actively contribute vital data to aid with our conservation efforts. You will research the levels and causes of conflict between humans and African wild dogs and elephants in an effort to devise an effective plan. Explore the natural savannahs, lush grass plains and see these incredible animals up close.

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From £750

The Bali Experience

Join us as we go and explore Bali and the surrounding islands that are made up of soft white sandy beaches, crystal clear waters, lush green jungles and thousands of ancient temples! Our action packed three week group adventure offers up the perfect blend of the must sees as well as heading of the beaten path and discovering some hidden local treasures. You'll live life like a local as you volunteer on several worthwhile projects

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From £550

The Sri Lanka Experience

Want to do something life changing with your summer? Well heres you chance to explore and discover the real Sri Lanka where you will get to see some amazing scenery, meet friendly locals and volunteer on rewarding projects to help make a difference. Our structured itinerary will allow you to make the most of your three week trip, taking in the famous and best sights as well as the not so known local treasures.

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From £440

Sri Lanka Wild Elephant Conservation

Encounter the beautiful Asian elephant in their natural habitat in the depths of the Sri Lankan jungle. Become involved in true elephant conservation and make a positive impact to elephants and the local communities. You will be responsible for gathering information, collecting essential environment data, teaching the local communities and much much more!

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From £946

Namibia Carnivore Conservation & Research - Kanaan

Volunteer as a big cat conservationist in the stunning Kanaan Region of Namibia, where your help will ensure the carnivores habitat and all other animals that call it home, are safe for years to come. Your time will be focused on researching the free-roaming populations of carnivores to support the important role in mitigating human-wildlife conflict.

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From £946

Namibia Carnivore Conservation & Research - Neuras

Want to be a part of conservation in Namibia? Well we cannot think of a better project to volunteer on! Assisting with data capture of native carnivores, you will help with the research on the conservation of carnivorous species such as cheetahs, leopards and hyenas in the stunning Namibia Desert.

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From £200

Nepal Childcare Volunteers

Come to Nepal and make a real difference to the lives of children. Your time and effort will immediately help the centre and your presence will bring a whole new positive energy to daily life. If you enjoy working with children then this is a fantastic opportunity for you.

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From £200

Nepal Teaching Volunteers

Help make a difference to underprivileged children in Nepal by teaching and assisting in a range of public and private local schools. You will get fully involved with all aspects, from planning lessons through to teaching your very own class! The enthusiasm and smiles of the staff and children will make you feel at home from day one.

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From £200

Costa Rica Caribbean Sea Turtle Conservation

This is your chance to go on a unique adventure where you will live life on the beach, enjoying the beauty of the remote island, the turtles and the friendly small community. Get hands-on experience and make a valuable contribution to the conservation of sea turtles where you will play your part in securing the future of these endangered, fascinating and enigmatic creatures.

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From £1700

Mozambique Marine Conservation

Make your acquaintance with whale sharks and manta rays and get hands on with the Mozambique marine conservation project, designed and created by leading scientists. With no two days the same, this comprehensive programme combines conservation, education and research alongside some work within the local community. Thanks to perfect ocean conditions that attract unrivalled marine megafauna, including sharks and turtles, you will work alongside an experienced team and get involved with world-class field research.

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