Make your next family trip
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.
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
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Family volunteering programmes
Sri Lanka Sea Turtle ConservationHelp 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!
Namibia Wildlife Sanctuary & ReserveGet 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.
Sri Lanka Childcare VolunteersGet 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.
Bali Childcare VolunteersWant 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.
South Africa Amakhala Big 5 ConservationDo you want to experience and explore Africa and all of its inhabitants? Well, Amakhala will not disappoint! Assist behind the scenes on various ongoing 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!
Bali Marine ConservationWe 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 biodiverse 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.
Zimbabwe Elephant & Rhino SanctuaryGet 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.
India Childcare VolunteersDiscover 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 the aim to put a smile on every child's face.
Ghana Childcare VolunteersAre 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.
India Teaching VolunteersCome 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.
Sri Lanka Teaching VolunteersYour 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.
Thailand Elephant Refuge CentreThis 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.
Thailand Wildlife Rescue CentreThailand 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 passionate about wildlife, you're what we need to assist with the general upkeep of the project throughout the year.
Bali Teaching VolunteersCome 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.
Sri Lanka Travel & Volunteer ExperienceSpend 2-4 weeks travelling and volunteering in Sri Lanka where you will get to see some amazing scenery, meet friendly locals, create unforgettable memories and help make a difference on rewarding community and wildlife volunteer projects. One of our favourite and most popular destinations, Sri Lanka is spectacular, affordable and still uncrowded - so now is the perfect time to go!
Ghana Teaching VolunteersHelp 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 for how the children can learn.
Tanzania Childcare VolunteersVolunteer to help the children in one of Tanzania’s most renowned communities, the Maasai. With their iconic brightly coloured wraps and their distinctive dances, interacting with the Maasai is as every bit as memorable as any landscape or big five encounter. Helping within the day care centre will see you busy assisting the teachers and playing with the children - where you will be sure to brighten up their lives.
South Africa Primate Sanctuary & Monkey RescueCome 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.
South Africa Shamwari Big 5 ConservationHave 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 world's most iconic wildlife.
Sri Lanka Street Dog RescueWe need your help in Sri Lanka on our new street dog initiative that aims to help protect and care for man’s best friend and to improve the animal-human relationship within the local community. Being a dog in Sri Lanka is a hard life and we urgently need volunteers like you to help monitor, take care of and feed all of the street dogs that have currently been identified in the local area.
Tanzania Teaching VolunteersTeach English and other important subjects in the heart of Tanzania, as you assist within overcrowded and under resourced government primary schools. You will become an integral part of the school and local community, as you encourage students to develop a skill to help them achieve their future goals.
India Travel & Volunteer ExperienceAre you looking for an enriching, inspiring and unforgettable journey across the heart of India? From watching the sunrise over the Taj Mahal, learning about the historic Amber Fort and walking the crowded streets of Delhi, everyday will be exciting and intriguing. You'll also completely immerse yourself into the local culture by volunteering on one of our meaningful community projects and taking part in several cultural workshops.
Costa Rica Travel & Volunteer ExperienceThe 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!
Bali Travel & Volunteer ExperienceJoin us on an adventure you will never forget as we explore everything Bali has to offer and help on worthwhile community and marine volunteer programmes. Experience Bali's ancient culture, extravagant temples, picture perfect rice paddies, beaches that most people only dream about and the clear turquoise waters that are packed with marine life! Prepare yourself for breathtaking sites, new friends for life and complete cultural immersion.
Nepal Childcare VolunteersCome 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.
Nepal Travel & Volunteer ExperienceAre you ready for an epic adventure through a country that is steeped in culture, religion and scenery like no other? As a group we will explore all of the must-do's while in Nepal and spend time making a positive impact by volunteering. From exploring many of the colourful temples and markets in Kathmandu, sailing out into Lake Fewa in Pokhara and searching for wildlife and discovering the charm of the world famous Chitwan National Park.
Cambodia Elephant SanctuaryHelp 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.
Nepal Teaching VolunteersHelp 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.
Namibia Carnivore Conservation - Kanaan DesertVolunteer 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.
Madagascar Marine ConservationTravel to the picturesque island of Nosy Komba in Madagascar to help the local team gather vital raw scientific data about the surrounding coral reefs and the marine life that call it home. You'll receive comprehensive and practical training that will allow you to dive into the depths of the crystal clear waters on a daily basis and come face to face with a diverse abundance of marine life, including sea turtles, sting rays, whale sharks, dolphins and more.
Madagascar Sea Turtle ConservationAssist in identifying popular nesting areas along remote and picturesque beaches in Madagascar and it's surrounding islands. This programme gives you the opportunity to get up close to these beautiful creatures whilst helping to ensure the health and survival of the species into the future. Surrounded by lush green forests overlooking the coral reef, the accommodation is based just a stone’s throw away from a picturesque white sandy beach. This really is paradise.
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