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Structured and safe projects for under 18's

Under 18 but still want to volunteer abroad? Well look no further! With The Mighty Roar, your age won’t stand in the way. We have over 20 projects for 16 and 17 year olds in some of our most popular destinations.

You will get to travel to some of the most amazing parts of the world, where you will get to explore a new and exciting country with your new found friends. Whether you are releasing baby sea turtles in Sri Lanka or looking after children in Bali, your time will be spent helping on rewarding and fun programmes.

All of the programmes include extensive pre-departure information and support, as well as assistance with all aspects of your trip from our UK team. Our dedicated in-country co-ordinators are there to provide you with local support throughout your placement and depending on which programme you choose, also your airport pickup, orientation, accommodation and meals.

Our structured and safe programmes mean volunteering is ideal for first time and solo travellers. Our pre-departure buddy lists and dedicated Facebook groups allow you to talk with everyone going at the same time as well as previous participants. 
  • Pre-departure buddy lists so you can talk with everyone else travelling at the same time

  • Ideal for first time and / or solo travellers

  • 24/7 UK and in-country telephone numbers for you & your parents / guardians

  • Comprehensive pre-departure support and assistance with all aspects of your trip

  • No previous experience or qualifications needed

From £200

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 ££270

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 £200

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 £150

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 £200

Ghana medical volunteers

This is your chance to gain valuable first-hand experience into the healthcare system in Ghana. You will get a real insight into the difficulties faced and to meet some of the amazing people trying to help make a difference to the lives of the local community. During your time on the placement, you will get to shadow and assist the professional medical staff where you will get an unparalleled experience.

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From £150

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 £450

Greece Sea Turtle Conservation

Volunteer to help with our efforts of conserving critically endangered sea turtles that frequent the sandy beaches of Kefalonia. Gain hands on experience as you contribute to important research, all while meeting new people, having fun and exploring the beautiful island. Working alongside environmental biologists and conservationists, you will play a massive part in securing the future of these fascinating creatures in the Mediterranean.

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From £170

India Medical Experience

Gain vital medical experience abroad with our diverse Indian medical programme. This is your fantastic opportunity to gain first-hand exposure and an in-depth insight into the health care system in India, while also providing an extra pair of hands to help assist. From observing and following the local staff, you will gain valuable knowledge and an understanding of the problems faced in Jaipur, as well as the best procedures and processes to handle them.

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From £170

India Special Needs Childcare Volunteers

Do you want to make a difference in someone’s life whilst experiencing a diverse and culturally rich country? Come and help in India on our rewarding childcare programme that is having a profound impact on the lives of people with learning disabilities and help to make positive change where it is needed the most!

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From £170

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 £220

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 £400

Nepal Medical Volunteers

Gain invaluable experience assisting in a hospital in Nepal, where you will be able to work with and observe some great local medical professionals. This will allow you to gain greater appreciation and understanding of some of the challenges that Katmandu faces.

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From £220

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

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 £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 £270

Sri Lanka Medical Experience

Gain invaluable experience assisting in a busy hospital in Sri Lanka, where you will get up close clinical exposure. This unique experience will open your eyes to the world of medicine in Sri Lanka and offers you the chance to gain vital international work experience. You will get hands on training, supervised under experienced medical experts and will be fully involved in the day-to-day activities.

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From £220

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 £200

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 £460

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 £150

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 £770

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 £570

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 £560

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 £1020

The Costa Rica Experience

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From £740

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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