By far the biggest American volunteer organization overseas, this is a popular choice for many. The Peace Corps provides full travel, living, medical and dental expenses while in-country as well as a settling-in allowance. Volunteers are also granted loan forgiveness for some types of loans. Requires a 27-month commitment. For more information please contact CSU’s Peace Corps recruiter at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cultural Embrace by API offers international volunteer, intern, and work experiences that will fit anyone's schedule, budget, interests and passions.
Integrated Learning Experiences Central America
INLEX/CA’s mission is to strengthen human resources at the Guatemalan and Central American levels through education, experiential training, exchanges, educational tours and evaluation. We provide and excellent option to volunteer in Latin America or to experience an educational program abroad
Ave Nicaraguita Spanish Language School provides options for language training and opportunities to volunteers. Through partnerships with local schools, Ave Nicaraguita operates programs in Leon, Esteli, Matagalpa and San Juan del Sur.
Love Volunteers offers not-for-profit program fees for fun, rewarding, safe and affordable volunteering opportunities in developing countries around the world.
Volunteers for Prosperity
A USA Freedom Corps initiative enacted by President Bush in 2003, Volunteers for Prosperity seeks to encourage and support professionals to help meet the global health and prosperity goals of the U.S. Government.
A non-profit public educational charity organization providing 1-52 week-long “quests” starting at approximated $1000.
The Mountain Fund
The Mountain Fund aims to create healthy, vibrant mountain communities where people have access to healthcare, education and economic opportunity. The Mountain Fund sponsors community-based initiatives that prioritize respect for the local culture and the environment.
Offers programs in Ghana, Kenya, Peru, Ecuador, China, India, Philippines, and Vietnam. Program costs begin at $900 depending on duration.
Student Conservation Association
Has domestic volunteer opportunities in national parks across the country.
Works with local communities across the globe to implement economically and environmentally sustainable projects. Those with experience in agriculture and farming are especially encouraged to apply.
International Voluntary Service
A volunteer exchange NGF organizing inexpensive, short-term voluntary work in workcamps around the world.
World Volunteer Web
The World Volunteer Web supports the volunteer community by serving as a global clearinghouse for information and resources linked to volunteerism that can be used for campaigning, advocacy and networking.
Volunteer abroad program directory.