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There are numerous organisation offering voluntary work to students and those recently qualified.  So of the positions are paid and other are not. Here is a selection the best.

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  Africa & Asia Venture - We are a gap year organisation offering 3 to 5 month volunteering projects in the developing world. We have been sending volunteers on teaching, community, and sports coaching projects for the last 17 years; we are also a founding member of The Year Out Group. Our scheme includes an in-country induction course, a full term in a rural government-funded school, a 4 week period designated for travel at the end, all back up by 24 hour in-country support from our representatives.
  
AIFS (American Institute for Foreign Study) - Including information on Camp America.
Voluntary Work AIESEC - Exchanges and work abroad programme
  British Trust for Conservation Volunteers - Promoting practical conservation work by volunteers in the UK & internationally, opportunities include holidays, training & employment
  BUNAC - Volunteer work around the world
  Career Volunteer - Career Volunteer works with  charities and social enterprises around the world by recruiting trustees,  skilled volunteers  and Board members through corporate volunteering, employee engagement  programmes and  executive search . Whether you're interested in helping run civil society organisations as part of the Board as a Trustee or Director, or keen to offer your skills on a short term assignment or as a mentor, we're here to help make that connection.
  Central Bureau The British Council - Administers the UK side of a wide range of international education & training exchange programmes, also publications & FAQs
  Challenge Educational Services - Work experience in the USA, mainly in the San Francisco area
  Charity Jobs UK - The Civil Society Jobs lists charity sector jobs opportunities for anyone hoping to work for a charity; it also
provides best practice guides and charity advice.
  Civil Society Jobs - Lists charity sector jobs opportunities for anyone hoping to work for a charity; it also provides best practice guides and charity advice.
  Global Volunteer Network - A non profit organisation. We place people in community projects in China, Ecuador, Ghana, Nepal, Uganda, and Romania. Volunteers have the opportunity to participate in a variety of educational and community aid programs. Volunteers can be involved in teaching English, environmental work, health and sanitation, and cultural home stays.
  NCVO - (National Council for Voluntary Organisations- UK)
  Project Trust - UK - Gap year organisation that sends secondary school leavers abroad for a year's voluntary work in 24 different developing countries around the world, in Latin America, Africa, the Far and Middle East
  SENEVOLU - A senegalese non-profit association that promotes community tourism & volunteer work in Senegal.
  Students Partnership World-wide (SPW) - A charity which runs school-based and environmental grass-roots development programmes in Africa and Asia for young volunteers, 18 - 28 to work in India, Nepal, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Zimbabwe
  Teaching & Projects Abroad - Wide range of teaching & other volunteering opportunities around the world. 1,000 placements are available each year, supported by over 40 staff in 12 destinations world-wide. Access to USA Site available.
  United Nations Volunteers - As its name implies work with the United Nations on particular projects
  VSO - Voluntary Service Overseas - Information for volunteers, teachers, the media, "routes in rhythm" events & information
  See Psychnet-UK's List of Charities  
     
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