Globalteer's most Popular Volunteer Projects Abroad
Do you want to join one of Globalteer's most popular volunteer projects?
Want to rehabilitate rescued animals abroad?
Or volunteer at teaching and community projects making a real difference?
Globalteer is a UK registered Charity providing ethical & responsible volunteering opportunities abroad.
Globalteer's most popular volunteer programs receive hundreds of volunteers each year. The projects carry out essential work and have established volunteer programs supporting their charitable activities.
You can volunteer in Asia or Latin America with Elephant Rescue projects, Wildlife Rescue Sanctuaries, Dog Shelters, Conservation or Children's projects.
At these projects, volunteers work with local staff as well as other volunteers, so you will get to meet like-minded people from around the world!
If you have a particular love for elephants, sloths, dogs, monkeys or all animals, get started by selecting you program below. If you want to help underprivileged children to improve their lives, then we also have volunteer opportunities at amazing teaching and community projects.
Start your volunteer journey abroad with Globalteer’s most popular projects by getting in touch with us today! We look forward to assisting you with your volunteer plans and we can’t wait to hear from you!
Volunteering in Wildlife Rescue
The Peru Community Project is based in the magnificent ancient city of Cusco. Volunteers work at a village programme assisting the English teachers, arts classes, music & sports. The project provides vital support to 60 underprivileged children.
The Thailand Elephant Sanctuary gives safe haven to rescued elephants so they can live a life as close as possible to their wild relatives. Without the sanctuary these wonderful animals would be suffering terrible conditions at working elephant camps or being exploited by the tourist industry.
The Peru Wildlife Shelter is a lifeline for abused and endangered animals in the Peruvian Amazon. Many of the animals at the centre are rescued from illegal trafficking and the pet trade or abusive homes. The project treats and rehabilitates the animals and releases them back into the wild.
The Peru Dog Rescue Project provides a humane and long term solution to the stray dog problem that is commonplace in Peru. The main objective of the project is to nurture the dogs back to health through receiving veterinary treatment at the hands of partner veterinarians, and receiving daily loving care and attention from volunteers.
The Community Project in Siem Reap works with carefully selected education focused projects. Also Globalteer's own rural school which gives free education to almost 300 children. Volunteers assist staff at the project in English classes, arts, games, sports and the breakfast programme, and support the development of these amazing kids.
The Peru Amazon Rainforest Project is based in an idyllic setting deep within the Amazon rainforest of Peru, Manú National Park. Volunteers work to protect the forest that still habours endangered jaguars, pumas, ocelots, tapirs, sloths, anacondas, river otters, caiman and a myriad of other species. Manú is a major biodiversity hotspot.
I have volunteered with the Globalteer Cambodia Community Project in 2014 and twice in 2017 and will be returning this... read more year, 2018. It is my home away from home. All the GT staff I've worked with in that time have become friends and I value their support and encouragement. The project itself is amazing and I highly recommend it to anybody who loves kids, is keen to be involved in a sustainable education project and who wants to see and learn about Cambodia village life. The work that Globalteer does will go on to benefit Cambodia and Cambodians for many years to come. read lessSally Bateman 1/17/2018
Recently I had the wonderful opportunity to volunteer through the Globalteer organization. The individuals who work/volunteer for them were... read more so welcoming, fun, knowledgeable and helpful - truly made the experience one of a kind!!! Their dedication and passion for what they do is evident in every interaction. If you ever consider traveling abroad and volunteering, please consider Globalteer - you will not be disappointed with their hospitality, your overall experience and the incredible adventure that awaits! read lessMisti Johnson 7/01/2017
My time spent volunteering in Siem Reap, Cambodia, with Globalteer was one of the most eye-opening and inspiring experiences I've... read more had. Volunteering in local schools allowed me to see parts of the area that I wouldn't have been able to as a tourist, and coaching sports to the school children offered me a chance to interact with locals and engage in their culture. Communication with Globalteer leading up to and during my trip was easy and constant. All the staff and volunteers I worked with were very friendly and supportive, always eager to help me out with any issues or concerns I had. Free time during the evenings and weekends allowed me to explore and enjoy what Siem Reap has to offer. I would definitely recommend Globalteer to anyone wishing to immerse themselves in a new culture, step out their comfort zone and make a difference to the local area! read lessColin Elkington 1/13/2018
My experience with Globalteer was amazing and I've volunteered with them two years in a row now in Siem Reap.... read more The staff are incredible and very accommodating which definitely made the idea of travelling to a new country alone a lot less daunting. The projects they have really immerse you into Cambodian culture as you're working with locals so you get the opportunity to really see how the Khmer live. Siem Reap itself is a wonderful town with plenty of restaurants, local and western, and an endless list of things to do. I would most definitely recommend Globalteer to anyone who's interested in volunteering. read lessA.N. Barry 1/14/2018
I had an AMAZING experience volunteering on two different projects with Globalteer. You really get to experience life in... read more a completely different culture, whilst making a significant difference to the projects and local communities. The Globalteer staff are all so helpful and welcoming, and the little things like being picked up from the airport and being shown around the local area made my trip so much easier, and meant I settled in straight away. If you’re considering getting involved, just do it! I guarantee you won’t regret it. read lessJessica Robinson 1/12/2018
I had the best time volunteering, especially with a background in childcare I found this an amazing experience and highly... read more recommend to anyone who is thinking about doing it. I met a fab group of people and they made the trip even better! The people who support you from Globalteer keep you informed and are always there through-out your trip and I hope to come back in the near future! read lessHope Wilson 1/16/2018
I began volunteering with Globalteer on the Clean Water project in Cambodia for 2 weeks. This experience was one of... read more the most rewarding things I have done - it opened my eyes to how other cultures in different countries cope without luxuries that we take for granted each day. Each week consisted of 3 days of building the water filters and 2 days going to the different villages and giving the water filters to those who needed them. All of the stages were important and I felt like I was really making a real difference. Each morning I woke up excited and full of energy to meet the other amazing volunteers and start our work for the day! I loved going into the villages the most, as you could see how grateful the locals were to receive such an important gift into their lives! After my two weeks of volunteering I managed to get a job with globalteer running the sports project ... yes that is how much I fell in love with Cambodia, the people, the culture and their way of thinking! Globalteer is brilliant and were so hands on with any problem or issue that arose! I have had nothing but positive experiences and will always follow the amazing things they do daily! read lessRobert Bisson 1/12/2018
One of the best experiences I've ever had! The Globalteer staff was extremely friendly, helpful, and made me feel right... read more at home. Whenever there was an event going on, they always made me feel included. Such an amazing experience helping animals and being in such a great city. read lessAnna Von Foerster 6/30/2017
I volunteered with Globalteer in Cambodia last year and I had an amazing experience. Every member of the team there... read more were so hospitable and friendly, that it made it feel like a home from home. I worked on two projects, building waterfilters and the women's empowerment program, where we made intricate products with the locals from plastic bags! It was a huge eye opener and I would do it again in a heartbeat! read lessFiona Mehmet 1/16/2018
Coming from a country with very few organisations that offer international volunteering jobs (Austria), I had to trust online reviews... read more from other volunteers when I tried to find a suitable project for my sabbatical. And in my research, Globalteer was described as a very reliable organisation which offers an authentic insight into the countries where it operates. As a volunteer of the Cambodia Community Project for 4 weeks where I worked as a teacher in the rural Helping Hands Cambodia School outside of Siem Reap, I can only say that I had made the best choice. Everyting worked out perfectly - all my questions were answered promptly before my stay, I felt very much taken care of during the project and I met amazing people who worked on other Globalteer projects and they have all become an important part of my life. I think my teaching job out there in the country couldn't have given me a better insight into the life of this young country. I feel very much connected with the teachers and especially these fantastic kids that I met and since my return I have been following all their projects very closely. Should you want to know more about my volunteering experience with Globalteer, you can visit my blog, which you find if you google for: evaoff4abit.wordpress read lessEva Deix 1/14/2018
I volunteered with the Peru Community Project out of Cuzco for 5 weeks. I was so impressed with the amazing... read more work they are doing at Picaflor and how well the kids and the community responded to the project. Furthermore, I was grateful for how helpful and welcoming the staff was. I had an amazing time and look forward to volunteering with Globalteer again in the future! read lessLauren Franklin 6/30/2017
Volunteering with Globalteer at Picaflor House was an incredible experience - everything was well organised from day one and any... read more special requirements were met with ease. I can fully recommend volunteering with them to anyone who wishes to spend their time and energy on a worthwhile charity project! read lessHannah Verity Stone 6/30/2017