Community

Nepal Monastery Teaching Volunteers

Make a real contribution to the lives of Buddhist monks and immerse yourself in the culture by volunteering and living ...

Brazil Community Development in Rio

Understand life in the favelas of Rio by looking after children and providing a lifeline to parents who need to ...

Sri Lanka Elephant and Community Volunteers

Sri Lanka Elephant and Community Volunteers

This project was started because the owners of the elephants there could no longer look after them. It aims to ...

Argentina Community Volunteers

As a great way to introduce you to Argentine life and the local language, you’ll be enrolled on a Spanish ...

Zimbabwe Lion Rehabilitation - Victoria Falls

This programme of lion rehabilitation is a combination of two project areas; working on our lion breeding and rehabilitation programme ...

Argentina Volunteering with Underprivileged Youth

There are many underprivileged youths in Buenos Aires who are in need of help due to economic or family reasons. ...

Costa Rica Care For Vulnerable Children

In Costa Rica a number of homes and care centres have been set up to care for the children who ...

Costa Rica Animal Rescue

In Costa Rica, ecotourism is a growing and fundamental part of the country's economy. Many people in Costa Rica illegally ...

South Africa Literacy Volunteers

This project presents a great opportunity to experience the real South Africa in a small community near Cape Town, as ...

South Africa Child Development Volunteers

This is one our most rewarding South Africa volunteer programmes which gives you the opportunity to really make a difference ...

South Africa Children's Hospital Volunteers

You will be Volunteering in South Africa, spending time enriching the lives of patients in a hospital dedicated to sick ...

South Africa Sports Volunteers

Volunteering on our South Africa Sports Volunteers project, you will be assisting with sports activities at a school in the ...

Thailand Community and Elephant Volunteers

This programme offers you the opportunity to become part of the local Thai community and gain a true understanding of ...

Cambodia Floating School near Angkor Wat

Cambodia Teaching Volunteers

Help make a difference in Cambodia schools! Assist the teachers at a local Pagoda (temple) school and at a unique ...

Cambodia Childcare Volunteers near Angkor Wat

Choosing to be a childcare volunteer in Cambodia could be a life-changing decision, for both you and the children in ...

Zambia Building, Community & Wildlife Experience

On our 'Zambia Building, Community and Wildlife Experience', you'll be getting stuck in to community life from the start! Get ...

Peru Youth Outreach Volunteers

Become a Peru volunteer and get involved in some amazing community volunteer projects, helping to take care of some of ...

Sri Lanka Sea Turtle and Community Volunteers

Make sure you don't miss this stunning island on any visit to Asia! Working on this project will enable you ...

Kruger to Coast Volunteer Adventure

This is a real Southern Africa adventure! Safari! Swim! Five days and a million memories in one of the continent’s ...

Ecuador Amazon Teaching Volunteers

This programmes offers a fantastic and unique opportunity for you to help teach English to children in rural schools to ...

Moldova Teaching Volunteers

Help those who need it in Moldova and volunteer with children. Help provide a chance of a better life by ...

Peru Support For Disabled Children

One of the Peru volunteer opportunities available to you, is this massively rewarding project that involves helping wash, feed and ...

Guatemala Community Outreach

Guatemala Community Volunteers

The Guatemala Community Outreach project is one of our most successful community development programmes - a direct result of the ...

Guatemala House Building Volunteers

Guatemala Building Volunteers

This is undoubtedly one ofthe most rewarding projects!Not only will you make ahuge difference to the people you are working ...

Ecuador Street Children Care And Education

Teach in Ecuador as a volunteer on this programme and work in the poorest areas of Quito, helping to make ...

Nepal Community Volunteers

Choose to volunteer in Nepaland there area variety of volunteer projects you can get involved in. Make a real contribution ...

Tanzania Community Volunteers

Becoming a community volunteer in Tanzania is a fantastic opportunity to give something back to the local communities near Dar ...

Kenya Healthcare and Community Volunteers

Volunteering abroad in Kenya is a great way to enhance your medical experience and make a huge difference with your ...

Malawi Sports and Community

Malawi is one of the world’s poorest countries, with over half of the population living below the poverty line and ...

Malawi Medical Volunteers

Be a medical volunteer abroad in one of Africa’s most beautiful but deprived countries. Spend your time volunteering in many ...

India Himalaya Volunteer and Adventure

Based in a beautiful region of northern India, this Himalaya volunteer and India adventure program is an excellent choice if ...

South Africa Surf and Community Volunteers

Learn how to surf and then teach some fantastic children ensuring they are safe and following the instructions. You'll experience the ...

Thailand Childcare Volunteers

Thailand is one of those countries that desperately need volunteers like you. You’ll find that teaching in Thailand is rewarding ...

South Africa Big 5 Wildlife and Community

South Africa Big 5 Wildlife and Community

Get involved with this exciting wildlife conservation programme on a real Big 5 reserve in a stunning part of South ...

Medical Elective in Namibia

This medical internship in Namibia is perfect for those looking to gain valuable and rewarding experience, working in a remote ...

Thailand Building Volunteers

Volunteer on your gap year in Thailand

Help with a number of worthwhile renovation and building programmes including the development of a new educational centre, renovation of ...

South Africa Schools and Development

South Africa Schools and Development

Teaching in South Africa at this project involves various aspects of community work and development initiatives that will provide you ...

India Goa Volunteer and Adventure

Spending time on this option is a great way to sample the essence of India all in one go. You’ll ...

Uganda Community Volunteers

Dedicate your energy and skills to helping some of the world’s poorest children. Assist this community in Uganda – support ...

India Goa Community Volunteers

Ever wanted to take a short break doing something worthwhile? Community development in India introduces you to friendly locals and ...

Ghana Childcare Volunteers

An exciting and thoroughly rewarding experience awaits you when you decide to become a childcare volunteer in Ghana. Like many ...

Malawi Teaching Volunteers

Teach in Malawi and prepare to be creative, imaginative and flexible as you work with large groups of eager pupils. ...

Moldova Childcare Volunteers

Rewarding work in the eastern European country of Moldova. Care for Moldovan children in a rehabilitation centre or boarding school. You’ll ...

Ghana Teaching Volunteers

Get a real sense of achievement and become a teaching volunteer in Ghana. Many schools in Ghana are hugely underfunded ...

Thailand Teaching Volunteers

Teach in Thailand and help Thai Children prepare for a better future by teaching them English in the rural Surin ...

South Africa Rugby Coaching

South Africans are extremely passionate about Rugby, renowned for being a very tough and technical force on the international stage. ...

Community

Being a volunteer abroad in a community project lets you see the world and experience the true culture of the country you visit, as well as meeting dedicated people who live their inspiration. 

You can help within a community through education, conservation, caring for children and community development work.

Community volunteering projects
Real Gap has a huge number of community volunteering projects that span the globe. For example, combining development work in Swaziland with travel along the stunning Wild Coast and Garden Route to Cape Town in South Africa, and providing vital support in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro.
 

With a wide range of worthwhile community projects on offer you will definitley find the right trip for you. For more information just give our travel advisers a call or why not download a copy of our latest brochure...

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Kenya Healthcare and Community Volunteers

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Kenya Healthcare and Community Volunteers

Volunteering abroad in Kenya is a great way to enhance your medical experience and make a huge difference with your expertise. Kenya is one of Africa’s poorest countries and you can help by giving locals access to a better standard of healthcare.

South Africa Big 5 Wildlife and Community

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South Africa Big 5 Wildlife and Community

Get involved with this exciting wildlife conservation programme on a real Big 5 reserve in a stunning part of South Africa; near Port Elizabeth on the world famous Garden Route.

Thailand Childcare Volunteers

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Thailand Childcare Volunteers

Thailand is one of those countries that desperately need volunteers like you. You’ll find that teaching in Thailand is rewarding and much welcomed. With your level of education you’ll find that you can make an immediate impact in many places in Asia. You will be based just outside Sangklaburi, based in one of the childcare centres that provide a safe place for the children from working families. And why not go on our Thailand experience trip beforehand?

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South Africa Surf and Community Volunteers

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South Africa Surf and Community Volunteers

Learn how to surf and then teach some fantastic children ensuring they are safe and following the instructions.

Volunteer on your gap year in Thailand

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Thailand Building Volunteers

Help with a number of worthwhile renovation and building programmes including the development of a new educational centre, renovation of child care centres and the improvemnet of facilities in poor communities near the Thai-Myanmar (Burma) border.

Medical Elective in Namibia

Medical Elective in Namibia

  • Make a difference to the lives of Namibia’s San Bushman community
  • Gain valuable medical work experience
  • Meet the local people and become part of the community
  • Take time out and enhance your CV
  • And….spend some time helping out as a volunteer at a Wildlife Sanctuary!
South Africa Schools and Development

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South Africa Schools and Development

Teaching in South Africa at this project involves various aspects of community work and development initiatives that will provide you with a diverse and varied experience, providing a great insight into the lives of underprivileged individuals in Cape Town.

India Goa Volunteer and Adventure

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India Goa Volunteer and Adventure

Spending time on this option is a great way to sample the essence of India all in one go. You’ll see the pick of the best places to visit in Goa with sight-seeing excursions, a spiritual experience and trekking, combined with really important volunteer work close to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world.

Uganda Community Volunteers

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Uganda Community Volunteers

Dedicate your energy and skills to helping some of the world’s poorest children. Assist this community in Uganda – support and improve the welfare of orphaned, vulnerable, or disadvantaged children and their families, many of whom have been affected by HIV/AIDS and live under extremely impoverished circumstances.

India Goa Community Volunteers

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India Goa Community Volunteers

Ever wanted to take a short break doing something worthwhile? Community development in India introduces you to friendly locals and their culture and enables you to gain volunteer experience.

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