Oyster Worldwide is a well-regarded gap year travel and responsible travel specialist. Want to get paid work or volunteer abroad? Oyster’s wide range of popular gap year programmes, career break projects and volunteering breaks allow you to get under the skin of a country and to do something worthwhile whilst there.
Many of our projects were founded in 2006 and have been nurtured and supported by us ever since. We are known for running life-changing gap year programs, giving you the opportunity to make a genuine contribution and for the first class support you receive.
Our gap year volunteering projects are suitable for school leavers, gap year students, those taking career breaks, families and people in retirement – a real highlight of our volunteering trips in particular is the wide range of people that you come across from all round the world.
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I cannot recommend Oyster enough! The team provides a personal and very efficient service. After a last minute decision to undergo a ski-season, within 3 weeks Oyster Worldwide had spoken to me and helped me sort all my travel, insurance and accommodation to send me off on what was then the best few months of my life!! Very trustworthy and reliable - throughout my time away I knew that if I ever had an issue I would have been able to call on them for any help or advice - which was an amazing comfort.
I spent 12 weeks with Oyster Worldwide volunteering at a bear sanctuary in Romania, Europe. It was the most incredible experience. The team were incredibly supportive and made my trip very easy - this meant I could enjoy it more. The organisation on the ground was great, the flat was perfect and in the center of town. Seeing the bears every day and doing something to help them was the best.