Pod Volunteer is an award winning non-profit organisation arranging ethical, inspiring and supported volunteering opportunities around the world since 2001. Pod Volunteer offers great value 1 - 12 week placements at volunteer projects in Africa, Asia, South and Central America.

You can join a volunteer project as part of your college/university placement, internship, holiday, gap year or as part of the DofE Gold Award.

Volunteers can join a range placements available including:

  • Animal Care
  • Building
  • Children’s Day Care
  • Conservation
  • Teaching
  • Community Development

Our friendly team has a wealth of overseas volunteering and travel experience and we have all volunteered overseas and pride ourselves on our project and location knowledge. From helping you to prepare for volunteering overseas, to providing 24/7 back up while you are away, we are here to support you throughout your volunteer journey.

You do not need to have specific qualifications or experience to join our placements as relevant training will be offered whilst at the project.

Our volunteer placements are open to volunteers aged 18 years+ and we also run special supervised volunteer placements for 16 and 17 year old volunteers each year.

Request Information from the Pod team to help you find the right project for you!

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