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What Volunteering Solutions is all about?

What Volunteering Solutions is all about?

As an act of philanthropy, more and more people from all across the world are getting interested in volunteering for the underprivileged ones, and are traveling across the borders to stretch their helping hands. Volunteering abroad, along with the concept of ‘socially impactful journey’ has evolved much in the 21st Century, and people are extremely keen about focusing on societal development and personal growth while exploring a new destination.

Volunteering Solutions was established in 2006 with the aim of changing the face of volunteer travel, and in the last 17+ years, we have had more than 21,000 volunteers who completed their journeys with life-changing experiences. Nicknamed as VolSol, we provide the best volunteer and intern opportunities to interested candidates from different parts of the world, and we ensure that each of them gets the maximum out of the program they choose.

Currently, Volunteering Solutions operates in more than 26 countries, providing more than 150 volunteering and interning options ranging from Child Care, Teaching, Medical and Healthcare, Community Development, Marine Conservation and much more. Most of our volunteers are high school students, couples, corporate groups and individuals on their summer break or gap year.

We are in collaboration with NGOs, schools, hospitals, orphanages, HIV/AIDS clinics, women groups and other social welfare organizations all across the globe. Each of these organizations has been working at the grass-root level for years, and successfully contributed towards the development of the concerned people. VolSol has ensured that the contribution of every volunteer is counted, and there’s sustainable growth.

For the internship programs, participants opting for Medical and Healthcare projects get to work with professionals and learn how to deal in emergency situations. Our internship programs are crafted and designed in a way that every participant gets to know about the medical scenario of a particular country. It is both an inward and outward journey - inward, as you’ll get to learn a lot through the first-hand experience, and outward, as the society will be benefitted by your contribution.

As an organization, we have a cross-cultural set up in all our offices across the world. We have people from different countries, cultures, and ethnicities working for us in order to make the process of volunteer traveling smoother and more flexible.

We have dedicated coordinators at each volunteer destination, coming from different countries. We take care of the volunteer’s placement, traveling, accommodation, meals, and security. 

To say it in short - “Volunteering Solutions is the best way to volunteer, intern and travel across the world.”

Trusted Worldwide

We are in collaboration with NGOs, schools, hospitals, orphanages, HIV/AIDS clinics, women groups and other social welfare organizations all across the globe.

Each of these organizations has been working at the grass-root level for years, and successfully contributed towards the development of the concerned people. VolSol has ensured that the contribution of every volunteer is counted, and there’s sustainable growth.

"I took a group of 10 students with me to Beijing, China. It was an amazing experience the students all loved it and want to go back next year. I had a great experience from beginning to end that was well coordinated and cost efficient through Volunteering Solutions. I couldn't be happier with my overall experience"

Natalie Rosenberg (Teacher and Group Leader from ALHS, USA)
Natalie Rosenberg (Teacher and Group Leader from ALHS, USA)

For the internship programs, participants opting for Medical and Healthcare projects get to work with professionals and learn how to deal in emergency situations.

Our internship programs are crafted and designed in a way that every participant gets to know about the medical scenario of a particular country. It is both an inward and outward journey - inward, as you’ll get to learn a lot through the first-hand experience, and outward, as the society will be benefitted by your contribution.

As an organization, we have a cross-cultural set up in all our offices across the world. We have people from different countries, cultures, and ethnicities working for us in order to make the process of volunteer traveling smoother and more flexible.

We have dedicated coordinators at each volunteer destination, coming from different countries. We take care of the volunteer’s placement, traveling, accommodation, meals, and security.

“Volunteering Solutions is the best way to volunteer, intern and travel across the world.”

821200+

Volunteer Hours

145

Programs in 26 Countries

16521+

Past Volunteers

17+

Years Experience

Accreditation

We are one of the esteemed members of World Youth Student and Educational Travel Confederation, which is a global not-for-profit membership organization dedicated to promoting and developing opportunities for the young students and educational travel industry.

Volunteering Solutions is also an approved member of Year Out Group (YOG), which is an association of approved gap year providing organisations most of which are registered in the UK. At least one of the principal activities of each of these organisations is the provision of well-structured gap year programmes overseas.

WYSETC_Logo Accreditation

Our History

How we got here

2007

Volunteering Solutions was established with the aim to redefine traveling by narrowing the gap between volunteers and underprivileged communities. The main goal behind this was to make traveling more meaningful through social contributions. The first volunteer was placed under a project in India.

2010

Initially starting from India and Nepal, Volunteering Solutions extended to different parts of the world, including Latin American countries like Peru, Costa Rica, Ecuador as well as several African countries, like Ghana, South Africa, Tanzania. More volunteers became a part of the programs.

2011

Volunteering Solutions attended the international conference in Spain after becoming a member of WYSE Travel Confederation, which was a step ahead in the journey. Becoming a part of a reputed international brand raised the value of VolSol as well.

2012

Volunteering Solutions won the prestigious GoAbroad Innovation Awards, for introducing Technological Advancement in the programs. The “My Account” section was added in the website so that participants can track their trip, upload flight info, download trip info, edit trip information and get in touch with Volunteering Solutions’ Program Advisors through their mobile device such as iPhone, Blackberry, Android, iPad etc.

2015

As a major achievement, Volunteering Solutions successfully placed 10,000 volunteers within a time span of 8 years.

2017

Volunteering Solutions completed a decade in the industry and successfully placed thousands of volunteers under different projects. Experience Trips were launched, in order to provide better volunteer travel opportunities to the participants.

2019

Expanding our overseas footprint, UK company and office was established to cater to our UK and EU customers.

2022

Volunteering Solutions became a member of Year Out Group (YOG) which is an association of approved gap year providing organisations.

Our Values

Excellence

We always strive for excellence in whatever we do. Our focus is on continuous improvement in the process of interaction with people, efficiency at work, and the growth of the organization along with the development of the host communities. We aim to provide the best possible services to our volunteers at the most affordable costs.

Quality

Our team has always been dedicated to their duties, and makes sure to optimize their productivity with the given resources. It is the collaborative effort of our hardworking geniuses, who ensure to provide the best possible volunteer placements, local homestays and accommodations, as well as travel options for you

Integrity

Nothing in this world can be sustained without trust, and VolSol believes in this. We have always been true to our commitments, and that has made our volunteers trust us. We have had more than 11K volunteers, and many of them have travelled several times with us just because they trust our services.

Sustainability

The aim of the organization is to focus on sustainable development, and we have been successfully carrying out our projects in a way that assures visible results. Volunteers dedicatedly work on their assigned projects and our coordinators keep supervising the project sites to ensure productivity.

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