Short Term Volunteer Abroad

Volunteering Solutions has a wide range of interesting, meaningful & affordable Short Term Volunteer Programs starting from 1 week, available across different countries in Asia, Europe, Latin America, Africa & Australia. These programs are meant for those who have limited time in hand, yet keen to serve the underprivileged society and make a difference through their active contribution. No matter whether you are a pre-med student looking for a medical mission trip abroad, or a solo traveler keen to volunteer with children, or maybe a backpacker who's interested in volunteering for a conservation program abroad - we have it all for you! 

Our short term volunteering opportunities include various programs ranging from Teaching, Child Care, Conservation Programs, Women Empowerment, Community Development, Disabled Care and much more. Although your contribution might seem little to you, you surely can make a huge difference in the lives of the people you'll work with.

Perfect for high school & college students as well as for those who have a regular job and can't afford to volunteer for a longer period, these short term volunteering programs will be the best way to serve and gain the first-hand experience. It's definitely one of a kind learning journey, and you'll get to meet & connect to people from different parts of the world, know more about their culture and lifestyle, and widen your social network. We’ll provide you with a Certificate of Completion, once you finish your volunteering trip, which will enhance your CV and boost your career. You'll also have ample time to wander and explore the popular sites in your host country and savor the authentic local delicacies as well.

Scroll down to take a quick look at the short term programs that we have in store for you, and pick the best one that aligns with your tastes and preferences!

Most Recommended Short Term Volunteer Abroad Opportunities

Childcare Volunteer in Arusha, Tanzania

Childcare Program

  • Arusha
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  • Childcare

Volunteers in the Childcare Program work in different childcare centers and street children projects in and around the region of Arusha. Due to...

  • 1-24 Weeks
  • |
  • 17 years+
Childcare Volunteer in India - Dharamsala

Childcare Program

  • Dharamsala - Palampur
  • |
  • Childcare

Volunteers in childcare program to work in local daycare centers or “Anganwadis” as they are locally called, located in and around Palampur....

  • 1-24 Weeks
  • |
  • 17 years+
Childcare Volunteer in Morocco

Childcare Program

  • Rabat
  • |
  • Childcare

Under the childcare program, volunteers work in childcare centers, NGO's that help street children and run kindergardens for disadvantaged...

  • 1-24 Weeks
  • |
  • 18 years+
Childcare Volunteer in Uganda

Childcare Program

  • Kampala Region
  • |
  • Childcare

Volunteer in the childcare program in Uganda to help children in need, work directly with young children in Kampala region, work with the local...

  • 1-18 Weeks
  • |
  • 17 years+
Childcare Volunteer Program in Brazil

Childcare Program

  • Rio De Janeiro
  • |
  • Childcare

Join the Childcare Volunteering Program in Brazil and spend all your time with the little ones while playing, nurturing, helping with meals and...

  • 1-8 Weeks
  • |
  • 18 years+
Childcare Volunteer Program in Costa Rica

Childcare Volunteer Program

  • Santa Barbara De Heredia
  • |
  • Childcare

In Childcare Volunteer Program in Costa Rica, work in local childcare centers, community centers, take care of children, make meals for them,...

  • 1-24 Weeks
  • |
  • 17 years+
Childcare Volunteer Program in Kenya

Childcare Program

  • Nairobi
  • |
  • Childcare

Volunteering in Kenya with children is the most rewarding experience for volunteers. Volunteers work alongside the existing staff to care for the...

  • 1-24 Weeks
  • |
  • 17 years+
Conservation Volunteer Program Australia

Conservation Volunteering

  • Melbourne & Newcastle
  • |
  • Wildlife and Conservation

Join Conservation Volunteer Project in Australia, work in forests and ecological parks to help conserve the natural beauty and fauna, project is...

  • 1-8 Weeks
  • |
  • 18 years+
Conservation Volunteering Program in New Zealand

Conservation Volunteering

  • Auckland, Christchurch, Punakaiki & Wellington
  • |
  • Wildlife and Conservation

Join the Conservation Volunteering in New Zealand & work for making a difference towards the environment. Live amidst nature, share your hands in...

  • 1-8 Weeks
  • |
  • 18 years+
Construction & Renovation Volunteering in Portugal

Construction & Renovation

  • Porto
  • |
  • Community Development

Volunteering Solutions aims to provide you a wide variety of volunteer programs that focus on immersing into the culture of another country and...

  • 1-12 Weeks
  • |
  • 18 years+
Elephant and Community Volunteer Project

Elephant & Community Project

  • Kegalle
  • |
  • Wildlife and Conservation

Volunteers working in this program will work in Kegalle taking care of abandoned elephants as well as getting involved in other community projects...

  • 1-18 Weeks
  • |
  • 16 years+
English Teaching Volunteer in China - Beijing

School for Poor Children

  • Beijing
  • |
  • Teaching

The Teaching Volunteer Program in China, Beijing is dedicated to children from poor immigrant families. Volunteers will work at local schools,...

  • 1-18 Weeks
  • |
  • 18 years+
English Teaching Volunteer Program in Brazil

Teaching Program

  • Rio De Janeiro
  • |
  • Teaching

Join English Teaching Volunteer Program in Brazil and help the communities develop their skills. Volunteering project is located in Rio, and it'll...

  • 1-8 Weeks
  • |
  • 18 years+
Food Waste Management Volunteer Program

Food Waste Management

  • Porto
  • |
  • Community Development

Being a volunteer for the Food Waste Management Project would be a perfect choice for gap year travelers as well as college student groups, who...

  • 1-12 Weeks
  • |
  • 17 years+
Kindergarten & Teaching Volunteer Program

Kindergarten & Teaching

  • Galle
  • |
  • Childcare

Being a volunteer for Kindergarten & Teaching Program with VolSol, you can think of creative ways to involve the children in activity-based...

  • 1-12 Weeks
  • |
  • 18 years+
Language & Orientation Week Delhi - India

Language & Orientation Week

  • Delhi
  • |
  • Language - Orientation Week

Be a part of the exciting Language & Culture week in Delhi - India. Learn Hindi, explore Delhi, learn about history and munch of delicious Indian...

  • 1Week
  • |
  • 17 years+
Language & Orientation Week Nepal

Language & Orientation Week

  • Kathmandu
  • |
  • Language - Orientation Week

Volunteering Solutions gives it's volunteers a great opportunity to learn the culture, history and language of Nepal. Orientation week is aimed to...

  • 1Week
  • |
  • 17 years+
Manual Labour Volunteer Program in Brazil

Manual Labour Project

  • Rio De Janeiro
  • |
  • Community Development

If you wish to get your hands dirty and do some hard work for ensuring a better life for the underprivileged people living in the favela, then you...

  • 1-8 Weeks
  • |
  • 18 years+
Marine Conservation Volunteering Program in Portugal

Marine Conservation

  • Lisbon
  • |
  • Wildlife and Conservation

As a part of the Marine Conservation Program, you will have the opportunity to join a variety of conservation efforts focused on the protection of...

  • 1-12 Weeks
  • |
  • 18 years+
Sea Turtle Conservation Volunteering in Sri Lanka

Turtle Conservation

  • Galle
  • |
  • Wildlife and Conservation

Join sea turtle conservation program in Sri Lanka with Volsol and contribute meaningfully towards the wellbeing of the Sea Turtles and play an...

  • 1-12 Weeks
  • |
  • 17 years+
Spanish Immersion Week Costa Rica

Spanish Immersion Week

  • Santa Barbara De Heredia
  • |
  • Language - Orientation Week

Join the Spanish Immersion Week in Costa Rica and get to improve your Spanish skills and also live like a local from taking dancing lessons to...

  • 1Week
  • |
  • 17 years+
Sports Volunteering in Ghana | Football Coaching

Football Coaching

  • Tamale
  • |
  • Sports Coaching

Volunteer in the Football Coaching Program in Ghana, teach soccer to young children in schools & soccer clubs in Tamale, assist the coaches of the...

  • 1-24 Weeks
  • |
  • 17 years+
Street Children Volunteer Program Delhi - India

Street Children Program

  • Delhi
  • |
  • Childcare

Be a part of Street Children Volunteer Program in Delhi, teach the children, play with them, take them on educational tours of the city, fundraise...

  • 1-18 Weeks
  • |
  • 17 years+
Teach Art or Paint Murals Project

Teaching Art & Painting Murals

  • Rio De Janeiro
  • |
  • Teaching

For all the art lovers who wish to take a break and volunteer in Brazil, this would be a meaningful and unique step, as it'll give you the chance...

  • 1-8 Weeks
  • |
  • 18 years+
Teaching English Volunteer Program in Costa Rica

Teaching English Program

  • Santa Barbara De Heredia
  • |
  • Teaching

Volunteer in the Teaching English Program to teach English to primary and middle school students in schools, assist the local teachers to improve...

  • 1-24 Weeks
  • |
  • 17 years+
Township Volunteering Program in Port Elizabeth

Township Volunteer Project

  • Port Elizabeth
  • |
  • Childcare

Volunteering Solutions provides affordable and meaningful opportunities for those who are keen on volunteering with children in the Port Elizabeth...

  • 1-12 Weeks
  • |
  • 17 years+
Urban Gardening Volunteering Program in Brazil

Urban Gardening

  • Rio De Janeiro
  • |
  • Community Development

Learn more about tropical urban gardening and help the local favela community in understanding the necessity of this. You'll also have to work in...

  • 1-8 Weeks
  • |
  • 18 years+
Volunteer Construction & Community Development Uganda

Construction & Community Development

  • Kampala Region
  • |
  • Community Development

Volunteers who enroll for this projects enjoy a wide variety of work opportunities. Depending on the time of the projects, volunteers will be...

  • 1-18 Weeks
  • |
  • 17 years+
Volunteer Girls Teaching Program Ghana

Girls Education Program

  • Tamale
  • |
  • Teaching

Volunteer to provide education to young girls in the Girls, help young disadvantaged females living in urban village around Tamale, assist in...

  • 1-24 Weeks
  • |
  • 17 years+
Volunteer in Costa Rica At Wildlife & Rescue Center

Wildlife & Rescue Center Volunteering

  • Various
  • |
  • Wildlife and Conservation

Take up Volunteer work for conserving the wildlife in Costa Rica, explore the rich biodiversity of the country and explore its eco-reserves, work...

  • 1-24 Weeks
  • |
  • 18 years+
Volunteer in Costa Rica with Turtles

Turtle Conservation Program

  • Various
  • |
  • Wildlife and Conservation

Join the exciting Sea Turtle Conservation Volunteer Program in Costa Rica, work with turtles to help conserve their habitat and their receding...

  • 1-24 Weeks
  • |
  • 18 years+
Volunteer in India For Disabled Care

Special Needs Care Program

  • Delhi
  • |
  • Disabled Care

Volunteers working in this program can help mentally challenged, children with multiple disabilities and autistic children. assisting the local...

  • 1-18 Weeks
  • |
  • 17 years+
Volunteer in Peru - Cusco For Disabled Care

Volunteer with Disabled Children

  • Cusco
  • |
  • Disabled Care

Volunteer with disabled children in Cusco - Peru to work in a local school for mentally challenged and deaf students, teaching the kids, playing...

  • 1-24 Weeks
  • |
  • 18 years+
Volunteer NGO Support and Human Rights Morocco

Volunteer NGO Support

  • Rabat
  • |
  • Community Development

Under this program volunteers are placed with local NGO's working towards the upliftment of the society and the downtrodden. NGO's focus on many...

  • 1-24 Weeks
  • |
  • 18 years+
Volunteer Projects in Ghana for Community Development

Community Development Project

  • Tamale
  • |
  • Community Development

Volunteers working in the Community Development Project work in village communities located 15-20 kms outside the city of Tamale. Our volunteers...

  • 1-24 Weeks
  • |
  • 17 years+
Volunteer Teacher Assistant in Kindergartens Cusco, Peru

Teacher Assistant in Kindergartens

  • Cusco
  • |
  • Teaching

Work in rural kindergartens and assist as a “Promoter” to enable better learning and assist the local teachers, a rewarding opportunity for people...

  • 1-24 Weeks
  • |
  • 17 years+
Volunteer Teaching English in Cusco, Peru

Teaching English Program

  • Cusco
  • |
  • Teaching

Volunteers in this program teach English to local Peruvian students in English schools. The schools are in need of English speaking volunteers on...

  • 1-24 Weeks
  • |
  • 17 years+
Volunteer Teaching in Ghana

Teaching Program

  • Tamale
  • |
  • Teaching

As a volunteer, you will be teaching English and other subjects such as Mathematics, Geography and General Knowledge to the children. The...

  • 1-24 Weeks
  • |
  • 17 years+
Volunteer Teaching in Kenya

Teaching English Program

  • Nairobi
  • |
  • Teaching

Be a part of Teaching Volunteer Program in Kenya to get an opportunity to teach English to the children of undeserved communities, directly engage...

  • 1-24 Weeks
  • |
  • 17 years+
Volunteer Teaching in Surin Thailand

Teaching Program

  • Surin
  • |
  • Teaching

Volunteer Teaching program in Surin, Thailand, teach students in local schools, responsibilities include teaching different subjects, assisting...

  • 1-24 Weeks
  • |
  • 18 years+
Volunteer Teaching in Tanzania - Arusha

Teaching Program

  • Arusha
  • |
  • Teaching

Volunteers in the Teaching program work in primary and secondary schools in and around the region of Arusha which aims at educational development...

  • 1-24 Weeks
  • |
  • 17 years+
Volunteer Teaching Program in Morocco Rabat

Teaching English or French

  • Rabat
  • |
  • Teaching

Morocco has one of the lowest literacy rates in the world, despite the fact that government provides free education to children below 15 years of age.

  • 1-24 Weeks
  • |
  • 18 years+
Volunteer Teaching Program in Nepal

Teaching Program

  • Kathmandu
  • |
  • Teaching

Join the Volunteer Teaching program in Nepal. Volunteers work at local schools in Kathmandu to educate children by teaching English, Maths,...

  • 1-24 Weeks
  • |
  • 17 years+
Volunteer Teaching Program in Uganda

Teaching Program

  • Kampala Region
  • |
  • Teaching

Educational opportunities are one of the few ways where the kids in Uganda can break their cycle of poverty and prepare for a brighter future....

  • 1-18 Weeks
  • |
  • 17 years+
Volunteer Teaching Programs in India - Dharamsala

Teaching Program

  • Dharamsala - Palampur
  • |
  • Teaching

Volunteer Teaching Program in India allows volunteers to improve literacy levels of students at local primary and secondary schools, get practical...

  • 1-24 Weeks
  • |
  • 17 years+
Volunteer With Children in Surin Thailand

Childcare Program

  • Surin
  • |
  • Childcare

Volunteer with children in Surin, Thailand, work at a daycare and assist the local staff in taking care of children. The project involves 5 days...

  • 1-24 Weeks
  • |
  • 18 years+
Volunteer With Elephants in Surin Thailand

Volunteer at an Elephant Village

  • Surin
  • |
  • Wildlife and Conservation

Thailand elephant volunteering program in Surin is a unique opportunity, not only to get up close and personal with them but to live in a genuine...

  • 1-4 Weeks
  • |
  • 18 years+
Volunteer with Elephants in Thailand - Chiang Mai

Elephant Camp Project

  • Chiang Mai
  • |
  • Wildlife and Conservation

Volunteer with elephants in Chiang Mai province, work with mahouts, collect elephant feed from the forest, help in making their vitamins, take...

  • 1-24 Weeks
  • |
  • 18 years+
Volunteer work in Day Care Center At Cusco, Peru

Volunteer work in Day Care Center

  • Cusco
  • |
  • Childcare

Volunteers in the Day Care Center program in Peru get an opportunity to help, guide and play with children aged between six months to four years...

  • 1-24 Weeks
  • |
  • 17 years+
Wildlife Volunteer Projects in South Africa

Wildlife Reserve Volunteer Program

  • Port Elizabeth
  • |
  • Wildlife and Conservation

Be a part of wildlife volunteer program in South Africa, located in Port Elizabeth, get an opportunity to ethically experience African wildlife...

  • 1-8 Weeks
  • |
  • 18 years+
Women Empowerment Volunteer Program Delhi - India

Women Empowerment Program

  • Delhi
  • |
  • Women Empowerment

Join Women Empowerment Volunteer Program in India, help underprivileged women to get a better life, make a big difference by sharing love and...

  • 1-18 Weeks
  • |
  • 17 years+
Youth Athletic Volunteer Program in Brazil

Youth Athletic Program

  • Rio De Janeiro
  • |
  • Sports Coaching

If you are sports lover and feel the zeal to coach the youth and students, then you can join the Youth Athletic Program and help to educate the...

  • 1-8 Weeks
  • |
  • 18 years+

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