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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 Program Arusha | Childcare
  • 1-24 Weeks
  • 17 years+

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


Childcare Program Kathmandu | Childcare
  • 1-24 Weeks
  • 17 years+

Be a volunteer for the Childcare Program in Kathmandu, Nepal and render invaluable support to the kids who live underprivileged lives


Childcare Program Surin | Childcare
  • 1-24 Weeks
  • 18 years+

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...


Volunteer NGO Support Rabat | Community Development
  • 1-24 Weeks
  • 18 years+

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...


Childcare Program Dharamsala - Palampur | Childcare
  • 1-24 Weeks
  • 17 years+

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


Childcare Program Kampala Region | Childcare
  • 1-18 Weeks
  • 17 years+

Volunteer in the Childcare Program in Uganda to help young children in the Kampala region, work with the local staff and assist in the children’s...


Childcare Volunteer Program Santa Barbara De Heredia | Childcare
  • 1-24 Weeks
  • 17 years+

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


Childcare Program Nairobi | Childcare
  • 1-24 Weeks
  • 17 years+

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


Childcare Volunteer Program Rabat | Childcare
  • 1-24 Weeks
  • 18 years+

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


Childcare Program Rio De Janeiro | Childcare
  • 1-8 Weeks
  • 18 years+

Childcare Volunteering Project in Brazil will be a fun-filled affair, as you'll get to spend all your time with the little ones while playing,...


Community Development Nosy Komba Island | Community Development
  • 2-12 Weeks
  • 18 years+

Be a volunteer and contribute towards the development of infrastructures where the entire community in Nosy Komba gets benefited as a whole


Conservation Of Endangered Animals Gladstone | Wildlife and Conservation
  • 2-6 Weeks
  • 18 years+

Be a volunteer for the Conservation Of Endangered Animals in Australia and make a meaningful impact while gaining first-hand work experience.


Conservation Volunteering Auckland, Christchurch, Punakaiki & Wellington | Wildlife and Conservation
  • 1-8 Weeks
  • 18 years+

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


English Teaching Nosy Komba Island | Teaching
  • 2-12 Weeks
  • 18 years+

Make a difference by volunteering for the English Teaching Program in Madagascar and help the youth to shape a better future.


Teaching Program Rio De Janeiro | Teaching
  • 1-8 Weeks
  • 18 years+

Being a volunteer for the English Teaching Program in Brazil, you'll have to teach the children & adults. It'll be a great opportunity for those...


Food Waste Management Porto | Community Development
  • 1-12 Weeks
  • 17 years+

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...


Kindergarten & Teaching Galle | Childcare
  • 1-12 Weeks
  • 18 years+

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


Language & Orientation Week Delhi | Language - Orientation Week
  • 1Week
  • 17 years+

The 1 week long Orientation week is highly recommended for volunteers to understand and soak in a bit of India before the start their volunteering...


Language & Orientation Week Kathmandu | Language - Orientation Week
  • 1Week
  • 17 years+

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


Manual Labour Project Rio De Janeiro | Community Development
  • 1-8 Weeks
  • 18 years+

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...


Turtle Conservation Galle | Wildlife and Conservation
  • 1-12 Weeks
  • 17 years+

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


Football Coaching Tamale | Sports Coaching
  • 1-24 Weeks
  • 17 years+

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


Street Children Program Delhi | Childcare
  • 1-18 Weeks
  • 17 years+

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...


Teaching Art & Painting Murals Rio De Janeiro | Teaching
  • 1-8 Weeks
  • 18 years+

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...


Township Volunteer Project Port Elizabeth | Childcare
  • 1-12 Weeks
  • 17 years+

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


Turtle & Sloth Conservation Program Puntarenas Province, Pacific Coast | Wildlife and Conservation
  • 1-12 Weeks
  • 18 years+

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


Urban Gardening Rio De Janeiro | Community Development
  • 1-8 Weeks
  • 18 years+

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...


Construction & Community Development Kampala Region | Community Development
  • 1-18 Weeks
  • 17 years+

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


Girls Education Program Tamale | Teaching
  • 1-24 Weeks
  • 17 years+

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


Wildlife & Animal Rescue Center Volunteering Puerto Viejo | Wildlife and Conservation
  • 4-6 Weeks
  • 18 years+

Volunteer work with rescued, mistreated and injured animals on Costa Rica’s Caribbean coastline, where reggae music fills the air and surfers line...


Special Needs Care Program Delhi | Disabled Care
  • 1-18 Weeks
  • 17 years+

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


Volunteer with Disabled Children Cusco | Disabled Care
  • 1-24 Weeks
  • 18 years+

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


Community Development Project Tamale | Community Development
  • 1-24 Weeks
  • 17 years+

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


Teacher Assistant in Kindergartens Cusco | Teaching
  • 1-24 Weeks
  • 17 years+

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


Teaching English Program Santa Barbara De Heredia | Teaching
  • 1-24 Weeks
  • 17 years+

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


Teaching English Program Cusco | Teaching
  • 1-24 Weeks
  • 17 years+

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


Teaching English Program Nairobi | Teaching
  • 1-24 Weeks
  • 17 years+

Volunteer teaching program in Kenya is an opportunity to teach English to the children of undeserved communities, directly engage with locals and...


Teaching Program Surin | Teaching
  • 1-24 Weeks
  • 18 years+

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


Teaching Program Arusha | Teaching
  • 1-24 Weeks
  • 17 years+

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


Teaching English or French Rabat | Teaching
  • 1-24 Weeks
  • 18 years+

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.


Teaching Program Kathmandu | Teaching
  • 1-24 Weeks
  • 17 years+

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


Teaching Program Kampala Region | Teaching
  • 1-18 Weeks
  • 17 years+

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....


Teaching Program Dharamsala - Palampur | Teaching
  • 1-24 Weeks
  • 17 years+

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


Volunteer at an Elephant Village Surin | Wildlife and Conservation
  • 1-4 Weeks
  • 18 years+

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...


Elephant Camp Project Chiang Mai | Wildlife and Conservation
  • 1-24 Weeks
  • 18 years+

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


Volunteer work in Day Care Center Cusco | Childcare
  • 1-24 Weeks
  • 17 years+

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...


Wildlife Conservation Volunteering Yackandandah | Wildlife and Conservation
  • 2-12 Weeks
  • 18 years+

Join the Wildlife Conservation Program in Australia and contribute towards protecting Mother Nature, being a responsible traveler.


Wildlife Reserve Volunteer Program Port Elizabeth | Wildlife and Conservation
  • 1-8 Weeks
  • 18 years+

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


Women Empowerment Kathmandu | Women Empowerment
  • 1-24 Weeks
  • 17 years+

Be a volunteer for the women empowerment project in Nepal with Volunteering Solutions and contribute effectively towards the lives of the...


Women Empowerment Program Delhi | Women Empowerment
  • 1-18 Weeks
  • 17 years+

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


Youth Athletic Program Rio De Janeiro | Sports Coaching
  • 1-8 Weeks
  • 18 years+

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...


Marine Conservation Lisbon | Wildlife and Conservation
  • 1-12 Weeks
  • 18 years+

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...


Teaching Volunteering Pokhara Pokhara | Teaching
  • 1-12 Weeks
  • 17 years+

Join the Teaching Volunteering Program in Pokhara, Nepal and teach the little ones as well as young adults, spreading the lights of education.


Wildlife & Penguin Care Tasmania | Wildlife and Conservation
  • 2-12 Weeks
  • 18 years+

Ready to be a part of the Wildlife & Penguin Care Volunteer Program in Tasmania and gain some first-hand international work experience.


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