Other Countries

This section lists resources that contain compilations of volunteering opportunities in countries other than Canada and the United States.

International

General

Projects requiring the person to pay in order to become a volunteer

Books

Tip: you can ask your local library to borrow books by interlibrary loan

  • Alternatives to Peace Corps: A Directory of Global Volunteer Opportunities – 2008
  • Green Volunteers – 7th ed. (2009)
  • Guide du bénévolat (FR) – 2008
  • How to Live Your Dream of Volunteering Overseas – 2002; contains important factors to consider, in addition to a list of projects
  • International Directory of Voluntary Work – 10th ed. (2007)
  • Lonely Planet Volunteer: A Traveller's Guide to Making a Difference Around the World – 2nd ed. (2010)
  • Stagiaires sans frontières (FR) – 2007
  • Taking a Gap Year – 5th ed. (2007)
  • The 100 Best Volunteer Vacations to Enrich your Life – 2009
  • The Big Trip: Your Ultimate Guide to Gap Years and Overseas Adventures – 2008; Lonely Planet
  • Volunteer Vacations – 10th ed. (2009)
  • World Volunteers: the World Guide to Humanitarian & Development Volunteering – 4th ed. (2008)


Specific regions

Africa
General

  • Visionaries in Africa (VIA) – headquarters are located in South Africa; an account must be created to have access to the database of volunteering opportunities

 

Latin America
General

Country

Belize

Ecuador

Guatemala

Mexico

  • Haces Falta (ES) – different database than the one with the same name from Spain

 

Asia and Australia
Country

Australia

Nepal

 

Europe
General

  • European Volunteer Centre – network of volunteer centres and volunteer support agencies across Europe; contains a list of volunteer centres in all European countries; these centres help to match potential volunteers with volunteering opportunities offered by many charities in the region in question; these centres usually have, whether online or otherwise, a large database of opportunities and organizations

Country

Spain

France

United Kingdom

Middle East
General

Useful links
See also Logistics AbroadProjects – By Type and Studies – Languages.