International Volunteer Abroad Opportunities Around

Take a look at the amazing range of well reviewed volunteer abroad programs available right now

  • Stop dreaming and start planning – our international volunteer programs are open to everyone.
  • No specialist experience is necessary for most of our volunteer abroad programs, just a kind heart and willing hands.
  • A great alternative to a typical vacation, though there will still be time to see some sights.
  • A great way to learn or develop second language skills.
  • Guaranteed lowest program fees in the US – starting from $100 - $200 per week.
  • 18 countries, 200 projects and thousands of happy volunteers since 2003.
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Best International Volunteer Opportunities


Sitting at home and ready for something new? Dreaming of travelling abroad but want to contribute to something meaningful?

Global crossroad offers the best international volunteer opportunities. Reputable volunteer abroad programs are offered around the world.

From working with street children in Peru to a community building program in Thailand, or teaching English in Costa Rica, Globalcrossroad’s has the program to suit your interests and skills.

If you are considering a break from daily life, and contributing meaningfully overseas, take the time to explore the diverse range of Globalcrossroads volunteer abroad opportunities.

The Benefits of Best International Volunteer Opportunities Abroad

Love children? Speak Spanish or want to learn? Trained in the medical profession and looking to use your talents? Or, simply love the great outdoors?

Our best volunteer abroad programs are an opportunity to share your well earned passions, skills and personal interests with impoverished communities’ worldwide. It’s a wonderful way to make long lasting friendships, new pen pals, and truly make a difference in places you would never have dreamt of visiting.

Sometimes it’s easy to forget that every second child in the world lives below the poverty line. Reputable volunteer programs from Peru to Costa Rica, Brazil and Thailand offer you the chance to make a difference in the lives of underprivileged children while improving your language skills (Spanish, Thai, and Portugese), and making friends for life.

Volunteering is also a great way to network and gain new professional contacts for your current and future career. Be it with fellow medical professionals in Kenya, or starting your English teaching career in one of our many programs – these reputable volunteer programs will help you change gear and kick start the next chapter of your life.

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Globalcrossroad Best International Volunteer Opportunities Abroad

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If you are looking to expand your horizons and are searching for the most reputable volunteer abroad programs, look no further than Globalcrossroad. There are a vast array of life changing volunteer opportunities to choose from.

Work with Street Children and Educational Programs in Peru

Do you love being around children? Speak basic Spanish?

There are a growing number of street kids in Cusco, (interestingly the historical capital of the Inca Empire!) who are in need of friends to take them to school, teach English, play and help provide basic necessities.

This once in a lifetime program is one of Globalcrossroad’s best volunteer opportunities abroad.

Volunteer Teaching English in Costa Rica

Looking to volunteer somewhere with a beautiful coastline?

Volunteers with basic to intermediate Spanish are also needed to teach English, and play with orphans in Costa Rica. Guanacasta, one of the locations offered is known for its forest and beautiful beaches.

Another one of Global Crossroads best volunteer abroad programs, as a volunteer you would have the unique opportunity to stay with a host family and taste authentic Costa Rican meals three times daily.

Childcare Project In Brazil

Been fascinated with Brazil since the world cup? Or, not a soccer lover and have just had a burning desire to visit. Join one of Global Crossroad’s reputable volunteer programs in the fifth largest country in the world.

If you love kids and consider yourself a good role model this childcare project is for you. Spend your days dancing, playing games, tutoring English, and helping prepare meals for under privileged kids in Rio de Janeiro.

Guatemala Women’s Project

Interested in meeting and learning from women from another culture?

The women’s project in Guatemala is a great opportunity to support impoverished women and work with them on an important range of initiatives from handicrafts to legal rights, English and radio and television shows.

Definitely one of the best volunteer abroad opportunities worth exploring. This program only accepts women volunteers.

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Jessica Mills

It was all worth it. I treasured the intimate moments travelling and experiencing together

Jessica Mills


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I was not ready to leave when my two months were up. It was an unforgettable experience.

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This was an amazing trip. I was immersed in new experiences, cultures, languages and people.

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This experience was both exceptional and valuable. Project was extremely enlightening.

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Community Development Project In Argentina

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Have a passion for working with disabled children?

The Community Development Program in Argentina is definitely one of the best volunteer opportunities abroad, providing a chance to play with disabled children and provide them with love, care, attention and basic necessities that they need. An unforgettable experience, working with some of the world’s most disadvantaged.

Work in HIV/AIDS Project In Tanzania

Imagine the highest mountain in Africa. Located on the sloped of Mount Kilamanjaro, the town of Moshi is home to an orphanage with HIV/AIDS infected children that need support.

As a volunteer on you will help care for and encourage HIV/AIDS infected children and adults, while offering counselling and education to increase awareness amongst the community. One of Global Crossroads most important and reputable volunteer abroad programs worth considering.

Building Program in Thailand

Been to or heard about how interesting, friendly and affordable it is to travel in Thailand?

Tourists to Thailand don’t often have the chance to interact with social issues, and spend time with local communities.

Global crossroad’s offers a rare volunteer opportunity to help build an orphanage on the Thai/Myanmar border. Add the project to your planned trip to Thailand, or make a special trip to work with local villagers to build a home for orphaned children.

Truly one of the best volunteer programs abroad in a well travelled country.

Medical Volunteer Project in Kenya

Trained in the medical field and keen to help out in a developing country?  Joining the Kenyan medical volunteer project is a truly worthwhile way to use your skills and talents.

One of Globalcrossroad’s reputable volunteer abroad programs based in different parts of Kenya, as a volunteer you will work alongside local healthcare professionals, providing health education, helping to provide minor medical treatment to patients, or assisting dentists.

With such an interesting line up of some of the best international volunteer opportunities around it’s no wonder so many people choose Globalcrossroad. We have sent over 18,000 volunteers abroad since 2003. So take your time and choose the program to suit you. You won’t be disappointed!

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