Kaya Volunteer

Community and Conservation Volunteer Projects Abroad

Job description

At Kaya we offer a wide range of sustainable community development and conservation projects that welcome the help of volunteers from around the world. With a choice of over 150 projects in countries around Africa, Asia, Central and South America, we work with every individual participant to identify the project that is the best match for you, your skills and your interests- ensuring our projects receive the best volunteers to help them. Kaya site directors arrange all your in-country logistics, from accommodation and airport transfers to cultural orientations and 24/7 support thought your programme.

We have volunteer placements where you can work in the fields of environmental, marine and wildlife conservation as well as community development projects, which include work with child care, disadvantaged groups, medicine and healthcare, building, sports development, education, micro-finance, women™s empowerment and many more interesting areas.

Volunteering abroad is a great way of improving your CV, developing new skills, experiencing new cultures and seeing the world whilst making a real difference.

Person requirements

Applicants must generally be over the age of 18 (although we do offer specific volunteer placements available for 16-17 year olds), and have from two weeks to six months available to work. Enthusiasm, patience, flexibility and creativity are the key requirements for any volunteer.

Company information

Kaya Responsible Travel offer a wide range of sustainable, ethical, volunteer placements and internships in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Don™t just travel as a tourist Œ with Kaya Responsible Travel experience the real world and make a difference. Kaya gives you the opportunity to volunteer abroad, learn a language abroad, gain valuable work experience overseas, or plan a structured gap year. Kaya are once gold medal and twice twice silver-medal winners of "Best Volunteer Organisation in the UK" (British Youth Travel Awards 2013,14 and 15)

What we are looking for


There are no specific qualification requirements for most projects. However, more specialised projects that require the use of specific skills for example healthcare or teaching projects, experience may be required. In this case we would ask for a CV to assess your suitability for the project.

Accepted degree subjects


Additional job details

South America

How to apply

If you would like to apply for one of our projects, please do so via the apply button.

Alternatively contact one of our placement advisors on 0161 870 6212. We really like to speak to our volunteers so that we can get a feel for what they are looking for in a placement and so we can offer the best advice possible to match every participant to a project that is right for them. We can answer any questions you have regarding the projects, price and availability, with no obligations.

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 22 September 2019

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Closing date:  Continuous recruitment

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