Employer profile

Pod Volunteer

Updated: July, 2019

About Pod Volunteer

Pod Volunteer is an award winning non-profit organisation arranging ethical, inspiring and supported volunteering opportunities around the world since 2001.

Pod Volunteer offers great value 1 - 12 week placements at volunteer projects in Africa, Asia, South and Central America.

You can join a volunteer project as part of your university placement, internship, holiday, gap year or as part of the DofE Gold Award.

Volunteers can join a range placements available including:

  • Animal care
  • Wildlife conservation
  • Diving and marine conservation
  • Building
  • Teaching and children’s day care
  • Film and photography

Our friendly team has a wealth of overseas volunteering and travel experience and we have all volunteered overseas and pride ourselves on our project and location knowledge. From helping you to prepare for volunteering overseas, to providing 24/7 back up while you are away, we are here to support you throughout your volunteer journey.

You do not need to have specific qualifications or experience to join our placements as relevant training will be offered whilst at the project.

Our volunteer placements are open to volunteers aged 18 years+ and we also run special led volunteer placements for 16 and 17 year old volunteers each year.

Work sectors

charities and voluntary work



Contact details

01242 241 181
3 Crescent Terrace
GL50 3PE

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