Amigos de la Americas creates opportunities for young people to excell in leadership roles promoting public health, education and community development in the U.S. and Latin America.
The Patrick Stewart Human Rights Scholarship offers students a unique opportunity to gain practical experience in the field of human rights. Scholarships are awarded to promising student human rights activists to complete summer internships or other creative human rights projects in the U.S. or abroad. (Type "Patrick Stewart" in the search box.)
The University of California at Irvine "Best Bets" page contains links to related volunteer web sites as well as listings of some of the more well-known programs.
A volunteer organization similar to the Peace Corps. CA has sent 11,000 persons in the last 45 summers to 35 African countries, 12 Caribbean countries and Brazil.
Founded in 1932, EIL enables individuals of all ages to share experiences, language and customs. Programs include educational group travel, study abroad, language training, work exchange and other cultural immersion programs.
Short term volunteer vacations in Peru, Costa Rica, Thailand, Cuba, Nepal, Brazil, and India.
World volunteer, internship and mini-vacation program.
International volunteer works, community service and teaching overseas.
Global Works is a summer program designed for students aged 14 - 18 who want: Community Service; Cultural Exchange; Language Learning; Adventure Acitvities; and Small Group Travel.
A project of Action Without Borders; lists thousands of volunteers opportunities in your community as well as around the world.
Nonprofit summer service opportunities for motivated high school students.
The leading organization recruiting young people to do worthwhile voluntary work overseas.
Putney offers a variety of summer community service programs overseas and in the United States.
SWB is a registered Canadian charitable organization dedicated to fostering responsibility and leadership. The organization sponsors cross-cultural study abroad seminars and volunteer placements.
The SCA provides high school and college students meaningful conservation service internships and volunteer opportunites in our National Parks, Forests and other public lands.
A co-ed residential program for teenagers aged 14-18, blending service work, cross-cultural learning and adventurous exploration. Sightseeing, recreation and intercultural activities are planned into program days.
A web site designed to "find a volunteer opportunity for whatever you like doing." Enter your zipcode to search for organizations near you.