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GapGuru Office Town Hall, Market Place, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 5AA United Kingdom


Gap year specialist offering exciting volunteer, travel and internship opportunities across Africa, Asia, South America and Europe. Discover new countries and cultures and immerse yourself in local communities, while helping those in genuine need.

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Journey with a purpose

GapGuru is a gap year specialist offering a wide range of exciting volunteer, teaching, travel and internship opportunities across Asia, Africa, South America & Europe. With GapGuru you could be teaching English in Ecuador, working as a medical intern in India, caring for orphans in Sri Lanka or even trekking up Mount Kilimanjaro!

Taking a gap year with GapGuru is your opportunity to discover new countries and cultures, to meet new people and immerse yourself in overseas communities. Their volunteers work in underprivileged communities, helping those in genuine need, while building their own skills, confidence and experience.

GapGuru programmes last between 2 weeks and 6 months and are carefully selected and supported by their UK and in-country teams. Their personalised service and comprehensive pre-departure briefing ensures that you make the most of your gap year experience, giving you the chance not just to travel, but to journey with a purpose!

Three medical internsThe GapGuru experience

  • Discover new countries, customs and cultures
  • Meet new people and immerse yourself in local communities
  • Build skills and confidence with unique work experience
  • Help underprivileged communities & make a difference
  • Personalised service matching you to the perfect gap year programme
  • Comprehensive pre-departure & in-country support

Community worker with two small childrenWhat could you be doing?

  • Teaching English, arts, sports & music
  • Medical, journalism & business internships
  • Childcare & orphanage work
  • Wildlife conservation
  • Community development work
  • Trekking, safaris & sightseeing