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Pod Volunteer

Pod Volunteer, 3 Crescent Terrace, Cheltenham, UK GL50 3PE


We a non-profit organisation arranging ethical, inspiring and supported volunteering opportunities around the world since 2001.

We believe in the highest standards and are recognised as a leader with awards including Best Volunteering Organisation at the British Youth Travel Awards.

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Where can I go?
We have projects in Belize, Cambodia, Costa Rica, Ghana, India, Madagascar, Namibia, Nepal, Peru, South Africa, Sri Lanka and Thailand.

What can I do?
Volunteers are needed from 1 - 12 weeks to help with: 170x130_fitbox-pod_monkeys1.jpeg


Why choose Pod Volunteer?170x130_fitbox-pod_laughing_children.jpeg
We have handpicked each project so you know that by joining Pod Volunteer you will be supporting one of the best volunteer projects in the world and that you will be helping to make a real difference.
We help each of our volunteers find the ideal trip for them and our expert team have visited all of our projects so can advise on any aspect of them! When planning a volunteer trip there is lots to think about, so we are there for each step of your journey.

Why volunteer?170x130_fitbox-pod_lady_on_horse.jpeg
We are great believers in volunteering overseas being a two-way benefit exchange through:

  • The help you are providing to the project team you join
  • The rewards you will get from volunteering and helping to make a difference, whilst also enjoying an authentic travel experience in some incredible parts of the world


Who volunteers?
We have a range of volunteer placements throughout the year which can available for gap year students, young travellers, families and over 50’s. We run special Under 18 trips each year for volunteers who are 16 and 17 years old.

How can I sign up?
You can find out more on our Pod Volunteer website www.podvolunteer.org and apply online, as the first step of your volunteer trip!