Pod Volunteer

Volunteering Placements Overseas

Job description

We are looking for volunteers to join our projects for one week to support roles in:

  • Animal care
  • Building
  • Conservation
  • Community development
  • Teaching
  • Sports coaching
  • Child Care

Volunteering overseas is a great way to enhance your CV since volunteering overseas shows potential employees that you are not afraid of working hard, taking on new challenges and working in new, challenging environments.

Travelling for a volunteer trip can really be a ‘once in a lifetime experience’ to see new things, meet new people and broaden your horizons.

We can help find the right project for you whether it’s working with elephants, contributing towards marine conservation or jungle research, or working with children and communities around the world. These experiences can make a trip of a lifetime and be combined with other travel and sightseeing experiences.

We run special lead volunteer placements for 16 and 17 year old volunteers each year.

What we are looking for

Volunteers are required to be enthusiastic and passionate about their chosen project and be fit and healthy in order to carry out the role


  • You do not need to have specific qualifications or experience to join most of our placements as relevant training will be offered whilst at the project.
  • Volunteers need to be 18 years or over to join most projects, unless joining a project with a friend, parent or guardian over 18 years old.

Accepted degree subjects


Additional job details

Number of vacancies

How to apply

If you would like to find out more then you can visit our project website to select your preferred projects then you apply for a place online.

There is no commitment by sending us an application, when we receive your application you will be ed by your volunteer specialist who will send you a details on your chosen project.

You can the Pod team to help you find the right project for you on 01242 241 181.

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 30 September 2019

Don't forget to mention Prospects to employers when you them.

Closing date:  Continuous recruitment

To stay safe in your job search we recommend that you visit SAFERjobs, a non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation working to combat job scams. Visit the SAFERjobs website for information on common scams and to get free, expert advice for a safer job search.