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Recruiters agree that volunteering is one of the best ways to break into global development. But finding a reputable organization where your particular skills will be best utilized is a challenge in ...

Recruiters agree that volunteering is one of the best ways to break into global development. But finding a reputable organization where your particular skills will be best utilized is a challenge in itself. Here are 10 no-fee programs where you can gain experience while doing good. (Some even pay!)

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  • VOLUNTEER IN VIETNAM WITHOUT FEE, MEAL & ACCOMMODATION ARE PROVIDE FOR FREE
    V4D Organization’s Program “Building Capacity for Disadvantaged Youth', over the course of more than 7 years, we have always tried to work as one of the leading non-profit volunteer organizations in Vietnam.
    With a deep belief that education is fundamental to human progress, enabling individuals and communities to acquire skills and knowledge, essential for improving their quality of life. But for disadvantaged youth their access to education is limited.
    We are carrying out this program to give them opportunities to see the bigger picture of life, to realize their own potential, and to help them address the increasing global social, economic and environmental challenges we face.
    Taking part in this program, volunteers are not only help us with many meaningful activities but also you supported by the very helpful and friendly Vietnamese students at the your class, they help you as the little ambassadors of Hanoi to in bringing you a “local breath”, to live in an insight into our culture, tradition and beautiful sight-seeing.
    AT A GLANCE
    Location Hanoi City
    Minimum Program Length One week+. The program we offer can be undertaken on either a short or long term, but you can join our program as little as one week to many weeks (although longer stays are encouraged if possible. A long-term volunteer in this program(longer than six months) will be received amount of $300 per month for pocket money)
    Food Three local meals per day are provide for free
    Accommodation All volunteers will live in V4D House for international volunteers for free
    Work Hours You will work for around 5 hours per day from Monday to Thursday, leaving you long weekends to explore Hanoi and the surrounding areas. You will cooperate other volunteers at the same time to teach together and share classes.
    Daily tasks -Organizing English lessons for rural youth, improving their capacity to use English as an effective tool;
    -Helping organize short- term training courses in English; and
    -Supporting other activities to be realized with students.
    PLEASE VISIT OUR FANPAGE OF PROGRAM TO KNOW WHAT IS HAPPEN WITH PROGRAM’S PAST & CURRENT VOLUNTEERS www.facebook.com/Steps4youth

    Participant fee No fee – You don’t have to pay any fee, but volunteers are responsible for covering all costs associated with their travel to Hanoi, along with medical insurance other costs.
    Volunteers 4 Community Development Organisation
    Website: www.v4d.asia
    Email: v4d.info@gmail.com ruralkid.vietnam@gmail.com
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/v4d.vietnam
    Picasa: https://picasaweb.google.com/100997864551151171367
    Add: House 301, Building A5, Lane 28, Xuan La Street, Tay Ho, Hanoi
    Hotline: +84974 800 359
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  • I am interested in getting involved in Voluntary Services in South Sudan if there is one.I am graduate of AAU with a B.Sc in Biology and currently I am 2nd year Medical Student here in Ethiopia. How can I proceed ?
    Semalign_paulos@yahoo.com is my contact address.
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  • I am a registered general nurse working in the uk and a certified leadership and management personal, please how can I get involve.
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  • I am interested for participating the advertised event as a paid volunteer.If any organization interested for getting my voluntary assistance I would welcome the opportunities.
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  • I am interested to participate. How could I join
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  • 1. 10 no-fee volunter programs to kickstart your development career
  • 2. Recruiters agree that volunteering is one of the best ways to break into global development. But finding a reputable organization where your particular skills will be best utilized is a challenge in itself. Here are 10 no-fee programs where you can gain experience while doing good. (Some even pay!)
  • 3. A faith-based organization that supports food storage, farming and social entrepreneurship in Uganda, JENGA’s acceptance of volunteers depends on their current projects and the help they need. Email to introduce yourself and inquire about potential opportunities. JENGA Community Development Outreach#1
  • 4. Tostan’s Africa Volunteer Program offers full-time, competitive volunteer placements for a minimum commitment of one year. Volunteers receive a stipend to help support education, health, environment, governance and economic growth in communities throughout West Africa. Email volunteer@tostan.org for more information. #2 Tostan#2
  • 5. Challenges is looking for people with a minimum of 10 years business experience who are willing to give their time and expertise to help businesses in low and middle-income countries flourish. They will usually cover a volunteer’s return travel costs, accommodation while in-country and provide a daily stipend. Apply here #3 Challenges Worldwide#3
  • 6. An interdenominational Christian organization with a goal of establishing nurturing churches, AIM works in the fields of leadership development, youth ministry, medical ministry, community development and community health. You are expected to raise money for your short or long-term stay. Express your interest here #4 African Inland Mission#4
  • 7. Kiva is a nonprofit that connects people through lending to alleviate poverty. They have intern and volunteer opportunities in their San Francisco headquarters as well as a Kiva Fellow Program, where a volunteer will live in the host country of one of their partner microfinance institutions. Check here for current openings #5 Kiva#5
  • 8. Bankers without Borders is a global reserve of business professionals who support social enterprise, microfinance, and technology sector initiatives throughout the developing world. Volunteers can contribute via virtual assignments, projects at their headquarters in Washington D.C., their technology center in Seattle or with on- site work in emerging markets. Check here for opportunities #6 Bankers without Borders#6
  • 9. HEDON focuses on sustainable energy at household and community level to improve the lives of people living in poverty while combating climate change. You can volunteer from wherever you are by offering your services as a translator, copy editor, event speaker, website developer and more. See where you fit #7 HEDON Household Energy Network#7
  • 10. VSO's work revolves around several development areas: health, HIV and AIDS, participation and governance, secure livelihoods and education. Depending on your professional experience and skills, you will be matched with a suitable overseas placement to help local professionals become more effective in their work. Check here for current openings #8 VSO International#8
  • 11. VEGA boasts a network of more than 65,000 volunteers that it taps for projects aimed at fighting poverty and promoting economic growth in emerging markets. Volunteers are usually placed with partner organizations such as Winrock International, International Executive Service Corps, ACDI/VOCA and Financial Services Volunteer Corps. Submit your interest and CV here #9 Volunteers for Economic Growth Alliance#9
  • 12. The United Nations volunteering arm has been in operation since 1971. It deploys more than 7,700 peace and development volunteers every year and works in 130 countries. To volunteer, you have to be at least 25, have a university degree or higher technical diploma, two years’ relevant working experience and a good working knowledge of any of the three UNV languages: English, French or Spanish. Register here #10 United Nations Volunteers#10
  • 13. Ready to kickstart your career? How volunteering abroad can kickstart your development career read more: 7 ways volunteering can advance your development career Corporate volunteerism: Moving today’s workforce where it needs to be tomorrow