Do you want to volunteer in Europe on your career break? There are a few options available, including working with refugees, and childcare. You might pick up some of the language while you're at it! All our volunteer in Europe partner organisations are below.

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L'Arche

Live and work in communities alongside people with and without learning disabilities. L’Arche communities are vibrant places of inclusion and welcome, where you will be transformed by volunteering and living with a diverse range of incredible people. Whether you're from the UK or abroad, you can work in one of 12 communities in the UK ranging from London to the Brecon Beacons, by the sea in West Sussex to the Highlands of Scotland. Wherever you choose, whoever you are, in return for the gifts you'll bring, you will discover a simple and honest joy in the relationships you build with others.

Go to the L'Arche website
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Social Starters

_SocialStarters have extensive experience working with volunteers, entrepreneurs and social enterprises across 6 countries - matching skilled volunteers with socially responsible organisations that need their consultancy services. They are experts in international development and social enterprise, and offer training and coaching to career breakers who volunteer with them. They have a 100% recommendation rate from their clients. Projects currently available in the UK and Brazil.

Go to the Social Starters website
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Projects Abroad

Established for over 30 years, Projects Abroad is a leading provider of responsible volunteering placements across the world. Special placements for people with professional skills and experience.

Go to the Projects Abroad website

Oyster Worldwide

Oyster Worldwide specialises in gap year, career break and responsible travel. They offer paid work abroad, internships, volunteering options, TEFL courses and travel in some of the worlds most incredible locations.

Go to the Oyster Worldwide website
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Global Travel Academy

Travelling abroad should be exciting, inspiring and the best experience of your life, and you can make the most of it with Global Travel Academy! They provide realistic travel experiences which are inspirational and fun, all while teaching you the important skills needed to travel safely and with confidence. Run by a team of experienced travel experts.

Go to the Global Travel Academy website