Looking for something different on your career break? You'll find it here, whether it's an unusual course, a fellowship programme or exciting travel option. Have a look and see what you want to do!
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_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
Child-focused, tailor-made volunteering placements in Kenya. Volunteer in a baby home, orphanage or school for between 1 and 6 weeks.
You will get the chance to see the real Kenya through visits to the elephant orphanage, the giraffe centre and other local attractions, plus go on a short safari.
Kidogo Adventure will organise all aspects of your stay and look after you throughout your placement, to ensure both you and the people you are helping get the absolute most out of your experience.Go to the Kidogo Adventure website
Street Child is a grassroots charity that helps children living in some of the toughest places in Africa and South Asia to go to school. They are dedicated to empowering vulnerable children through education and currently have a special focus on girls’ education and education in emergencies. Street Child do not charge volunteers an upfront fee but you will need to fundraise to cover your costs.Go to the Street Child website
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
Teach & Learn Korea
Teach English through this graduate programme sponsored by the South Korean Government. Paid teaching placements (6 months or 1 year; extensions possible) with monthly salary of around £1,070 and additional allowances, plus airfare, cultural programmes, accommodation and other benefits included. No TEFL qualification needed.Go to the Teach & Learn Korea website
The Photo Shed Academy
The Photo Shed Academy offers a unique opportunity to learn photography, videography and editing techniques to enhance your creative abilities while gaining hands-on experience. You will be taught by accredited and award-winning pro photographers and industry leaders who provide both tutoring and mentorship throughout the programme, ensuring that no matter what your skill level, you will leave with world class technical knowledge.
This career break is ideal for you if you want to improve your skills, for your own pleasure or to start a new career as a photographer or photo journalist.
Go to the The Photo Shed Academy website
BUNAC offers a range of exciting work abroad and volunteer abroad programmes. BUNAC are the work and travel experts and have been helping young people work and volunteer abroad since 1962. Popular gap year destinations include: USA, Canada, New Zealand, Nepal, Australia, Britain, China, South Africa and many more.Go to the BUNAC website