United Planet - Volunteer Abroad


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Location (s):

  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Cuba
  • Denmark
  • Ecuador
  • Finland
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Honduras
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Kenya
  • Korea, South
  • Mexico
  • Mozambique
  • Nepal
  • New Zealand
  • Nigeria
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Russia
  • South Africa
  • Spain
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • Tanzania
  • Togo
  • Uganda
  • United Kingdom
  • United States of America
  • Vietnam


United Planet is a non-profit organization with a mission – to create a global community, one relationship at a time. We connect volunteers who want to make a difference with communities in 35 countries, where they learn, teach, work, engage and immerse themselves in a culture outside their comfort zone. For many, it’s the most fulfilling experience of their lives.


We offer the most authentic, most immersive experiences for people who want to do something important. We have support staff in all 35 countries in which we operate, providing guidance and assistance to our volunteers.

In partnership with secondary schools, universities, corporations, nonprofits, individuals and families, and public and private institutions all over the world, United Planet is unlocking the potential of every person as a global citizen and catalyst to create a more peaceful, cohesive, and sustainable world.

Among our programs, United Planet offers experiential opportunities abroad to immerse yourself in local culture as you do your part to create a global community.

1 – 12 week volunteer abroad programs in 10 countries worldwide.

Gap year and 6 month+ opportunities in over 30 countries worldwide.

Personalized group experiences in 9 countries worldwide.

Opportunity is About:


Candidates should be from:

Description of Ideal Candidate:

Volunteers must be 18 years old by the time they depart in order to participate in a Long-Term Quest. Most Long-Term volunteers are between the ages of 18 – 30, but exceptions can often be made for candidates over 30.


Deadline: The application period is open for one or more cycles a year

Cost/funding for participants:


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