Community Development Volunteer Programmes: Empowering Local Communities, Creating Global Impact
Global change starts locally and you can contribute to community development projects across the world with Vocational Impact’s Community Development Volunteer Programmes.
You’ll have a unique opportunity to examine the central issues facing communities in developing countries while gaining practical skills and making a positive impact.
Whether you choose to volunteer in Ghana, South Africa, or India, each placement focuses on cultural and community development, addressing key challenges such as women’s empowerment, gender equality, and access to healthcare.
Start your community development adventure today and be part of the change!
- Make a Global Impact: Join our Community Development Volunteer Programmes and contribute to positive change in local communities worldwide.
- Diverse Opportunities: Engage in cultural and community development projects, empowering individuals and fostering sustainable development.
- Practical Experience: Gain valuable skills and practical work experience in areas such as education, women’s empowerment, healthcare, and more.
- Tailored Support: Benefit from 1-1 guidance and a personalised experience, ensuring your journey aligns with your interests and goals.
WHY VOLUNTEER WITH
We were founded with a goal to turn the volunteer travel industry on its head.
It’s simple really, the largest percentage of your donation goes directly to our long-term partner projects and we match your unique skills and goals to the place they’ll make the most impact.
We prioritise the sustainable development of communities around the world and want people to have rewarding experiences that they know really make a difference to the people they’re working with.
Get in touch with our volunteer coordinators to understand how your tailor-made programme can directly support projects across the world whilst giving you the professional experience that will help you stand out from the crowd.
Hear from our volunteers
“Visiting the courts was pretty incredible. All of the pretty difficult stuff was made better by having Mildred with us. Being given access to the front seat in the court was such an experience. They’re quite small so you’re right in the middle of it.”
Molly, Oxford University, Criminology Volunteer in South Africa
“I learned from being in the heart of a working and active internationally renowned charity in johannesburg. Whilst I was there, they were desperate for funders and it gave me a great insight into the process that they had to go through to achieve funds to stay afloat.”
Satara, Portsmouth University,
Business and NGO Volunteer in South Africa
“I am doing my dissertation on malaria, we don’t have the knowledge about it here in England so it was great to find out more about first hand. I sat for about an hour talking to the disease controller about malaria, which is something I could not do back home”
Nia, University of Leeds,
Medical Volunteer in Ghana
“Being able to observe play-therapy was a real highlight of my psychology placement. This was really interesting as I had been working with the child in the day-centre, so watching his play-therapy session really opened my eyes to how powerful this line of treatment is.”
Nele, Bath University,
Psychology Volunteer Ghana
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