Top volunteer holidays for families

Project & Pod News / 14 December 2022 Top volunteer holidays for families

Volunteering overseas with your family is growing increasingly popular as families want to immerse in a local community, have fun helping out and create some magical memories together. 

We have over 15 projects which you can join with your family around the world and you can see our full list here

Here are some of our most popular family volunteering options: 

sloths
A touch of luxury – help rescued sloths, monkeys + other exotic animals by day and relax in the pool in the afternoon and sleep in an aircon cottage in tropical Costa Rica

Trip: Wildlife Rescue in Costa Rica
What will we do: Work with your family to care for and help rehabilitate rescued animals living at the sanctuary
Age: 7 years + 
Duration: 1 week 
Dates: Any day throughout the year
Find out more here

Namibia sunset

For adventurous families - Get off the beaten track, sleep under the stars & make magical memories with elephants 

Trip: Desert Elephant Conservation in Namibia 
What will we do: Work with your family to help protect and research desert elephants in Namibia
Age: 7 years + 
Duration: 11 days
Dates: July and August 
Find out more here

horse riding in south africa

Horse fanatics? We have the dream project for horse lovers, where you can help care and ride rescued horses 

Trip: Horse Rehabilitation in South Africa 
What will we do: Help to care for and rehabilitate around 40 horses whilst living on a family farm by the stunning coast 
Age: 11 years + 
Duration: 1 week + 
Dates: Any day throughout the year
Find out more here

family building

Fancy getting your hands dirty? Experience life in a tropical Ghanaian village and join our brilliant Building team 

Trip: Building in Ghana 
What will we do: Work alongside the local team of builders and carpenters to build and renovate schools, community buildings and handwashing facilities
Age: 13 years + 
Duration: 1 week + 
Dates: Join on a Saturday throughout the year
Find out more here

Costa Rica family trip

Not your average beach holiday – help find turtle nests and rescue hatchlings on the tropical beaches in Costa Rica and help research incredible local wildlife 

Trip: Turtle and Wildlife Conservation in Costa Rica 
What will we do: Join an active scientific project monitoring and protecting sea turtles and other wildlife and live in a research and education station on the stunning South Pacific coast
Age: 9 + 
Duration: 1 week + 
Dates: Any date throughout the year 
Find out more here

elephant and volunteers in Thailand

An elephant never forgets, and neither will you after you join our incredible Elephant Care project in exotic Thailand 

Trip: Elephant Care in Thailand  
What will we do: Care for elephants rescued from a harsh working life and live on site at a tropical wildlife sanctuary home to over 700 animals 
Age: 14 + 
Duration: 1 week + 
Dates: Sundays throughout the year 
Find out more here
 

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