Building and Community Volunteering

TYPE OF VOLUNTEERING - building and community projects

Support local community development initiatives to reach their goals by assisting in building work, construction and maintenance or by helping them to fundraise and raise awareness. Work alongside local staff to help them achieve their goals.

Building

Building

Madagascar

  • Join a team improving essential health construction projects
  • Build and renovate schools, toilets and wells in rural communities
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Duration: 2 - 3 weeks

Cost from: £895 / $1145

Building

Building

Ghana

  • Work alongside the local team of builders and carpenters
  • Build and renovate schools, community buildings and handwashing facilities
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Duration: 1 - 12 weeks

Cost from: £795 / $1020

Community, Building and Conservation

Community, Building and Conservation

Madagascar

  • Directly support charity development in rural Madagascar
  • Help the local team to complete essential building projects, run education sessions and conduct research.
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Duration: 4 – 10 weeks

Cost from: £1445 / $1850

Film and Photography

Film and Photography

Ghana

  • Use your photography or film skills to promote community achievements and support community initiatives
  • Work with the team to produce interactive health sessions
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Duration: 1 - 12 weeks

Cost from: £795 / $1020

Making a difference to communities

  • Human population reached 1 billion by 1800. Over 6 billion by 2000. Conservative estimates predict that our population will reach 9 billion people by 2050 (Population Reference Bureau)

  • Around the world, Pod Volunteers committed 71,393 hours to volunteering last year

  • “We love our volunteers and community welcomes them with open arms! They are a key part of the charity and the team in Ghana. They help the local team assist and reach more communities by giving their time and energy” - Project, Ghana

groundwork

groundwork

wall maintenance

wall maintenance

gardening

gardening

volunteer

volunteer

well digging

well digging

sawing

sawing

brick laying

brick laying

planting

planting

painting

painting

well preparation

well preparation

wall painting

wall painting

clearing

clearing

We have long term relationships with hand-picked projects that have lasting and positive impact. We are a highly experienced and passionate team, here to support you!

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AWARDS AND ACCREDITATIONS

  • Tourism Concern
  • Association of Bonded Travel Organisers Trust
  • Right Tourism
  • DOFE
  • theguardian
  • the independent
  • Sunday Times
  • Year Out Group
  • Best Volunteering Organisation
  • Wall Street Journal