Building and Community Volunteering

TYPE OF VOLUNTEERING

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

Community volunteering building groundwork

Community volunteering building groundwork

Community volunteering wall maintenance

Community volunteering wall maintenance

Community volunteering gardening

Community volunteering gardening

Community volunteering volunteer with locals

Community volunteering volunteer with locals

Community volunteering well digging

Community volunteering well digging

Community volunteering volunteer sawing

Community volunteering volunteer sawing

Community volunteering brick laying

Community volunteering brick laying

Community volunteering planting

Community volunteering planting

Community volunteering painting

Community volunteering painting

Community volunteering well preparation

Community volunteering well preparation

Community volunteering wall painting

Community volunteering wall painting

Community volunteering clearing with locals

Community volunteering clearing with locals

We are driven by the needs of the projects we support. We only offer sustainable volunteering projects that have lasting and positive impact on the local community.

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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