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 of charity staff, builders and volunteers to assist in building schools and toilets. These building projects are urgently needed to help improve the standard of living and providing access to safe water, clean toilets and local education.

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Building

Building

Ghana

Join a team of local builders to assist in building schools, toilets and community buildings. These building projects help improve the standard of living including access to safe water and clean toilets.

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Community, Building and Conservation

Community, Building and Conservation

Madagascar

Work alongside charity staff to support a diverse range of community work including building, education and conservation development projects.

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Film and Photography

Film and Photography

Ghana

Help to develop the charity's photograph and film portfolio and help to create films to help educate local communities on health and social issues as well as create media for fundraising appeals.

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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