Volunteering with Children

TYPE OF PROJECT

Assist local teams at a variety of child care and children’s outreach initiatives around the world. Provide support to local staff running activity sessions and games at a variety of placements including day care centres, after-school clubs and children’s homes.

Caribbean Children’s Home

Caribbean Children’s Home

Belize

Support the Home’s caregivers who provide long term care, rehabilitation and education for previously abused and abandoned children. Help increase the children’s confidence and improve their communication skills.

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Child Care

Child Care

India

Volunteers are needed to help support child care centres and children’s homes in colourful Northern India. Volunteers develop creative sessions and games for the children to help develop their communication skills and confidence.

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Child Care

Child Care

Ghana

Help local nursery staff create fun games and have the opportunity to assist community health care staff with early development through a baby weighing programme.

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Child Care

Child Care

Nepal

Volunteers are needed to help the children develop their confidence and creativity through play and structured activities. Volunteers also help them to learn English through educational games.

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Children’s Day Care

Children’s Day Care

South Africa

Volunteer at crèches and day care centres in a beautiful region of Cape Town providing care, education and community support. Support children who have experienced poverty and neglect and improve their English skills.

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Children’s Day Care

Children’s Day Care

Peru

Help to care for young children at an outstanding kindergarten providing child care, educational support and daily meals to children from low income families in Arequipa.

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Children’s Home

Children’s Home

Thailand

Volunteer at a project supporting children in rural Thailand. Care for the children whilst assisting them in their aim of sustainability including growing fruit and vegetables and running a bakery and cafe.

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Children’s Home

Children’s Home

Cambodia

Join a varied role, arranging educational activities, caring for young children and supporting a farm in rural Cambodia. Live on site at the project, helping to build confidence in English and support the children’s education.

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Making a difference with children

  • It is estimated that 153 million children worldwide, ranging from infants to teenagers, have lost one or both parents (UNICEF)

  • Around the world, our volunteers worked with and supported over 3,000 children last year

  • “Volunteers are very valuable since they bring with them a variety of skills and experience that can be shared with the local teams of workers to enhance the lives of the children we are working with. The centres are severely underfunded and understaffed and so every hour that our volunteers spend at these places enhances and enriches the lives of the local children.” Project, Nepal

Volunteering with children mural and child

Volunteering with children mural and child

Volunteering with children orphanage meal

Volunteering with children orphanage meal

Volunteering with children two children

Volunteering with children two children

Volunteering with children artwork and children

Volunteering with children artwork and children

Volunteering with children flag and child

Volunteering with children flag and child

Volunteering with children volunteer playing game

Volunteering with children volunteer playing game

Volunteering with children volunteer doing fun activity

Volunteering with children volunteer doing fun activity

Volunteering with children party hats

Volunteering with children party hats

Volunteering with children group of children

Volunteering with children group of children

Volunteering with children volunteer with children Africa

Volunteering with children volunteer with children Africa

Volunteering with children Ghana child in glasses

Volunteering with children Ghana child in glasses

Volunteering with children Thailand school children

Volunteering with children Thailand school children

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

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

POD VOLUNTEER

RESPONSIBLE VOLUNTEERING
Sustainable needs-based volunteering projects that have lasting and positive impact on the local community. Volunteers of all ages are needed to make a difference overseas.

Pod IS A NON-PROFIT ORGANISATION WITH ASSOCIATED CHARITY
Structured to minimise costs for volunteers and maximise benefits for the projects we support.

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