Education, Teaching and Sports Coaching Volunteering

TYPE OF PROJECT

Support educational initiatives around the world, teaching English, sports coaching or life skills to children. Work alongside local teachers and use your sports, drama and creative talents to organise fun, engaging and interactive learning sessions.

Community Education

Community Education

Peru

Help provide educational support to children from low income families in the mountainous Ancash region. By encouraging positive attitudes to education and nutrition, the project aims to break the poverty cycle.

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Community Education

Community Education

India

Teach fun English and maths lessons to children in schools which are underfunded and understaffed. You will work create a fun and playful teaching environment with games and art activities at children’s home and community outreach projects.

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Sports Coaching

Sports Coaching

Ghana

Share your love of sport with children in a rural African village through sports lessons. Teaching sport has a wide range of benefits including health, confidence and team work.

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Sports Coaching

Sports Coaching

Nepal

Teach sports lessons at local schools and help improve health, fitness and wellbeing of the children.

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Summer Volunteering Camp

Summer Volunteering Camp

India

Join a team of volunteers join the local team to organise educational camp for pupils in schools and children’s homes in India. The camp sessions help to improve the communication skills of the children.

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Teach English in Tropical Schools

Teach English in Tropical Schools

Thailand

Help improve the English communication skills of pupils in rural Thailand. There is great demand for English speakers to help classes in this area of rural Thailand since it is off the traditional tourist track.

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Teach English on an Island

Teach English on an Island

Thailand

Teach additional English to pupils and help them improve their speaking and listening skills. The island has recently rapidly developed and many of the jobs relate to tourism so good English ability is increasingly important.

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Teaching

Teaching

Nepal

Assist students to learn English by helping them to improve their confidence and communication skills. Develop their listening and speaking skills which are valuable skills for future employment.

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Teaching and Community Work

Teaching and Community Work

Ghana

Help improve English language skills locally and students’ confidence. Volunteers can help develop community education workshops to educate local communities on health and social issues.

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Teaching English

Teaching English

Madagascar

Teach in schools and run sessions with the community to help improve their English skills. The project builds confidence in English communication which helps to increase job opportunities within the growing eco-tourism sector.

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Teaching English Bangkok

Teaching English Bangkok

Thailand

Help improve the English communication skills of students in Bangkok. With volunteer assistance the college helps students to develop the required level of English for employers in Thailand.

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Under 18 Teaching English Expedition

Under 18 Teaching English Expedition

Thailand

Join a team of volunteers running English activity camps to help to increase the confidence and communication skills of pupils in rural Thailand.

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Making a difference in education

  • 1 out of every 5 people in the world cannot read or write. Illiteracy is linked to higher rates of: unemployment, crime, long term illness, prejudice against women. (World literacy foundation)

  • Around the world, Pod Volunteers completed 10,199 days volunteering last year

  • “Without our volunteers we wouldn’t be able to achieve our goals and help those underprivileged communities…together we can provide support to the less privileged people of India to develop the knowledge and skills which will assist them in leading positive and independent lives…” Project, India

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

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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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