Types of Volunteering

Find out more about the different types of voluntering you can get involved in

Pod Volunteer connects volunteers to a wide range of different volunteering projects around the world

Pod Volunteer organises carefully selected volunteering opportunities abroad where there is a genuine need for volunteers, giving you the perfect opportunity to travel to amazing parts of the world and give something back at the same time. Our volunteering activities involve working with animals, conservation,community development and education.

Animal rescue and animal care volunteering

Animal care and rescue volunteer projects involving work with a range of wild and domestic animals. Make a difference to the lives of elephants, monkeys, bears, leopards, jaguars, horses, dogs, cats, turtles and a variety of tropical birds and reptiles.

Find out more about our opportunities for volunteering with animals

Conservation volunteering

Land, animal and marine based conservation volunteering projects where you can get involved in research and conservation initiatives. From reef and marine conservation to working in the Amazon jungle, you’ll experience and help some of the most amazing habitats in the world.

Find out more about our conservation volunteering opportunities

Community development, building and education volunteering

Community based volunteering to improve local skills, health and wellbeing including building work and supporting overseas charities to raise awareness. Education projects focus on teaching English, sports coaching or life skills to children, working alongside local teachers to organise fun, engaging and interactive learning sessions.

Find out more about our community volunteering opportunities

Short term volunteering

We specialise in ethical 1 - 3 week short term volunteering projects that make a holiday with a difference. You can either volunteer as a holiday in itself or combine it with other travels before or after volunteering, all our projects are in amazinf parts of the world to explore.

Find out more about out short term volunteering opportunities