1 WEEK VOLUNTEER PROJECTS

Plan My Gap Year offers some of the most amazing 1 week volunteering abroad projects in BaliCosta RicaEcuadorMoroccoPeruSouth AfricaSri Lanka & Thailand. You don’t need any experience, just 100% commitment to get involved in local initiatives around the world.

PMGY programs start on two dedicated start dates every month throughout the year and participants can join us from 1-24 weeks. Volunteers are provided with an extensive pre-departure support service, airport pickup, orientation, meals, accommodation, project transportation and local support throughout.

The majority of participants are first-time solo travellers, therefore safety and support is our top priority to ensure you have a positive volunteering experience.

BALI WILDLIFE RESCUE VOLUNTEERS

Help rehabilitate and establish the well-being of over 100 different endangered animals whilst participating on the Bali wildlife program.

FROM 270 USD

1-16 WEEKS

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COSTA RICA LANGUAGE IMMERSION PROGRAM

Learn Spanish using modern methods. The classroom will be a fun environment that provides you with Instituto Cervantes Accredited lessons.

FROM 435 USD

1-6 WEEKS

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ECUADOR LANGUAGE IMMERSION PROGRAM

What better way to learn a language than to surround yourself with the culture interacting with its people and traditions!

FROM 390 USD

1-12 WEEKS

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MOROCCO CHILDCARE VOLUNTEERS

Enjoy the wonders that Morocco has to offer whilst also giving support to day-care centres that look after Rabat’s most vulnerable children.

FROM 225 USD

1-12 WEEKS

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MOROCCO ENGLISH TEACHING VOLUNTEERS

Teach English along with a variety of other subjects to children from disadvantaged backgrounds in the medieval, coastal city of Rabat.

FROM 225 USD

1-12 WEEKS

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PERU DOG RESCUE VOLUNTEERS

Get up close and personal while helping create a better life for Cusco's street dogs. If you love dogs this is a great way to give back and make an impact!

FROM 240 USD

1-12 WEEKS

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PERU LANGUAGE IMMERSION PROGRAM

What better way to learn a language than to surround yourself in the culture interacting with its people and traditions!

FROM 300 USD

1-12 WEEKS

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PERU WILDLIFE RESCUE VOLUNTEERS

Help care for a variety of different species of animals, who may be endangered, poached or displaced from their natural habitat.

FROM 290 USD

1-4 WEEKS

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SOUTH AFRICA WILDLIFE RESERVE VOLUNTEERS

As far as hands on conservation experience goes, this project, set in a world-class game reserve is second to none. The ultimate Big 5 wildlife program.

FROM 435 USD

1-12 WEEKS

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SRI LANKA CHILDCARE VOLUNTEERS

On this uncrowded, exotic and developing island there are many vulnerable children in much need of volunteer's care and support.

FROM 270 USD

1-24 WEEKS

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SRI LANKA ELEPHANT VOLUNTEERS

If you love elephants you will love this! Elephants in their natural habitat combined with meaningful research represent a perfect match!

FROM 705 USD

1-12 WEEKS

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SRI LANKA ENGLISH TEACHING VOLUNTEERS

Teach novice Buddhist monks or children displaced by the Tsunami. English is a valuable skill that will greatly enhance their future career prospects.

FROM 270 USD

1-24 WEEKS

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SRI LANKA MEDICAL VOLUNTEERS

Gain invaluable medical experience, an opportunity not to be missed in this gorgeous part of the world by those pursuing a career in medicine.

FROM 300 USD

1-12 WEEKS

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SRI LANKA MENTAL HEALTH & PSYCHOLOGY VOLUNTEERS

Using a combination of lectures, meditations, consultations and community projects, further your awareness of mental health in a new culture.

FROM 300 USD

1-12 WEEKS

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SRI LANKA RENOVATION & COMMUNITY WORK VOLUNTEERS

Get stuck into community life in Sri Lanka. Get your hands dirty helping with renovation and community work across local temples, schools and hospitals.

FROM 270 USD

1-24 WEEKS

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SRI LANKA TURTLE CONSERVATION VOLUNTEERS

Help protect and rehabilitate at-risk sea turtles whilst also taking part in community development projects. Experience a different side of Sri Lanka.

FROM 300 USD

1-24 WEEKS

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THAILAND ELEPHANT VOLUNTEERS

Work closely with rescued Asian elephants in this inspiring elephant sanctuary in Thailand. If you love elephants, this experience is not to be missed!

FROM 540 USD

1-12 WEEKS

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THAILAND WILDLIFE RESCUE VOLUNTEERS

Help preserve and protect these inspiring animals at this wildlife haven. Become part of a mission to rescue wild animals from neglect and abuse.

FROM 510 USD

1-12 WEEKS

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