DUKE OF EDINBURGH OVERSEAS RESIDENTIAL PROJECTS

Plan My Gap Year are an approved Duke Of Edinburgh Activity Provider allowing you to complete your Residential section on one of our overseas community volunteer experiences. All of our programmes applicable across Bali, Ghana, India and Sri Lanka are certified in meeting your Residential requirements. We have dedicated staff on-hand to sign and deliver on any paperwork, support structure and feedback that you and your assessor may require as contribution to the award.

 

The Residential opportunities are available for participants aged 16+ and require a minimum of seven days commitment overseas. We are here every step of the way to support you in planning your Residential from booking flights and arranging insurance to organising your airport pick up and meals and accommodation. So why not choose to do something exciting and adventurous and use your Residential as an opportunity to have a positive impact on local communities, build and develop your social skills and explore new cultures and horizons!

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BALI CHILDCARE VOLUNTEERS

Stay in the rice bowl of Bali in the traditional town of Tabanan and give that most precious commodity of all, your time, to children desperate to learn!

From £250

2-16 WEEKS

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BALI ENGLISH TEACHING VOLUNTEERS

Teach English in this amazing location set amongst rice paddies, steep ravines and forests. Invest your time in Bali’s children and ensure their future is bright!

From £250

2-16 WEEKS

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BALI MEDICAL VOLUNTEERS

This first-hand experience in the Balinese healthcare system will be an eye opening introduction to the mix of traditional and western medical practices.

From £290

2-16 WEEKS

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BALI WILDLIFE RESCUE VOLUNTEERS

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

From £180

1-16 WEEKS

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GHANA DISABLED CHILDREN VOLUNTEERS

Do your bit to help care for Ghanaian children with special needs. Assist local staff by getting involved in various essential education and rehabilitation sessions.

From £250

2-24 WEEKS

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GHANA ENGLISH TEACHING VOLUNTEERS

Help young children in Ghana develop the skills that will help improve their future job prospects. Teach a variety of subjects such as English, Maths and Art.

From £250

2-24 WEEKS

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GHANA MEDICAL VOLUNTEERS

A fantastic opportunity to gain first-hand experience and insight into the Ghanaian health care system. Learn from local staff and get involved in supporting them.

From £310

2-24 WEEKS

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GHANA MENTAL HEALTH & PSYCHOLOGY EXPERIENCE

Designed for those currently studying mental health or psychology, this is an opportunity to gain insight and awareness within a hospital based setting.

From £310

2-12 WEEKS

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GHANA ORPHANAGE VOLUNTEERS

Brighten up the lives of vulnerable children at an orphanage in Ghana and make a vital and important contribution to their daily lives.

From £250

2-24 WEEKS

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INDIA DISABLED CHILDREN VOLUNTEERS

This is a fantastic project for anyone interested in contributing to the lives of children with learning difficulties in a country packed with natural beauty.

From £220

2-24 WEEKS

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INDIA ENGLISH TEACHING VOLUNTEERS

Use your creativity and enthusiasm to help children in primary and secondary schools in India reach their full potential by teaching them English.

From £220

2-24 WEEKS

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INDIA MEDICAL VOLUNTEERS

Gain practical medical experience and insight on PMGY’s medical elective programme in India, whilst bringing support to some of Delhi’s poorest people.

From £220

2-24 WEEKS

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INDIA ORPHANAGE VOLUNTEERS

Volunteer at an orphanage in India and become truly engaged in the daily lives and development of these underprivileged children.

From £220

2-24 WEEKS

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INDIA WOMEN EMPOWERMENT VOLUNTEERS

Join a social initiative that provides computer, English and vocational training for young women in the local community.

From £220

2-24 WEEKS

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MINI INDIA EXPERIENCE

The Mini Real India Experience is an enriching, inspiring and unforgettable travel and volunteering adventure which will shift the way you see the world!

From £290

2 WEEKS

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REAL AFRICA ENCOUNTER

Spend a life changing 12 weeks of volunteering across the world’s second biggest continent in gorgeous Ghana, fascinating Tanzania & epic South Africa!

From £1630

12 WEEKS

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REAL ASIA ENCOUNTER

Nepal, India and Sri Lanka, we seriously can’t think of a more sublime combination of exotic and fascinating countries to volunteer in over a mind blowing 12 weeks.

From £1520

12 WEEKS

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REAL INDIA EXPERIENCE

This 28 day adventure and volunteer programme will take you around India's Golden Triangle and down to the serenity of Kerala. Life-changing experiences guaranteed!

From £820

4 WEEKS

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REAL SOUTH EAST ASIA ENCOUNTER

If 3 months spent volunteering around one of the most colourful and spiritual parts of the world sounds enticing, then this combo of Vietnam, Cambodia & Bali is ideal.

From £1710

12 WEEKS

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REAL SRI LANKA EXPERIENCE

Do something life-changing with your summer discovering the real Sri Lanka. Spend four amazing weeks exploring and volunteering in this hugely inspiring country.

From £700

4 WEEKS

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REAL TASTER ENCOUNTER

Our top destinations mixed into one amazing encounter; don’t miss your chance to sample and a make difference in inspiring India, sublime Sri Lanka & beautiful Bali!

From £990

6-12 WEEKS

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SRI LANKA ELEPHANT EXPERIENCE

Get up close and personal to these majestic creatures. Based on the exotic island of Sri Lanka you'll provide elephants with daily, hands-on care and interaction.

From £250

1-3 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 £260

2-24 WEEKS

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SRI LANKA MEDICAL EXPERIENCE

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

From £280

2-12 WEEKS

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SRI LANKA MENTAL HEALTH & PSYCHOLOGY EXPERIENCE

Using a combination of lectures, meditations, consultation observations and community project work, further your awareness of mental health in a new culture.

From £300

2-12 WEEKS

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SRI LANKA ORPHANAGE VOLUNTEERS

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

From £260

2-24 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 £260

2-24 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 £200

1-24 WEEKS

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SRI LANKA VOLUNTEER & ADVENTURE EXPERIENCE (16 & 17 YEAR OLDS)

Do something life-changing with your summer discovering the real Sri Lanka. Spend two amazing weeks exploring and volunteering in this hugely inspiring country.

From £500

2 WEEKS

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ULTIMATE ROUND THE WORLD ENCOUNTER

An epic 36 week journey across 9 enthralling destinations. If are looking for the ultimate gap year experience, then this Encounter is the one for you!

From £4850

36 WEEKS

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FROM £180

1-24 WEEKS

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The shape and format of each of our DofE approved programmes remains exactly the same as our normal set up!

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Our DofE programmes work in destinations with highly involved local teams who have set up great structures for younger volunteers.

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Whether you choose wildlife, childcare, teaching or medical, all these options are available in our top destinations to DofE Residential.

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