High School Volunteer Abroad Trip Options
Since 2003, RCDP Volunteers has offered high school volunteer abroad programs in 18 countries between Asia, Africa, and Latin America. so your group can choose program from any of these locations and projects.
Costa Rica is a warm and peaceful country in Central America that is an amazing destination choice for a high school volunteer vacation. Here your students will have the opportunity to become immersed in a fascinating country, help people and animals in need, and set off on an adventure. This country is rich in forests, kind people, and diverse wildlife. There is a great variety of projects available throughout the country.
Volunteer with Children in Orphanages and on Social Welfare Projects
During this teen volunteer abroad opportunity in Costa Rica, your students will help care for, educate, and share your love with abandoned children at an orphanage.
Volunteer at a Medical Clinic
Help medical professionals administer basic healthcare to those who might not be able to receive it otherwise. This will be a learning and satisfying experience if your students are interested in medicine.
Volunteer English Teaching
Help teach English conversational, writing, and reading skills to eager students at a local school.
Work with a marine protection and conservation project in an effort to save turtles, keep beaches clean, and educate Costa Ricans about the value and important of marine conservation with this high school volunteer vacation in Costa Rica.
Working with kids
Share love and compassion with children who have been abandoned or removed from their families with this heart fulfilling experience.
Share the English language with students at a local school. The ability to communicate in English is highly prized in Costa Rica. Make a grand difference by taking part in this high school volunteer opportunity in Costa Rica.
Health Care (non-medical)
Work as part of a team to provide disadvantaged locals with care and health education. Many suffer from health aliments, while others are unaware of health risks and concerns that may affect them. Help bring good health to those who need it.
More schools and orphanages are needed in Costa Rica to better serve the children of this beautiful country. This is a great high school volunteer abroad trip in Costa Rica for someone who loves working with their hands!
Conservation and environment
Team up with some nature conservation programs in Costa Rica and help teach the local population about the importance of nature protection with this high school volunteer abroad trip in Costa Rica.
Peru is a fabulous place to visit. It is rich in culture, ancient landmarks, and history. Peru is home to Machu Picchu and the Floating Islands of Lake Titicaca. If your students are looking for a teen volunteering vacation that has it all, Peru is a wise choice. There is so much to do and see, while also so much help that can be offered to those who call Peru home.
Working in an Orphanage
Donate time and compassion to children who have been left without a family. Your students will find this experience to be heart fulfilling and highly rewarding.
Street Children and Educational Program
Help disadvantaged and at-risk children through your kindness, love, and educational services by joining this high school volunteering trip in Peru.
Lead English classes at a local school in Peru. The acquisition of English language schools is very valuable for your students.
Assist local medical professionals and staff as they work to provide local Peruvians from low-income families receive necessary basic healthcare.
Guatemala is an incredible country to explore where your students are pretty much guaranteed to have the trip of a lifetime. Guatemala is a colorful country full of rich culture, wonderful people, and exciting sites to see. This is also an ideal opportunity to have your students improve their Spanish skills. Guatemala is a great choice for your students’ high school volunteer vacation.
Teaching English at a Rural School
Instruct Guatemalan students at a local school. Your students will help teach them English, which is a skill set that will serve them well in their career futures.
Volunteer in an Orphanage
There are countless orphans in Guatemala who would greatly benefit from your students’ love, kindness, and care. Your students can help make a difference in the lives of these children by joining this high school volunteer trip in Guatemala.
Assist doctors, nurses, and medical staff in their noble efforts to bring healthcare to those who need it but might not be able to afford or access it otherwise.
Work with Street Children
Lend a helping hand in an effort to educate and care for disadvantaged children in Guatemala.
Guatemala Women’s Project
Help motivate, inspire, and teach disadvantaged Guatemalan women. Your students will teach valuable handicraft skills, which will help them on their path to financial independence.
Witness lush rainforests, the vast Andes Mountains, the unique Galapagos Islands, and the warm people of Ecuador on an overseas high school volunteer trip. Ecuador is country that is rich in culture and natural wonders, but impoverished in many other ways. Your students can make a significant difference in this country while also having the time to explore some of its captivating wonders.
Teach English at a Rural School
Grant students from a rural school the opportunity to learn English. Your students will lead English classes as part of this teen volunteer abroad opportunity in Ecuador.
Volunteer in an Orphanage
Share your heart with children who greatly need love. Your students will help care for, guide, teach, and love these children who have been left without a family.
Volunteer with Street Children
Work with at-risk and impoverished children in Ecuador. Your students will help by teaching, playing, guiding, and loving them.
Conservation Project in Ecuador
Spend time in the Los Cedros Biological Reserve where your students will help to restore and protect this stunning primary forest. This is a great high school volunteer trip in Ecuador for a nature lover.
Conservation Project in the Galapagos Islands
Spend time in the Galapagos archipelago where your students will assist with reforestation projects, trail maintenance, and organic farming.
Argentina is a fascinating country in South America that is also host to some great high school volunteering trips. Here your students can experience the European-flare of the city, the ancient Inca ruins, and the embracing people of Argentina. This will surely be a captivating and rewarding experience abroad.
Disadvantaged/At-Risk Children Project
Dedicate time to helping to educate, care, and inspire children who have unfortunately been left to fend for themselves. These children need your students!
Teach English Project
Offer English classes to students at a local school with this high school volunteering opportunity in Argentina. These students will greatly benefit from your students’ English instruction.
Community Development Project
Lend your specialized skills and interests for the betterment of a community in Argentina. Your students will work with small to mid-sized NGO’s.
Work with local doctors and medical professionals as they strive to bring healthcare to those who need it, but might not be able to easily access it.
Help local dentists bring dental care to the impoverished citizens of Argentina. This will be a great learning experience if you are interested in the field of dentistry.
Offer specialized skills and interests to help a variety of governmental and nonprofit companies thrive in their efforts to improve communities within Argentina.
Mexico is a colorfully diverse country. There are tons of ancient ruins to visit, including those of the Olmecs, Maya, and Aztec, as well as beautiful beaches and vibrant cities. An overseas high school volunteer trip will prove to be quite captivating and enriching.
Help bring English classes to rural schools in Mexico. Your students will be teaching to students who understand the importance of learning this language.
Volunteer in an Orphanage Project
The orphan children of Mexico need warm and compassionate volunteers like you to come help to care for them.
Help provide daycare services to low-income, often single parent families, who are trying to work in order to provide for their families by joining this selfless teen volunteering opportunity in Mexico.
Sea Turtle Conservation
If your students want to spend your time overseas on a beach saving sea turtles, then this high school volunteering project in Mexico is for them!
Journey abroad to the intriguing country of Brazil. Brazil is a perfect place to embark on a high school volunteering abroad trip. There’s culture, nature, and lively celebrations. There is also poverty and a great need for volunteers.
This project provides daycare services to families who cannot afford it, so that they are able to go out and work during the day. Help struggling families as they are trying to do what’s best for their families.
Lead English language lessons at a local school. This will be a very hands-on and learning experience for your students.
Teaching Computer Skills Projects
If your students are good with computers, this project needs them! Basic computer skills are very valuable in the work force and your students can help prepare those without them for better career opportunities.
Youth Athletics Project
If your students love sports, join this high school volunteering abroad trip and share that love with children who would greatly benefit from your students’ time spent with them teaching and playing sports.
Help disadvantaged women learn valuable handicraft skills that will better enable them to live profitable, productive, and happy lives.
Set off on an incredible journey by joining a high school volunteer abroad program in Nepal. Nepal is a stunning place to spend time exploring and volunteering. It is also a great place to go river rafting and mountain trekking. The people of Nepal would greatly benefit from your visit.
English language skills are greatly needed in Nepal. There are a lot of eager to learn students who are waiting for your students to come teach them.
Teaching Buddhist Monks
There is a growing need for Buddhist Monks to be able to communicate in English as English-speaking tourism is on the rise. Help Monks learn to be able to share their religion and traditions with other travelers.
Work in an Orphanage
Join this overseas high school volunteer trip in Nepal and help care for, love, and teach orphan children.
Volunteers are needed to help restore and conserve forests in Nepal. Your students will work in a nursery that is working to grow indigenous trees for planting.
If your students are interested in healthcare, check out this teen volunteer opportunity in Nepal where they will have the chance to work with local medical professionals as they serve the local community.
Be a Photojournalist
Take your photography skills to the next level with the exciting high school volunteering idea in Nepal. Your students will work to capture current events and culture in Nepal.
Spend time surrounded by the panoramic beauty of Nepal’s famous Himalayan Mountains. This is truly a special zone in the world. Your students will dedicate their time to teaching children and or Buddhist Monks English, while also have plenty of free time to venture out and have an adventure or two. This is a great place to take part in a high school volunteering opportunity.
There are a lot of children who would love to be taught English by your students in Nepal. Your students’ English language skills are of great value.
Teaching Buddhist Monks
Your students’ service to the Buddhist Monks of Nepal as their English teacher during this high school volunteering abroad trip in Nepal will be greatly appreciated and give them a chance to communicate with English-speaking tourists.
India is a country full of enlightenment and enchantment. In this vast country your students will experience rich and ancient cultures, colorful traditions, and life changing service work. India is an excellent choice for a high school volunteering opportunity. There are all sorts of projects that need volunteers like you.
Work in an Orphanage
Sadly, there are countless orphans in India. Volunteers are constantly needed to lend a helping hand in the orphanages to help care for, educate, and love these needy children.
English teachers are in high demand. Join this high school volunteering abroad trip in India and share English language skills with those who would love to learn them.
Work alongside medical professionals as they attempt to bring healthcare to all those who need it. This will be an eye-opening and learning experience for someone interested in medicine.
Support a Women’s Group Project
Work with women from impoverished backgrounds in an effort to empower them through learning specialized crafting skills.
Teach English at a Public School
Help teach English alongside local teachers at a public school when you take part in this teen volunteer work in India.
Work with At-Risk/Street Children
Through love, guidance, and education, your students can help make a significant difference in the lives of children from disadvantaged living situations.
China is a country of great diversity. It is a huge country that ranges from Mount Everest to the South China Sea. In China, your students can experience ornate temples, captivating museums, and ancient, but bustling cities. There is no lack of culture or wonder here! China is a wise choice for a high school volunteering abroad experience. Your students surely will not be disappointed!
Panda Conservation Project
This high school volunteer trip in China is like no other! Here your students will have the chance to work up close and personally with the majestic panda in an effort to protect and restore populations.
Teaching English is a highly rewarding experience for both your students and the students with whom they interact. Your students have the power to positively impact futures.
Paid Teaching English Program
Not only will your students have the opportunity to explore China, but they will also have the chance to work as a paid English teacher. This is a great opportunity to help students grow.
Thailand is a lush and exotic country that is full of wonder. A high school volunteer abroad vacation in Thailand will be filled with adventures through beautiful jungles, weekends on pristine beaches, and weekdays where your students will be giving the gift of their time and energy to those in need.
Working with Disadvantaged Children
Unfortunately, there are a great number of children who have been left without a family. Your students can help these children by joining this high school volunteering overseas opportunity.
During this overseas teen volunteering trip, your students will work to teach the local students valuable English language skills.
Work alongside medical professionals in a noble effort to bring basic healthcare to those who desperately need it.
Elephant Conservation Project
If your students love animals, and especially love elephants, this high school volunteer abroad work is calling their name! Help care for and love these majestic creatures.
Child Development Project
Work with a team of likeminded volunteers in a sweet effort to help care for, nurture, educate, and guide young children at a local daycare center for low-income families.
Teach in a Buddhist Temple School
Give English classes to young Buddhist Monks who need to learn the language in order to share their religion and traditions with English-speaking tourist.
Sri Lanka is country with a lot to offer those who choose to visit. It is a place full of history, culture, and captivating natural wonders. Sri Lanka is also a place that is in constant need of compassionate volunteers to dedicate time, love, and energy to all the different humanitarian projects that are working to make Sri Lanka a better place for those who are struggling. Check out all of the great teen volunteering opportunities in Sri Lanka.
Volunteer in an Orphanage
Take part in this heart fulfilling and highly rewarding high school volunteering abroad experience in Sri Lanka by dedicating time and love to children who need it the most.
The ability to communicate in English is oftentimes a make or break when applying for a good job, Help students get ahead and an edge for their futures.
Teach English to Buddhist Monks
Spend time teaching English to Buddhist Monks who are eager to learn by joining this high school volunteering abroad trip in Sri Lanka.
Elephant Conservation in Kegalle, Pinnawala, and Udawela Pick between three wonderful locations and donate your time to the care, health, and happiness of elephants. This is an animal lover’s dream!
In Cambodia, you will find vast wealth side by side with vast poverty. It is an amazing country to visit, but also one that is in great need of help. There are several high school volunteer abroad programs in Thailand that would be greatly appreciative of your students’ decision to join their team!
Volunteer in an Orphanage
Sadly, there are countless numbers of children who are living as orphans in Thailand. As a volunteer, your students will help improve and brighten the lives of these deserving children.
Teach English in a Local School
Help students prepare for a brighter and more successful future by volunteering to teach English in Thailand. Your students’ dedication to this high school volunteering opportunity in Thailand is invaluable!
Lend your specialized skills and interests to an array of projects that are working to improve the community and quality of life for those who reside with it.
NGO Volunteer Project
Choose from a variety of projects that are working to improve a local community in Thailand. This will be a hands-on and learning experience that will come with great rewards.
Assist local medical professionals as they work to provide care and treatment to less fortunate Cambodians.
Kenya is bursting with national parks; 18 in total! If your students are on a quest for lions, elephants, and laughing hyenas, this is your country. While Kenya is rich in wildlife, it is also a country that is struggling with vast poverty. A teen volunteer abroad vacation here would be a truly cultural, eye-opening, and magical experience.
Work in an Orphanage
Loving generosity, kind energy, and big heart is needed in the orphanage. Thousands of children have been left without a family due to poverty, HIV/AIDS, and a number of other tragic reasons. Your students help would mean the world to these children.
There is a constant need for English teachers in Kenya. Learning English is something that can greatly improve the chances of obtaining a good job in the future for these students.
Medical Volunteer Project
Work with local doctors, nurses, and medical staff to provide healthcare to Kenyans from rural and low-income areas when part of this overseas high school volunteering trip.
HIV/AIDS Volunteer Project
Bringing awareness and health education relating to the HIV/AIDS virus can help save lives. Taking part in this project is providing a huge public service.
Work within a variety of projects whose aim it is to improve the community and the quality of life for those who reside in it. This will be a rewarding hands-on experience.
Work with the Maasai people in an effort to preserve and share their colorful and rich culture.
Ghana is a fascinating country in Africa that is packed full of animals and bursting with vibrant culture. A high school volunteer program in Ghana will surely be an unforgettable experience! Your students will spend their days helping out in a project and their free time can be spent seeing the variety of sights!
Work in an Orphanage
Donate time, love, and energy to children who would greatly benefit from your presence by joining this high school volunteering abroad opportunity in Ghana.
Teaching English to Children
Spend time teaching English to children at a local school by signing up for this teen volunteer overseas trip in Ghana.
Assist and observe local medical professionals in an effort to provide basic healthcare and treatment to those who might have difficulty accessing it otherwise.
Health education is a powerful defense tool against the still ever present HIV/AIDS virus in Ghana. Work to fight this virus!
Uganda is an excellent choice for a high school volunteering overseas vacation for many reasons. Uganda is diverse in wildlife, culture, and natural wonders. Uganda is also a country that is suffering from poverty, among other maladies. Set off on an adventure of a lifetime that will also serve a great purpose.
Work in an Orphanage
Your students’ presence at the orphanage will immediately bring a new light into the lives of suffering children. Help care for, educate, and love these deserving children.
Teaching English at a local school will prove to be a highly rewarding and impactful teen volunteering abroad experience in Uganda.
Observe and assist local physicians and medical staff in a noble effort to help care for and treat the impoverished people of Uganda.
Through the power of education, your students can be part of the solution and fight against the destructive HIV/AIDS virus in Uganda.
Tanzania is a country with vast wildlife diversity, beautiful natural landmarks, and a fascinating culture. Tanzania is also a country that struggles with poverty and the HIV/AIDS virus. The people of Tanzania would greatly benefit from your students’ decision to embark on a high school volunteering abroad trip here! This will be an unforgettable journey.
Work in an Orphanage
There is an overwhelming need for volunteers to help care for, educate, and love the continuous flow of orphan children in Tanzania.
Teach English at a Rural School
Work alongside local teachers and likeminded volunteers in an effort to teach the valuable language of English to children. This skill has the potential to grant them a more successful adulthood.
Join the effort to bring basic healthcare and treatment to individuals from rural or impoverished areas that might not be able to afford or access it otherwise.
Volunteer in HIV/AIDS Program
Help teach health education to vulnerable Tanzanians. Knowledge is power and a powerful tool against the HIV/AIDS virus.
South Africa is a truly diverse country. Your students can experience rugged coastlines, spectacular wildlife, intriguing history, and vibrant culture. There are multiple teen volunteering abroad opportunities in South Africa that would love to have your students join their team. This is a chance of a life time to explore a captivating new country while also giving back to the people of it.
Spend time working with children at a local school where your students will teach them English. The ability to communicate in English will serve them well in their futures.
Physical Education Project
If your students play sports and or love sports, this high school volunteer abroad program in South Africa is a great opportunity to share that passion with children from impoverished backgrounds.
Dedicate time at a local hospital or clinic lending a helping hand to doctors and other medical staff. If your students are interested in the field of medicine, what better way to gain some perspective and experience than this reputable program?
Volunteers who love children and have big hearts are in high demand! Your students will spend your days caring for, teaching, and loving children who have been left without a family for one tragic reason or another.