Volunteer for High School Students Opportunities

Spend your holidays in an exciting new country helping disadvantaged people

  • Get first-hand practical experience of a possible future career, such as nursing or teaching.
  • Take this fantastic opportunity earn experience in causes and professions that interest you while also helping to empower women, children and entire communities.
  • Unparalleled high reviews and ratings, Guaranteed lowest program fees in the US – starting from $100 - $200 per week.
  • 18 countries, 200 projects and thousands of happy volunteers since 1998. Contact us for more information.
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Do wish you could find a once in a lifetime experience while travelling? Are you looking for an affordable way to see the world while helping others? Then your in the right place.

RCDP is an organisation that runs highly popular Volunteer for high school students programs, providing you the best chance for a life changing experience while helping others less fortunate than you from countries around the world.

Join RCDP’s volunteering programs for an opportunity to connect with others, grow your interpersonal skills, create new experiences, give back to the world, learn new skills, become part of a community, increase your confidence, make new friends, learn a language, challenge yourself, help others, increase your cognitive brain and stand out from the crowd!

RCDP International Volunteer is a non-profit humanitarian organization that empowers disadvantaged communities through meaningful volunteer programs and has been doing so since 1998. RCDP offer unique, flexible, safe and very affordable programs in over 18 countries around the world.

With over 200 programs on offer and 18,000 happy volunteers, RCDP is highly rated and is designed to let you share your passion for children, women, others less fortunate and rural communities with people in need.

Check out the special benefits of volunteering through the different programs below and join the RCDP community today!

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The volunteer experience was very eye-opening and I felt very much needed at the site. I would greatly recommend it.

Frances Yuan


The strong ties we built and the rewarding experiences that we made here were really very priceless.

Amelie Lim

- Australia

A lifetime experience, which has opened my eyes to so much, and impassioned me to pursue future volunteer trips.



Overall a great experience! I can't think of any reason why I shouldn't recommend the program to others!

Lena Gustke

- Germany

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Benefits of Low Cost Volunteer for High School Students Opportunities

Helping others: There is nothing more liberating than helping enrich the lives of others. Joining one of RCDP’s Volunteer trips for high school students will allow you to give people from different parts of the world a helping hand.

Research shows that benefits of helping others include improvement of physical well-being, Raises self-confidence and self-esteem, Encourages friendships and increases the buffer against stress.

Learn a language: Studies show that speaking more than 2 languages is an amazing way to increase your brain's cognitive functioning. The brains of bilingual people operate differently than those of people who only speak a singular language.

These differences offer a variety of benefits! Join one of RCDP’s Volunteer abroad programs for high school students gives you the perfect opportunity to learn a whole new language and enhance your life.

Interpersonal skills: Our valued volunteers never stop telling us that RCDP’s Volunteer abroad for high school students is the best opportunity they have ever had to grow their interpersonal skills. Interpersonal skills include understanding people better, motivating others, and dealing with difficult situations.

Through team work and adversity in RCDP’s programs, volunteers will significantly increase interpersonal skills, which are essential to a rich life.

Self Confidence: Are you feeling a little bit lost amongst the sea of life? Self confidence is known as self-assurance in one's personal judgment, ability and power.

Through RCDP’s Volunteer trips for high school students you will find a new found sense of self confidence as you grow, learn new skills, be part of a team, overcome adversity / challenges and become accustomed to new, interesting environments.

New experiences: One of the best things about being involved in Volunteering abroad for high school students with RCDP is experiences new things. The incredible benefits of new experiences include overcoming fear, getting to know yourself better, stimulating creativity and can make you more confident.

Are these benefits you long for? Then stop looking - RCDP volunteer programs are the place for you.

Learn new skills for future employment: Are you hoping to learn skills to help you with future job opportunities? RCDP’s Volunteer abroad for high school students projects offer you the chance to learn a variety of new skills, which employers look for when hiring.

Such skills include teamwork, bilingual people, interpersonal skills, planning, coordinating, organising, helping others and even just the life experience gained from volunteering itself is looked upon very highly by most employers.

Challenge yourself: Volunteering with RCDP’s Volunteer opportunities abroad for high school students will provide you with a special challenges so you can put your character and resilience to the test.

Volunteering overseas puts you in a new environment that tests you and allows you to grow as a person through tasks that you have not experienced before. You must overcome adversity to grow!

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Low Cost Volunteer for High School Students Opportunities

See below a variety of RCDP’s best Volunteer for high school students projects. It’s time to chase your dreams and give back to the world!

Medical Project in Peru

RCDP’s Volunteer trips for high school students in Peru is providing you the chance to gain medical experience in this beautiful, diverse country, where you will be working with local doctors to treat local Peruvians in need.

Through this program will have the chance to help poverty stricken patients as well as learning about the healthcare and culture in this fascinating, but yet still developing developing nation.

Your skill and level of experience will determine the level of tasks and responsibilities you will be given. Some tasks may include assisting in the consulting rooms, treatment of minor injuries, helping local doctors and nurses when require, assisting midwives and recording patients information.

This is an exciting and dynamic role and offers you the chance to get hands on experience while learning a range of new skills.

Special Children Project in Mexico

This Volunteer abroad for high school students in Mexico project is designed to help children who may be dealing with issues such as learning disabilities, cerebral palsy, autism, Deafness, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and Down syndrome.

There are many different jobs for volunteers within this heart warming and rewarding program. You will be required to work as assistants to very knowledgeable local teachers and therapists, who you will no doubt learn a lot from yourself.

The kids you will be working with range from preschool to primary school and will have a variety of different disabilities. You will find this project extremely rewarding and empowering, while also getting the chance to explore one of the world's most interesting cultures in Mexico.

Volunteers will also participate in organizing extracurricular activities and can potentially be involved in fundraising.

Cloud Forest Conservation Project in Ecuador

RCDP’s Volunteer abroad for high school students in Ecuador program gives you the opportunity to experience this amazing forest located in the Andes.

This is a chance for you to work on a conservation project aimed at saving the forest, which are some of the most threatened in the world, especially from illegal loggers. The cloud forest is located 500 to 4,000m high and has a diverse range of plant and bird species.

Your tasks can include Maintenance and construction of trails, Checking the borders, Research, Working in administration, Developing new projects, Working at a farm to raise chickens and to help grow vegetables.

Come explore the special forests of Ecuador while giving back to the world with this RCDP project!

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Orphanage Project in Tanzania

RCDP offers Volunteer abroad programs for high school students in Tanzania so you, as a trustworthy volunteer, get the chance to explore the world while giving back to those who are in need.

Many children in the dynamic country of Tanzania are sick, without shelter and live in severe poverty. In this program you will have the chance to give love to and care for these amazing children who have found themselves in severely unfortunate circumstances.

Your major role will be to teach the kids subjects such as english and math while also teaching the importance of hygiene, homework and school. You may also be asked to help with smaller tasks such as cleaning and cooking for the orphanage who need your assistance to provide a brighter future for the Tanzanian youth.

Marine Project in Costa Rica

Puntarenas, Costa Rica is known for its rich biodiversity, with amazing jungles, beaches and a variety of fascinating animals. Lately, this has come under threat due of construction work and tourism.

RCDP has formed Volunteer opportunities abroad for high school students Costa Rica to help marine animals that are critically endangered and need conservation projects to survive.

Education Project: You will help in overcoming problems such as oceanic and terrestrial animals and water pollution.

Maintenance Project: You will help in the capture and transportation of animals as well as the acclimation and quarantine, breeding, incubation and maintenance of animals.

Conservation Project: You will participate in rescue and rehabilitate of marine animals.

Join now to experience the feeling of giving back while enjoying one of the most bio diverse countries on this earth!

HIV/AIDS Project in Kenya

Kenya has be ravaged by the ongoing prevalence of HIV / AIDS leaving many families without a breadwinner and in a desperate situation. Joining this project, you will be taking part in one of the most up lifting Volunteer options for high school students in Kenya  that RCDP has on offer.

You will be involved in the extremely rewarding work of helping youth and adults by spreading awareness, educating, counseling, working in hospitals and much more. This is an amazing opportunity for you to change the lives of others while experiencing the colourful culture of Kenya.

Teaching English in Uganda

There is a severe lack of educational programs and structure in Uganda, meaning it is increasingly hard for locals to learn the language of the world, English.

RCDP’s Volunteer opportunities abroad for high school students in Uganda offers you the chance to empower the new generations of young Ugandans to help them live a better life.

You will get to teach English to underprivileged kids between the ages of 6 - 16. You will be teaching to the curriculum, however it is encouraged that you create extra curricular activities and also make class fun and interactive. You may also be helping with the administration within the school as well as fundraising.

Join today to explore the dynamic world of Uganda while helping to ignite the lives of others !

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