background preloader

United Nations Volunteers: Home

United Nations Volunteers: Home
World Health Day 2014 07 April 2014 Bonn, Germany: World Health Day is celebrated every year on April 7 to mark the importance of health for people to be productive and happy. The day, which marks the founding of the World Health Organization, provides an occasion to draw worldwide attention each year to a subject of major importance to global health. Read about some of the UN Volunteers who are carrying out assignments in the health sector, helping achieve Millennium Development Goals to reduce child mortality, improve maternal health and combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases, and addressing many other health issues around the world. Visit site

Related:  Prácticas

Volunteer Abroad Projects Abroad. 10,000 volunteers a year. Hundreds of ongoing projects around the world. Which will you do? Help, Learn and Explore with Projects Abroad by participating in a worthwhile international volunteer placement or internship. Spending time overseas with Projects Abroad can last from one week to a year in 28 countries throughout Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean. Stuff that occurs to me: Where London science communicators might work by @JoBrodie, Updated 28 December 2013 - sections marked in orange have been checked, others haven't. Shortened link for this post is How you can help...

How to Work Abroad After College Student to Student A Guide for Recent Graduates By Katie Krueger Gap Year and Career Break Travel Experts Finding Your Trip Changing Worlds has been running meaningful travel opportunities since 1999 and has sent thousands of people away to have an experience overseas that will be remembered for a lifetime. Throughout the site you will find a range of opportunities to suit all travelling needs, and also spur some creative thoughts about how you can travel and explore, whilst gaining some unique experience and returning home with a new perspective and understanding of different countries and cultures.

Donate and Volunteer at Panama's Three Top Childrens's Charities 27% of Panama's Population lives in Extreme Poverty - You Can Make a Difference by Supporting Panama's Three Top Children's Charities You can help the children and families of Panama's neediest citizens by donating to or volunteering at three of the best run charities anywhere. Panama City's modern skyline belies the fact that 27% of Panama's children live in extreme poverty, a majority of them members of Indian tribes living in jungles and mountains. This poverty has nothing to do with what we call "poverty" in the States or Europe. Poverty in Panama means thousands of babies sick and dying from severe malnutrition many in the hills out-of-sight.

About Us - UK Volunteering We develop and deliver high impact volunteer-led solutions across the UK in response to some of the most difficult challenges facing individuals and their communities today. We engage more than 30,000 volunteers and 90,000 beneficiaries every year through 180 active programmes across the UK. Founded in 1962 (and known as Community Service Volunteers until 2015), Volunteering Matters has been leading UK volunteering in policy and practice for more than 50 years. We know, through years of successful work, that investing in people through the power of volunteering makes a tangible difference to the volunteer, the beneficiary and society as a whole. Our volunteer programmes help to improve health and wellbeing; build stronger, more inclusive communities; and achieve lasting results.

Volunteering Projects in Panama The Projects Childrens Are you drawn to helping children in need? Do you have a soft spot for cheeky smiles? Panama Volunteer Opportunities If you have an organization, an NGO (Non Profit or Non Govermental Organization) or a volunteer project in Boquete, the Archipelago of Bocas del Toro, or in the provinces of Chiriqui or in the province of Bocas del Toro, and would like to have it listed on this page please contact us! We are always recruiting volunteers and looking for new places where they can work at. If you would like to learn more about learning Spanish and volunteering in Panama please click here. Peace Brigades International (PBI) is a non-partisan and independent non-governmental organisation registered before the United Nations and recognised by the vice-president's office in Colombia. PBI has carried out international observation and accompaniment in Colombia since 1994. PBI's mission is to protect the work space of human rights defenders that receive threats due to their non-violent human rights work.

Adventure Travel Jobs, Working Abroad and Volunteer Opportunities These categories have been combined due to the overlap of the Internet resources available. Work opportunities are limited to travel and outdoor positions but volunteer positions are listed regardless of the type of work involved. They are organized by the destination country. However, organizations offering multiple destinations are listed under a general Working and Volunteering Abroad category without regard to the country in which the organization is based.

Volunteer So Why Volunteer? If you are one of the following then volunteering is right for you: Graduating from school and taking a Gap Year Not ready to jump into full-time employment just yet Ready for a Career Break An 'empty nester' Retired Ready for a change or new adventure