Travel for a Cause: Volunteer Abroad (Part 2)

To conclude our brief survey, we present other engaging opportunities to volunteer abroad in the second ten most underrated travel destinations. Please also take a look at the first half of the list in case you missed it.

volunteer abroad

We think we have been able to find a set of original and purposeful ideas for visiting countries that deserve it with a totally different approach to travel. Volunteering and being of service can make your journey so much better.

#11 Volunteer Abroad in Denmark

Volunteer Abroad in Denmark
Help out at a yoga retreat on a tiny island, an outdoor festival near Aarhus, or an old mill in Rødekro. There are 100+ volunteer opportunities on Workaway.info.

Thanks to United Planet, you might be engaged in various projects, helping to take care of the elderly, assisting high school teachers, or working with children.

Best time to go: May-Jun and Sep-Oct
Read our travel guide to find out more about Denmark.

#12 Volunteer Abroad in Mongolia

Volunteer Abroad in Mongolia
Make a difference in Mongolia with Projects Abroad and its wide selection of programs ranging from medicine/healthcare to human rights and journalism.

GapXperience runs four meaningful projects in Mongolia: teaching English, construction, health care, working with homeless children or as a sports coach.

Best time to go: May-Sep
Read our travel guide to find out more about Mongolia.

#13 Volunteer Abroad in New Zealand

Volunteer Abroad in New Zealand
Help protect the beautiful and threatened natural environment of New Zealand by choosing one of Love Volunteersconservation programs across the country.

With Fronteering you can travel to New Zealand and volunteer abroad at local ranches to enjoy the Kiwi lifestyle and be enchanted by wonderful landscapes.

Best time to go: Feb-Apr and Sep-Nov
Read our travel guide to find out more about New Zealand.

#14 Volunteer Abroad in Slovakia

Volunteer Abroad in Slovakia
Volunteer with Working Abroad to track wolves and lynx in the deep wilderness of the Carpathian Mountains. A real treat for nature and outdoor enthusiasts.

There’s no shortage of ideas to volunteer in Slovakia on Workaway, including small farms with campsites, castles to rebuild, and cultural centers to be created.

Best time to go: May-Jul and Sep
Read our travel guide to find out more about Slovakia.

#15 Volunteer Abroad in the Czech Republic

Volunteer Abroad in the Czech Republic
ENGLISHstay aims to raise the English language literacy of Czech students by making them interact with native English speakers in a multicultural exchange.

The Friends of Czech Heritage deals with relevant restoration projects all over the country and also organizes working holidays with a high cultural content.

Best time to go: Apr-Oct
Read our travel guide to find out more about the Czech Republic.

#16 Volunteer Abroad in Romania

Volunteer Abroad in Romania
Operation Wallacea is a conservation research organization that coordinates 2 to 4 week expeditions in Transylvania to preserve its culture and biodiversity.

Take action and join a work team to support Casa Mea. Since 2004, this ONG provides a loving home to some of the many Romanian abandoned children.

Best time to go: May-Sep
Read our travel guide to find out more about Romania.

#17 Volunteer Abroad in Lithuania

Volunteer Abroad in Lithuania
If you are 18-25 year old, you can spend your semester abroad helping children learn English in Vilnius or Kaunas with International Language Programs (ILP).

Europe Institute is looking for volunteers and interns to be involved in projects related to the development of sustainable entrepreneurship, such as VOYAGE.

Best time to go: Jun-Sep
Read our travel guide to find out more about Lithuania.

#18 Volunteer Abroad in Serbia

Volunteer Abroad in Serbia
Refugee Aid Serbia (RAS) works closely with national and international ONGs to distribute food, clothes, and other essential items to refugees in Belgrade.

WWOOF Serbia represents organic farms, wineries, and community gardens scattered to the 4 corners of the country and ready to welcome eco-volunteers.

Best time to go: Jun-Sep
Read our travel guide to find out more about Serbia.

#19 Volunteer Abroad in Latvia

Volunteer Abroad in Latvia
Volunteer at the Museum of the Occupation of Latvia, a historic educational institution located in Riga which is visited by over 100,000 people each year.

If you’re ready for a one of a kind experience, don’t miss to join the passionate team of Positivus, the most important music and art festival in the Baltic states.

Best time to go: Apr-Sep
Read our travel guide to find out more about Latvia.

#20 Volunteer Abroad in Bulgaria

Volunteer Abroad in Bulgaria
Working Abroad offers another opportunity to spend two weeks in close contact with wildlife at one of the largest bear conservation areas in the whole Europe.

CADIP welcomes motivated and enthusiastic young volunteers to foster social and recreational activities for the orphans of “Rodopski Pansion” in Plovdiv.

Best time to go: Mar-Jun and Sep
Read our travel guide to find out more about Bulgaria.

For more volunteer options, visit GoAbroad, Go Overseas, WWOOF, Workaway, Idealist, UN Volunteers, EVS, and Peace Corps. Oh, and did you know you can fund your volunteer abroad trip with FundMyTravel and Volunteer Forever?

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