Community projects

Getting your hands dirty to make a difference

Community projects are a fulfilling experience and an opportunity to gain life skills. Travel with a specialist Gap Year company or organisation and you’ll have an itinerary, accommodation, materials and support included.

Africa & Asia Venture (AV) logo

Africa & Asia Venture (AV) has been operating since 1993. 6,000 young people from 30+ countries have experienced their group-based full-immersion gap year volunteering programs.

Culsans logo

The finest gap year experience in Kenya combining culture, community and conservation.

An 11-week program in New Hampshire, USA that focuses on personal development through practical skills, living in community and engaging with the natural world.

Gap Force logo

Gap Force runs volunteering community projects, wildlife conservation projects and outdoor training courses from 2 weeks to a whole year.

The Leap logo

The Leap provides links to community and conservation gap year programs across Africa, Asia and South America.

Oyster logo

Oyster Worldwide are gap year, career break and responsible travel specialists offering paid work and volunteer projects lasting 1-52 weeks in 26 countries.

POD volunteer logo

Pod Volunteer is an award winning non-profit organisation arranging ethical, inspiring and supported volunteering opportunities around the world since 2001.

Project Trust logo

Project Trust is an educational Gap Year charity, sending roughly 300 school-leavers from the UK, Ireland and Europe overseas every year to volunteer.