Volunteer, Gap Year & Responsible Travel

Don't just travel as a tourist - with Kaya Responsible Travel experience the real world and make a difference. Kaya gives you the opportunity to volunteer abroad, learn a language abroad, gain valuable work experience overseas, take a gap year or become TEFL qualified.


Volunteer in Central and South America, Africa or Asia- Pacific on a wide range of sustainable projects. We have projects that suit both skilled and unskilled volunteers and we cater for many different types of people: individual volunteers, family volunteers, all kinds of group volunteers including social groups, corporate groups, school groups and university groups. Also, if you are travelling as a couple, you might want to check out our honeymoon volunteer projects - you don't have to be on your honeymoon to enjoy the benefits these projects have to offer!

You can get involved in environmental and conservation research, building projects, teaching and education, wildlife conservation, community development, child care and sports coaching. Check out our excellent medical and health placements, for those with experience or studying medicine or a related health science.

If you do want to see the world why not travel responsibly one and try one of our Adventure combo tours that combine the perfect mix of tourism and volunteering.

With over 200 volunteer projects and work experience opportunities in more than 20 countries, Kaya can offer you a world of choice to make a difference!

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volunteer abroad, marine conservation project in Mozambique and Thailand

Take part in an education project for child market workers in Ecuador

Help to plant trees that will benefit communities and the environment in Zambia or South Africa

Help to find solutions for the water war on this Elephant conservation project in Namibia

Learn to dive & help preserve the magnificent underwater worlds of Mozambique & Thailand.

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