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Africa & Asia Venture

UK organisation that specialises in volunteer opportunities and gap year projects for the ages 18 to 25. Includes video clips, downloadable brochures and contacts.

Camp America

Offers opportunities to spend summer in the USA, working with children or as support staff on summer camps; describes the scheme and how to apply, with a brochure request.

Changing Worlds

A charitable run organisation that offers safe gap year opportunities in world-wide destinations. Offers brochure downloads and application forms.

Gap Year New Zealand

Offers New Zealand gap year's ideas, frequently asked questions and details of working holidays.

Global Vision International

Running volunteering programmes in more than 40 countries around the world specialising in conservation and community projects. Highlights featured trips with search options.


Organises a programme of global volunteering and gap year expeditions; includes a brochure, details of the scheme, and contacts.

The Guardian: France + Gap Year Travel

Providing details and information about gap year opportunities in France and offering readers tips and travel advice.

Inspired Breaks

Offering career break and voluntary placements around the world, with programme details and brochure request form. InspiredBreaks


A gap year volunteering charity offering placements in countries around the world. Provides details of current vacancies, background on the scheme and how it works, and contacts.

Overseas Job Centre

An online guide to gap years and working abroad with a list of countries, a jobs board and travelling guides.

Projects Abroad

Organiser of overseas volunteer work placements for gap years, career breaks, and summer placements. Provides a guide to projects and destinations, prices, newsletter, and how to apply.

Raleigh International Trust

Organises gap year expeditions and volunteer projects abroad and provides tailor-made requirements.

Xtreme Gap Year

Offers a wide range of gap year sports, activity, conservation programmes, mainly to Thailand, South Africa and Australia; includes a brochure request, and listing of destinations and activities available.

Year Out Group

Association of leading year out organisations offering voluntary gap year placements around the world. Also includes advice, background information and a section for parents.

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