The Fredericton YMCA is currently supporting the work of the YMCA of Honduras and its efforts to ensure that the rights of young people in that country are protected. Find out more here: www.ymcafredericton.nb.ca/international
Students Without Borders — An initiative from WUSC offers exciting volunteer and learning opportunities in Latin America, Africa and Asia for Canadian University and College students. Visit www.wusc.ca/en/swb
This annual multicultural camp is an opportunity for youth (ages 14-19) to learn how to make a difference. Lots of games, dynamic activities and discussions will be mixed with awareness and action. Join youth from all over Atlantic Canada to practice strategies against racism, use arts against injustice, discuss gender relations and cultural contexts, build alliances, and have a whole lot of fun!
The camp will be facilitated by a diverse team of young adults from the region who actively live their lives working for social change. Check with the Tatamagouche Centre to view postings.
NSGA offers volunteer opportunities in both Canada and in The Gambia to people with different skill sets. Volunteers assistwith a variety of projects and initiatives, including individuals with public relations and communications skills, IT skills, and health and education backgrounds. Find out more: novascotiagambia.ca/get-involved/volunteer-with-us
Mikinduri Children of Hope works to help relieve the effects of poverty in Kenya, by working with local leaders, churches, government agencies, and international partners. Get involved in one of their many fundraising events or participate in a KENCAN tour to help provide vision, dental, and medical care. www.mikinduri.com
Join a global community of people responding to basic human needs and working for peace and justice in the name of Christ. MCC workers serve with churches and community groups in over 50 countries addressing issues of peace, health, education, migration, justice, food and disasters. Find out more at http://serve.mcc.org
Spread the word about fair trade as a volunteer Community Educator, help organize the next action or campaign, or lend a hand with research, graphic design, administration, or outreach. Visit www.judesfairtrade.ca
Do you have specific knowledge or practical expertise with veterinary medicine, agricultural cooperatives, empowerment of women, or microfinance? Would you like to support ISCA-AIDC in Haiti or South Sudan? Be in touch www.isca-aidc.ca/projects.html
GPI Youth are active internationally and at home helping to create genuine progress in environmental conservation, sustainable economics, cultural promotion and good governance. To join GPI Atlantic’s youth program (age 13 to 30), email email@example.com
FHF carries out projects focused on improving the lives of farmers in Kenya. They have also developed a School Twinning program with the communities they support. Find out more at www.farmershelpingfarmers.ca
Interested in work experiences, internships, wwoofing volunteer opportunities at the Falls Brook Centre? Are you a high school student looking for the experience of a lifetime? Find out about the Annual March Break Humanitarian Trip to Central America and other opportunities with the Falls Brook Centre by visiting www.fallsbrookcentre.ca
Chalice is an International aid charity that primarily supports community initiatives in developing countries through sponsorship of children and elderly in need. Our volunteers help organize our campaigns, packaging and mailing, contacting parishes and data entry. Please Contact Randy Spaulding at firstname.lastname@example.org or (902) 252-3917 ext. 702.
Want to make a positive difference in the world? The chance to travel? Whether you’re a student in high school, in the middle of your post-secondary studies, taking a year off, or working full-time, CWY has the international volunteer experience that’s right for you. Visit canadaworldyouth.org to get involved.
Breaking the Silence (www.breakingthesilenceblog.com) recruits volunteers for short and long-term placements in Guatemala. Areas include: human rights accompaniment, labour and land rights, food sovereignty, women’s rights, resistance to resource extraction, and more. It also hosts delegations that tour Guatemala to meet with BTS partners. Contact email@example.com for more information.
Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan (CW4WAfghan) members work in solidarity with Afghan women affecting change through education and the promotion of social justice/ human rights. Volunteers help with public engagement events, make presentations to community and school groups, and sell Afghan-made products. Find out more: www.cw4wafghan.ca or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Atlantic Council for International Cooperation and the Canadian Red Cross are always thrilled to invite applicants to volunteer at our Annual Global Issues Youth Symposium held every other fall. This year's Symposium promises to be another inspiring and exciting event for Atlantic Canada-based youth, in an environment that fosters cross-cultural understanding, peaceful conflict resolution and global citizenship that recognizes the local connections to global issues. Volunteers are brought together for a meeting in August and September to prepare for the October event.