Many backpackers, couples, families, gap year travelers, solo explorers, High school/ college/ university students and vagabonds have started adding volunteer work to their expeditions and it’s becoming a source of gaining experience, exploring, cultural immersion and knowledge sharing. Volunteer Student Travel provides an opportunity to explore and experience the vibrancy of culture and you can choose from a diverse range of meaningful, safe, and affordable volunteer projects ranging from 1 week to 6 months. The programs are designed in a way that the host community gets benefitted and the volunteers can gain the best experience at the same time.
Our projects are established in collaboration with the host community, so we know we are addressing a real need and genuinely making a difference to those communities’ lives – but if you have an idea for a project please do let us know! We are a matchmaker with a dual role of providing the solutions for both the volunteer travelers and the not-for-profit organizations and social enterprises in over 50 countries across the continent. The organization combines community development, service learning, and fun filled adventures! Volunteer Student Travel packages works on many different projects which support the advancement of education, healthcare and the relief of poverty by focusing on education, Agriculture, health, environment and social development.
If you have a knack for working with youth, are dedicated to mentoring, and have a passion for teaching and becoming a role model, then you’ve come to the right place! From South America to Africa to Asia, regions all over the world have a variety of opportunities to volunteer with youth. Whether you’re interested in teaching, performing arts, sports, or child care, Ottlah will help you find thr right Volunteer Student Travel program that matches your passion and skills so that your experience abroad is both fulfilling and impact driven.
We are dedicated to empowering communities through sustainable service, transformative learning, and adventurous exploration. We lead the way in combining meaningful volunteer encounters and fun filled adventures – Work Hard and Have Fun. All our volunteer vacation packages minimize negative social, economic and environmental impacts. They generate greater economic benefits for local people and enhance the well-being of host communities. We are the leading and the largest volunteer and travel organization in Africa. Our community projects focus on building basic infrastructure to assist local community development. Our approach to community development is different because each project we run is owned and led by the community to ensure its sustainability. Volunteer Student Travel work closely in partnership with village leaders, local organizations and charities and that means each project is fully integrated into village life.