24 Best Volunteer Opportunities Around the World

by Team Fathom

Empower Economies

Mission: Foundation for Sustainable Development trains students and professionals while providing support to partner NGOs in developing countries.
Best for: Interning abroad, gap year students, and young professionals.
Your job: Engage in community-specific issues (environment, economy) and monitor their efficacy.
What we love: Understand the inner-workings of the NGOs that you're supporting. Maybe it'll inspire you to start your own one day.
Good to know: ProCorps Volunteer trips are for professionals with five-plus years of experience in a specific area of focus. Global Service Trips are short-term group trips organized through local partners.
Intensity level: Medium. Programs are immersive and can last up to a year.

Photo: courtesy of Foundation for Sustainable Development