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  • Title: UNA Exchange - Volunteer abroad and in Wales
    Descriptive info: .. Volunteering across the World.. T:.. 029 2022 3088.. E:.. info@unaexchange.. org.. About UNA Exchange.. Who are UNA Exchange?.. Why volunteer with UNA Exchange?.. Working in Partnerships.. News.. Contact us.. Calendar.. Join UNA Exchange.. Volunteer Overseas.. What volunteers can do?.. What kind of project?.. Where can you go?.. Preparation and Training.. Staying safe on a project.. Supported Volunteering / Step by Step.. Flexible 1 to 12 month long projects.. Search for a project.. FAQs.. Terms and Conditions.. Teen Volunteering.. European Voluntary Service.. Volunteer in Wales.. Projects in Wales.. Getting more involved.. Partners & Funders.. Vision and Values.. Our partners and funders.. Hosting group projects in Wales.. Hosting European Voluntary Service (EVS).. Global learning.. Home.. Request information.. Search for projects.. How much will it cost?.. How to apply?.. Project basket.. Search for Projects.. Country():.. Any:.. Argentina.. Armenia.. Austria.. Bangladesh.. Belarus.. Belgium.. Bolivia.. Bosnia and Herz.. Botswana.. Bulgaria.. Canada.. Costa Rica.. Croatia.. Czech Republic.. Denmark.. Ecuador.. Estonia.. Finland.. France.. Georgia.. Germany.. Greece.. Greenland.. Hong Kong.. Hungary.. Iceland.. India.. Indonesia.. Israel.. Italy.. Japan.. Jordan.. Kenya.. Korea.. Kyrgyzstan.. Latvia.. Lithuania.. Macedonia.. Malawi.. Malaysia.. Mexico.. Mongolia.. Montenegro.. Morocco.. Nepal.. Netherlands.. Nigeria.. Peru.. Philippines.. Poland.. Romania.. Russian Federat.. Serbia.. Slovakia.. Spain.. Switzerland.. Taiwan.. Tanzania, Unite.. Thailand.. Togo.. Tunisia.. Turkey.. Uganda.. Ukraine.. United States.. Viet Nam..  ...   locally run and initiated project.. - Mix with volunteers from across the world.. - Make a real contribution to that local community.. Find out more.. UNA Exchange also offers placements on European Voluntary Service (EVS) projects.. These are fully funded volunteering opportunities for 18-30 year olds.. Find out more.. Why UNA Exchange?.. Over 1500 projects available in over 60 countries.. Supporting local communities on projects covering environmental, education and social needs.. Professional and comprehensive support.. Great value, we are a registered charity (reg no.. 700760) not working for financial profit.. 40 years experience working with trusted partners around the world.. Featured Projects.. Bicycle Trail Building.. Love cycling, simple living and the outdoors? This is the perfect project for you.. Volunteers are neede to help build a network of bicycle routes throughout Vermont.. Olympia.. Volunteers are needed to help restore an open theatre in Greece.. Volunteers will restore wooden staircases and grips of the theatre as well as helping to maintain footpaths in the surrounding forest.. Abbey de Claussone.. We think volunteering should be a family affair.. Families are needed to help renovate the 12th century Clausonne Abbey, taking part in both adult and child friendly activities.. UNA Exchange 2011.. Sitemap.. Design Build by.. Clear Intent.. :.. Search Engine Optimisation Cardiff..

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  • Title: UNA Exchange - Volunteer abroad and in Wales
    Descriptive info: Sign up for our Newsletter.. Please complete the form to sign up for regular news updates.. Name:.. Email:.. Who are we?.. We are a dynamic voluntary organisation, supporting many hundreds of people to have amazing international experiences each year.. We have been supporting international volunteering for nearly 40 years.. We are a registered charity (charity number 700760) as such, we don t work for financial profit.. We have seven full-time experienced staff with a passion for international volunteering.. Many committed volunteers work alongside the staff team, supporting our work with their energy and ideas.. We are a volunteer-led organisation.. Volunteers can join UNA Exchange as members who make a vital contribution to our work.. We are managed by volunteers on our Executive Committee  ...   our projects abroad.. We coordinate a programme of projects in Wales, where international volunteers support local organisations make a positive change in their communities.. These projects also support communities in Wales learn about different cultures and promote global citizenship.. What s important to us?.. We believe international volunteering is a powerful force for change in the world.. We believe international volunteering is an amazing way for people to learn new skills and gain new perspectives on the world.. We believe international volunteering should be for everyone.. We are working with our partners to ensure opportunities are accessible to people from a wide range of backgrounds.. Links.. Where we come from.. a brief history of UNA Exchange.. Staff profiles.. meet the UNA Exchange staff team..

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  • Title: UNA Exchange - Volunteer abroad and in Wales
    Descriptive info: Why volunteer with UNA Exchange?.. Worthwhile projects with local organisations.. We create international volunteering opportunities that bring people from different cultures together.. All our projects are designed with local organisations.. These organisations know how volunteers like you can make a real difference in their communities.. Not for profit.. UNA Exchange is a registered charity and we do not work for financial profit.. We believe in low-cost volunteering.. Where you need to pay a fee to volunteer, this is used to support our work.. Forty years experience.. UNA Exchange was founded in 1973.. We have been sending volunteers on projects overseas and hosting them in Wales for almost forty years.. Every year we send around 250 volunteers on international projects and host about 300 in Wales.. Supportive and  ...   world.. UNA Exchange sends volunteers to around 70 countries.. In each country we work with a partner organisation that shares our aims and values.. These organisations support you when you are volunteering overseas.. Relevant training and preparation.. We offer training to all volunteers to help you prepare and make the most of your experience.. We can also put you in touch with people who have already volunteered on similar projects.. A world of volunteering.. Volunteering with UNA Exchange doesn t have to end when your project abroad finishes.. We offer many opportunities to keep involved and meet other volunteers when you return.. You could volunteer for a weekend project in Wales, lead a project, support new volunteers, help tell other people about international volunteering, become a trainer..

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  • Title: UNA Exchange - Volunteer abroad and in Wales
    Descriptive info: Working in Partnerships.. Creating projects through partnerships.. UNA Exchange projects are designed by local communities, for local communities.. We work in close co-operation with over 80 partner organisations worldwide.. These are all independent organisations who share our values and our belief in not-for-profit international volunteering.. Our partners work with communities to create projects that will make a real difference to local people.. How our international partnerships work.. Each organisation runs a programme of projects in its own country and sends volunteers to participate in projects abroad.. UNA Exchange does not organise any projects outside Wales but acts as a sending organisation for UK volunteers.. Likewise, UNA Exchange receives volunteers from our international partners to take part in our projects in Wales.. This system of volunteer exchange has been established over many years and enables volunteer costs to be kept to a minimum.. Working with trusted partner organisations means that we can be confident that the projects are of a high standard.. It also means  ...   global network, the Co-ordinating Committee of International Voluntary Service (CCIVS, part of UNESCO).. Our international networks provide minimum standards for member organisations to support international volunteering.. For example the Alliance s Quality Charter.. If you are not resident in the UK and want to find out if there is an organisation similar to UNA Exchange in your own country, please visit the websites of the Allliance or CCIVS.. Why is working with partners so important?.. We can be confident that the projects we send you on are well organised and addressing local needs.. Our partners support us to communicate quickly and easily with the project where you are volunteering.. Working with our partners enables us to help you prepare for your project.. UNA Exchange and our partners work to shared codes of practice and meet regularly to review our projects.. The two-way nature of our programmes ensures that we are able to offer international opportunities to young people from the communities in which we work..

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  • Title: UNA Exchange - Volunteer abroad and in Wales
    Descriptive info: News & Events.. Come and celebrate 40 years of UNA Exchange! (Added 02-10-2013).. This November volunteers new and old are invited to share in a day of all things UNA Exchange.. The day will include a variety of activities such as environmental volunteering, discussion groups, a treasure hunt, our AGM, dancing and of course UNA Exchange food! Meet new friends (or catch up with old ones), eat cake and have fun! If you fancy yourself as a master baker you are also welcome to bring along a showstopper to the Great UNA Exchange bake off.. Take a look at our flyer.. for more information and if you d like to join us.. please fill in a registration form.. and return it to info@unaexchange.. org by November 6th.. A visitor from the Global South (Added 18-09-2013).. Tomorrow UNA Exchange will be joined by Gloria, a volunteer from one of our Mexican partners, Natate.. Gloria is being supported via the ROBBS bursary scheme funded by our friends Concordia Volunteers.. She will spend a month in the UK learning more about the way in which the UK workcamp organisations organise their projects.. During her time in Wales Gloria will have the chance to meet the team, co-lead short term project in Dare Valley, meet lots of other international volunteers and explore the beauty of Wales.. After three weeks Gloria will then visit our English counterparts, Concordia and VAP UK.. Regularly make a difference to UNA Exchange (Added 29-08-2013).. Volunteering lies at the heart of UNA Exchange but of course, we also need money to make our work happen.. As part of our 40th birthday celebrations we have recently set up the opportunity for supporters of UNA Exchange to make regular donations.. These can be as large or as small as you like, but having regular donations will make a huge difference to our work, and the lives of those who we support to volunteer.. Our aim is to get 40 people signed up to give regularly by our November party.. So if you would like to be one of the first forty and become a true star in the UNAverse,.. you can set up regular giving here.. International Volunteers descend on UNA Exchange s back garden! (Added 12-08-2013).. A group of ten volunteers, including a senior volunteer who has joined us thanks to Grundtvig-the life long learning programme, start work on the National Garden of Peace today.. The group will spend two weeks here in Wales, carrying out various environmental tasks in the garden such as weeding, re-edging paths, trimming back bushes and litter picking.. The project will culminate in an international garden party that the volunteers will help to organise.. The party will take place on Thursday August 22nd 4pm-6pm and is open to the public.. So why not pop down for international food, games, face painting and craft activities.. It s fun for all the family!.. Get prepared (Added 05-08-2013).. Our next Volunteer Abroad Training will be taking place the last weekend of September.. The training is compulsory for volunteers who would like to join a project in the global south but is open to any volunteers who would like to join one of our projects.. So if you, or someone you know, would like to escape the British winter and take part in a volunteer project in Africa, Asia or Latin America this autumn/ winter please book a place on the training as this will be the last training available until springtime next year.. Please visit our.. Training and Preparation page.. or contact Ali Dunn for more details: alisondunn@unaexchange.. org.. Welcome to Wales! ( Added 20-07-2013).. We have three volunteer projects starting today.. They will be based at Afan Forest, Treharris Boys and Girls Club and Meas yr Haf playscheme in Trealaw.. These are the first three of ten projects taking place in Wales this summer.. All of the projects will welcome international volunteers from across the globe who will join with volunteers from the UK to work on a project for two weeks.. All of the projects will be lead by volunteer leaders who have taken part on our Leaders Training.. We hope all of the volunteers have memorable experiences.. Garden party plans (Added 01-07-2013).. UNA Exchange will be hosting a special 40th anniversary garden party on Thursday August 22nd.. The party will coincide with an international volunteer workcamp that will be taking place in the Peace Garden at UNA Exchange HQ.. All are welcome to come and join us, and our international volunteers, for international food, games, face-painting and even a smoothie making bike.. The party will run from 4-6pm.. Find out more on our.. party flyer.. Save the Date! (Added 21-06-2013).. On November 16th UNA Exchange will be hosting an extra special event, our 40th birthday party! We are inviting volunteers from across the years to join us and celebrate life in the UNA verse.. New faces are very welcome to come along too, to share in the revelry and to meet lots of our lovely volunteers.. More details of the the event will be announced closer to the time, but for the moment don t forget to pencil the date into your diaries!.. Step by Step takes flight (Added10-06-2013).. Our Step by Step programme is now well under way for the year and our residential training takes place next week at Amelia Trust Farm.. The programme supports young Welsh people who would normally face barriers to prevent them volunteering, to take part in international volunteer projects between 2 weeks and 2 months long.. The training aims to prepare them to volunteer, dispel worries surrounding travel and the project itself and is a great chance for volunteers from across Wales to meet each other.. Gwrpvol project nominated for award (Added 20-04-2013).. This March a group of young people from St John Cymru Wales joined a UNA Exchange project in Russia working with young people with physical disabilities and learning difficulties as part of UNA Exchange s new group project initiative, Grwpvol.. The group from St John spent two weeks in Smolensk working in a children s rehabilitation centre, doing workshops with the children, promoting the values of volunteering and shovelling snow.. In recognition of their hard work the project has been nominated for a Welsh Government volunteering award.. Congratulations!.. Get prepared to go away (Added 15-04-2013).. Our Volunteer Abroad Training will be taking place on Saturday May 11th - Sunday May 12th.. The training is for anyone who would like to volunteer abroad this summer, but is compulsory for volunteers wanting to join a project in Asia, Latin America or Africa.. The training is really interactive with lots of energisers, discussions and group activities and covers important topics such as roles and responsibilities, health and travel practicalities, communication and cultural differences.. The cost of the training is included in your project application but if you would like to join the training before applying the fee is 40 (which will  ...   Find out more from the.. and complete an.. to apply.. Awesome autumn environmental projects announced (Added 05-07-12).. We will be running three environmental volunteer projects in Carmarthenshire in September and October.. Volunteers will be part of an international group working together for a fortnight to improve access to the countryside across the county.. You ll live, work and play with volunteers from around the world and spend time in a beautiful corner of Wales.. Find out more by reading our.. project information.. and apply with our.. If you fancy more of a challenge, we re also looking for a team of volunteer leaders to lead the three projects - here s.. more information.. Make Hay While the Sun Shines! (Added 30-05-12).. Well, contribute to some good old environmental volunteering at our June weekend project, at least! Join us from Friday 22nd to Sunday 24th June at the Green Valley in Bryncynon, just north of Cardiff.. There will be plenty of work around the Green Valley s community allotment site, and you ll get to try some of their delicious homegrown fruit and vegetables, too.. Here s some.. and an.. NB Application deadline - Friday 15th June.. Volunteer in our offices (Added 25-04-12).. Are you interested in gaining experience of working for a charity? We re launching our new programme of Office Opportunities to help volunteers gain work experience and see UNA Exchange from a different perspective.. We re looking for an.. EVS (European Voluntary Service) Assistant.. to support our EVS volunteering programme, and a.. Supper Club Organiser.. to coordinate some delicious fundraising events (no cooking skills required)! If you re interested, just complete an.. Both roles are based at our offices in Cardiff.. Spring project Sir Gar 3 announced.. We have just confirmed the third Sir Gar project of the year.. The dates are 18th - 31st of March and it will be an environmental project.. Come and greet spring in South West Wales with 10 volunteers from across the world.. Weekend Projects for 2012 announced!.. Weekends aren t designed for lying around, are they? We think the best way to spend a weekend is to volunteer with a group of energetic and inspiring UNA Exchange volunteers! We have two volunteering weekends planned at the Green Valley site in Rhondda Cynon Taff in June and September.. Sign up now before they fill up!.. A new challenge for 2012 - Lead an international volunteer project (Added 05-01-12).. Fancy doing something that s going to challenge you, let you meet many interesting new people and get you some great experience all at the same time? Then why not become a UNA Exchange international volunteer project leader.. We re now recruiting for our Leaders Training event from 5th to 9th April.. Interested?.. Find out more about becoming a UNA Exchange project leader.. Outdoor volunteering to start 2012 with a bang! (Added 15-12-11).. We have two fortnight-long environmental volunteer projects planned between 26th February and 24th March 2012.. Join a group of international volunteers and work with the Countryside Rangers in Carmarthenshire.. You ll be based at the Mynydd Mawr Country Park near Llanelli and working on a range of environmental tasks.. Perfect if you want to get muddy and make the most of the fresh winter air! Here s some.. Spend 11 months on the Norwegian seas (Added 23-11-11).. We are currently recruiting a volunteer aged 18-30 to join the Mathilde as her fifth crew member.. You will be involved in all aspects of the season from mounting the rigging at the start to the dismantling at the end.. This is an amazing opportunity to live onboard a boat helping with maintenance, sailing and the running of camp schools aboard the boat with Norwegian students.. As this is an EVS opportunity it is fully funded.. Sing Up for Volunteering! (Added 22-11-11).. Forget the X Factor, we think everyone can sing.. So why not join us next weekend? Singing, environmental work and a winter warmer lunch, what more could you want?.. If you re interested please let us know by 4pm Thursday 24th November because we need to know whether we ll have enough members for UNA Exchange s first ever choir! Here s some.. UNA Exchange AGM this Saturday (Added 16-11-11).. We will be hosting our Annual General Meeting (AGM) this Saturday, 19th November.. The AGM is open to UNA Exchange members, Executive Committee, staff members and those attending the Volunteers Day.. To read the.. 2010 AGM Minutes.. , the.. agenda.. for this year s meeting or UNA Exchange s.. Annual Report 2010-2011.. please choose the relevant links.. Join the UNA Exchange team (Added 01-11-11).. We re looking for an Intern to join us in the UNA Exchange offices for six months next year.. Read our.. Volunteering in Wales Intern information pack.. Winter at UNA Exchange (Added 01-11-11).. The cold weather is making us extra-active to keep warm! Check out our updated.. winter calendar.. Final Bryncynon Environmental Weekend Project (Added 28-10-11).. What could be a better way to enjoy a golden autumn weekend than volunteering at the Green Valley Project in Bryncynon? Join our weekend project from 3rd to 4th November.. for more details.. Volunteers Day and Twmpath (Added 04-10-11).. Find out more about UNA Exchange, meet other volunteers and enjoy some old-fashioned swinging and stomping at our Twmpath (a Welsh Ceilidh) on Saturday 19th November.. Here s some more.. information about the day.. Contact us to reserve your place.. Autumn with UNA Exchange (Added 12-09-11).. There are lots of things happening this autumn including our Twmpath, weekend volunteering projects in Wales and a Step by Step fundraiser.. We want you to be able to keep up to date with them all (and future events) so we have now added a brand new calendar to the site.. It can be found in our About UNA Exchange dropdown list or if you prefer you can just click.. here.. Get outdoors this autumn (Added 08-09-11).. Summer may be over but our projects aren t! Why not join one of our weekend projects at the.. Green Valley site.. in Bryncynon this autumn.. In September help prepare a new woodland area, pick apples from the orchard and maybe even make some chutney! In October help a polytunnel find a new home and in November prepare the area around the pond for new footpaths or help plant some saplings.. New weekend project for autumn 2011 (Added 22-08-11).. We still have a few spaces on our Big Skill weekend project (2nd - 4th September) - volunteer at the outdoor crafts festival near Brecon.. We also have three environmental projects planned with the Green Valley Project at the Bryncynon Strategy in the Rhondda Valley.. This work varies with the time of year and is always environmental and based on the large community allotment site.. Project dates for 2011 are 23rd - 25th September, 21st - 23rd October and 4th - 6th November.. Contact us for more information or sign up with an..

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  • Title: UNA Exchange - Volunteer abroad and in Wales
    Descriptive info: Contact us.. UNA Exchange office:.. Temple of Peace.. Cathays Park.. Cardiff, CF10 3AP.. Wales.. You are.. welcome to come to our office.. to find out more about international volunteering.. Office hours.. Monday to Friday, 9.. 00 am 5.. 30 pm.. Email / Tel / Fax.. Tel: 029 2022 3088.. Fax: 029 2022 2540.. Director.. Sheila Smith.. sheilasmith@unaexchange.. Volunteering abroad.. Ali Dunn (Volunteering Abroad  ...   Supported Volunteering / European Voluntary Service.. Anna Mortimer (Supported Volunteering Coordinator).. annamortimer@unaexchange.. Other enquiries.. Kara Schmieder (Administration Officer).. To contact the UNA Exchange Executive Committee.. Heather Pudner (Chair).. unaexchangechair@gmail.. com.. If you wish to take part in a volunteer project but are not resident in the UK please take a look at the.. details of our partner organisation.. in your country of residency..

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  • Title: UNA Exchange - Volunteer abroad and in Wales
    Descriptive info: Calendar.. Whats Happening in the world of UNA Exchange?.. Here s a taste of what we ve got coming up in the near future.. Environmental projects and training opportunities.. Feast your eyes!.. Event.. What is it?.. When?.. Where?.. Who?.. Extra info.. Peace Garden Party!.. A garden party organised by our international volunteers.. The party will include international food, games, craft activities, face painting and even a smoothie-making bike!.. A brilliant opportunity to meet some international volunteers, learn more about UNA Exchange and the National Garden of Peace.. Thursday August 22nd, 4pm-6pm.. The Peace Garden behind.. UNA Exchange,.. Temple of Peace,.. Cardiff.. This event it open to everyone! Come down and say hello, we d love to see you!.. Free..  ...   There s also some rather find food and evening entertainment too!.. Saturday.. 16t.. h.. November.. TBC.. New projects for 2014.. New projects from our international partners for the 2014 season will be uploaded to our website database - this is a great time to plan your summer!.. March.. UNA.. Website.. Any volunteers 16+ who fancy an amazing adventure!.. None.. Leaders Training.. A residential training course designed to prepare experienced volunteers to lead international volunteer projects in wales.. Easter.. Weekend,.. March/April,.. TBC.. Amelia.. Trust.. Farm,.. Barry.. People with some previous volunteering experience, preferably in an international environment and/or volunteer workcamp.. For further details about any of the above events please contact us at the office:.. Telephone: 02920 22 30 88..

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  • Title: UNA Exchange - Volunteer abroad and in Wales
    Descriptive info: Join UNA Exchange.. Joining the membership of UNA Exchange is a great way to support us develop international volunteering.. We see international volunteering as a powerful tool to promote global citizenship and community development.. By joining UNA Exchange, you will support us to enable people from around the world to learn from each other through international volunteering.. Our membership shows there is support for our aims and enables us to apply for grants and financial support from government and elsewhere.. Joining as a member gives you the chance help shape the future of UNA Exchange.. Members are invited to the annual  ...   Exchange is a democratic organisation, and our Executive Committee (EC) are elected by members each year at the AGM.. The EC is responsible for overall management and development of UNA Exchange.. As a member of UNA Exchange you will receive:.. Advance notice of projects and activities.. Discounts on any merchandise (such as t-shirts).. Early mailings of twice yearly newsletters.. Invitations to special events such as the annual Volunteers.. Reunion and AGM.. Annual membership of UNA Exchange costs just 12 and you can apply for it using this form.. Any questions on membership please contact administration officer.. Download membership form.. Word - 35kb..

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  • Title: UNA Exchange - Volunteer abroad and in Wales
    Descriptive info: What can volunteers do?.. UNA Exchange offers thousands of opportunities to volunteer in over 60 countries all over the world.. You can volunteer on projects from a few weeks to a year.. UNA Exchange projects are open to UK residents of all ages and backgrounds, and you don t need specific skills or experience to join.. If you are not living in the UK it doesn t mean you can t volunteer it just means you have to apply via your national organisation.. international partners page.. to find your nearest one.. There are three main ways to volunteer abroad with us, International Volunteering Projects, both short term and long term, and.. (EVS).. International Volunteering Projects.. When can I go?.. You can join an International Volunteer Project at any time of year, although the majority take place between June and October.. What types of projects and countries are available?.. There are a vast.. range of projects.. available in over.. 60 countries.. Is there training and support?.. Where appropriate we provide preparation and training for volunteers joining projects.. See our.. preparation and training page.. for details.. What will it cost?.. We are a non-profit organisation and.. costs include.. the registration fee to cover our work and the rest is based on your travel arrangements.. How do I sign up?.. Applying for a project abroad could not be simpler you either apply online or by post.. The majority of our volunteers apply online by searching through our.. database of projects.. or by visiting our.. 1-12 month opportunity.. page.. Once you have selected a  ...   projects are usually between 2 and 4 weeks.. There are many different types of project to choose from.. All short term projects involve volunteers from all over the world working and living together.. This means you can experience many different cultures and at the same time gain a unique insight into the local community where you are volunteering.. Details of all short term projects are available on our.. searchable project database.. We update the main summer programme, with around 2000 new projects in March each year.. Long Term.. Projects are available from 1 to 12 months and are a great opportunity to really get to know another country.. You will have a chance to immerse yourself in a new culture, develop new skills and learn a foreign language.. Details of longer term projects are found in our searchable project database by making sure you tick projects over 1 month on our.. flexible 1-12 month projects.. These projects don t appear in our searchable database because they don t have a specific start or end date.. This means it s up to you how long you want to go for and when you want to start the project.. European Voluntary Service (EVS).. European Voluntary Service offers fully funded opportunities for people aged between 18-30 years old.. As the programme is inclusive you don t need any special skills or qualifications to apply, you just need to be a UK resident.. Projects can last between 2 and 12 months and cover a huge variety of themes including culture, youth, arts, and the environment..

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  • Title: UNA Exchange - Volunteer abroad and in Wales
    Descriptive info: What kind of project can you do?.. There are lots of different types of project to choose from:.. Any project helping to protect the environment.. You could be making footpaths, planting trees, helping clean up beaches, even volunteering at an elephant sanctuary!.. Renovating community buildings (e.. g.. health centres) or historical buildings, such as traditional round-houses.. Working with children, young people, elderly people, or people with disabilities.. An example is a project in which you support Belgian adults with learning difficulties to go on holiday to the seaside.. Supporting archaeological research digs.. Work could include site clearance, cataloguing, and recording.. Creative projects such as helping to set and run a  ...   and raising awareness of HIV / AIDS in Africa.. Family Volunteering.. A project where families can volunteer together.. The work is suitable for adults and children and the accommodation is more comfortable than on standard projects.. Families with children and teenagers can join.. Projects for older volunteers.. A project with a specific minimum age (usually around 35/40+).. Anything that doesn t fit within these categories like agricultural work, meditation yoga, and study projects.. There s even a project learning how to survive in the Finnish wilderness!.. *Please note that the project examples we have used are all examples of previous volunteer projects, but that they may not be running this year..

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  • Title: UNA Exchange - Volunteer abroad and in Wales
    Descriptive info: Where can you go?.. The list of countries where UNA Exchange has partners can be found below.. Our.. partner information page.. has direct links to their websites for more information.. Please do not contact our partners directly with queries as they will need to refer any questions from the UK back to us.. Volunteer Abroad Coordinator.. will be able to answer most queries about  ...   France.. Lithuania.. Slovenia.. Belgium.. Georgia.. Moldova.. Spain.. Bulgaria.. Germany.. Montenegro.. Sweden.. Canada.. Greece.. Netherlands.. Switzerland.. Croatia.. Iceland.. Poland.. Turkey.. Czech Republic.. Italy.. Romania.. Ukraine.. Denmark.. Japan.. Russia.. USA.. Estonia.. Korea.. Serbia.. Latin America, Africa and Asia.. Mozambique.. Bangladesh.. Kenya.. Nigeria.. Uganda.. Botswana.. Peru.. Vietnam.. Ecuador.. Malaysia.. Zambia.. Ghana.. Mexico.. Taiwan.. Hong Kong.. Mongolia.. Tanzania.. Morocco.. Thailand.. Middle East and Central Asia.. Armenia.. Israel.. Jordan.. Kyrgystan..

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