The Peoples of the World Foundation

Education for and about Indigenous Peoples
Volunteer Travel Opportunities Abroad

Travel can be one of the most rewarding experiences. But even more rewarding is to donate some (or all) of your travel itinerary to volunteer work. Chances are that most of the people in the country you visit cannot afford to travel like you can. Many residents of indigenous villages often can't afford to travel beyond their own village.

This resource lists organizations and programs, by country, where people can volunteer when traveling. All opportunities involve working in some way with and/or for the benefit of indigenous people. Some organizations are run by indigenous people. Some are places where our board members, past and present, have volunteered. Please contact us if you know of a non-political, secular organization that you think should be added to this list.

This resource is indexed by major global region. At each link below that region is divided into individual countries. Our intent is to continue adding organizations and programs to these listings to make it the most comprehensive database of volunteer opportunities associated with indigenous peoples anywhere on the Internet.

Central America and Mexico

South America

Southeast Asia

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