Volunteer Travel Working with Indigenous People (Voluntourism)

Travel is one of the most rewarding experiences available. But even more rewarding is to donate some of your travel itinerary to volunteer work. Chances are that most of the people in the places you visit cannot afford to travel like you can. Many people in indigenous communities can't afford to travel even beyond their village.

These regional volunteer directories list 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.

These directories are indexed by global region. In each directory listed below, the 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

South Asia

Southeast Asia

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