Volunteering is a really common Gap Year activity. It is a great opportunity to experience other cultures and develop a broad range of skills - all while helping other people.

Below is a list of sites where you can explore volunteering opportunities:

  Lattitude Global Volunteering Antipodeans Abroad
  Global Work and Travel St Vincent de Paul
  Projects Abroad Care Australia
  Volunteer Gap Year Volunteering
  World Youth Year Out Group
  Real Gap Volunteer Overseas
  Volunteer HQ GVI Australia
  World Youth Australian Volunteers
  Volunteering Australia Conservation Volunteers
  The Red Cross  
Student Exchange Programs:  
  World Education Program Lions Club Youth Exchange
  Southern Cross Cultural Exchange Rotary Youth Exchange
  STS Student Exchange Student Exchange Australia New Zealand
  Youth For Understanding