The websites below offer you more information on participating in internships or other volunteer opportunities.
Canada World Youth designs and delivers international education programs for young people between the ages of 15 and 25 in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe. Their goal is to help youth experience the world for themselves, learn about other cultures and diverse Canadian communities while developing leadership and communication skills.
Global Vision is a national non-profit organization that prepares students aged 16-25 to make a meaningful contribution towards a better country, as business or development leaders.
Global Youth Action Network is a non-profit organization run by youth for youth. It facilitates youth participation in global decision-making, supports collaboration among diverse youth organizations and provides tools, resources and recognition for positive youth action.
Idealist is a network for those who want to build a better world. It offers information about jobs, internships, volunteer opportunities, events and programs. It also has a spot where you can search for volunteers for your own project.
Just Youth—Development and Peace is a website where youth can be inspired by and get involved in social justice. It offers internship opportunities as well as tools to start fundraising programs.
Me to We is a social enterprise founded by Craig Kielburger for people who want to help change the world with their daily choices. Participate in a trip, become a 'mob'ilizer or take leadership training.
TakingITGlobal is a global online community that inspires youth to make a difference and provides a source of information on various issues. It offers opportunities to take action and serves as a bridge to get involved locally, nationally and internationally in your area of interest. This portal is a bridge to events, organizations and scholarships around the world. Youth can also get involved through discussions and workshops.
Verge Magazine is a North American magazine offering readers opportunities to explore studying, working and volunteering options abroad.
Voices of Youth is a UNICEF program and website offering children and youth a safe space where their voices will be heard — a place online where they can explore, learn, discuss and grow together. The site provides news, videos, discussion forums and information about human rights, poverty and hunger, education, health, environment, HIV and AIDS, and violence, war and conflict.
World Vision 30 Hour Famine is the world's biggest youth fund-raiser. By going hungry for a day you can help save lives around the globe.
World Volunteer Web is a global volunteer information portal providing links to thousands of resources for volunteers. It was created by the United Nations Volunteer Program and several partners. It offers how-to guides for both volunteers and for those managing volunteers.
YMCA is a national federation bringing together 61 YMCAs and YWCAs across Canada. As part of its work, it also supports overseas development projects, facilitates international exchanges and engages Canadians in international development issues.