Volunteer World
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  • 1040 Reviews
  • 9 / 10 Recommend
  • 9.29 / 10 TrustScore
Mar 30, 2020
Hey, your website is great. it is easy to navigate and find the right program. But the program that i went with, VolunteerMatch Ghana, is not a good program. I highly recommend you to remove it from your website. I volunteered there for 6 weeks and the whole experience felt like a scam.
Mar 29, 2020
Should be flexible with full refund like other similar companies in case of calamities like this and travel not possible due to reasons beyond control.
Mar 24, 2020
Nice treatment, helpful advice
Mar 24, 2020
Quick to reply and very friendly!
Mar 22, 2020
Your service is terrible. There is no comunication.
Mar 22, 2020
It was very helpful to always have the opportunity to ask something and I always got a quick response! Thank you really much.
Mar 15, 2020
Everyone I’ve been in touch with has been very kind, they always answer very quickly and have made me feel very safe.
Mar 12, 2020
I think volunteer world is a great site with plenty of opportunities and choices in which to pick from.
Mar 11, 2020
Always responsive to queries, and been very helpful in organising our visit, and have such amazing volunteering options for every age group. So happy we found them!
Mar 11, 2020
I completed the turtle rehabilitation programme in cairns through oceans to earth, via volunteer world. The O2E team where very quick to respond to my questions via email. Unfortunately there was some incorrect information on the page for the programme (via volunteer world website) which I needed to ask about. The project cost thankfully included all accommodation, breakfast (provided by hostel), ferries to and from the island everyday, and donation to the centre, so there wasn’t much you had to pay for outside of this. Working with the turtles every day was absolutely magical! They’re such incredible animals. The team leaders at the centre where friendly and helpful. Unfortunately the centre owner/manager was unwell and so couldn’t spend any time with us. After out volunteering duties we could enjoy the island. The volunteer team leader could usually organise for us to catch the late boat back to cairns so we could spend the afternoon walking, swimming, snorkelling or chilling on the island. Unfortunately there was some miscommunication between volunteer world, O2E and the rehab centre regarding cost and volunteer time which was confusing and frustrating for everyone involved. I understand there is some centre organisational change as well as a change to volunteer rosters which unfortunately ended up effecting my project week. All in all I had an amazing time, just hope the reorganisations can continue without effecting others and communications can become clearer between all party’s. the volunteer world website is confusing and gives you lots of different costs so it’s unclear what you need to pay. Also, the ‘deposit’ you pay to volunteer world does not go towards your project, it’s actually an admin or agency fee, which is misleading.
Mar 09, 2020
Very intuitive web page, very kind people
Mar 09, 2020
You answer to our question fast enough.
Mar 08, 2020
The site was quite easily navigated and my search for necessary information was successful.
Mar 07, 2020
Great website!
Mar 06, 2020
So helpful! They are constantly active and happy to answer any of my questions :)
Mar 05, 2020
Je ne suis pas encore avec Volunteer World, par contre il y a toutes les informations dont nous avons besoins. le contact avec un superviseur pour obtenir des compléments sur un voyage est rapide et clair
Mar 04, 2020
You get an answer very quickly by the carecenter you choose !
Nice contact by the way - very kind
Mar 04, 2020
The people of Volunteer World are very helpful, they helped me with evert step to make planning my trip easier. I could contact them at any time and I always received a fast and helpful response!
Mar 03, 2020
The projects seem to be well organised and the communication with the team is very easy and warm. I am looking forward to be a volunteer and part of one of the projects!
Mar 03, 2020
I think that volunteer world is an easy platform to seek out volunteer opportunities overseas, however I think it can do better in reaching out to more NGOs as the options listed are quite limited.
About Volunteer World
Volunteer World is the largest volunteer abroad comparison platform worldwide. We enable you to search and compare offers from large travel agencies as well as smaller local specialists and grass-root projects (NGOs) with only one click!
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