Child Care Abroad

Thailand Childcare Volunteers

Thailand is one of those countries that desperately need volunteers like you. You’ll find that teaching in Thailand is rewarding ...

Tanzania Experience

Explore the very best that Tanzania has to offer on the action packed Tanzania Experience. From exciting safaris in N’gorongoro ...

Ghana Childcare Volunteers

An exciting and thoroughly rewarding experience awaits you when you decide to become a childcare volunteer in Ghana. Like many ...

South Africa Schools and Development

South Africa Schools and Development

Teaching in South Africa at this project involves various aspects of community work and development initiatives that will provide you ...

Uganda Community Volunteers

Dedicate your energy and skills to helping some of the world’s poorest children. Assist this community in Uganda – support ...

Cambodia Childcare Volunteers Phnom Penh

This is an amazing opportunity to work in a Cambodia care centre and for you to give the children of ...

Moldova Childcare Volunteers

Rewarding work in the eastern European country of Moldova. Care for Moldovan children in a rehabilitation centre or boarding school. You’ll ...

Peru Youth Outreach Volunteers

Become a Peru volunteer and get involved in some amazing community volunteer projects, helping to take care of some of ...

Costa Rica Care For Vulnerable Children

In Costa Rica a number of homes and care centres have been set up to care for the children who ...

Argentina Community Volunteers

As a great way to introduce you to Argentine life and the local language, you’ll be enrolled on a Spanish ...

Argentina Volunteering with Underprivileged Youth

There are many underprivileged youths in Buenos Aires who are in need of help due to economic or family reasons. ...

India Himalaya Volunteer and Adventure

Based in a beautiful region of northern India, this Himalaya volunteer and India adventure programme is an excellent choice if ...

India Goa Volunteer and Adventure

Spending time on this option is a great way to sample the essence of India all in one go. You’ll ...

South Africa Child Development Volunteers

This is one our most rewarding South Africa volunteer programmes which gives you the opportunity to really make a difference ...

Nepal Community Volunteers

Choose to volunteer in Nepaland there area variety of volunteer projects you can get involved in. Make a real contribution ...

Peru Support For Disabled Children

One of the Peru volunteer opportunities available to you, is this massively rewarding project that involves helping wash, feed and ...

Cambodia Floating School near Angkor Wat

Cambodia Teaching Volunteers

Help make a difference in Cambodia schools! Assist the teachers at a local Pagoda (temple) school and at a unique ...

Cambodia Childcare Volunteers near Angkor Wat

Choosing to be a childcare volunteer in Cambodia could be a life-changing decision, for both you and the children in ...

Child Care Abroad

Top trips - Child Care Abroad

Working with children in your gap year can be a brilliant and rewarding experience. You’ll meet amazing people, learn new skills and instantaneously add sparkle to the old CV – not to mention the feel good factor.

Bridge the gap
Real Gap has hundreds of gap year programmes, many of which are specifically designed for those wanting to work in child care abroad. 
Whether child care abroad for you means working with disabled children in Vietnam, helping at an orphanage in Moldova, volunteering with children in Rajasthan or helping to fight poverty around Rio de Janeiro, our opportunities and advice pages will give you a hand with your trip plans.

If you’ve any questions, don’t hesitate to call us or request a call back

Check out our full list of child care abroad opportunities below. 

18 Trips

Thailand Childcare Volunteers

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Thailand Childcare Volunteers

Thailand is one of those countries that desperately need volunteers like you. You’ll find that teaching in Thailand is rewarding and much welcomed. With your level of education you’ll find that you can make an immediate impact in many places in Asia. You will be based just outside Sangklaburi, based in one of the childcare centres that provide a safe place for the children from working families. And why not go on our Thailand experience trip beforehand?

Minimum 2 weeks From £669
Tanzania Experience

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Tanzania Experience

Explore the very best that Tanzania has to offer on the action packed Tanzania Experience. From exciting safaris in N’gorongoro Crater and Lake Manyara, to exploring the forest trails in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro. There is also a great opportunity to include trekking to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro by choosing the Kilimanjaro option!

South Africa Schools and Development

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South Africa Schools and Development

Teaching in South Africa at this project involves various aspects of community work and development initiatives that will provide you with a diverse and varied experience, providing a great insight into the lives of underprivileged individuals in Cape Town.

Uganda Community Volunteers

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Uganda Community Volunteers

Dedicate your energy and skills to helping some of the world’s poorest children. Assist this community in Uganda – support and improve the welfare of orphaned, vulnerable, or disadvantaged children and their families, many of whom have been affected by HIV/AIDS and live under extremely impoverished circumstances.

Ghana Childcare Volunteers

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Ghana Childcare Volunteers

An exciting and thoroughly rewarding experience awaits you when you decide to become a childcare volunteer in Ghana. Like many countries in the developing world, Ghana has a large number of abandoned children across the country, many of whom, for a variety of reasons have been left to fend for themselves.

Moldova Childcare Volunteers

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Moldova Childcare Volunteers

Rewarding work in the eastern European country of Moldova. Care for Moldovan children in a rehabilitation centre or boarding school.

Minimum 14 days From £579
Cambodia Childcare Volunteers Phnom Penh

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Cambodia Childcare Volunteers Phnom Penh

This is an amazing opportunity to work in a Cambodia care centre and for you to give the children of Phnom Penh a chance of a brighter future. You will make such a difference to the lives of these disadvantaged children by providing them with the vital education and care they are in desperate need of.

Minimum 2 weeks From £579
Peru Youth Outreach Volunteers

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Peru Youth Outreach Volunteers

Become a Peru volunteer and get involved in some amazing community volunteer projects, helping to take care of some of the most disadvantaged children in the lovely town of Cusco, near the world famous Machu Picchu – a definite must see during your time off!

Minimum 14 days From £459
Costa Rica Care For Vulnerable Children

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Costa Rica Care For Vulnerable Children

In Costa Rica a number of homes and care centres have been set up to care for the children who have been abandoned, neglected, abused or orphaned, as well as those whose parents simply can’t afford to take care of them during the day.

Minimum 4 weeks From £799
Argentina Community Volunteers

Argentina Community Volunteers

As a great way to introduce you to Argentine life and the local language, you’ll be enrolled on a Spanish language course for the first week of your programme where you’ll develop your Spanish language skills and grasp the language, before becoming a volunteer on this thoroughly rewarding Argentina volunteer project teaching English to local people.

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