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 Experience 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 Peru, helping to teach young monks in Nepal, volunteering with children in Rajasthan or playing fun and games in Cambodia, 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 contact us here.
Check out our full list of child care abroad opportunities below.
Contribute to the lives of young Buddhist monks and immerse yourself in tradition and culture as a monastery volunteer. ...more
Starting from £529
Make a real difference to the lives of local communities in beautiful Cape Town. Choose from a range of fantastic volunteer projects, and transfer vital... ...more
Starting from £649
An amazing opportunity to au-pair in the USA enhancing your childcare experience. You'll earn over 10,000 USD and there are plenty of included perks! ...more
Starting from £449
Gain a unique insight into life in southern Africa on this volunteer and adventure combo. Enjoy a safari in Kruger National Park, a marine conservation tour... ...more
Starting from £2,299
Help to build homes in Zambia using traditional techniques and support a small community by getting involved at helping teach at a volunteer-built local... ...more
Starting from £609
Help make a difference to the lives of children on this rewarding volunteer programme in Ghana. ...more
Volunteer in a school or children's home in Nepal, and gain a unique insight into the life and culture of this amazing country! ...more
Starting from £459
Volunteer as a teacher in South Africa and help teach poverty-stricken children life-enriching skills. ...more
Learn to surf and become a local hero by helping the children and community in South Africa to learn fun new skills and enjoy healthier, happier lives. ...more