- Travel/Expeditions/Gap Year
- Organisations Involved in International Development (UK and International)
- Organisations Involved in International Development(Pacific)
- Skill-sharing/Emergency Aid Organisations
- Development - General
- Development Education/Courses
- Africa - Misc
- Green Volunteers: The World Guide and Information Network to Voluntary Work in Nature Conservation
Volunteer Latin America: Volunteering opportunities in Mexico, Central or South America.
Volunteer 4 Africa is a networking service for international travellers and volunteers on adventure travel. gap year and volunteer work.
PayAway:Guide to Working Holidays, Gap Years and Jobs Abroad.
Italian GuideUna guida agli oltre 600 siti italiani per l'orientamento, ma soprattutto un sito di 150 pagine dove trovare informazioni e consulenza su tutti i temi legati a ricerca di lavoro, professioni, lavoro autonomo e dipendente, scuola, formazione, università.
Paid and unpaid work and gap year resources:
Gap Year Guidebook: A full guide to gap year opportunities
Working Abroad: Swiss based guide with lots of interesting links for paid and voluntary work abroad.
Taking a Gap Year: Another guide to gap year opportunities.
World Service Enquiry: Christians Abroad comprehensive guide to working for development at home and overseas.
Lonely Planet: Travel guide books for around the world. Condensed information on their web site on 250 destinations and comprehensive maps.
Royal Geographic Society: Run many expeditions around the world each year.
Career World: A free service for people who are about to leave school, college or university in the UK. It provides detailed careers advice, job vacancies, vocational guidance and gap year choices, together with university and college opportunities at both further and higher education.
International Job Links The site gives details of 600 International job sites that allow you to post your CV, search for job vacancies and seek opportunities and information on telecommuting, temporary, internships, seasonal, au pair, volunteering and government jobs.
SVEZHY VETER - Russia - Travel Centre Russian travel services and volunteering opportunities.
Pathfinders Pathfinders Africa is an African-based expedition company that operates from Zimbabwe. Developed to meet the needs of the adventurous traveller, Pathfinders' over-riding philosophy is of friendliness and individuality.
Organisations Involved in International Development (Pacific)
Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre: http://www.adpc.ait.ac.th/
Skill-sharing/Emergency Aid Organisations
Voluntary Services Overseas: ¿British based volunteer-sending agency enabling people to share skills, build capabilities and promote international understanding with poorer countries. Links are VSO related.
Merlin (Medical Emergency Relief International): Merlin believes that 'access to healthcare is a basic human right'.
Médicins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders): ¿MSF is the worlds largest independent medical aid agency and is committed to two objectives: providing medical aid wherever it is needed, regardless of race, religion, politics or sex and raising awareness of the plight of people we help.
APSO (Agency for Personal Services Overseas): Irish government volunteer-sending organisation.
Australian Volunteer Abroad: Australian government volunteer sending agency
Development - General
UNICEF Report on State of the World's Vaccinations: This downloads as a very large pdf file that contains a lot of useful information.
Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex: A very comprehensive web-site. It is large and covers development policy, research, training and networks.
International Development Committee Home Page: House of Commons, list of members of International Development Committee. Has links to reports and press notices.
University of Bath ¿ Centre for Development Studies Part of the department of Economics and International Development, this site has information on their undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Search sites are restricted to the University of Bath web-site.
Africa - Misc
KIU - Swahili Courses in Tanzania KIU is language and culture training organisationan based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. They run a regular programme of courses in Dar and Zanzibar plus a special programme for travellers new to Tanzania.
The Africa Guide Comprehensive Guide to Africa - good resource for any one planning a trip to the continent.
Tanzanian High Commission, London: This site has links to white paper, business, tourism, visas and passports, country profile, government, embassies, news, related sites and a message from the High Commissioner.
Moja: A newspaper and information source for East Africa.
The Kamusi project: Includes the Internet Living Swahili Dictionary, useful words, lessons, grammar notes, song lyrics and other resources.
Mission to East Africa:The focus of this site is world missions, particularly in Uganda, East Africa, where we are based. There are over 1500 links to helpful internet sites, including overseas missions, recent news articles, and extensive research topics.
Britain-Tanzania Society: aims to increase the understanding between the people of Britain and Tanzania, to welcome visitors to the host country, to offer support and friendship to students and to finance small community based projects in rural Tanzania.
List of many Swahili proverbs, their literal translation and most common meanings
Life Coach Directory was set-up in order to raise awareness of coaching and to enable visitors to find the most suitable qualified coach for their needs. Coaching is the process of guiding a person from where they are to where they want to be. Often people use life coaching when considering a year abroad as it allows them to talk through their travel plans and address any fears or anxiety they may have before leaving.
Selhurst Consulting Ltd Providers of professional delivery and quality assurance of management or HR qualifications and training.
Best Gap Year Providing the best gap year courses, work placements, and travel opportunities available.
Edinburgh Volunteer Centre For volunteering opportunities in the Scottish Capital.
PUSH Student Information Sites Information services for Students (UK).
Nursing in the UK:A guide for overseas nurses wanting to work in the UK. Includes details of registering with the UKCC, work permits and language requirements.
NursingNetUK:A guide for Nurses on jobs, courses and working abroad.
Nursing Abroad:A guide for Nurses on working abroad.
Nursing Courses in the UK:A guide for Nurses on UK based courses.
Oneworld:A gateway to information and knowledge on human rights and sustainable development.
Jobs in Charities: Independent recruitment web-site for jobs in the voluntary sector
Guardian Newspaper: Guardian job site
National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO): Umbrella body for voluntary sector organisations
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine: Situated in Gower Street off Tottenham Court Road the LSHTM is, with the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, the UK¿s leading research and teaching establishment on all matters to do with tropical medicine.
States of Guernsey Board of Health The Board of Health provides hospital and community based services 59,000 people living on Guernsey and its dependent Islands.