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A variety of online services to support non-profit, volunteer, and business leaders committed to civic engagement. Visited by thousands of visitors every day, it has become an important recruiting tool for over 30,000 non-profits working in areas such as health, crisis support, hunger and children. Offers over 35,000 opportunities.  Visit site
VolunteerMatchGhana is working towards the betterment of deprived communities through volunteerism. The organization is based in Accra, the capital of Ghana and supports rural and urban dwellers in areas of education, health and the empowerment of women, as well as assists with promoting cultural diversity programmes.  Visit site
Volunteers For Peace, Inc.  
VFP promotes international voluntary service as an effective means of intercultural education and community service. We provide projects where people from diverse backgrounds can work together to help overcome the need, violence and environmental decay facing our planet. Voluntary service projects are truly a microcosm of a world where nations join together giving priority to improving life for all humanity. They are a practical way to both prevent and resolve conflict. By participating in a project, you will help sow the seeds of peace. We hope that you will join us in this effort!  Visit site
Volunteers in Asia (VIA) 
Since 1963, Volunteers in Asia (VIA) has helped thousands of Americans live and volunteer in Asia. If you are interested in cross-cultural exchange and furthering communication and understanding between the peoples of the United States and Asia, chances are there is a VIA program for you. VIA is looking for undergraduates, recent college graduates, and adults of all ages who are living in the United States and interested in exploring new opportunities. Fluency in English is a prerequisite for program participation. A college degree is required for our one- and two-year positions.  Visit site
Volunteers in Health Care (VIH) 
Volunteers in Health Care (VIH) seeks to identify organizations across the United States that use clinical volunteers; provide technical assistance and small grants to such organizations; link organizations with each other, creating a communication and resource network; and inform public policy.  Visit site
Volunteers Initiative Nepal (VIN) 
Volunteers Initiative Nepal (VIN) is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to empower marginalized communities, with a focus on women and children, through enhanced educational programmes and whole community training to achieve democracy and raise economic productivity. It offers various volunteering programmes all year around.  Visit site
Volunteers of America 
Volunteers of America is a national, nonprofit, spiritually based organization providing local human service programmes and opportunities for individual and community involvement. From rural America to inner-city neighbourhoods, it helps youths at risk, frail elderly, abused and neglected children, people with disabilities, homeless individuals and many others.  Visit site
Volunteers Placement Community Development Africa (VPCDA) - Kenya 
Based in Nairobi , Kenya, this NGO offers volunteer opportunities in community programmes in fields such as HIV /AIDS orphanages and teaching projects.  Visit site
A leading development charity with almost 2,000 skilled professionals currently working in over 40 countries. Volunteers can be aged between 20 and 75 years and must have a formal qualification and some work experience. Regular postings are for two years and volunteers are provided with accommodation and a local level allowance as well as airfares and insurance. Range of jobs is vast and includes small business advisors, teachers, social workers, health professionals, management consultants, marine biologists, accountants and farmers.  Visit site
WEB Nepal 
WEB Nepal promotes awareness of Nepal's social, educational and environmental issues. Its mission is to provide volunteers with a unique opportunity to help in the development of an indigenous community by teaching relevant skills and raising environmental and conservational awareness.  Visit site

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The people you'll meet on these pages are not famous, yet they have touched millions of people's lives through their committment, compassion and courage. They've been baptized as  "trailblazers", "shakers and movers", "disaster responders", among others.  Whatever names they've been called, they have one thing in common -- they've made a difference.