A youth work charity in the United Kingdom providing emergency shelter and support to vulnerable and homeless young people aged 16-25 in Blackpool and surrounding areas.

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Blackwell Adventure

An Outdoor Camp in United Kingdom that actively engages and supports young people in their personal development, empowering them to make a positive contribution to society.

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School for the Blind

A school in Poland that provides various learning programs to blind and partially sighted students.

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UC Camping

A community-run Outdoor Camp in Australia that actively engages and supports young people to engage with and respect nature.

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Football for Hope

A non-profit organization in Ghana that targets children and young people with the aim of equipping them with the requisite life skills.

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Tōtara Springs

An Outdoor Camp in New Zealand that offer week-long programs of sports activities.

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Fee Details

Why NVW charges a fee
New Ventures Worldwide is a UK-registered nonprofit charity. The fee contributes to our operating costs and allows us to continue our mission of arranging volunteering placements for our global network of nonprofit organisations. A financial report is published annually to the UK Charity Commission.


What’s included in the fee
The fee includes a sponsored visa, a thoroughly vetted placement, an appropriate volunteer role based on age, experience and interests, a placement mentor, any necessary training, preparation guidance, ongoing support, food and accommodation.


Additional costs 
In addition to the placement fee, volunteers pay for flights, a visa, and travel insurance, usually costing around $2,500 USD (depending on the departure destination). 


Volunteer Experience

Travel Buddies

Being on a volunteering placement means you’ll always have a network of people around you, including locals and other volunteers. Providing a readymade community with local knowledge to explore, share, and create incredible memories. However, if you want to travel with a friend from home, let us know, and we can usually arrange for you to be on the same placement.



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What is the enrollment process?

After completing the application form, our team will check if you are eligible for your chosen program before inviting you to an interview. The interview is where you get to know the New Ventures Worldwide team, ask questions and get matched to your perfect program. Various background checks are then conducted before you are officially enrolled in the program.

Do I need travel insurance?

Yes, you will need travel insurance. You’ll need to send us your policy details before starting a program.

Do I need a local phone network?

You don’t need a local SIM card, and most volunteers find they can get by on just Wi-Fi. The New Ventures Worldwide team and guide you through this process.

What happens if there is a problem during the placement?

New Ventures Worldwide has a Ladder of Support so you can see who to contact if you need help. Your placement will assist you in almost all situations. However, we also offer background support, mainly if a more serious issue arises.

Application Form

This form takes under 5 minutes to complete. Please provide detailed answers, as it helps the application process. 

Applicant Details

Our placements are for those aged 18-30-years-old
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