Volunteer in Switzerland
Volunteer in Switzerland — Social Work, People with Disabilities, Working with the Elderly, Cultural and Administrative or Radio and Theater Quests
United Planet's Quests offer volunteers a unique blend of work, cultural immersion, and fun. All ages and skill levels are invited to apply. Everyone has something to offer! Join us for 6 or 12 months on a Social Work, People with Disabilities, Working with the Elderly, Cultural and Administrative or Radio and Theater Quest!
Cost: Varies with duration of your stay.
Dates: January or August.
Contact: United Planet, 11 Arlington St, Boston MA 02116, USA.
Tel.: 800-292-2316 or 617-267-7763.
Gruppo Volontari della Svizzera Italiana (GVSI)
Conservation workcamps in July to help mountain communities in Ticino region of Switzerland. Participants pay a fee to cover expenses.
Contact: C.P. 12, 6517 Arbedo, Switzerland; 011-41-79-354 0161; firstname.lastname@example.org, www.gvsi.org/en.
Conference Volunteering in Switzerland
Work with other ICV volunteers to help plan, host, interpret and report on events for some of Geneva's most interesting and important local, national and international conferences. Specific tasks include welcoming and assisting delegates, translation and interpretation of events, writing and editing reports on conference proceedings, and providing multimedia support. Past conferences range from annual meetings of the UN Commission of Human Rights to gatherings focused on the cutting-edge issues in information technology, sustainable development, and other current affairs.
Service Civil International Workcamps SCI US
SCI is an exchange organization that sends volunteers on 2-3 week international work projects and long term 3-12 month opportunities in over 50 countries, including Switzerland. The $250 application fee covers lodging, meals, and minimal health insurance. SCI promotes voluntary service to impact social, environmental and humanitarian issues.
Visit: www.sci-ivs.org for an application.
Volunteers for Peace
VFP offers over 3000 projects in more than 100 countries every year, including Switzerland! Project cost starts at $500, which includes food and accommodation. Types of project include construction, environmental, agricultural, social, work with kids, renovation, art & culture and more! Since 1982, VFP has exchanged over 30,000 volunteers worldwide and organized more than 850 volunteer projects in North America. Start planning your volunteer adventure or learn how to get involved at VFP.org!
Includes 45 addresses in Switzerland plus a handful elsewhere.