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Volunteer in Tanzania with Cross-Cultural Solutions
Among the most prevalent issues in Tanzania are those presented by the lack of resources, residual effects of a colonial past, and the impact of HIV/AIDS. With Mount Kilimanjaro as a stunning backdrop for your volunteer work in Tanzania, you'll have a chance to work side by side with vulnerable people to build better, healthier futures.

After volunteering for the day, you'll be able to walk around your neighborhood or explore some of the gorgeous spots nearby. We proudly believe we provide the perfect mix of quality work, cultural immersion, adventure, and relaxation—all while having 24/7 access to CCS staff and support. Make that life-changing decision to become a CCSer today!
Volunteer work in Tanzania Dates: One Week to Three Months
Costs: Contact Us for Pricing and Availability
Contact: Cross-Cultural Solutions, 2 Clinton Place, New Rochelle, NY 10801.
Tel: US Toll Free: 1-800-380-4777

Volunteer Abroad with United Planet: 1-12 Weeks
United Planet's Quest Volunteer Abroad program offers you or your group a life-changing opportunity to interact with local communities through customized work experiences, cultural activities, and home stays. United Planet Quests are offered in more than 25 countries from 1-52 weeks. Volunteer opportunities in Tanzania include a variety of opportunities to work with children and education, including at a chidcare center, teaching English in a primary school, or working with disabled young adults.
Volunteer in Tanzania Dates: All year around.
$2595 (2 weeks) - $5745 (12 weeks).
Contact: Please give the United Planet Team a call at 617-874-8041 or email More information can be found at: Feel free to visit us from 9 AM to 5 PM at United Planet, Boston Harbor Shipyard and Marina, 256 Marginal Street, Boston, MA 02128.

Projects Abroad in Tanzania: Volunteer in Arusha, or Dar es Salaam
Projects Abroad is the world’s leading short-term international volunteer organization.
Projects start year-round and last from one week to a year. Opportunities exist in teaching, child care, social work, orphanages, human rights, building, medicine, nursing, midwifery, dentistry, journalism, sports, film production, a Maasai community immersion project, and microfinance. There is also the option for volunteers to take Swahili language lessons. Programs are for ages 16+.
Volunteer in Tanzania with Projects Abroad Dates: Start any day you choose.
Cost: Please see our website for prices.
Contact: Projects Abroad, 80 Broad St, Floor 32, New York NY 10004.
Tel: US Toll-free 1 888 839 3535.

Volunteer in Tanzania
Volunteer with a community based organization in Tanzania! ELI works with organizations in three distinct communities in Tanzania: the Meru, Maasai, and in Dar es Salaam to create volunteer opportunities that benefit the locals while giving volunteers a unique cultural learning experience while giving back to the communities. Possible projects include working in orphanages, teaching, HIV/AIDS education, Women’s Empowerment, Microfinance, and reforestation. All placements are set up on an individual basis based on the needs of the local organization and the specific skills of the volunteer.
Volunteer in Tanzania with ELI Cost: Program fees start at $795 and include airport pickup, accommodation, and meals.
Dates: Programs are available throughout the year and dates are flexible.
Contact: ELI, 1557 Ogden St. #5, Denver, CO 80218
Tel.: 303-321-8278

Volunteer Abroad in Tanzania from US$270
International Volunteer HQ (IVHQ) offers affordable volunteer abroad opportunities based in Arusha, Tanzania from only US$270. Volunteers can participate in Childcare, Medical and Teaching programs, working with rural and urban Tanzanian communities and villages. IVHQ sends thousands of volunteer travelers worldwide annually — you will not find a more affordable, high quality and trustworthy volunteer travel company.
Volunteer in Tanzania Volunteer in Tanzania with VolunteerHQ Dates: Programs start on the 1st and 15th of each month. Duration: Volunteers can volunteer for periods ranging from 1 week to 24 weeks.
Cost: Program Fees start from US$270.
Contact: International Volunteer HQ, PO Box 8273, New Plymouth, NEW ZEALAND.
Tel.: US/Canada Toll Free: 1-877-342-6588; UK Toll Free: 0-800-234-1621; Australia Toll Free: 1-800-557-380; International: +64 6 758 7949.

A Broader View Volunteers Corp
Volunteering with a Non Profit Charity Overseas
A Broader View Volunteers is an U.S. Non profit charity.
We work in 24 countries with over 245 programs, including including Belize, Chile, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, Belize, Guatemala, Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya, Ghana, Zambia, South Africa, Cameroon, Rwanda, Nepal, India, Vietnam, Philippines, Cambodia, and China.
With A Broader View (ABV), you'll be immersed in another culture, collaborate with your host community on a development project, and work side by side with local youth while building your own leadership skills. ABV works year round from 1-week to 12-week programs.
Volunteer in Tanzania Dates: Ongoing programs, year round, you choose your dates of arrival and departure.
From US$895 for one week to US$2240 for 12 weeks (you can tax deduct the expenses). Program fee includes: personalized Volunteer Placement, cultural education, meals, accommodation, pre-departure guidance, 24/7 country staff, tax deducted fees, the option to fundraise within our website, and more.
A Broader View Volunteers Corp, 236 Glen Place, Elkins Park, PA 19027.
866-423-3258 or 215-780-1845 (US), (020) 3289-9896 (UK), (02) 8003-3474 (AU).
Fax: 215-887-0915 / Skype:

Make a REAL difference in Tanzania — From just US$175!
Love Volunteers, the world’s fastest growing independent volunteering organization, has provided safe, meaningful and truly affordable volunteering abroad opportunities to thousands of volunteers from all over the world. Become a Love Volunteer in Tanzania and get the experience of a lifetime whilst helping those in real need on one of our community-based projects! Visit our website to check out our range of community-based projects and find out how you can make a REAL difference!
Volunteers in Tanzania Dates: Flexible/Open Start Dates
Program fees start from just US$175/week!
Love Volunteers
US: +1 415 800 4993, UK: +44 1865 522 688, NZ: +64 21 443 243

Adventures in Health, Education, and Agricultural Development, Incorporated (AHEAD, inc.)
If you seek a medium term volunteer experience, are interested in Tanzania or Ghana, and want more of a grassroots experience than other programs offer, consider AHEAD, Inc.


Gap Medics
Gap Medics arranges placements for students in carefully selected hospitals in Tanzania. Following intensive pre-placement preparation, participants gain on-the-job training as well as making a real contribution to the local community and having the experience of a lifetime.
With the support and guidance of our dedicated in country teams, the security of our privately rented houses and the unparalleled placement opportunities, we offer the safest and greatest opportunity for students to explore the world of medicine.


Global Seekers Development Expeditions
Volunteer in East Africa Program

Through volunteering - we provide opportunities to travel, live and work in Kenya or Tanzania, East Africa, and make a difference!


Global Service Corps (GSC)
Volunteer Programs with Local Homestays in Tanzania

Program participants live with families in Tanzania homes providing a unique cultural experience while volunteering on service and development projects. We help developing communities learn to function more sustainably, while expanding the perspectives of participants as responsible global citizens. Project areas include health, HIV/AIDS prevention, and sustainable agriculture for nutrition and hunger relief. Participants have the opportunity to work on meaningful projects in hospitals, health clinics, schools, farms, and community and government organizations, depending on their interests. Excursions and Swahili language training are included. Undergraduate and graduate level credits qualifying for financial aid available. Volunteer programs are on-going and year-round.

Contact: Global Service Corps, The Women's Building, 3543 18th Street, #14, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA; tel. (415) 551-0000;,

Global Volunteers
Volunteer in Tanzania!
Work on village development projects including teaching, building classrooms and dormitories, and supplying books and other school materials.


Conservation Volunteers in Tanzania
Recruits researchers to join conservation aid projects for 4 or 10 weeks in South Africa and Tanzania. Participation fee £1,300 ($2,500) for 4 weeks on a penguin rescue project in South Africa, £2,400 ($4,500) for 10 weeks surveying wildlife in a Maasai area.


Health Volunteers Overseas
Program in Tanzania
HVO is a teaching and training organization. HVO volunteers train local health care providers. Only accepts volunteers who are doctors, nurses, and other health professionals; preference for those who have experience as educators. Most programs have a minimum of one month. Fees are minimal but volunteers cover their own airfare.


Volunteer in Tanzania
Paying volunteers participate in expeditions and community work in Tanzania, Ghana, Uganda, Kenya, and Togo (among other non-African countries).


Volunteers for Peace
VFP offers over 3000 projects in more than 90 countries every year, including Tanzania! Project cost starts at $500, which includes food and accommodation. Types of project include construction, environmental, agricultural, social, work with kids, renovation, art and culture and more! Since 1982, VFP has exchanged over 31,000 volunteers worldwide. Start planning your volunteer adventure or learn how to get involved at!

Contact: 7 Kilburn St. STE 316, Burlington, VT 05401; tel. 1 (802) 540-3060;,


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