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Volunteer Abroad in Russia – United Planet – 6 or 12 Months
United Planet's volunteer abroad Quests offer volunteers a unique blend of work, cultural immersion, and fun. Ages 18 and up are invited to enroll. Live in Russia for 6 or 12 months and volunteer working with people with disabilities, in a healthcare setting, providing support for the elderly and poor, and more! Volunteers live with a local host family, participate in cultural activities and excursions, and receive 24/7 support – a true immersion experience that allows you to build relationships that last a lifetime.

Volunteer in Russia

Cost: Varies with duration of your stay. Please visit our website for details.
Dates: January or August. Quests depart in January or August.
Contact:
United Planet, 11 Arlington St, Boston MA 02116, USA.
Tel.:
800-292-2316 or 617-267-7763.
Email: quest@unitedplanet.org
Website: www.unitedplanet.org

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Volunteer in Russia with Geovisions Volunteer in Russia with Geovisions

Conversation Corps in Russia
Live With a Russian Family in St. Petersburg or Moscow and Teach Them English 15 Hours Each Week.

This is a great program for people who want to experience life in St. Petersburg or Moscow and the Russian culture in-depth. The program has a focus on cultural exchange and host families are not only excited to learn English but also love to share the characteristics of their amazing country, culture and cuisine.

Volunteer 15 hours each week in exchange for free room and board in St. Petersburg or Moscow! Weekends are normally free to experience the culture by traveling around Russia.

Dates: Year ‘round
Cost: Please see website for prices.
Contact: GeoVisions, 63 Whitfield St. Guilford, Ct 06437 PH:203-453-5838 toll free 1-877-949-9998.
Email: programs@geovisions.org
Website: www.geovisions.org

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BEST Programs
Volunteer or Intern in Russian NGO
Education, Environmental and Health NGOs in Russia for volunteering hands-on 2 to 3 months. Fuse your desire to make a contribution with the need to upgrade your international experience for your resume. Comes with 2-week Russian language course in central St. Petersburg, insurance, visa assistance, lodging search, activities, local tutor, and airport retrieval.

Contact: best@bestprograms.org; www.bestprograms.org

CCUSA - Camp Counselors Russia
The Russia Camp Program offers people the opportunity to spend their summer volunteering in Russian youth camps. This program offers a great opportunity for American citizens who are independent, adventurous, self-motivated and flexible looking to broaden their horizons through working and traveling overseas. During the 4 or 8 week sessions American counselors learn about Russian life, culture and in return educates Russian children and staff about American culture.

Contact: CCUSA – Camp Counselors Russia; www.ccusa.com.

Center for the Study of Eurasian Nomads
Summer excavations in southern Russia and Mongolia use volunteers (20+).

Visit: www.csen.org.

Ecologia Youth Trust
Kitezh is a community of committed people who are foster parents, teachers, psychologist and supporting staff who fill every day with creativity, active work and scientific research. Each family is a part of a friendly teaching community who create the cultural environment which supports our education and development of children.
We invite you to participate in our community life and our activities and programmes. We need English speakers who are ready to help our children to learn English and willing to join in with our creative and friendly society. For you this is the chance to participate in the life of a Russian community and to embrace this opportunity for personal development through active work and interaction with all in Kitezh.

Contact: info@ecologia.org.uk, www.ecologia.org.uk

Great Baikal Trail
Great Baikal Trail (GBT) is a non-profit environmental organization that aims to provide Lake Baikal and surrounding areas another option to industrial development, with a mission to promote local sustainable development through low-impact eco-tourism. This mission is grounded in building a system of environmentally friendly trails that are safe and enjoyable for hikers of all ages and levels of experience and in environmental education for local youth and children.

Contact: projects@greatbaikaltrail.org, www.greatbaikaltrail.org

Volunteers for Peace
VFP offers over 3000 projects in more than 100 countries every year, including Russia! 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!

Visit: www.vfp.org

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