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Tutor English To A Family In Russia
Live With a Russian Family in various locations in Russia: Teach Them English 15 Hours Each Week.

This is a great program for people who want to experience 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 ! 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.


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.


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


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.


Great Baikal Trail
Every summer, the Great Baikal Trail hosts 2-week volunteering excursions to different sites around Lake Baikal in Siberia. Volunteers will spend time trail-building (which could include park maintenance, excavation, bridge construction, etc.) for 5-6 hours a day, 6 days a week; preparing their food over campfire; sleeping in tents; and on their days off, hiking and visiting local points of interest. Projects run from June to early September.


Volunteers for Peace
VFP offers over 3000 projects in more than 90 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 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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