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Volunteer Opportunities

There are many opportunities to learn about other cultures as a volunteer. Volunteering might even lead to an opportunity for a rewarding career working with other cultures. These are just a few options, and we will continue to add more:

Non-Government Volunteer Opportunities 

Bankers Without Borders

Concern Worldwide (U.S.) Inc.

Council on International Educational Exchange

Cross-Cultural Solutions

Direct Relief International

Doctors without Borders

Global Service Corps

Global Volunteers

Go Abroad

Habitat for Humanity International


International Medical Corps

International Executive Service Corps (IESC)

InterAction: American Council for Voluntary International Action

International Executive Service Corps (IESC)

Kiva International Fellows Program

Mercy Corps

National Council for International Visitors

United Nations Volunteers (UNV)

Volunteers for Peace


Government Volunteer Oppotunities



Corporation for National and Community Service

The above links are for informational purposes only and in no way constitute an endorsement, expressed or implied, by the Department of Defense. Links to websites outside the U.S. federal government or the use of trade, firm, or corporation names are for the convenience of the user and do not constitute an official endorsement or approval of any private sector website, product, service, or privacy policy.

English For Heritage Language Speakers

Do you want a career that utilizes your specialized training and native language skills? The English for Heritage Language Speakers (EHLS) Program offers a unique opportunity to U.S. citizens who are native speakers of critical languages. As scholars, they undergo intensive training in professional communication and career skills essential for working in the government. EHLS.

National Language Service Corps (NLSC)

Do you speak a foreign language? Do you want to utilize your language expertise for the federal government? Consider volunteering for the National Language Service Corps (NLSC). To learn more about the NLSC or to join this volunteer corps please visit the NLSC website for more information.