Saturday, March 26, 2011

Cross-Cultural Solutions

Here is a big organization that arranges volunteer opportunities aboard -they have programs in

  • South America
  • Eastern Europe 
  • Asia
  • Africa
They also have various areas of focus for your placements- from health to economic empowerment to women. Their placements can last from 1 week to 12 weeks. 

"Cross-Cultural Solutions is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1995. Today, 25,000 people have participated in our volunteer programs in Africa,AsiaLatin America, and Eastern Europe. CCS has a worldwide staff of over 300 people in 12 countries, with administrative offices also located in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia. In the UK, CCS is a Registered Charity (No. 1106741) and a Registered Company Limited by Guarantee (No. 4991010). In Canada, CCS is a registered non-profit corporation (Federal Corporation No. 445810-9). Steven Rosenthal founded CCS in 1995 and serves as its Executive Director.
CCS has been profiled in more than 500 news outlets, including: CNNThe New York TimesThe San Francisco ChronicleTimeNewsweekThe Chicago Tribune,The Toronto StarThe Today ShowUSA TodayNational Geographic Traveler, and the ABC Nightly News."

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