If you want to volunteer away from home but don't want to go overseas, there are plenty of organisations with opportunities to offer.
It's a chance to get really stuck into a project, and is a great way to learn skills and meet new people.
Charges for board and lodging vary, as does the work you'll be doing. The opportunities here aren't necessarily endorsed by do-it or YouthNet, so do your research thoroughly before signing up to anything!
Working alongside families living in poverty.
Holidays and respite care for children and adults with disabilities at centres in North Norfolk.
Environmental working holidays.
Join a community to support children, adolescents or adults with disabilities.
Learn about sustainable technology and practices.
Volunteer full-time for 4-12 months on social care projects in the UK.
Get involved creating an eco-village and conference venue, with a community of volunteers in stunning Worcestershire countryside.
Work with people who are homeless, refugees and asylum seekers, disabled, excluded from education or at risk in other ways.
Working breaks to learn about meditation.
Live and work as a volunteer warden on one of 36 reserves throught the UK.
Give up your time to help deafblind people make the most of their holidays.
Help with the provision of short holiday breaks for people with disabilities and their carers.
Volunteering on Britain's inland waterways.
Get involved in a Do it 4 Real Summer Camp, a Family Activity Break or even as a volunteer Warden.
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