Turtle Rescue & Conservation Turtle Rescue & Conservation Giannitsochori , Greece Global Vision International (GVI) Agency | Global Vision International (GVI)
Discover historic Greece and make a real contribution to the conservation and protection of one of the most important loggerhead turtle nesting areas in the region.
Teaching & Environmental Awareness Phnom Penh , Cambodia Global Vision International (GVI) Agency | Global Vision International (GVI)
Teach English and build the local community’s knowledge of environmental issues like climate change, sustainable living, and plastic waste.
Teach Buddhist Novice Monks English Luang Prabang, Laos Global Vision International (GVI) Agency | Global Vision International (GVI)
Enhance the education of Buddhist novice monks as well as other members of the local community while immersing yourself in Lao culture.
Short-Term Conservation Internship Karongwe Reserve, South Africa Global Vision International (GVI) Agency | Global Vision International (GVI)
Kickstart your career in conservation by gaining invaluable work experience in the South African savannah habitat.
Elephant Conservation & Community Involvement Huay Pakoot, Thailand Global Vision International (GVI) Agency | Global Vision International (GVI)
Support community efforts to help reintegrate elephants into their natural habitat, from their previous lives in the tourism industry.
Island Conservation Expedition Victoria, Seychelles Global Vision International (GVI) Agency | Global Vision International (GVI)
Travel to the Seychelles and contribute to critical research and conservation efforts within a national park.
Jaguar Conservation Jalova, Costa Rica Global Vision International (GVI) Agency | Global Vision International (GVI)
Discover the Costa Rica rainforest and assist in the research of the endangered Jaguars.
Youth Empowerment Short-Term Internship Phnom Penh, Cambodia Global Vision International (GVI) Agency | Global Vision International (GVI)
Help contribute to educational projects in the Cambodian province of Kampong Cham.
Marine Conservation & PADI Divemaster Internship Suva, Fiji Global Vision International (GVI) Agency | Global Vision International (GVI)
Earn your PADI Divemaster certification while exploring the waters surrounding the islands of Fiji and Thailand.
Climate Change & Coral Bleaching Conservation Mahe, Seychelles Global Vision International (GVI) Agency | Global Vision International (GVI)
Collect data on coral reef health and recovery following climate-change-induced coral bleaching events while earning your PADI Advanced Open Water
Climate Change & Coral Bleaching research Suva, Fiji Global Vision International (GVI) Agency | Global Vision International (GVI)
Assist with marine conservation initiatives, like surveying corals for recovery after previous coral bleaching events and tropical storms
Community Healthcare Initiative Dawasamu, Fiji Global Vision International (GVI) Agency | Global Vision International (GVI)
Healthcare support is a major benefit to any local community. This program aims to enrich the Dawasamu community through encouraging a healthier way of living.
Elephant Research Karongwe Reserve, South Africa Global Vision International (GVI) Agency | Global Vision International (GVI)
Witness African bush elephants in the wild while working with an international team on ongoing wildlife conservation efforts.
Lemon Shark and Turtle Conservation Mahe, Seychelles Global Vision International (GVI) Agency | Global Vision International (GVI)
Spend time on the stunning island of Curieuse while you contribute to vital conservation efforts to preserve some of the islands most important species.
Local Wildlife Conservation & Research Limpopo, South Africa Global Vision International (GVI) Agency | Global Vision International (GVI)
Travel to a private reserve in South Africa, home to lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo, and rhino, and become part of an international research team
Long-Term Teaching Internship Dawasamu, Fiji Global Vision International (GVI) Agency | Global Vision International (GVI)
Gain hands-on teaching experience while organising educational activities for children in the local community of Dawasamu.
Marine Expedition and PADI Divemaster Internship Puerto Morelos, Mexico Global Vision International (GVI) Agency | Global Vision International (GVI)
Get your PADI Divemaster qualification and boost your career when you join a scuba diving and marine conservation internship in Mexico’s picturesque Yucatan peninsula.
Marine Conservation & PADI training Puerto Morelos, Mexico Global Vision International (GVI) Agency | Global Vision International (GVI)
Earn your PADI diving certificate when you join this conservation team and discover Mexico’s Mesoamerican coral reef and its abundant wildlife.
Marine Conservation Expedition with PADI training Cap Ternay, Seychelles Global Vision International (GVI) Agency | Global Vision International (GVI)
Get your PADI Advanced Open Water and PADI Coral Reef Research Diver qualifications as a member of an expedition team working on critical marine conservation
Women's Empowerment Initiative Luang Prabang, Laos Global Vision International (GVI) Agency | Global Vision International (GVI)
Travel to city of Luang Prabang, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and contribute to sustainable women’s empowerment initiatives in the local community.
PADI Divemster Internship & Marine Conservation Mahe, Seychelles Global Vision International (GVI) Agency | Global Vision International (GVI)
Enter the global scuba diving industry with a professional diving qualification combined with work experience and marine conservation training.
PADI Marine Conservation Expedition Suva, Fiji Global Vision International (GVI) Agency | Global Vision International (GVI)
Learn to dive in the warm waters of Caqalai, while directly contributing to conservation efforts in the region.
Rainwater Harvesting and Water Security Dawasamu, Fiji Global Vision International (GVI) Agency | Global Vision International (GVI)
This program allows participants to make a contribution to sustainability in traditional coastal villages, working towards assisting locals in addressing a range of issue
Rhino Poaching Awareness Karongwe Reserve, South Africa Global Vision International (GVI) Agency | Global Vision International (GVI)
Travel to the African savannah to participate in rhino poaching awareness efforts and wildlife research studies.
Short-Term Communications Internship Luang Prabang, Laos Global Vision International (GVI) Agency | Global Vision International (GVI)
Learn new skills and gain valuable experience relating to communications development, in Laos. Deliver essential English classes and workshops in Luang Prabang, a picture
TEFL and Teaching Internship Luang Prabang, Laos Global Vision International (GVI) Agency | Global Vision International (GVI)
Earn a TEFL certification and gain work experience teaching children and young adults abroad in Laos.
Under 18's Turtle Conservation Giannitsochori , Greece Global Vision International (GVI) Agency | Global Vision International (GVI)
Record nesting activity and protect hatchlings from predators as they make their first journey to the ocean, making a difference to the conservation of the population
Wildlife Conservation Internship Karongwe Reserve, South Africa Global Vision International (GVI) Agency | Global Vision International (GVI)
Complete a three month training program then gain another three months of field experience with a South African conservation organisation or private nature reserve.
Women's Empowerment & Gender Equality Phnom Penh, Cambodia Global Vision International (GVI) Agency | Global Vision International (GVI)
Contribute to sustainable and long-term gender equality initiatives in Kampong Cham, a charming riverside town in Cambodia.
Business Management Internships Cape Town, South Africa Global Vision International (GVI) Agency | Global Vision International (GVI)
Demonstrate your leadership potential by guiding low-resource Capetonian startups to a more profitable future.

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Project Details

GVI tackles critical local and global issues by operating award-winning education and training programs on sustainable development projects around the world.

Global Vision International (GVI) operates their own programs and partner with local and international NGOs, government organisations and education institutions including Save The Children, WWF, The Red Cross, PADI, Project AWARE, the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society and the National Parks of South Africa, Costa Rica, Seychelles, Mexico and Thailand, among others. 

Formed in 1997, over 25,000 participants have travelled with Global Vision International (GVI), with over 3000 participants every year. GVI is very proud that the vast majority of their participants describe their experience with GVI as life-changing, with over 95% stating that they want to travel with GVI again. 

Global Vision International (GVI) is an extremely tight knit, friendly and passionate organization and are made up of an amazing team of people all over the world. They are true experts in their fields, making your experience with GVI truly life changing.

The family-run organisation with an amazing culture and an awesome team of people across the world who are passionate experts in their chosen field and will make your experience a truly unforgettable one (in a good way).

Their award-winning projects receive over 2000 participants every year, and we’re proud to say that the vast majority of them describe their experience with us as ‘life changing’. Global Vision International (GVI) approval rate from over 20 000 participants since 1997 is over 95%.

A key component of the success of our community development and conservation projects is the participants who join our programs. Opportunities include high impact volunteering from one week and up, internships for those looking for career development opportunities, Challenges that allow a one week adventure all for a good cause and a range of programs for school groups and younger volunteers.

The main focus of the project is on
Foundation Year
1997
Contact Person
Bella Litchfield
Bella Litchfield
Spoken Languages
English

Social Impact

All GVI’s projects each have objectives geared towards achieving the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, which build upon the Millennium Development Goals. These are a set of coherent goals focused on sustainable development in the economic, social and environmental fields.

GVI’s main goal is based on making viable changes in all the communities we work in. We run responsible and sustainable award-winning projects and are proud to say that the impact of our work is life changing, for both the local people and our volunteers. Volunteers from all ages and from all walks of life contribute to this important impact and success of our projects.

Pursued Sustainable Development Goals

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