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Children & Education

Fuel your passion for helping children through volunteer work that focuses on supporting at-risk youth, in and out of the classroom.

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Empower the Next Generation

Are you passionate about improving the lives of children?

  • Tutor abroad and provide education to children at school and outside the classroom
  • Be a friend and role model to the youngest generation
  • Inspire local children to dream big and achieve their ambitions
  • Leave a lasting impact on the community through infrastructure improvements at local schools
Contribute to the growth and wellbeing of children in remote communities, by volunteering your time and energy with them.

Contribute to the growth and wellbeing of children in remote communities, by volunteering your time and energy with them.

Discover the challenges communities face in providing long-term educational and childcare opportunities to kids-in-need.

Discover the challenges communities face in providing long-term educational and childcare opportunities to kids-in-need.

Work with members of the local community who are invested in providing improved futures for their children.

Work with members of the local community who are invested in providing improved futures for their children.

GLA Children & Education Programs

Bali: Children's Education in Action™

Bali: Children's Education in Action™

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On this program, volunteer at an English camp for Balinese youth where you'll create unforgettable bonds with your students as you design creative lesson plans and share crucial language lessons. Away from service, you’ll be engaging in high adventure as you go surfing, whitewater rafting, and scuba diving!

Fiji: Children of the South Pacific™

Fiji: Children of the South Pacific™

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From volunteering at a local school to learning the ins and outs of the marine environment, students on this program will get a diverse look at Fiji as they engage in service learning. You’ll live and volunteer where there are no roads, cars, banks or shops. Immerse yourself in the simple village life and experience Fiji’s fascinating culture as you work on projects aimed at improving opportunities for children and achieving sustainability for the remote community.

Ghana: Children of Africa™

Ghana: Children of Africa™

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Are you ready to spend all day, every day surrounded by kids who are excited to see you? On this program, you'll make a difference in their lives by teaching in local schools and building bricks that will be used to expand school facilities. You'll also be immersed in a colorful and vibrant African community that will welcome you with open arms.

Peru: Children of the Andes™

Peru: Children of the Andes™

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Volunteering in Peru on this program is an opportunity to go beyond the tourist mindset and learn the nuances of life in this beautiful, yet remote and challenging area, all while providing critical service to children and schools in the rural community. Students will work with local children in classroom settings at the existing school providing English lessons, physical education and art activities, and will also have the chance assist with the construction of a new campus.

Tanzania: Children's Education Adventure

Tanzania: Children's Education Adventure

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Students on this program will discover the rich culture of this east African nation as they partake in a wide variety of service projects and excursions. Teens will play with local kids, build things at the school, and even go out on safari.

Thailand: In & Beyond the Classroom™

Thailand: In & Beyond the Classroom™

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Students on this program will volunteer at a rural primary school providing English instruction for local youth through classroom time, tutoring, arts, crafts and sports. Over the course of your community service, you'll develop meaningful relationships with your students—serving not only as their teacher, but also a role model, mentor and friend.

Guatemala: Children of the Maya™

Guatemala: Children of the Maya™

On this program, you'll spend your days volunteering at a school that embraces the heritage of Maya children. Whether you're organizing group games, or helping with building projects to improve the school, you'll be surrounded by grateful students and teachers that GLA has been working alongside for years.

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