Gap year programs

Selected from our approved providers

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Gap year programmes to make your gap year count!
Experience different cultures & make friends for life.
Combine a personal interest with developing new skills.

Below are just a flavour of the gap year programme our members can offer. View the organisation pages to see what else they can offer and visit their websites if you don’t chose from this selection.

volunteer feeding baby rhino

Volunteer at world-famous wildlife sanctuary in South Africa

Nepalese woman writing

Women’s Empowerment Project, Nepal

Sail, dive & teach in Madagascar

Building in Nepal

Marine conservation expedition Belize

Conservation programme volunteer Seed Madagascar

Conservation Programme, Madagascar

Volunteer & create lasting change in Costa Rica

skier through woods

Intensive ski training in Canada

Costa Rica Marsupial

Sloth and Wildlife Rescue in Costa Rica

pro instructors

Ski and Snowboard Instructor Internship

Surf instructor course, Morocco

Combined ski instructor & off piste course, Canada

Volunteer & create lasting change in Nepal

Ski & snowboard instructor courses, Canada

Monkey rehabilitation in South Africa

Big five game reserve volunteer

Volunteer on a ‘big 5’ safari reserve

Volunteer photographing elephant

Community, Conservation & Medical Volunteering in Namibia

Conservation in Thailand

Marine conservation in Thailand

Laughing girl art history

Art history semester course, Britain, France & Italy

Group Outside Temple

Southeast Asia Gap Year Semester Program

Students hugging roman columns at history

Art history gap year course, Italy

Fallen Incarus statue

Art history summer course, Italy

Ski instructor training in Canada

Ski patrol smile

Ski Patrol Training Course

Care tanzania

Care in Tanzania

ski school group

Ultimate ski experience in Canada

qualified instrcutors

Full Season Ski & Snowboard Instructor Course

Elephant closeup in grassland

Elephant care & research in South Africa

Coral reef conservation in the Philippines

baby monkey

Get hands-on caring for Africa’s wildlife

Mount fuji japan

Keeping Safe on your Gap Year

Ski instructor training & paid work in Canada

Protect Turtles & Explore Costa Rica

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Australia Adventure

Volunteers in vehicle

Multi-Volunteering experiences in southern Africa

Ski and snowboard instructor short courses, Canada

Hikers in Peruvian Mountains

South America Explorer

Trekkers in Nepal

Nepal & India Adventure

Marine conservation expedition, Madagascar

Ski instructor season internship, Canada

GHV at Childrens Centre

Volunteer experiences in Cape Town

Elephant care in Thailand

Backlit Surfers on beach

Australia & New Zealand Gap Year Semester Program

Close up of Lion face

Lion conservation project in South Africa

Community Volunteering in Scotland

Conservation & adventure in Ecuador

coral cay diving

Divemaster & conservation internship, Philippines

Marine conservation expedition, Timor-Leste

pacific discovery surfing pic

Hawaii Summer Program

Treating a Cheetah with African Conservation Experience

Start your veterinary career somewhere amazing

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