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Volunteer North America

In 2014, more than 309 volunteers served in the U.S.A. with VFP. Explore the possibilities and start planning your trip by checking out our Volunteer Project List today! 

Affordable! Registration fee is only $500, $650 if you are under 18.

Launch your future! Increased global consciousness, enhanced communication and leadership skills, and real world experience will look great on a resume and help you build your future as a global citizen.

Experience something new! You pick the project. Popular themes include environment, children, agriculture, festivals, education, renovation and more.

Customize your trip! Volunteer in an international group for 2-3 weeks or plan an independent adventure for up to a year. We also organize custom projects for student, community and other groups.

Make global connections! Form lifelong friendships, connect with grassroots organizations, and network internationally.

VFP was founded in 1982 and has exchanged over 31,000 volunteers worldwide!

From the field...

"All of our hard work made it worth it in the end; we gave the people of Montpelier a beautiful, well-kept park for them to have fun in (and boy did we get thanked for our work!). VFP is a phenomenal way of expanding your horizons, learning about new cultures, and understanding how lovely, inspiring and fun service actually is."

Rizya Jose, Vermont, USA 2013
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In 2013, VFP also offered projects in these countries in North America:

  • Canada
  • USA
  • Haiti
  • Mexico
  • Costa Rica
  • Honduras
  • Nicaragua
  • El Salvador