Child Care Abroad

Vietnam Childcare Volunteers

Want to make a difference by working with children abroad? Head to the buzzin' Vietnam to the heart of Ho ...

Tanzania Experience

Explore the very best that Tanzania has to offer on the action packed Tanzania Experience. From exciting safaris in N’gorongoro ...

Costa Rica Care For Vulnerable Children

In Costa Rica a number of homes and care centres have been set up to care for the children who ...

South Africa Child Development Volunteers

This is one our most rewarding South Africa volunteer programmes which gives you the opportunity to really make a difference ...

India Himalaya Volunteer and Adventure

Based in a beautiful region of northern India, this Himalaya volunteer and India adventure program is an excellent choice if ...

South Africa Schools and Development

South Africa Schools and Development

Teaching in South Africa at this project involves various aspects of community work and development initiatives that will provide you ...

India Goa Volunteer and Adventure

Spending time on this option is a great way to sample the essence of India all in one go. You’ll ...

Cambodia Childcare Volunteers Phnom Penh

This is an amazing opportunity to work in a Cambodia care centre and for you to give the children of ...

Ghana Childcare Volunteers

An exciting and thoroughly rewarding experience awaits you when you decide to become a childcare volunteer in Ghana. Like many ...

Peru Youth Outreach Volunteers

Become a Peru volunteer and get involved in some amazing community volunteer projects, helping to take care of some of ...

Nepal Community Volunteers

Choose to volunteer in Nepaland there area variety of volunteer projects you can get involved in. Make a real contribution ...

Peru Support For Disabled Children

One of the Peru volunteer opportunities available to you, is this massively rewarding project that involves helping wash, feed and ...

Koh Samui Childcare Volunteers

The classic beach life dream... we've all had it, and we all WANT it. Guess what Real Gapper? This is ...

Child Care Abroad

Working with children in your gap year can be a brilliant and rewarding experience. You’ll meet amazing people, learn new skills and instantaneously add sparkle to the old CV – not to mention the feel good factor.

Bridge the gap
Real Gap has hundreds of gap year programmes, many of which are specifically designed for those wanting to work in child care abroad. 
Whether child care abroad for you means working with disabled children in Vietnam, helping at an orphanage in Moldova, volunteering with children in Rajasthan or helping to fight poverty around Rio de Janeiro, our opportunities and advice pages will give you a hand with your trip plans.

If you’ve any questions, don’t hesitate to call us or request a call back

Check out our full list of child care abroad opportunities below. 

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Tanzania Experience

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Tanzania Experience

Explore the very best that Tanzania has to offer on the action packed Tanzania Experience. From exciting safaris in N’gorongoro Crater and Lake Manyara, to exploring the forest trails in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro. There is also a great opportunity to include trekking to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro by choosing the Kilimanjaro option!

Costa Rica Care For Vulnerable Children

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Costa Rica Care For Vulnerable Children

In Costa Rica a number of homes and care centres have been set up to care for the children who have been abandoned, neglected, abused or orphaned, as well as those whose parents simply can’t afford to take care of them during the day.

Minimum 4 weeks From $1,368 (was $1,609)
India Himalaya Volunteer and Adventure

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India Himalaya Volunteer and Adventure

Based in a beautiful region of northern India, this Himalaya volunteer and India adventure programme is an excellent choice if you want to make a difference to the lives of local people as well as having a real India adventure in an area that is normally forgotten by many travellers to Asia.

Minimum 28 days From $2,006 (was $2,359)
South Africa Child Development Volunteers

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South Africa Child Development Volunteers

This is one our most rewarding South Africa volunteer programmes which gives you the opportunity to really make a difference to lives of the children at the centre. This volunteer programme is based at Doreen’s Creche, a well established Childcare Centre in the Masiphumelele Township, near Cape Town. The centre takes care of over 50 children aged from three to six years during the day whilst their parents go out to work.

Minimum 2 weeks From $960 (was $1,199)
Vietnam Childcare Volunteers

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Vietnam Childcare Volunteers

Want to make a difference by working with children abroad? Head to the buzzin' Vietnam to the heart of Ho Chi Minh, and get stuck in with some volunteering work on our childcare projects. 

Minimum 1 week From $1,096 (was $1,289)
South Africa Schools and Development

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South Africa Schools and Development

Teaching in South Africa at this project involves various aspects of community work and development initiatives that will provide you with a diverse and varied experience, providing a great insight into the lives of underprivileged individuals in Cape Town.

India Goa Volunteer and Adventure

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India Goa Volunteer and Adventure

Spending time on this option is a great way to sample the essence of India all in one go. You’ll see the pick of the best places to visit in Goa with sight-seeing excursions, a spiritual experience and trekking, combined with really important volunteer work close to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world.

Cambodia Childcare Volunteers Phnom Penh

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Cambodia Childcare Volunteers Phnom Penh

This is an amazing opportunity to work in a Cambodia care centre and for you to give the children of Phnom Penh a chance of a brighter future. You will make such a difference to the lives of these disadvantaged children by providing them with the vital education and care they are in desperate need of.

Minimum 2 weeks From $1,062 (was $1,249)
Ghana Childcare Volunteers

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Ghana Childcare Volunteers

An exciting and thoroughly rewarding experience awaits you when you decide to become a childcare volunteer in Ghana. Like many countries in the developing world, Ghana has a large number of abandoned children across the country, many of whom, for a variety of reasons have been left to fend for themselves.

Peru Youth Outreach Volunteers

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Peru Youth Outreach Volunteers

Become a Peru volunteer and get involved in some amazing community volunteer projects, helping to take care of some of the most disadvantaged children in the lovely town of Cusco, near the world famous Machu Picchu – a definite must see during your time off!

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