Volunteering with wildlife presents many opportunities to learn new skills, participate in scientific research, and make an impact along the way. Living on a GVI program base is an exciting opportunity to connect with wildlife. There is no need for prior experience....
Contained within the recently published GVI Impact & Ethics Report are numerous stories of success from GVI programs across the globe. Hearing the stories of the real impact GVI has in these locations is a source of inspiration for all of us. The insights provided...
Admire the big cats, from the king of beasts to the shy and elusive. Spend time learning conservation skills and capturing images of endangered wildlife. Have you already seen all the National Geographic and Discovery Channel documentaries on Netflix? Ever looked at...
The only growing cheetah population is in South Africa. GVI is working to support the conservation of these cats through research carried out with the help of volunteers. Watching the world’s fastest land mammal take down its prey is an incredible sight. If you’re...
Develop yourself in the conservation arena on a program in Costa Rica’s Tortuguero National Park, Jalova. You’ll find evidence of jaguars hunting in their natural habitat, track sea turtle nesting, and learn about the life-giving rainforest that supports a diverse...
Find yourself on Curieuse, GVI’s smallest conservation base in the middle of the Seychelles archipelago. But what’s so special about this tiny granitic island? Giant tortoises, endemic wildlife, tropical coral reefs, mangrove forests, summit treks and a history...
If you’re passionate about wildlife conservation, learn more about the field and gain practical experience through GVI’s Africa animal volunteer programs. Why volunteer in Africa? One great reason is to learn more about and help to protect some of the planet's most...
When I decided to make the journey from Huddersfield, England to the GVI base camp here on Curieuse I had a very open mindset as to what I had signed up for. Arriving at base camp last weekend I discovered that there is a lot more to ‘island life’ than meets the eye....
The history of elephants in Thailand is a tale of how a noble beast ended up in camps. But the story is starting to turn around. Find out how elephants became prominent in the tourism industry in Thailand, and how GVI is part of their new chapter. Elephants are so...
The best gap year ideas combine travel, adventure, personal growth, and the chance to do something meaningful. GVI’s gap year programs tick all the right boxes. Taking a gap year is a fulfilling way of exploring the world. Gap year benefits include having the chance...
- Cape Coast
- Cape Town
- Chiang Mai
- Community Development
- Fiji Islands
- Gap Year
- GVI Live
- Kampong Cham
- Limpopo and KZN
- Luang Prabang
- Mahe and Curieuse
- Marine Conservation
- Personal Development
- Phang Nga
- Responsible Travel
- Service Learning
- Study Abroad
- Under 18
- Wildlife Conservation
- Women's Empowerment