GPC students participate in volunteer opportunities around the world. Here, a student holds a tree frog during a nature conservation project in Costa Rica.

* = Denotes local opportunities in Atlanta / Georgia.

Cross Cultural Solutions
Volunteer and internships abroad that range from 1 week to  12 weeks. Locations include (but are not limited to) Brazil, Costa Rica, Ghana, Guatemala, Russia, South Africa and Thailand.

Culture Connect*
Culture Connect develops cultural fluency among both immigrants and service providers to advance Atlanta as a flourishing internationally diverse community.

Cultural Embrace
Offers a wide range of unique experiential and educational programs for individuals and groups of all ages to intern, teach English, work in the tourism industry or volunteer abroad.

Doctor Without Boarders/Medecins Sans Frontieres

Global LAB: Learning Across Borders
Service Learning/ Volunteer in China, India, Tibet, or Morocco.

Global Volunteers
Volunteers in Brazil, China, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Ghana, Greece, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Mexico, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Romania, South Africa, Tanzania, and Vietnam.

International Partnership for Service- Learning and Leadership
Service Learning in Czech Republic, Ecuador, England, France, Israel, Italy, India, Mexico, Philippines, Russia, Scotland, and Thailand.

IVPA (International Volunteer Program's Association)
Worldwide volunteer opportunities.

Latin America Association*
A nonprofit organization that serves more than 50,000 individuals annually, with the goal to help Latinos achieve self-sufficiency, put down roots, build a better life for themselves and their families, and contribute to strong, thriving communities.

Call 404-982-6890 and ask to speak with Eli Veleze, head of volunteer services.

Peace Corps
Peace Corps Volunteers, serve in 73 countries in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Central and South America, Europe, and the Middle East. Collaborating with local community members, Volunteers work in areas like education, youth outreach and community development, the environment, and information technology. Power Point

Project SHINE
Is a national Service-learning initiative that builds partnerships among community colleges, universities and community based organizations to benefit older immigrants, refugees and college students. SHINE links college students with older immigrants and refugees seeking to learn English and navigate the complex path to U.S. citizenship.

Refugee Family Services*
Assists refugee women and children to regain self-sufficiency through economic and educational training and counseling.

Volunteer Abroad
Worldwide opportunities search engine.