Support the vital work we do overseas by joining us in-country

  • Coach and play soccer in Argentina

  • Help girls master field hockey in South Africa

  • Develop sporting talent in St Lucia

Volunteer Overseas

Join our family of international volunteers who provide a vital input towards our Mass Participation Program. This could see you visiting some truly amazing countries in Africa, South America and The Caribbean, whilst sharing your love of sport with kids from disadvantaged communities.

Want to make a difference in a child’s life? Please check out our different volunteering opportunities to find out how!

Check out our volunteer opportunities in Argentina!

Argentina

Volunteer Sport Coaching Projects:Soccer, Field Hockey, Basketball, Baseball, Rugby,Tennis

Volunteer program Duration Time: 4-12 weeks *Depending on school holidays

Argentina Project Arrival Airport Ministro Pistarini International Airport

Currency: Argentine Peso  ($1=15 Argentine Peso)

Interested in improving your Spanish while aboard? No problem! You will have the choice to take a optional introductory 20-hour course during the first week of your placement. This course allows you to get exposed to the local language so you have a better chance to communicate with the children in the program.

What’s included:

  • Food: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Shared Dorm-style living
  • WiFi
  • Full coordination of programs
  • Sport Equipment for coaching sessions
  • Transport from airport on pick up day

What’s not included:

  • Flights
  • Travel Insurance
  • Visa
  • Vaccinations
  • Spending money

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Check out our volunteer opportunities in St Lucia!

Saint Lucia

Volunteer Sport Coaching Projects:Soccer, Rugby,Cricket, Netball, Tennis

Non-coaching projects: Physiotherapy

Volunteer program Duration Time: 2-16 weeks

St Lucia Project Arrival Airports Hewanorra International Airport (UVF)

George F. L. Charles Airport (SLU)

Alternate St Lucia Project Arrivals: Boat:Port Castries

Currency: East Carribean Dollar  ($1=2.70 East Carribean Dollars)

What’s included:

  • Full coordination of programs
  • Sport Equipment for coaching sessions
  • Transport from airport on pick up day

Accomendation:  3 Shared Bedrooms

  • W-Fi broadband
  • Laundry Room
  • House telephone (only for receiving calls)
  • On site security
  • American-Style Fridge freezer and ice dispenser

What’s not included:

  • Flights
  • Travel Insurance
  • Visa
  • Vaccinations
  • Spending money

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Check out our volunteer opportunities in South Africa!

South Africa

Volunteer Sport Coaching Projects:Soccer, Field Hockey, Basketball,  Tennis, Rugby, Netball, Cricket (Availability: All year) Swimming (ONLY- October- April)

Non-coaching volunteer projects: Teaching and Child Care

Volunteer program Duration Time: 5-12 weeks

South Africa Airport Pick location: Port Elizabeth International (PLZ)

Currency: South African Rand ( $1=13 ZAR)

What’s included:

  • 24 hour support from United Through Sport In-country staff
  • Transfer to and from the airport
  • Food ( Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
  • Accommodation: Shared Dorm-style living
  • Full coordination of programs
  • Sport Equipment for coaching sessions
  • Transfer to and from volunteer placements

What’s not included:

  • Flights
  • Travel Insurance
  • Visa
  • Vaccinations
  • Spending money
  • Free laundry service ( Can do laundry on site for a fee)

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Check out our volunteer opportunities in Thailand!

Thailand

Volunteer Sport Coaching Projects:Soccer, Netball, Volleyball, Rugby ( Multi- sport coaching experience)

Volunteer program Duration: Starting at 2 weeks

Currency: 

What’s included:

  • 24 hour support from United Through Sport In-country staff
  • Transfer to and from the airport
  • Food ( Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
  • Accommodation: Bunk beds *Can request comfort zone (A/C & TV)
  • Full coordination of programs
  • Sport Equipment for coaching sessions
  • Transfer to and from volunteer placements

What’s not included:

  • Flights
  • Travel Insurance
  • Visa
  • Vaccinations
  • Spending money

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Want to get a edge over your high school , club, or college opponents? Please check out our preseason, spring break or summer break team sport tours!

 Pay it forward? We can organize a team sport tours which can consist of training and playing against local athletes and being immersed in the social aspect of a disadvantage communities by using your expertise of your sport by coaching local youth children how to play the game you love!  We also  can offer a cultural experience which will allow the team to learn about the  local community through our voluntary projects opportunities.

Duration: We normally offer a two week sports tour however we can be flexible based off of the needs of the team!

Location: Port Elizabeth, South Africa

If interested in this opportunity please contact one of our United Through Sport USA team members: [email protected]

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Looking for a meaningful internship which will make a social impact on the world? Please check out what we have to offer!

Argentina Argentina

South Africa South Africa

Saint LuciaSt Lucia

Thailand Thailand

Make this internship count!! Why sit in a office from 9-5 just to earn a credit? Come intern in one our international volunteer programs locations and plan special events, create a marketing plan, research new ways to improve United Through Sport, develop ways to fundraise, create a coaching or teaching curriculum or organize a weekend excursion for the volunteers! We cater to those who are studying in fields such as: International Business, International Relations, Human Rights, Sport Management, Physical Education, Education, Sport Science,Social Media, and Organizational Management.

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with United Through Sport. Your role is essential in supporting our work and we’re really grateful for everyone that has been part of our volunteer program over the years.

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Please check out this video that displays our amazing work in South Africa!

Would you like to speak to one of the United Through Sport USA team members about volunteering, sport tours or internships opportunites?

Please contact us at:  [email protected]