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WORKING ABROAD

Tourism, Catering & Hospitality... Ski Resort Jobs... Sports & Leisure... Sea & Sky... Teaching & TEFL... Nursing & Care Work... Childcare & Domestic... Creativity & Enterprise... Other Work...

Tourism, Catering & Hospitality

UK campsite.co.uk - Aside from having met them at a family gathering of my mum’s partner, our interest in the net's best, oldest, and biggest internet guide to all things camping and caravanning related is in their excellent jobs section; a massive page of regularly updated ads for campsite wardens and other positions in the UK and across Europe.

Nikki Beach - Nikki Beach has beach club locations all over the world and offers a wide variety of employment opportunities in different areas, including food and beverage service, entertainment, event marketing and public relations, fashion retail, music and more.

The Hostel Worker - Evolving out of a Facebook page, this site delves into the lives of hostel workers and provides a page of jobs for those that want to become one.

SpaStaff.com - Online recruitment connecting spa employers with job seekers.

E3 Group - An event and entertainment design and production agency with clients including cruise lines and holiday companies.

KelAir Campotel - Vacancies for campsite couriers, busy bee courses, who look after children, plus jobs for mature couples in France, Spain and Italy.

StarNow - In 2004 three Kiwi expats helped their friend get an audition. Fast forward to today and StarNow is an auditions and jobs website for actors and extras, models, dancers, photographers, crew, stylists, and musicians. Auditions in UK, Ireland, USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

Free & Easy Traveler - If you have been on a Free & Easy trip to Southeast Asia, Central America or Europe, they invite you to pique their hiring guru’s interest with a video introduction. Applicants must be available from at least April to July and willing to do another season of travelling beyond that.

Yummy Jobs - Partners with companies around the world to provide jobs on cruise ships and theme parks, plus teaching abroad and study abroad.

Sunkiss Travel - Summer working holidays in go away with your mates type resorts in southern Europe.

Feelsummer Workers - Packaged jobs - or at least a trial - for shot girls, bar staff, event reps, DJs and dancers in Ibiza, Zante, Magaluf and Ayia Napa.

Workers Rooms - Book accommodation through these guys and then find your own summer job on the spot in clubs and bars in the more lairy European resorts.

InterContinental Hotels Group - The careers site of a load of big name hotel brands.

Stoke Travel - This party and festival travel tour operator, to mostly European destinations, is aimed square at backpackers and students and wants to do the partying without the patronising. Positions that may be available include surf instructing, event promotions, bar tending, video producing, guiding and internships.

Fat Tire Tours - Guided cycle and segway tours around Berlin, London, Barcelona and Paris.

Ecoclub.com - Become a member to access information on worldwide ecotourism and other green jobs.

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Ski Resort Jobs

CoolSkiJobs - This ski recruitment site was still in the early stages, with only a few jobs listed, when we were approached to list them here, but we look forward to watching it grow into a useful resource for those looking for work on the slopes.

SnowHeads - This busy forum is for skiers but can also be used by those looking to work the slopes. Links to the websites of hundreds of ski resorts around the world can be found via a link on the upper left hand side of the site.

Season to Season Employment - A recruitment agency specialising in finding the very best staff for hospitality businesses. James Dale, the founder of this site, began his career in the French Alps as a glass collector in a renowned Apres-Ski bar and progressed through the ranks to eventually manage the business himself. There’s summer employment too.

Zenith Holidays - Ski resort vacancies in the French and Austrian Alps include resort manager, resort driver, and chalet host. In the summer they run activity holidays in other countries.

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Sports & Leisure Jobs

The Yoga Nomads - Aims to help yoga teachers turn their passion into a sustainable business without selling their soul. CAMP/LEADERS?

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Cruise Ship, Yacht Crew & Airline Jobs

Peel Entertainment - Provide entertainment to Thomson cruise ships and are constantly recruiting for children's hosts, entertainment hosts, musicians, technicians, bands, singers etc for short and long term contracts.

Crew Pacific - A superyacht training and recruitment agency, based in Cairns, Australia.

Warsash Superyacht Academy - Superyacht training for deck, engineering and interior staff.

Compass Speakers and Entertainment - Supplies cruise ships with destination and special interest lecturers. They also recruit sociable and well mannered single men, aged 40 to 68 years, who have taken social ballroom dance classes to act as gentlemen hosts to socialise with single women over 50 years of age. These volunteers receive free or subsidised cruise travel, including meals and accommodation.

Pullmantur Careers - A Spanish brand part of the Royal Caribbean Cruises group. This is their recruitment site for jobs at sea.

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Teaching English as a Foreign Language

TesolExperts.Net - Apart from the usual emailed jobs to your inbox, talk directly with schools, teachers, agents, and courses worldwide in a chatrooms and conduct interviews with video conferencing.

ESLstarter Offer international teaching placements in some of the best places to teach abroad.

Leading Out - Finding you teaching jobs and internships in Australia, New Zealand, UK, Southeast Asia and the Middle East.

Red Dragon Diaries - After teaching English for several years in South Korea, Tom Gates has since moved on to Japan. His blog has many articles on the life of an ESL teacher.

Teaching Nomad - A western owned and operated teacher placement agency based in Shanghai connecting teachers with teaching opportunities in the Middle East and Southeast Asia.

ESL Job Feed - Publishes links to ESL Job postings from a variety of sources.

Via Lingua - A global educational organisation, with schools and partners in numerous worldwide locations, with the goal to help their students develop their English language teaching skills. In some locations they are able to guarantee employment locally after completing their TEFL course.

English in Action - Regularly recruit teachers for one to eight week contracts in countries all over the globe.

TEFL Source - Compare and enrol with international TEFL, TESOL, TESL and CELTA certification programmes.

Aclipse - Place college graduates in the teaching positions in Asia, with a primary focus on South Korea and China.

Knightsbridge Schools International - A family of international schools in half a dozen locations that seeks teachers who are committed to teaching as a vocation, and who wish to continually develop their professional skills to the highest possible level.

M2r Education - Education and training jobs in Africa, the Middle East and Asia.

The Rural School and Community Trust - The Rural Trust's Global Teacher Fellowship program provides awards for up to 25 teachers annually to support the professional and personal development of rural educators. Any K–12 teacher working full-time and teaching at least 60% time in a public rural community classroom can apply for the fellowship. Counsellors, media specialists, and other school personnel working or teaching in a public rural school setting at least 60% of their paid work time may also apply. Each applicant must have four years teaching experience by the fellowship start date.

ESL Expat - Provides helpful teaching activities that can be used in the classroom. ESL jobs around the world are also listed but they are few and far between.

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Nursing & Care Work

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Au Pair & Nanny Jobs

Nanny & Butler - With a focus on the UK, Switzerland, Russia, Italy, The Middle East and the USA, N & B places a wide range of staff including nannies, maternity nurses, governesses, private personal assistants, butlers, house managers, domestic couples, private chefs, security staff, chauffeurs, private jet and yacht crew to royal families, dignitaries, UHNW individuals, HNW individuals, celebrities and global organisations. Candidates should be extremely well qualified, bi-lingual and of British, Italian, French, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Russian, and Chinese nationalities.

Left Bank Manc - Originally from Manchester, the Left Bank Manc au paired in Paris for three years. Since she began her blog she has doled out advice ranging from how to handle creepy neighbours stealing your knickers to telling the family you live with that they are starving you. She also answers questions via a forum page on her blog.

Worldwide Kids - Childcare opportunities for experienced childcare professionals in luxury resorts and hotels. Knowledge of a foreign language will be an advantage, particularly Russian, French, German or Greek. Their Mediterranean vacancies are usually fixed term contracts for the summer season, which runs April to November. Occasionally they have other vacancies for childcare roles at resorts and hotels around the world, usually on permanent contracts.

AlpineChildCare - Links families looking for child care for their ski holidays with nannies and babysitters working in Ski Resorts all over the Alps.

Nannies of St James - A bespoke consultancy offering high calibre staff for households throughout the United Kingdom and overseas. Vacancies are listed on the site.

The Au Pair Blog - The au pair behind this blog noticed that most of the au pair blogs out there were owned and written by au pair agencies so she began this blog for actual au pairs to share their experiences.

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Creativity & Enterprise

KarolinaPatryk.com - A travel and lifestyle blog with goal of motivating others to live their dream lives. There’s plenty of making money online content too.

Unanchor - See, eat, and walk the streets like you live there with a travel guide itinerary created by an Unanchor local. Writers receive 50% of revenue from all itineraries sold.

All Indie Writers - Do you want to learn how to land high paying freelance copywriting clients, earn a living as a professional blogger,or write and sell your own books as an indie author? Jenn Mattern has been helping writers go pro since 2006 and offers to help you learn the business and marketing skills you need to build a successful writing business.

Textbroker - Find clients, write for cash.

Nomad House - The people behind Nomad House create ten day experiences in changing locations where you can find inspiration, productivity and new friendships with like minded people.

Remote Year - Remote Year brings together a community of 75 digital nomads from across the globe to spend a year working, travelling, and exploring 12 cities around the world.

How to Digital Nomad - Just a page of digital nomad links really.

Nomad List - An interesting site, centred around a chat tool, that finds you the best places in the world to live and work remotely.

User Testing - Companies pay people to use their services and make videos about their experience.

Working Nomads - A curated list of remote jobs, for the modern working nomad. By far the most jobs are for developers.

Coworking Camp - A temporary coworking space in a beach resort hotel for startup founders, entrepreneurs, freelancers, remote workers and digital nomads that want to escape the winter and make new meaningful connections to grow their business.

Date a Nomad - Nomads often have a different perspective on conventional life which can make it hard to find a mate. This site aims to connect these like minded people.

Zero to Travel - actionable advice for starting a location independent business from experienced travellers through podcasts, interviews, articles and more.

Tandem Stills + Motion - Stock photography. Contributors get a share of royalties.

BrainGain - BrainGain connects top international talent to jobs around the world in the belief you should be able to find a job outside of your home country, regardless of where your passport is from. Sign up is required to access jobs abroad with startups and social enterprises.

Upwork - Find a freelance job, do it, get paid.

Bloggers Required - A facilitator between small businesses, agencies, brands and start ups looking for support with blogger outreach. Bloggers get free stuff in return.

SeedingUp - A place to market and monetise blogs, websites and social network profiles.

Skyword - Content marketing: get a job doing it.

CoBoat - Coworking spaces on a catamaran sailing the seven seas.

OutTrippin - Unique holiday plans crafted by pro travel bloggers and writers who have been there, care and are ready to share their best experiences. If that’s you, register on the site and make some money.

Plansify - Travel bloggers and other travel experts can answer questions by email or Skype call on a variety of travel related topics, including volunteering and working abroad, in exchange for a fee.

Jobbatical - Discover your next career adventure in tech. Explore startup jobs in over 30 countries.

Cooperatize - A marketplace for travel bloggers and micro influencers.

SkimLinks - Helps you make money and gain insights from your commerce related content by automatically turning product links into trackable affiliate links.

Shift_Space - Join 14 like minded entrepreneurs and remote workers for two months of relaxation, work, collaboration, and new cultural experiences in a resort turned into a fully functional modern workspace complete with private villas.

Grabr - Earn money while travelling by delivering items from abroad to shoppers.

Making Sense of Cents - Michelle, currently touring North America and living in an RV, created this personal finance and lifestyle blog to improve her own finances. Mission accomplished, she shares her advice on working online and side hustle ideas, including regularly posting her impressive income reports.

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Other Ways to Work Abroad and General Work Abroad Websites

Hairandbeautyjobs.com - Hair and beauty Jobs in the UK and abroad.

Canstaff - Canstaff has offices in New Zealand, Europe, the Philippines and Australia, specialising in construction and engineering recruitment for positions in the UK, New Zealand and Australia.

EquineStaff - Equestrian recruitment specialists.

Remote OK - Jobs you can do anywhere. Most are tech type work but there are some non tech jobs advertised too.

Yard And Groom - An online equestrian job hosting site, with a nice, clean layout and a good selection of vacancies; mostly in the UK, but also elsewhere in Europe and the world.

We Work Remotely - A place to find jobs that aren’t restricted by commutes or a particular geographic area. Vacancies are a mixture of programming and developer, marketing or copyrighting.

The Daily Wiz - This blog was created to provide useful information for students and young graduates navigating their way through the challenges and hurdles faced during the early stages of their careers, and to provide a platform where buzzing talents can express themselves and inspire others.

Roadiejobs - A social network for the concert and live event production industry.

Far and Wide Workers - Browse and apply for a working holiday and all types of work abroad.

Career Trotter - Help multilingual professionals further their career abroad.

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GAP YEAR

Volunteer Travel... Expeditions... Internships & Work Placements... Courses... Study Abroad... Career Break... Student Sites... Voluntary Work... Information & Resources...

Volunteer Travel

S-Trip! - A Canadian student travel company. There’s a job board on the site and they also arrange volunteering abroad.

Research The Life - Emerging out of a passion for whales, dolphins, the ocean, horses and nature itself, RTL have a small number of volunteer travel experiences for like minded, curious people.

GoEco - Since their first volunteer project at the Israeli Sea Turtle Rescue Centre in 2006, GoEco have expanded their voluntourism projects to multiple countries and sectors.

Globe Aware - A Texas based volunteer vacation company running programmes around the world, but mostly in Asia and Latin America.

Worldwide Veterinary Service - From qualified vets, vet nurses and vet students to volunteers with no previous veterinary experience, WVS can use your skills. From dogs and cats to chimps to cheetahs, they offer a range of volunteering options where you can work with a variety of species.

XchangeScotland - Volunteering experiences arranged all over the world.

World Stamp - Spend nine months exploring India, Guatemala, and Costa Rica. Some funding through a scholarship may be available.

Animal Experience International - On a mission to help animals around the globe by matching clients with animal related volunteer opportunities at sanctuaries, hospitals and research projects.

The Great Projects - Join a variety of volunteer projects and aid wildlife conservation abroad.

Volunteer World - A comparison platform for international volunteer opportunities.

Abroad Reviews - A particularly useful site for assessing your choice of volunteer organisation.

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Voluntary Work

European Voluntary Service - A long term volunteer experience abroad, funded by the European Commission, enabling young people aged 18 to 30 years to live up to 12 months in another country providing their service in a non profit organisation.

Volunteer Archaeological Dig Information Center - Archaeology enthusiast Dick Cook made his dreams come true in retirement by volunteering for digs each winter in Egypt, having previously trained on digs in Romania, England, Cyprus and Israel. He has put together this site to help others join digs across the world.

The International Ecotourism Society - Has established a set of guidelines that they hope will help international voluntourism providers plan and manage their programmes in a responsible and sustainable manner.

Ecovillage Road - Gain more knowledge on sustainable living by visiting and learning from ecovillages of the Baltic Sea Region. Volunteering opportunities and internships are listed.

Comhlámh - Comhlámh was set up in 1975 by Irish returned development workers with the vision of volunteers and development workers working in solidarity for a just, equitable and sustainable world.

Peace Watch Switzerland - Sends voluntary human rights observers / accompaniment volunteers to Guatemala, Palestine/Israel, Colombia and Honduras.

Animals Asia Foundation - AAF’s work to end animal cruelty focuses on ending bear bile farming, cat and dog welfare, and captive animal welfare. Volunteers are welcome to help at their offices in Hong Kong, Australia, Germany, Italy, the UK and US, but otherwise hands on volunteering with animals is limited to vet nurses or those qualified in wild animal management.

Better Care Network - The BCN website is a source of information for people working on issues related to children who lack adequate family care. Their Better Volunteering, Better Care interagency initiative is aimed at discouraging international volunteering in residential care centres and promoting ethical volunteering alternatives supporting children and families.

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Expeditions

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Internships & Work Placements

Erasmusplus+ - The European Union programme for education, training, youth and sport.

Council of International Programs USA - US work and travel programmes, programmes abroad, and scholarships.

Global Graduates - Study and work abroad advice, answers and opportunities for young people with global skills.

Cultural Vistas - A non profit exchange organisation promoting global understanding and collaboration among individuals and institutions. They have over 30 exchange programmes in the United States and around the world.

Work Experience - This Romanian based staffing company offers many work and travel programmes around the world, including hotel traineeships in Europe, student work in the USA and au pairing.

IST Plus - Has years of experience enabling thousands of students and young people to gain J1 visas for the USA, go on Working Holidays to Australia, New Zealand and Singapore or teach in Thailand or China.

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Courses, Training & Language Study

Epic Gap Year - A quick and easy way to book all sorts of surf, dive, snow and adventure courses around the world.

Sanisera Archaeology Institute - Offers over 20 international courses in five European countries focusing on archaeology and related subjects.

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Study Abroad & Cultural Exchanges

WISE Abroad - Study abroad and internships for college students, recent college graduates, and educators.

The Student World - Find the best study abroad options available that fit all your interests and aspirations.

The Abroad Guide - This blog that tells you what you need to know about studying abroad. Where to go, what to do, what not to do, and more, including information on working and volunteering abroad.

WSA Europe - Student interns can get hands on experience with WSA, an American student travel company, and gain resume points while exploring Europe. They also run a Cultural Bridge Scholarship to allow US students the opportunity to study abroad in Europe, and hire local young, professional guides to manage and lead their tour operations.

IIEPassport Study Abroad Funding - This resource features detailed descriptions of hundreds of study abroad scholarships, fellowships, grants, and paid internships for US undergraduate, graduate and post graduate students, and professionals.

Boren Awards - Boren Scholarships allow US Undergraduate Students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to US interests but underrepresented in study abroad.

Scholarship Portal - Find scholarships to finance your studies.

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Career Breaks & Grown Up Gap Years

NATUCATE - Helps to connect students and graduates of all ages and backgrounds with nature conservation internships and volunteer projects abroad.

The FutureSense Foundation - A charity registered in the UK supporting community development by partnering and working with over 100 non profit organisations to support volunteer work in some of the poorest regions of the world.

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Student Sites

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General Gap Year Websites

Invasion - Invasion’s brands include various work abroad programmes, including au pairing or summer camp jobs in the USA, teaching in Thailand, and work and travel in Australia.

Go International - Paid and volunteer work programmes abroad for Canadians.

American Gap Association - A standards setting organisation for gap years that is recognised by the US Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission.

VAOPS - Search this online directory of free and low cost volunteer positions by destination or interest.

The NGO List - The NGO List is designed to help would be volunteers become the real thing by listing grassroots NGOs offering opportunities to travellers with a yearning to help the communities and places they visit. There are also links to useful articles about volunteering and travelling responsibly, as well as getting involved from home. The NGO List is compiled by Emma and Jonathon who met while teaching in Korea.

The International Wanderer - Dedicated to providing you with all the information you need to travel, live or work overseas no matter what country you want to be in, where you are from or stage in your life.

Volunteer Alliance - With Volunteer Alliance you can volunteer directly and much more cheaply at the same organisations where you would pay large fees by going through a gap year company.

Globetrotting For Good - A non profit network helping world travellers make simple and meaningful contributions to aid projects in the places they visit.

Benevola - As a member of Benevola, enjoy free and authentic volunteering projects throughout the world.

Global Ecovillage Network - The Global Ecovillage Network envisions a world of empowered citizens and communities, designing and implementing their own pathways to a sustainable future. Volunteer work can be had with one the listed ecovillages or with GEN itself.

GozAround.com - GozAround connects community minded individuals with peer-to-peer and organized volunteer opportunities in their neighbourhood, city and around the world.

Worldwide Helpers - A non profit search engine created to foster partnerships between volunteers and charitable organisations worldwide.

GoCambio - A growing website connection guests who share their skills with hosts who share their homes.

Global Nomadic - A community marketplace connecting people with NGO projects around the world.

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LIVING ABROAD

Finding a Property... Buying & Finance... Moving & Settling In... Expat Websites...

Finding a Property

Fuck the Banks, I'll Build My Own Damn House - Sean, a 32 year old software developer, decided to sell all his shit, buy a van, build it out, and travel around the United States. This great page documents the project from the beginning.

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Buying & Finance for Property Abroad

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Moving & Settling In

MoveHub - An international removals company with plenty of online resources to offer. The site has guides for moving to various locations around the world.

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Expat Information & Advice

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TRAVEL

Air, Land & Sea... Budget & Backpacker... Tips & Tools... Communication, Maps & Equipment... Health, Safety & Insurance... Hostels, Home Exchange & House Sitting... Reading & Reference... Travelogues & Blogs...

Air, Land & Sea Travel

Busbud - Find, compare and book intercity bus tickets around the world through this website or the app.

Go Van - An online magazine about van life culture. Whether you live in a van or spend your free time travelling with your van, this website is for you.

Rome2rio - Discover how to get anywhere by plane, train, bus, ferry and automobile.

Rdvouz - See passing cars and rideshare wherever they can take you.

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Budget & Backpacker

Hitch-hikers Handbook - A great site put together by Ania and Jon, a couple of English teachers hitchhiking their way around the world. They aim their site at a modern, openminded, adventurous and budget conscious readership.

Fly Onward - Are immigration being big meanies and demanding to see an onward ticket? Rent one here.

Backpacker Travel - A community for backpackers and adventurous travellers with guides to help you get started, jobs in travel, budgeting and more.

Squat The Planet - Describing themselves as a social network for misfit travellers, this site will appeal to squatters, van vagabonds, explorers of places you are not supposed to go, hobo cooks and hitchhikers.

CheepAdvisor - Save money while visiting some of the most amazing but expensive cities of the world. This community selects the best value for money in town, revealling the hidden gems that tourists, and even locals, could never find on their own.

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Travel Tips & Tools

Fund My Travel - Ask your nan for money towards a trip rather than birthday or Christmas presents.

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Communication, Maps & Equipment

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Health, Safety & Insurance

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Hostels, Home Exchange & House Sitting

Housem8.com - Originally this site served to help Tom Hill and his then partner get house sitting gigs, but now does so much more in providing house owners the facility to advertise their requirements to potential house sitters and pet sitters and vice versa.

Long Term House Sitters - Ian and Vanessa sold an island in Panama and now travel the world as self professed global nomads. Their site serves to both advertise their professional house sitting services to home owners and to share advice on the subject.

House Sitting Magazine - A downloadable magazine for house sitters, available in app stores or as a PDF. First issue free in return for email sign up.

HouseSitMatch - Take a holiday without costly accommodation and live like a local.

The House Sitting Travel Blog - Josie and Conrad Schneider are baby boomers who have house sat around the world.

Camelot Europe - An alternative to house sitting is becoming a property guardian. Property guardianship offers low cost rooms and workspace in commercial and residential properties that would otherwise be vacant, something that tends to appeal to young professionals, keyworkers and artists looking for affordable rent. Guardians do not pay rent, instead paying a monthly license fee that often includes all utility bills and are on average 30 to 50% lower than local market rent.

Creative Paths to Freedom - Teresa Roberts retired early and has since looked after other people’s homes around the world, including in Spain, Mexico, Czech Republic, England, the Dutch Antilles and for the owners of a 57 foot boat in Baja California.

Break Free: The Ultimate Housesitting Guide - An ebook by Dani and Jess, a German-American couple who, since hitting the road in May 2010, have been entirely nomadic with no home base, using housesitting as one of the key ways to maintain their free lifestyle.

Housing Anywhere - Search for rooms in 500 cities and get in touch with locals directly.

Camp in my Garden - Choose from over 1000 micro campsites. Around half are in the UK and mainland Europe with the rest spread all over the world from Tonga to Thailand, Kerala to Kentucky.

HomestayIn - Homestays for exchange students, internships, business trips, and travellers in 89 countries.

Tibba - This app was still very much in beta and only available in a couple of locations when we took a look but the idea is for people to trade skills not bills. Tibba will operate as a marketplace for the exchange of digital skills and services.

Holidog - Interested in being a pet sitter? A few clicks and you’ll be on your way to taking care of pets around your neighbourhood. Active in the UK and over a dozen other countries.

We Love House Sitting - A resource portal for house sitters and home owners.

Trampolinn - A home exchange site where you can host fellow travellers, accumulate points and travel cheaply yourself.

Room Lion - Serviced apartments in India and Singapore. More countries coming soon.

LongTermLettings.com - Monthly rentals of homes, villas and city apartments.

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Reading & Reference

Share Traveler - Information and reviews on travel related sharing economy services including ride sharing and work for lodging sites.

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Travelogues & Blogs

GlobalGirlTravels.com - Travel like a lady but budget like a boss is the tagline to Guam based writer, film maker and photographer Jessica Peterson’s blog.

Where in the World is Nina? - Nina Ragusa has found varied ways of keeping herself on the road, including hospitality work in Australia and teaching in Thailand.

PS, I’m On My Way - Trisha Velarmino’s excellent travel blog is frequently updated with working abroad, volunteering and remote working posts. Filipinos will particularly be inspired by her working travels.

Aussie on the Road - Since leaving his home shores, Chris has taught English in China and South Korea and written a Chinese sitcom.

Our Big Fat Travel Adventure - Since Amy Blyth and Andrew Wyatt left the UK to travel the world they have taught English in Vietnam and Spain, volunteered, and are currently trying to establish themselves as fully fledged digital nomads, earning their living online.

Charlie on Travel - Charlie Marchant has taught English in Taiwan and, though it cover other subjects including slow travel, sustainable and vegan travel, her blog is also particularly strong on house sitting.

Nomadic Chick - Since buying a one way ticket to India, Jeannie Mark has taught English in China and has established herself as a successful travel blogger.

Drink Tea & Travel - Oksana and Max St John, a Canadian couple inspired by the world, quit their jobs to live a location independent lifestyle. There is a burgeoning selection of working abroad interviews available.

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COUNTRIES

Benelux... France... Germany... Greece... Italy... Russia & Eastern Europe... Scandinavia... Spain & Portugal... Switzerland & Austria... UK & Ireland... Australia... New Zealand... USA... Canada... Latin America... Africa... China... Taiwan... Japan... South Korea... South East Asia... India & Mid East... Turkey...

Belgium, Holland & Luxembourg

deBanenSite.nl - Several thousand jobs in the Netherlands are advertised here. In Dutch only.

Ultimate Party Amsterdam - Outgoing, motivated and easygoing English speaking leaders, able to navigate from pub to pub without falling in a canal, wanted.

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France

Chalet Cookery School - Offers seven day residential courses intent on revolving around a genuine chalet routine and designed to arm you with a level of culinary skills that will give you the confidence to create scrumptious cakes, stylish canapés, mouth watering desserts and even sensational four course gourmet dinner parties. You'll be taught table presentation, wine selection. chalet hospitality and much more in readiness for paid employment as an Alpine chalet host.

Deborah Porter - Childcare in Morzine. There’s no employment page but Deborah left a comment on another of our sites indicating she was looking for nannies for her expanding company. The links pages has a number of contacts of nearby chalets, many of which we know have employment pages.

Ski Bonjour - Ski Bonjour have chalets and, more importantly for you, chalet jobs in Val D’Isère and Tignes. They initially got in touch with us to ask for a mention of their worthy guide to Val D’Isère which, though aimed at holidaymakers, includes links to lots of local businesses and could be useful tool for a job hunt.

Trust and Dust - Property management and cleaning company based in Morzine. Cleaners with own transport employed.

Skiidy Gonzales.com - Geneva Airport Transfers to Morzine, Avoriaz, Les Gets, and other resorts in the French Alps, who are always on the lookout for drivers to join their team.

Calaidi-Pedia - Set up as a resource for those involved in the phenomenal grassroots movement supporting refugees in Calais (and beyond) that sprang up in the late summer of 2015. At the time of writing the camp have been cleared but the problems haven’t gone away and volunteers are still needed.

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Germany

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Greece & Cyprus

Mitsis Hotels - A large hotel chain in Greece. Get past the initial splash page and careers information can be tracked down via the about page.

Digital Nomads Lesvos - Strong wi-fi signals in an idyllic setting overlooking the sea, funky authentic villages with great bars, harbours and restaurants, lots of adventures to be had, and the opportunity to help an island struggling with a whole bunch of crises; Lesvos is the perfect playground for socially engaged digital nomads. This site aims to attract socially engaged digital nomads with coworking and suitable accommodation options to Lesvos to help refugees, boost the economy and the spirits of the local people.

InGlobe.com - Application dates start in March for students wishing to apply for tourism and hospitality placements for the summer.

Earth, Sea & Sky - A non profit NGO for the conservation of loggerhead turtles on the Ionian island of Zakynthos. There’s a moderately pricey short term volunteer programme, including accommodation but not food, that gets cheaper the longer you stay. Otherwise consider taking on one of their seven month long internship to be responsible for a certain aspect of their work, such as project leader, research leader, IT supporter etc.

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Italy & Malta

Homes and Villas Abroad - Advertises thousands of homes for sale throughout Italy.

Englishland - Looks to hire qualified teachers for their English camps. Applicants should be aged 18 to 29, preferably with skills related to music, sports, scouting, juggling and dance.

Let's Party Rome - If you like to party, drink and speak excellent English or Spanish plus decent Italian they may have a bar hopping job for you. Talented musicians and part time bar tenders also employed.

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Russia & Eastern Europe

Ozora Festival - A psychedelic trance festival which has been held on an estate in Hungary every year since 2004. We have noted they accept volunteers.

Birthright Armenia - Provides young Diasporan Armenians the opportunity to connect to their ancestral homeland. Programme participants commit to at least 30 hours of volunteering per week and are given the opportunity to live with a local host family, improve their Armenian language skills, meet and interact with other participants from around the world, and gain knowledge and education about the country and culture.

Redtape.ru - An online portal for expats and tourists in Russia.

Just Speak - Provides English language immersion programmes in Poland where Polish participants spend a few days with native English speakers in a hotel. Most of the site is in Polish except for the bit where they try to entice native English speakers over to Poland with the offer of a free hotel room, food and drinks, just for chatting away in our own language. See the ‘Kontakt’ drop down menu for more information on this.

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Scandinavia

This is Finland Foreign Correspondents’ Programme - Young international journalists from an eclectic selection of countries, including Ethiopia, Russia, Turkey, Germany, the UK and the USA, can spend three weeks learning more about Finland. The scholarship covers the costs of travel to and from Finland, local travel in Helsinki, accommodation, transportation and some meals.

Lapland Staff - A temporary work agency specialising in seasonal staff in Lapland.

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Spain & Portugal

Apartamentos Mayor Centro - A hostel and apartments in the touristic centre of Madrid.

Quinta Chef - Talented chefs and waitresses are supplied to work in villas in the Quinta do Lago and Vale do Lobo areas in the Algarve region of Portugal.

Olé Languages - A Spanish language school dedicated to teaching Spanish as a foreign language in an open, personal and enjoyable atmosphere in Spain.

Canterbury TEFL - Though Canterbury run regular TEFL courses in Madrid throughout the year it is the more difficult to find page on summercamp jobs that most piqued our interest.

Inglaterra en Casa - Most of this site is in Spanish and the English language page of summer jobs, for native English speaking teachers and monitors for the summer courses they run in North Costa Blanca, isn’t the easiest to find.

Sisu Boutique Hotel - This Marbella hotel, restaurant and nightclub hires bar and wait staff.

Cirque de la Nuit - Work in the summer promoting a party boat in Ibiza. Pay is performance related and commission based and paid at the end of each working day.

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Switzerland & Austria

Ski-Austria - Independent analysis of Austria's top ski resorts, with resort maps and lists of the top hotels in the resorts. Includes a page on finding a job in an Austrian ski resort in the ski articles section.

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The UK & Ireland

Galloway Activity Centre - Outdoor activities instructor employment possibilities on Loch Ken in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

Live In Care Jobs - Working with over 500 leading employers and private recruiters, this niche job board specialises in advertising live in care jobs across the United Kingdom.

YHA Jobs & Volunteering - The Youth Hostel Association’s dedicated employment website.

Green Jobs - A network of Green related job boards in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

Scotjobsnet.co.uk - Thousands of jobs across Scotland from Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dundee and Aberdeen to St Andrews, Shetland Isles and Airdrie and throughout.

Anglophiles Academic -Spend your summer coaching foreign students who have come to the UK to learn English and improve their basketball, athletics, skateboarding, football, musical theatre, rugby or tennis skills? AA need enthusiastic and dynamic leaders to work in their residential language centres in Boston, Leicester and Skegness.

The Bush Craft Company - A leading provider of outdoor education in the UK, recruiting outdoor instructors, field cooks and estate managers each season.

Wandering Duck - Wandering Duck is an owner operated business offering a unique canal boat experience for individuals and small groups along the inland waterways in the UK, a key ingredient in kick starting the industrial revolution. The boat has changed hands since we saw them recruiting for seasonal live aboard crew positions to act as tour guides for their guests a couple of years ago.

Concorde International - Runs summer schools, mostly in Kent, where positions include teacher and activity leader.

Stint Ireland - Inspiring a spirit of adventure with internship and gap year experiences in Ireland.

Bluedome - The Bluedome jobs section offers you the latest UK based outdoor pursuit vacancies in addition to helpful sections about building a career in the outdoor industry.

Euro Training Services - Set up to organise work experience placements and accommodation for undergraduates and graduates from all over Europe.

FluCamp - Phase two clinical trials in London and Manchester to help develop better treatments for the common cold and flu.

The English Experience School of English - Vacancies for EFL teachers and activity leaders in Norwich.

Snow Camp - A youth charity using skiing, snowboarding and life skills to support young people. Volunteers are always welcome in areas such as fundraising, event organising, PR, press, marketing and general administration.

F6S - Startup jobs in the UK.

Fáilte Isteach - A community project involving predominantly older volunteers welcoming migrants to Ireland through conversational English classes.

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Australia

Workstay - An Australian website for working holidaymakers, backpackers, students and travellers. The site includes visa information, job boards and a selection of working hostels.

Hamilton Island - Imagine working on a thriving tropical island, with the opportunity to grow your skills and experience through accredited training, and spending your days off making the most of island life. There are over 350 different positions to choose from, from bartenders to beauticians and housekeepers to handymen.

Downundr.com - When Tim realised the backpackers he met had seen more of his country than he had, sold everything he owned, quit his job, jumped in a car with a friend, and toured Australia, working as he went. With the knowledge he gained he created this site to helping new arrivals to work and/or travel around Australia. There is a little bit of everything here including visas, forums and information on finding work.

Nitmiluk Tours - Runs tours through Nitmiluk Gorge, at the Top End of Australia. Seasonal positions include food and beverage, kitchen, accommodation, housekeeping, and river touring.

Sydney Festival - Every January, Sydney Festival enlivens and transforms Sydney with a bold cultural celebration based on the highest quality art and big ideas. The festival relies on volunteers and there may be paid bar work going too.

AustraliaJobs - Job board with a varied selection of job types but only a sparse collection of vacancies when we took a look.

Working Hostels Australia - Working Hostels Australia specialises in making bookings into reputable working hostels and with contractors and farmers across Australia.

Happy House Sitters - Find a house to sit and live rent free in 1000's of houses Australia wide.

CozWine - Providing the people behind Australia’s world class wines.

Barossa Backpackers - A hostel in South Australia with contacts locally looking for fruit pickers and farm workers.

Tolga Country Lodge - This working hostel can arrange second year visa farm jobs in Tolga, Atherton and Cairns.

OceansWatch - OceansWatch relies a lot on volunteers to get the work done, taking on marine scientists, divers, sailors and other people passionate about conserving the marine environment. Projects are currently ongoing in Vanuatu and the Solomon Islands.

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New Zealand

Backpacker Guide NZ - A free online travel guide for young people travelling on a budget in New Zealand. Includes job listings and information on working for accommodation and extending your working holiday visa.

Pacific Coast Lodge and Backpackers - Backpacker accommodation that doubles as a seasonal labour office in the Bay of Plenty area. Work permit holders can find work packing kiwifruit, in bars and cafes, and local factories.

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USA

The Guam Guide - An online directory to the Pacific island US territory of Guam.The Guam Guide serves local residents, visitors, and tourists alike.

J1 Abroad - This Ukrainian organisation provides a staff recruiting service for the Work & Travel USA programme.

J-1 Visa - Official government information on the United State’s exchange visitor programme.

The Woodstock Fruit Festival - This Woodstock Festival celebrates a fruit based diet. Click the FAQ page to find a link to their work exchange programme.

Concordia St John - An eco resort in the US Virgin Islands. There is a work exchange programme and employment opportunities.

Spirit Cultural Exchange - International university students and professionals are offered the opportunity to experience the benefits of cultural exchange while gaining work and professional experience in the United States.

The Peregrine Fund - Founded in 1970 when the Peregrine Falcon was nearly extinct in North America, the Peregrine Fund developed the expertise to restore the species, and extended it’s efforts to all kinds of raptors. With only a small full time staff, they rely on volunteer help.

Cultura Iinstitute of America - Run a Project Hawai’i Teen Summer Camp, for which they employ a small number of camp counsellors. We couldn’t find an employment page though.

Husky House - A New Jersey based animal rescue organisation that focuses not just on the handsome and high maintenance husky (I should know, I shared a house with one), but on the rescue of all dog breeds in need of proper medical care and homes. Those unable to resist those blue eyes can find volunteer work in the kennels or with other tasks.

The Woman's Yacht Hostel Network - A network of global yachts providing interesting, fun and safe accommodations for travelling women.

Christian Veterinary Mission - CVM equips and encourages veterinary professionals and students to build relationships with others through the use of their veterinary knowledge and skills. There’s long and short term volunteer opportunities, plus a job board for vets looking for a position in a Christian environment.

Intrawest - Year round and seasonal work with a North American ski and mountain adventure company. J-1 and H-2B visa holders welcomed to apply.

Work Arctic - The Dalton Highway, Alaska's arctic wilderness highway, stretches north from Fairbanks, traversing the Yukon River, the Arctic Circle, the Brooks Mountain Range, and the Arctic Coastal Plain, before terminating 500 miles later at the shores of the Arctic Ocean. Punctuating this arctic wilderness are Yukon River Camp, Coldfoot Camp and Deadhorse Camp where one of the draws for staff meeting the food and lodging needs of robust recreational travellers is the limited options to spend their wages. The summer season runs from May until the end of September. Despite temperatures as low as -45 Fahrenheit or colder, aurora season draws tourists in the winter, when staff should be available to work from November or January until the middle of May.

Big Sky Resort - Winter positions with this Montana mountain resort range include bellhop, nail technician, room attendant, kitchen manager and ski valet.

Omega - Each year, Omega welcome Seasonal Service Corps Members to help support their holistic studies learning experience on their 250 acre upstate New York campus. Volunteers serve up to 28 hours per week in exchange for three meals per day, a campsite and shared bathroom facilities. There’s also paid seasonal work.

The Alaska Collection - Have you dreamed of exploring the great Alaskan wilderness, or working and playing at a lodge deep inside Denali National Park, spending the summer in a quintessential Alaskan town, or on a remote island? The Alaska Collection seeks fun, adventurous, hard working, and conscientious people to join their team under the midnight sun. Their hiring needs range from chefs, and servers, to maintenance and management.

BestHotelCareers.com - Recruitment site for the Pyramid Hotel Group, owners of over 50 hotels and resorts across the USA.

Bright Angel Bicycles - Cycle and cafe jobs in the Grand Canyon.

Hop the Pond Chicago - A one stop shop for the best internships, seasonal jobs, accommodation, trips and much more.

River Runners - White water rafting in Colorado. A variety of seasonal positions available each year, starting in mid May and ending around the first week of September.

Urban Adamah - An educational farm and community centre in Berkeley, California, that integrates the practices of Jewish tradition, sustainable agriculture, mindfulness and social action to build loving, just and sustainable communities. They provide educational programmes including a residential leadership fellowship programme for young adults and a farm based summer camp for youth aged three to 12.

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Canada

Red Leaf - Language programmes and volunteering in Canada.

Whistler Chamber of Commerce - The town fathers of this British Columbia ski resort have provide information on working in the resort, including a page of vacancies posted by local employers.

Ville de Mont-Tremblant - The municipal website of Mont-Tremblant, in Québec, interests us because of their year round ski resort. There’s a little bit of employment information here, along with an online job request form in French.

Blue Mountain - Winter and summer mountain resort jobs in Ontario. International applicants with appropriate visas welcomed. Part of the Intrawest group.

Our Kids - Though aimed at parents, this site can be used to find Canadian summer camp websites.

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Latin America

Mundo Antiguo - This Spanish school in Cusco offers anybody, not only their students, the option to do volunteer work in the Cusco region. Fees are minimal for any volunteer work for any length of stay.

Ailola Quito Spanish School - Organises volunteering programs across Ecuador and cooperates with environmental, educational, social and health volunteering projects since 1988.

Del Mar Surf Camp - This locally owned surf camps has been teaching women how to surf since 2003 in Costa Rica. Men and families are now welcome too.

Give and Surf - A non profit in Bocas del Toro, Panama, with an expensive gap year programme and not that much cheaper volunteering. Your exact role as a volunteer - whether it’s assisting teachers, leading an activity or designing a new programme to serve an unmet community need - will be determined by your passions and interests, experience working with kids, level of Spanish, and length of stay. Volunteers are primarily housed in their “jungle” house on the island of Bastimentos, a short water taxi ride away from Bocas Town.

Global Glimpse - Aims to inspire a new generation of Americans to become responsible global citizens through education programmes to Ecuador, Dominican Republic and Nicaragua. They look for travel savvy educators to lead their immersion programmes, covering all programme costs for leaders including airfare, accommodation, meals, local transportation, and activities.

FAVACA - The Florida Association for Volunteer Action in the Caribbean and the Americas provides short term training and technical assistance in response to requests from their partners overseas. Expert volunteer consultants are recruited from around Florida to meet these needs. FAVACA in collaboration with the host agency cover volunteer travel expenses and provide logistical support.

Good News Project - What began as a small, Catholic, parish project has become a much larger international interfaith service project. Some volunteer work in available locally in the US, and in St Lucia, St Vincent and Dominica.

Protours - An incoming tour operator and a travel agency providing tailor made tours to Chile. Use the site map to find their jobs page where they often advertise vacancies for bilingual office staff and tour guides.

Club Ventos Watersports Resorts - Windsurf and kitesurf positions need filling each year in Brazil.

I Am Achuar - Experienced volunteers, with at least a working knowledge of Spanish and able to commit to living in a remote area of the Amazon for three months, are wanted for an English programme aimed at helping the Achuar, a group of 7,000 people living in 72 communities in the Ecuadorian rainforest.

Fathom Travel - Cultural exchange programme cruises to Cuba and the Dominican Republic. There’s a careers page but no positions vacant when we looked.

Fit Bodies - Places fitness, yoga and sports professionals as guest instructors at luxury resort properties in the Caribbean.

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Africa

Five Stars Animation - Animators recruited to work in hotels in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.

Animal Care in Egypt - This small charity aims to make a difference to working animals in Luxor. General volunteers, vets, vet nurses and students are welcomed to volunteer. Accommodation is provided with a sliding scale of funds needing to be raised according to length of stay.

Internatinal Anti-Poaching Foundation - By joining the IAPF’s Green Army, you’ll beintegrated into the lifestyle of an anti-poaching ranger, tackling wildlife crime in Zimbabwe. Along with hard work, Green Army members contribute towards both their accommodation, meals and activities while on the reserves, and towards the training of full time rangers.

Old Moshi Hostel - Old Moshi Hostel, near Kilimanjaro, is partnered with fifteen organisations and institutions run by local residents where visitors are able to help with a range of activities, including forest conservation, schools and a sports club. In addition, the hostel has started its own mobile clinic that visits neighboring villages providing services such as painkillers and sanitary pads.

Hands At Work - Join them in lifting the burden of the widespread drought and food crisis on Africa's most vulnerable.

Abaarso School - Abaarso School nurtures the academic, intellectual, and character development of promising Somali boys and girls, so they can effectively and ethically advance their society in the future. Passionate and talented educators are encouraged to apply for a teaching position. A small monthly stipend, accommodation, meals and round trip airfare is provided.

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China

eTramping.com - Agness Walewinder and Cez Krol are Poles travelling the world like tramps for under $25 a day. Some of that money they earned teaching in China and their site has information on working in the country and a page of job adverts placed by schools.

Chinese Portal - A one stop shop to gain a deeper understanding of China.

Study China - A three week study abroad programme for full time students from EEA countries enrolled at a higher/further education institution in England or Northern Ireland.

Intuu China - Paid internships in China.

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Taiwan

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Japan

Is Not Just Mud - A non profit volunteer organisation specialising in disaster relief, grass-root support and rehabilitation of disaster affected individuals and small businesses. Based in Ishinomaki, Miyagi prefecture.

SkiJapan.com - Has specialised in Japan’s best ski resorts for over 20 years and is the largest and longest serving inbound tour operator in Hokkaido, bringing in more than 11,000 guests. Open positions are given on their website but to join the team staff should be able to deliver above expectation every time, and be a motivated, fun loving and “genki” individual with an authentic can do attitude.

Clinical Trials Tokyo - Conducts clinical trials in Tokyo and Fukuoka. There was one upcoming trial when we last looked, requiring Caucasian and Hispanic males.

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South Korea

Theworknplay - A job board combined with a Facebook group for international students in Korea.

ESLinsider - Ian Leahy created this site in 2010 to demystify much of BS the TEFL industry tells, doing so through videos, blogs and courses.

We Teach Korea - Luke Jones, an assistant professor at an international university in Seoul, has taught at all levels in Korea and also runs this website dedicated to helping new TEFL teachers find jobs and all information related to TEFL in South Korea.

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South East Asia

Vina Volunteer Service - Organises sustainable community development, conservation and community-based tourism activities for hundreds of volunteers annually.

Peace and Happiness Foundation - Their goal is to provide free English education in various subjects to underprivileged children in Thailand. Fluent English speaking volunteers, with a degree or in college, are needed to help with writing lesson plans and teaching. An illustrator to make pictures for their comic books would also be welcomed.

Workventure.com - A job and internship search platform for fresh graduates and young professionals looking for work in Thailand.

Yaowawit School - Schooling provided for poor Thai kids. A maximum of six fluent English speaking volunteers/interns at any one time can join their team to help with their goal of becoming a bilingual school. To encourage stability in the children’s lives, they prefer volunteers to stay for a minimum of one semester, contributing around £150 a month towards expenses. After three months of volunteering the school will pay your food and accommodation.

The Ponheary Ly Foundation - Promotes access to public educational opportunities and the health and well-being of children and young people in Cambodia’s Siem Reap and Preah Vihear provinces. There is no fee for volunteering and they are always looking for help with many tasks including from English and science education, photography, sewing, outdoor activities, music and dance, and bicycle repairs.

Fisher's Superkids - Teachers from at least seven different countries are employed by this Vietnamese school, located across three centres in Danang.

Morris Allen English - Fully qualified native speakers of English needed in Singapore.

BoredBreaker - An events calendar for the northern Thai city of Chiang Mai.

Ideas Island - A project by creativity author and professional speaker Fredrik Härén where he lets creative people stay for free on his private island in the Philippines so they can work on their ideas.

ThaIntro - Group leaders here need to be able to combine the fun, energy and responsibility needed to deal with the young party crowd attracted to ThaIntro’s short group backpacking trips around Thailand and Bali.

TruTravels - Tours around Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam and Indonesia. They used to have a jobs page but we couldn’t find it this time. Based on past information, tour leaders should be fun but responsible natural entertainers, able to get on with people from all over the world and all walks of life.

Spark Circus - Spark Circus is a circus performance group that, after touring tourist locations in Thailand to raise funds, tries to deliver a spectacular extravaganza for children at migrant schools, refugee camps, and villages on the Burmese side of the border. Self funding volunteers, with circus, theatrical or production skills, are welcomed to join as performers and teachers.

SEE TEFL - A well regarded provider of TEFL courses in Chiang Mai. Paid internships are also available.

TNH - Expat and travel information for Vietnam, including classifieds and jobs.

Sataban.com - We didn’t have to scroll very far down this board of teaching jobs in Thailand before we came across adverts posted months ago. However, though some of the details are clearly out of date, the real draw for this site is the ASEAN schools directory. The sheer breadth of it makes Sataban a superb place to track down the contact details of loads of schools in the region.

KoHub - A Koh Lanta coworking space.

UniTEFL - English teacher training in Chiang Mai.

Bangkok Success - BKS aims to improve the quality of and access to English education for children in public schools. University students in their final year or graduates of any age can take their TEFL training on Koh Pha Ngan, enjoying the full moon party, before being placed in a paid teaching internship for a semester at a Thai Government School.

Elephant Conservation Center - Laos’ first hospital dedicated to elephant victims of logging accidents and affected by diseases. Volunteers are welcome on their seven day programme. It’s not the cheapest but, you know, elephants.

High Land - Volunteers able to help with the pronunciation of English can prove of use to this community centre that provides a free or low cost social service for disadvantaged children in Ha Giang province, Vietnam. Volunteers are provided with accommodation and meals in return for their assistance.

Volun-Tour Laos - Seeks to bring communities and volunteers together, to work on valuable development projects to enhance lives in rural Lao villages.

Global EDventure - Links English speaking volunteers and teachers with opportunities in Southeast Asia.

JobsDB.com - Search for jobs in Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia and Hong Kong.

Wildlife Volunteer - Wildlife volunteer projects with wildlife rescue centres, conservation projects and research facilities in South East Asia, particularly Thailand and Laos.

Orphanages.No - Thinking about volunteering in an orphanage? This group are concerned by the boom in Cambodian orphanages and are intent on providing a resource for tourists, visitors, and those seeking to volunteer in Cambodia, so that they are better able to make informed and responsible decisions about whether to support orphanages, and to understand the consequences of their decisions.

A Farang Abroad - An expat and tourist guide to Bangkok. While there is some information on working in the country there is an awful lot on bar girls and the sexpat side of things too, so this site won’t appeal to everyone.

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India & the Middle East

Top Israel Interns - Provides five month long internships in a wide variety of fields and professions, plus six week summer programmes.

Music Harvest - The long-term vision of Music Harvest is to meaningfully contribute to the cultural revival of Nablus and the region around it. Volunteers taking part in their work placements to Palestine should, among other things, have advanced musical ability. Costs for volunteers are both reasonable and for reasonable reasons but funding possibilities exist for suitable candidates. Internships where successful applicants will gain valuable experience of how a small NGO is run in a challenging environment are also available.

Holy Land Trust - A Palestinian non profit NGO that, after the second intifada, was founded to provide a non violent alternative as the way forward. Their projects include connecting international volunteers with farmers who fear their harvest being disrupted by the Israeli military, organising a youth programme and a festival.

ISpiice - Offers a wide range of volunteering opportunities in India that include teaching English projects, IT teaching programmes, community health and women’s empowerment projects, and renovation of local institutions.

Toni&Guy Kuwait - Hairdressing and beauty jobs in Kuwait. Over 50 British staff work here and remuneration incudes a tax free salary and free round trip ticket from your home country.

AII Group - Volunteer, internships and cultural exchanges in India and Nepal.

Rural Assitance Nepal - Set up to help advance education and to assist in the provision of healthcare in the rural areas of Nepal. RAN encourages volunteers, particularly medics, to come and help in Nepal.

Teach for Nepal - Teach for Nepal is a movement of university graduates and young professionals committed to ending education inequity in Nepal. They provide two year long teaching fellowships in public schools. Teach For Nepal are also always looking for volunteers to help in the office.

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Turkey

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