Do you have a knack working with kids? Do you want to explore more of the big wide world? Getting involved with childcare abroad will be right up your street! If you care about kids and want to become an inspiring teacher or mentor to amazing children abroad then look no further.
There are also some incredible childcare opportunities on offer around the world. Get involved in volunteer teaching or help out at childcare centres or orphanages. Coach sports and teach sporting skills to children in Africa. Volunteer with disabled children in India or help out in an orphanage in Tanzania. Get involved as a childcare volunteer and make a difference to kids' lives on your gap year!
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Paid childcare jobs in the USA
If you want to combine paid work with childcare, head out to the USA. You can become an Au Pair for a year and look after American kids. If you're aged 18-26 and have previous childcare experience you could be eligible to become an Au Pair in the USA, and have your flights, accommodation and meals taken care of!
There are so many childcare opportunities on offer around the world. Why not volunteer at a childcare project in Thailand? Help out caring for African kids and babies at an orphanage in Tanzania. Look after young children at a childcare project in beautiful Bali. Or volunteer with disabled children in India on a rewarding gap experience you'll never forget!
Teach kids abroad
Become a paid or volunteer teacher and mentor young people around the world. Help out in schools in Asia or coach sports in Africa and inspire children to learn and improve their skills.
Care for kids around the world in a childcare role!
Work as an Au Pair in the USA
12 months from €5244.0 27
Earn $10,000 a year, free flights, accommodation & meals included!Work as an Au Pair in the USA for a year. Earn over USD10,000 and gain amazing childcare experience abroad. Flights, accommodation, meals and insurance included, plus a 3-night orientation in New York!
Teaching & Childcare Volunteers in Thailand
2 - 8 weeks from €8754.0 6
Make a difference as a volunteer in rural Thailand!Become a childcare or teaching volunteer in Surin, a stunning rural area of Thailand near to the Cambodia border. Includes two days in buzzing Bangkok!
Volunteer in a School in Kerala - India
2-8 weeks from €7004.0 2
Make a real difference in children's lives!Volunteer with kids at schools in gorgeous Fort Kochi in Kerala. Help teach English in schools and care for kids as a volunteer in inspirational India!
Cape Town Community Volunteers
Up to 60 days from €7704.0 14
Volunteer with Disabled Children in India
2-8 weeks from €700
Look after disabled children in beautiful Kerala!Become a valued volunteer on this challenging but rewarding project looking after disabled children in beautiful Kerala, India.
Volunteer & Adventure in South Africa
20 days from €1.2844.5 1
Teach Buddhist Monks in Sri Lanka
2-6 weeks from €840
Volunteer & Learn Spanish in Costa Rica
6-8 weeks from €2.5704.5 6
Immerse yourself in the Costa Rican CultureLearn Spanish is Costa Rica, live with locals in a homestay and volunteer with kids, communities or wildlife conservation projects in this stunning Central American country.
Volunteer Teaching Sri Lanka
2 - 6 weeks from €8404.0 1
Help at childcare, teaching & community projects in Sri LankaBecome a volunteer English teacher on this super-rewarding volunteer programme in Sri Lanka! Teach kids aged 3-12 and make a real difference in the local community!
Coach Football in South Africa
5-12 weeks from €1.2614.5 1
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