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Search a huge range of gap and working holiday placements from around the world. Use the menu above to browse by region or subject type, and discover fantastic opportunities from the leading providers of paid and volunteer gap year work placements.


Teaching Jobs Abroad

Teaching Jobs Abroad

English teachers are in demand around the world, if you look at China for example there are 350 million people learning a language at any one time. You can combine TEFL courses with lots of sports or childcare projects to create a unique and rewarding adventure with Oyster.
Teaching Jobs Abroad

Care with Projects Abroad

Care with Projects Abroad

Projects Abroad offers the chance to care for underprivileged children in orphanages, day care centres, special-needs centres and kindergartens. As a volunteer you will enhance the growth, development and well-being of the children.
Care with Projects Abroad

Adventure travel

Adventure travel

Our trips and tours across the globe offer the perfect combination of adrenalin-fueled activities, cultural immersion and sightseeing. Whether you want to unleash your wild side with lions on the African plains or take in the best of Thailand, we can help you plan your ultimate gap year trip!
Adventure travel

Wildlife projects in South Africa

Wildlife projects in South Africa

Agape Volunteers, a UK registered charity, offers affordable wildlife projects in South Africa. You'll be based on a Big 5 Game Reserve, helping with tracking, conservation and monitoring the animals. You'll also get to do some outreach work encouraging local children not to become poachers.
Wildlife projects in South Africa


africa gap years

Africa

Africa is a staggeringly massive continent, made up of vast arid plains and plateau. The gap years that we feature include teaching, farming, and conservation projects.
African Gap Year

australia gap year

Australia & New Zealand

If you and your significant other, or friend, could work as a team to run a ski chalet, a chalet couple job could be the ideal way for you to find work in a ski resort View our current host/chef jobs.
Australia & New Zealand

asia gap year

Asia

The countries that make up Asia include a fair chunk of the world's population. We feature lots of exciting and challenging projects from medical to teaching.
Gap Years in Asia

south america gap year

South America

This vibrant continent has some amazing people, cultures and sights. Work with underprivileged children or on wildlife conservation projects, or become a trekking guide.
South America


paid gap year

Paid Gap Year Jobs

Working as an office junior in Tokyo or a diving instructor in the Maldives, you should be able to find an opportunity to suit you, and the skills you'll develop will be invaluable.
Paid Jobs

volunteering in india

Volunteering

We list a wide variety of different types of volunteer work, including community development, teaching, ecological conservation, marine management, and much more.
Gap Year Volunteering

tefl teaching

TEFL Teaching

Find out about Teaching English as a Foreign Language with our guide to getting qualified and getting started. How to select a TEFL course and how to improve your language skills.
TEFL Teaching

marine conservation

Marine Conservation

Why not offer your time to help organisations who are working to protect the most vulnerable marine environments around the world.
Conservation Gap Projects