Youth & University Trips Change Someone's Life. Change Your Life.

Ready for a
Meaningful Adventure? New Places, New Cultures, New Food

Sometimes the best learning happens outside of a classroom. Participating on a volunteer project with DWC will allow you to experience the world and help transform a community through participating on a development project.

Where We Work Programs in 11 Countries
on Three Continents

Where We Work Programs in 11 Countries
on Three Continents

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Guatemala Nicaragua Costa Rica Peru Rwanda Kenya Sri Lanka Nepal India Cambodia Philippines

What to Expect

Youth and University Trips are designed to take you off the beaten track. Experience a new culture and make memories to last a lifetime.

Trip Length

Typical trips are one to two weeks long. Volunteers will often add an additional week to explore the country, learn how to surf, climb a mountain or study the local language The timing of the project can be customized to the needs of the team. While summer break is a popular time for Youth and University trips, they can be planned for any time of the year.

Youth & University Groups

Group sizes can vary from eight to 20 people, ranging in ages of 17 to 30 year’s old. DWC will work with team leaders and volunteers to plan a project that meets the unique makeup of the team.

Please note that all our group volunteer programs can be tailor-made to meet the requirements of various international curriculum.

Make an Impact

Teams may construct a rural classroom, support a conservation project, or build a struggling mom a home. Projects are based on real needs in our host communities, designed with DWC’s field partners. Volunteers will gain incredible insights into our host community and return home with a new perspective.


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