Projects Abroad offers volunteer projects in Placencia or San Pedro Belize. This peninsula, nestled between a lagoon and the Caribbean, is full of adventure and culture. Although Belize is an increasingly popular tourist destination, the country still struggles with development. Volunteers have the opportunity to make a tremendous impact on the lives of locals through meaningful travel with Projects Abroad.
Programs offered in Belize include Care, Teaching, Diving & Marine Conservation, and an internship in Public Health.
- Choose a project you are passionate about that fits your interests
- Make a difference where it is needed most
- Choose your own start date and duration
- Get 24/7 support from our local staff
- Have fun exploring the country and its culture over the weekends
New Gap Semester Programs!
Asia, Africa, and Beyond! Looking for an alternative to virtual learning? Our new Going Beyond gap semester programs are a safe, structured, yet flexible option to see the world while gaining valuable work experience and knowledge abroad. Half semester up to a full year - choose your own path and tasks. Next escape is November 8th!
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Get a PADI diving certification and work with conservationists to protect marine life in the Belize Barrier Reef.
Teach children to read, write, and count in the peaceful coastal communities of San Pedro.
Live in Belize and teach physical education classes that encourage children to get fit.
Work at a shelter and help local staff care for stray animals and prepare them for adoption.
Set yourself on a path towards true adventure on a Discovery Tour in Belize. You’ll be guided through the big city in Belize, get to explore ancient Mayan ruins and soak up the sun on white sand beaches. You’ll even get to snorkel around the coral reef, protect green iguanas and learn to cook traditional Garifuna food.