Sustainable Volunteering

Our volunteers build and repair communities all over the world through socially conscious construction.

“The effort we put forth made a physical, tangible impact that completely changed lives. It was a powerful feeling. . .”

-Coolie C., Build Abroad Volunteer

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The Ultimate Guide To Volunteering Abroad...and Doing it Now!

We've created a comprehensive guide to help you volunteer abroad - and we're giving it to you for FREE. Our goal is to help you volunteer around the world, and the first step in that process is educating you on the best way to do so. Enjoy!

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What our volunteers have to say…

“Build Abroad has great systems, plans, and values in place that are rarely seen with other volunteer organizations. I am very impressed and really wish I could do more. I can’t wait to do another one. ”

- Tim R.

“I would take another Build Abroad trip in a heartbeat, no second thoughts. Everything was extremely organized, it made it really easy to just get up and go!”

- Farihah S.

“Build Abroad was an amazing opportunity to be hands on and travel; not only was I provided insight into a new culture, but as an architect, it provided perspective on my field around the world.”

- Amy A.

“Sitting down with people in our volunteer group; hanging out with people from other cultures and being on the job site were all eye opening and mind expanding experiences.”

- Gordon M.

Travel the World. Make a Difference.

We’re working hard to change the world – and we can’t do it alone. That’s where you come in. Our goal is to make volunteering as accessible, affordable, and as fun as possible to encourage as many people as we can to join us. If just a small percentage of the developed world gives up a few vacation days a year to volunteer, we can make lasting change. So what do you say? Are you in?

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From the Build Blog

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3D Printed Homes: The Future of Green Housing Design?

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Building from mud may seem like a thing of the past, but BigDelta’s 3D printed homes are about to change that. This 12-meter tall 3D printer designed by the Italian team at WASP…

Benefits of volunteering

5 Undeniable Benefits of Volunteering

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What is a cause you care about deeply? What is it that fuels your passion and makes you tell everyone about it? It could be anything from child welfare to AIDS relief or…


Our Travel Bucket List: 15 Magical Places You Have to See Before You Die

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Start checking off these travel bucket list items! The world is a truly inspiring place, filled with unique cultural encounters, breathtaking landscapes and exotic wildlife that provide endless travel opportunities. But, when you…


Uncovering the Revolutionary “Eco Blocks” From Conceptos Plasticos

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Did you know that it can take up to 500 years for plastic to biodegrade and that around three-quarters of all plastic produced around the world is either sent to landfill or left…

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