International Volunteer opportunities and organizations:
United Planet – volunteer opportunities – http://www.unitedplanet.org/volunteer-abroad/short-term
GVI – volunteer opportunities – http://www.gviusa.com/
Volunteer Abroad –volunteer opportunities https://www.abroaderview.org/
Go Abroad –volunteer opportunities http://www.goabroad.com/volunteer-abroad
ServiceLeader – volunteer opportunities incl. seniors and families – http://www.serviceleader.org/volunteers/international
Go Overseas – Volunteer opportunities http://www.gooverseas.com/blog/sea-turtle-conservancy
Medical opportunities overseas –A list http://www.imva.org/Pages/orgdb/wblstfrm.htm
Idealist.org has a searchable list based on type of job, interest and location at http://www.idealist.org/info/IntlVolunteer/Program/Where
You can also search “volunteer” at LonelyPlant.com : http://www.lonelyplanet.com/searchResult?q=volunteer&search-q-submit=
How to Live Your Dream of Volunteering Overseas by Joseph Collins (Penguin books, 2001) 4.6 out of 5 stars, A great resource for anyone considering volunteering overseas.
Volunteer: A Traveller’s Guide – 3rd Edition Aug, 2013 – http://shop.lonelyplanet.com/world/volunteer-a-travellers-guide-3/?lpaffil=lpsearch-shoppod
Volunteer Vacations: Short Term Adventures That Will Benefit You and Others by Bill McMillon, Doug Cutchins, and Anne Geissinger (Chicago Review Press, Incorporated, 2006).
World Volunteers: The World Guide to Humanitarian and Development Volunteering by Fabio Ausenda and Erin McCloskey (Green Volunteers di Fabio Ausenda, 2004) Has great community development opportunities you may want to check out. We always keep a copy of this book close at hand.
Your Gap Year: Everything You Need to Know to Make Your Year Out the Adventure of a Lifetime by Susan Griffith (Crimson Publishing, 2012). GAP-year opportunities
Transitions Abroad Magazine (TAZine) – current and back issues http://www.transitionsabroad.com/tazine/index.shtml
Work Abroad: The Complete Guide to Finding A Job Overseas, 4th Edition by Clayton Hubbs, Editor
The Ultimate Study Abroad Guide by Nate Nault – at http://thestudyabroadblog.com/the-ultimate-study-abroad-guide/
The Top Three Risks When You Travel Overseas free e-Book at www.DontGetStuckOverseas.com
The ThornTree discussion forums at Lonely Planet. An absolute must for anyone going anywhere. Active helpful forums you will use and refer to again and again. At http://www.lonelyplanet.com/thorntree/index.jspa