Social & Youth

We collaborate with some incredible local organisations including NGO’s, care facilities and schools to provide a variety of meaningful social work and youth development internships. Our social work and youth development programmes are the perfect opportunity for you to build relationships with amazing children who are desperately in need of your support and care, whilst gaining practical experience to help you further your career.

Social & Youth programmes available:

CareerFocus options:

Social work


Youth empowerment


Programme attendance options:

Physical Attendance

Virtual Attendance

Programmes available

Social Work & Youth Development Internship Programmes
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Social Work and Youth Development Volunteering Programmes
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Social & Youth 'NEED TO KNOW'

Key programme features

We are ready to help you design and enjoy your own Social & Youth learn abroad programme. Here are the options available in the field of Social & Youth.

Choice of two programmes

We have two primary programmes to suit your needs. In some instances we also offer virtual placements.

Unlimited duration as standard

You can come for as long as you need without paying any extra fees.You'll receive the same level of support.

Backed by concrete promises

We are 100% on your side. We guarantee every aspect of your trip with unrivalled promises.


Need to focus on a precise niche or two? No problem! Your programme can focus on your specialist areas.

Immersive cultural experience

We'll help you engage with the culture and personal benefits of being in a foreign country.

Virtual placements

Save on travel and accommodation costs, pay a far lower fee. All while building your professional network.

Academia friendly

We will handle all aspects of academic accreditation, including direct liaison with your tutors and academic staff.

Future career friendly

We will write full reference letters for your placement(s) to optimise future employers' first impression of you.

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What did others say about their Social & Youth programme?

You'll see one or two snippets below from the alumni of our Social Work & Youth Development Internship & Volunteering programmes that provided a full interview about their experience which you can click through to.

Why do people apply for Social & Youth programmes?

There are many different reasons why people want to participate in Social Work & Youth Development Internship & Volunteering programmes abroad, here is a selection of the hopes and aspirations of other people who may be just like you!
Andrea (Canada)

I hope to gain some in person experience within my field of study

university of western ontario
Johanna (Germany)

I hope to gain work experience and get to know a relevant field of work

Universität Hildesheim
Jack (Australia)

I hope to learn skills, and recieve real word experience. I also hope to provide a useful service that can positively change the lives of young people in South Africa.

Flinders University
Alice (United Kingdom)

I've recently finished my undergraduate degree in History at the University of Edinburgh. During my degree I became interested in studying international development and social history. I'm very passionate about a career in this sort of area that allows me to work within communities. Gaining experience abroad would be incredibly insightful and interesting as I am keen to develop my skills in writing, communication, team-building as well as gaining exposure to a different environment and cultures.

Edinburgh University


Current Social & Youth Job Openings

Here are some current or recent internship job opportunities in this career area. We do not publish all openings - so please contact us to hear about others.

Social Work Intern: Trauma and Adolescent Case Development

Independently motivated Strong empathy and maturity Basic understanding of trauma and how it affects development Previous experience in a counselling setting would be beneficial Currently studying a degree in psychology or counselling would be beneficial

The Organisation: A grassroots non profit which works primarily in high schools to benefit some of the most disadvantaged members of society, focusing on education, safety, counselling, medical care, empowerment and more.
Keywords: Social work, Psychology, Youth work, Trauma counselling, Internship

Programmes available

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Available Social & Youth Learnerships

Good news, we also offer in depth learnerships in this career area. Take a look at the exclusive programmes we offer below:

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