Your Gap Year

Volunteering overseas in Africa, Asia or Latin America with Project Trust is not only an adventure. It’s also a responsible, challenging, positive life-enhancing experience – helping develop and hone skills for life.Project Trust is one of the original overseas international volunteering charities for young people. Here’s some reasons why it’s worth chatting to us now about having:

A Project Trust Year With No Gaps…

Gap Year Benefits

Immersing yourself in a community overseas with Project Trust could help you:

  • Challenge and learn about yourself

  • Develop confidence and independence

  • Discover new skills and interests

  • Take a break from formal education

  • Stand out from the crowd – Project Trust looks great on your CV or UCAS form

  • Inspire and have a positive impact on others – at home and overseas

  • See the world – learn first-hand about different cultures, overseas communities, and lifestyles

Choosing Project Trust

A Project Trust Year With No Gaps means you will:

  • Experience the ‘best year’ of your life – the year that will positively change your mind-set for life

  • Have a structured Gap Year

  • Add benefit to your host community without taking work from local people

  • Receive an overseas allowance

  • Benefit from tailored support throughout your Project Trust journey

  • Have amazing adventures with new people who you’ll become friends with for life!

If you’re aged 17-25 then read on to find out more about having the ‘best year’ of your life.

There is no wrong path but Project Trust is definitely one of the right paths.

“Project Trust gives young people the opportunity to explore the world whilst making a real contribution to the global community. They provide a Gap Year with a conscience, where young people don’t just see a place but become a part of it.”

Lucy, Project Trust Volunteer in Cambodia

Lucy on her Gap Year in Cambodia

Project Trust aims to reflect the diversity of UK society in geographical, social, gender and ethnic background.
Our volunteering experience is open to all young people with the desire, motivation and aptitudes required to succeed.