Consider these Organizations that list Short and Long-term NGO Job Opportunities and Nonprofit Jobs:
United Planet – Volunteer opportunities – http://www.unitedplanet.org/volunteer-abroad/short-term
DoSomething.org – http://www.dosomething.org/
GVI – Volunteer opportunities – http://www.gviusa.com/
Volunteer Abroad – Volunteer opportunities http://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=
Seeking to Volunteer Overseas? Consider these Short and Long-term Organizations:
uVolunteer – Great volunteer vacations and work placements worldwide – http://www.uvolunteer.net/
Books & Publications:
“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 Traveler’s Guide – 3rd Edition Aug, 2013” – http://shop.lonelyplanet.com/world/volunteer-a-travellers-guide-3/?lpaffil=lpsearch-shoppod
“Volunteer Engagement 2.0 – Ideas and Insights Changing the World,” 1st edition, by by Robert J. Rosenthal and Greg Baldwin (Jossey-Bass, 2015)
“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 Fire Starter Sessions: A Soulful + Practical Guide to Creating Success on Your Own Terms” by Danielle LaPorte (Harmony, 2012) – This book has both haters and those who absolutely love and swear that this book is absolutely life-changing, helping you relate and think about what you think about money, failure, power, appreciation, and more.
“With Charity for All: Why Charities are Failing and A Better Way to Give” by Ken Stern (Anchor, 2013) addresses the effectiveness of organizations and why sometimes rating systems like Guidestar or CharityNavigator may not mean the organization is a top performer.
“Forces For Good: The Six Practices of High Impact Non-Profits” (and http://www.forcesforgood.net/) by Leslie Crutchfield and Heather McLeod Grant, (Jossey-Bass, 2007) – A Top 10 Book of the Year, 2007 by the Economist Magazine that includes the qualities that makes “great” nonprofits great.
“Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty” (and http://www.pooreconomics.com/) by Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo (PublicAffairs, 2011) – The radical results of Randomized Controlled Trials (RCTs) in development work which shook up the world of community development and approaches to extreme poverty and aid.
“The Paradox of Generosity: Giving We Receive, Grasping We Lose” 1st Edition, by Christian Smith and Hilary Davidson (Oxford University Press; 2014) – Why people give of their time, money, and of themselves.
“The Top Three Risks When You Travel Overseas” free e-Book at www.DontGetStuckOverseas.com
“The Definitive Guide to Jet Lag: How to Beat It, Prevent it, and Cope with it When Traveling for Business or Pleasure.” Free at http://www.gninsurance.com/free-guide-on-preventing-jet-lag/
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
International Legal Issues for Nonprofit Organizations, 2nd Edition – ISBN 978-0-88034-329-9
The only international legal reference of its kind for nonprofit membership organizations. Based on more than 25 years of law practice, the book covers a wide variety of international legal issues including nonprofit incorporation, taxes, employment, membership, intellectual property, antitrust, trade, lobbying and political activities, litigation and dispute resolution, and more.