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How it works
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    Choose your destination + volunteer programme + start date + duration

    Note If you're not sure which programme suits you, simply request a call me back or email answers@bigbeyond.org and one of our team will happily be in touch.

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    Big Beyond will review your application, check availability and respond with more info. If you haven't heard from us via email within two working days - something's gone wrong. Oops! Please send a quick note to answers@bigbeyond.org lettng us know and we'll get back to you right away.

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    An informal phone call is scheduled (we'll call you) so we can explain all about the opportunities and ensure this is the right choice for you, for us and the places we work.

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    If it's thumbs up, we'll send you an invitation to join the Big Beyond team. Woohoo!

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    If you accept, we'll provide the info you need to secure your place. This includes how to transfer your £350 deposit (balance only due eight weeks before you begin). Your place is then confirmed.

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    You'll be sent an online questionnaire starting to create your individual profile - remember you are unique - we then start planning your role on the team. Your detailed programme is fine-tuned with you after your arrive on site.

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    We'll provide an e-handbook to help you prepare for your adventure, plus details of your personal support guru for help you may need along the way.

  8. This application form does not commit you to anything.

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Immerse in an ancient African tribe in Ethiopia

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We offer adventurous individuals enriching experiences through bespoke and high impact volunteer programmes in some of the world's most beautiful yet fragile places and a unique chance to connect with local people in need of their dedication. arrow pointing to the heading Find volunteering opportunities

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