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Working and volunteering

Volunteering

Several organisations offer volunteering opportunies in Fiji, mostly for extended periods of time. Different organisations are on the lookout for different skill sets, so do your research well and if at all possible, make contact with the volunteers who went before.

Volunteering often takes place in fairly remote locations under fairly basic conditions. If you are liable to faint at the sight of a gecko clinging to the roof of your thatched hut, it may not be for you.

For more information, see Lonely Planet's Volunteer: A Traveller's Guide.

Lonely Planet’s volunteering website (www.lonelyplanet.com/volunteer/index.cfm) has excellent resources for those interested in making a contribution to Fiji or elsewhere.

Trusted organisations with volunteer opportunities in Fiji include:

Fiji Aid International

Peace Corps

Australian Volunteers for International Development

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