Welcome to UNA Exchange

Through a range of volunteering in Wales and the world, UNA Exchange promotes and supports international understanding, cultural exchange and community development whilst at the same time enabling volunteers’ personal growth & development. UNA Exchange volunteers always work in partnership with local community groups. At the moment there are opportunities to...

Work for UNA Exchange! 

We have a temporary (four month) job vacancy between Spetember and December and are expecting another, full-time post to be coming up towards the end of August. The current vacancy is to cover the sabbatical leave of our Administrative Co-ordinator Lisa Pieplow-Stagg - please click here to download the Job Information Pack. If you are interested in the other post (Exchange Co-ordinator) please contact the office or revisit this site between the middle and end of August.

Volunteer Abroad!

We have many International Volunteer Projects in 50+ countries available online. You can look for more details and apply for projects with the search function on the left of this page. We also have a page for special projects that have recently become available.

There are many other projects that need volunteers starting soon! Whether you want to work on forest trails in Arizona, renovate bread ovens in the Auvergne, do environmental work in Japan or search for dinosaur footprints in Spain, UNA Exchange can help! The sooner you apply, the more sure you can be of finding a place on your ideal project - as time goes by the places get harder to find so go for it now!

Project leaders needed!

We really need volunteer project leaders to coordinate two projects - a special Japan / Wales exchange in Afan Forest Country Park on 29th August - 14th September
and a project in Snowdonia running from 15th - 30th September. If you have experience of international volunteer projects (abroad or in Wales) and are available on either of these dates, please contact us!

Documentary Competition 2007!

Your photographs, your words or your videos... enter the 2007 Documentary Competition and help us to promote positive change.  1st Prize is a free International Volunteer Project in Europe to conduct an official UNA Exchange documentary + photographic give aways.

Where in the World? 

Alice Malaiperuman spent 4 months volunteering in Wales in summer '05, as part of a team co-ordinating 2-week conservation projects. She returned to UNA Exchange to work as a staff member between January and May '06, working on conservation and education projects. In June last year Alice set off for India to work in the southern state of Karnataka. You never know where volunteering can lead...