Mission Trip Abroad

Join United Planet, a mission-focused non-profit, for an authentic and immersive Mission Trip Abroad experience to do your part to create a global community.

We believe that human beings can create a more United Planet, one relationship at a time. We help make that happen for people who are committed to a vision of the world that emphasizes community over conflict … collaboration and cooperation over disagreement and strife … the unity of humankind.

When you choose to volunteer abroad with United Planet, you become part of a movement to build a better world.

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Why volunteer abroad with United Planet?

United Planet Quests are designed to be immersive, authentic, comprehensive and provide you everything you’ll need to succeed. The program elements allow you to engage fully with a new culture, forge strong relationships, and challenge yourself. Most importantly, we partner with the community to ensure your experience will be important, relevant and helpful to the community you serve.

  • We are a mission-focused, non-profit organization
    We are all about service, making a difference, building a global community.
  • Our programs emphasize authenticity
    Get outside your bubble, jump into a real experience, become a global citizen.
  • We provide everything you need to succeed
    Classes, in-country travel, home stays, meals, work –we are your cultural bridge.
  • Your safety is our most important concern
    From one-on-one assistance before you travel to experienced staff in country, everything is done to ensure your safety and wellbeing.
  • (your journey here)
    Your Quest is personalized to provide the opportunity for genuine, meaningful personal growth.
  • What we do is meaningful
    Your experience will be important, relevant and helpful to the community you serve.

Mission Trip Volunteer Abroad Opportunities


Change your group’s perspective. Help them learn and practice important skills. Accelerate their personal growth. Build a richer community. United Planet will work closely with you to plan, implement and provide support for a unique experience that is built specifically around your group, your people, your goals. Learn more about our Group Programs.

Children and Education

Work with community members in classrooms, after school programs, daycares, orphanages, women’s shelters, and more while immersing yourself completely in the local culture of your host community. Learn more about our Children and Education projects.

Global Health

Work and learn alongside community health professionals in general medicine, nursing, dentistry, physical therapy, psychiatry, and other areas while gaining real insight into shared healthcare challenges around the globe. Learn more about our Global Health projects.

Environmental Sustainability

Live and work in conservation areas, contribute to construction projects, care for wildlife, and collaborate with local professionals to provide environmental education to surrounding communities. Learn more about our Environmental Sustainability projects.

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