Our Mission: Your Mission Trip

United Planet can arrange a wonderful program for your group to help communities in need, bond, and learn.

mission trip abroadWhen you choose to volunteer abroad with United Planet, you become part of a movement to build a better world. We hope you will join us in a journey that will open your mind, your heart, your world.


As an international non-profit organization, United Planet strives to create a world in which all people understand, respect, and support one another. The underlying principle of our programs is the concept of Relational Diplomacy--recognizing that the relationship between people of diverse backgrounds is the basic building block for uniting the world.

  • Check out reports from several groups who've gone on United Planet Volunteer Abroad Programs.
  • A wonderful video about a group of nursing students in Ecuador.
  • If you organize a group of ten or more, you don't pay the program fee!

What is a Mission Group Quest?

AGroup Quest Brochure United Planet Group Quest is a great opportunity for you and your colleagues to make a difference in a community overseas, immerse in another culture, and explore a new part of the world.

All United Planet Group Quests combine meaningful service work with exciting excursions and cultural activities and can be tailored to fit your group's needs.

Download the United Planet Group Quest Brochure for full information about countries, program fees, and much more!

Where can your group go?
 Click a country name for more information and a sample itinerary.

Included in a Group Quest
  • Accommodations
  • Meals
  • Excursions and cultural activities
  • Pre-departure training and support
  • Orientation upon arrival
  • Customized itinerary
  • 24/7 in-country support
  • Roundtrip airport transfers in country
  • Language lessons
  • Medical Insurance

Does Your Group Have Special Interests or Skills?
United Planet is happy to organize a volunteer program that meets your group's exact needs. We have organized programs for photographers, doctors, business school students, indigenous people -- and more! Please contact us to talk about it.

How to Send Your Mission Group with United Planet

mission trip abroadUnited Planet works with self-formed mission trip groups to take part in Short-term Quests (1-12 weeks) around the world. This is truly a great opportunity for your mission trip group to make a difference in a community overseas, immerse in another culture, explore a new part of the world and learn new things about each other. All United Planet Mission Trip groups combine meaningful service work with exciting excursions and cultural activities!

United Planet works closely with all mission trip groups to design an itinerary that best suits their needs and requirements. Start dates and the length of United Planet Quests are flexible depending on the destination. All Quests are tax-deductible.

Please note that United Planet is a secular non-political international non-profit organization open to people of all cultural, religious, and socio-economic backgrounds.

Questions about applying? 1-800-292-2316

Contact United PlanetCall one of our friendly regional Quest coordinators today. We will walk you step-by-step through the application process and answer any questions you may have.

Step 1: Choose your Quest. Contact us at any time for help!  We'd love to talk to you. Email or call  1-800-292-2316.

Step 2: Enroll online. Please fill in the enrollment form. Then reserve your spot with a deposit (which will be credited toward your program fee).

Step 3: Meet your Quest coordinator and iron out the details. Once you've applied, someone from the United Planet Team will contact you, and arrange a time to talk about your Quest of interest. THANKS!