The University of Louisville abides by these guiding principles and practices for volunteer abroad activities. The International Volunteer Programs Association (IVPA) is a nonprofit accrediting body dedicated to promoting awareness and access to quality volunteer aboard programs. Take a moment to look at the Volunteer International’s Standards concerning volunteering principles and practices: http://volunteerinternational.org/why-standards-2/. You should research your proposed program to ensure that it follows these principles and practices before proceeding.
UofL pre-approved volunteer providers:
Atlantis: pre-med opportunities
If you are interested in volunteering abroad and do not see the company above please send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will then provide you a questionnaire that must be completed in partnership with the company you have selected. Final approval of the company lies with the OSAIT.