Cross-Cultural Solutions is a non-profit
organization that enables volunteers to make a meaningful contribution to the
community by working side-by-side with local people, while gaining a new
perspective and insight into the culture and themselves. The volunteer work is with carefully selected Partner
Programs, all of which are dynamic and inspiring community-led initiatives.
These include orphanages and childcare centers, schools, health clinics and
hospitals, homes for the elderly, centers for people with disabilities, and
other community organizations. CCS operates in Brazil, China, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Ghana, India, Morocco, Peru, Russia, South Africa, Tanzania and Thailand.
Cross-Cultural Solutions is a recognized leader in the
field of international volunteering. Founded in 1995, we are an international
not-for-profit organization with no political or religious affiliations.
CCS has a worldwide staff of over
200 people, and operates in 12 countries, with administrative offices also
located in the United
States and United Kingdom.
We are in Special Consultative Status with the United Nations, and have been
profiled in more than 500 news outlets.