Try new things, challenge yourself and meet new people. Change the lives of kids in developing countries, support important animal welfare missions, or finance the best ever ski season by working in a Canadian mountain resort. Whatever you choose, Oyster will help you get it right.

With a variety of paid and volunteer options, we have projects to suit the time you have available, from 1 week to a whole year abroad. 

Each programme is managed by one of our full-time UK team members meaning that they get to know you personally, offering you help and support from the moment you apply to the moment you return from your time away. Our overseas representatives are local residents who are there to make all the arrangements locally and to be a helpful friend to you whilst you are away.

With Oyster You Get:

  • the certainty of a well-chosen programme with everything arranged in advance
  • a personal service from our experienced staff in the UK
  • thorough preparation in the UK and on arrival
  • excellent support from our representative abroad