If you are interested in going on outdoor adventures and having a positive impact with a Costa Rican community, volunteering in Quepos is perfect for you. As a volunteer, there is no limit to activities you can do in between working to support local communities....
All across the world, thousands of people head to night shelters and food banks to volunteer during the holiday season. Christmas seems to bring out the best in us, inspiring donations of both time and money. It makes sense. The Christmas spirit is all about bringing...
Taking a break from the cold, ditching the distractions of the digital age, and fitting in more family time could be the perfect thing to do this Christmas. Luckily, there are some exciting and meaningful family volunteering holidays suitable for the whole family....
Empathy is an important ability for career success because it improves your capacity to communicate with others, to be part of a team, and to better your leadership skills. Building one’s ability to empathise is quickly becoming one of the most important tasks of the...
Sports are a fun and healthy way to keep children busy. But exposing children to sports at a young age can also have incredible benefits for their overall development. Sport has brought camaraderie, unity and happiness to humans for centuries, with benefits to all,...
What qualities come to mind when you think of an effective leader? Great listener? Inspirational? Visionary? Qualities like these develop over time, partially through effective leadership training. Volunteering abroad is a great way to get hands-on leadership training...
Original photo: "Elephant trunks" by nickharder is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 If you are interested in immersing yourself in Thai culture, interacting with elephants in a natural setting and enjoying the benefits of volunteering abroad, then volunteer with elephants...
Looking for a job is no easy task, and a career in conservation is arguably one of the toughest to land. While a passion for safeguarding our environment is good grounds to start on, it can be difficult to figure out what exact line of work to pursue, or how to get...
Original photo: by Gianni Crestani is licensed under CC BY 2.0 Adventure travel is a form of tourism that sometimes involves risk-taking activities. This can include jungle exploration, scuba diving and wildlife expeditions. Travelling is for everyone, but adventure...
If you’re looking to embrace the season of giving, consider these places to volunteer on Christmas Day, including volunteer abroad programs with GVI. Taking time to volunteer this holiday season is a chance to have a positive impact in the world, while finding a...
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