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Projects Abroad volunteers take a group photo during a senior volunteer vacation

By Amelia McKinlay 12th June, 2019

What to do during retirement? Find a new purpose as a senior volunteer abroad

Retirement can be one of the most wonderful times of your life, but deciding what to do during retirement can be difficult. Many retirees choose to start a new hobby or take the time to help out with their loved ones.

Illustration of a Conservation volunteer on a survey dive

By Amelia McKinlay 06th June, 2019

Wanna save the ocean? These are our best Marine Conservation Programs for volunteers

The oceans cover more than 70% of the earth's surface area and are home to a variety of astonishing plants and animals.

Healthcare volunteers take a group photo with students during a medical outreach in Kenya

By Jen Southern 22nd May, 2019

Seven things to consider when volunteering abroad last minute

Summer is fast approaching and you have no plans...Gasp! Shock!

A childcare volunteer in Ecuador supervises children during playtime

By Nadia Moore 16th May, 2019

Can I Volunteer Abroad for Free?

We often get asked, “can I volunteer abroad for free?” or, “can I get paid to volunteer abroad?”. If we had to limit our answer, we’d say “no, you can’t”.

Childcare volunteer sits with her class in Fiji during her volunteer project abroad

By Isabel Silva 02nd May, 2019

Volunteering abroad? 7 things you can expect!

Do you remember the first time you heard about the possibility of volunteering abroad? Maybe it was from a friend, your mom, or a news article you stumbled across online.

Global Gap Year programme volunteers take a group photo in Ghana

By Jemma Dicks 25th April, 2019

Top 5 Things To Do In A Gap Year in 2019

Sometimes you just need a break. Whether it be after high school, after college graduation, or a sabbatical during your working career.

Projects Abroad volunteers in the water before a survey dive during their shark conservation work in Fiji

By Julie Brondeel 17th April, 2019

Why sharks are important to our ecosystem and how you can help protect them

Duun dunn… duun dunn… We know the theme song from the horror movie Jaws all too...

Conservation volunteer replants a mangrove propagule in Fiji

By Daryll Williams 08th April, 2019

Let’s talk about mangroves

Did you know that the destruction of Earth’s mangrove forests is happening up to four times faster than land-based ones?

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