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Belgian family at the top of the Andes Mountain range in Peru

By Julie Brondeel 02nd July, 2019

Personal insight: Family volunteering abroad

Here at Projects Abroad, we get inquiries about family volunteering more and more often. The increasing popularity of volunteering with your family is easy to understand when you think of the kinds of experiences it opens up for parents and their children.

A Projects Abroad volunteer with her host family during her Nomad Project in Mongolia.

By Jen Southern 19th June, 2019

Living with a host family abroad? This is what you need to know!

As a volunteer or intern abroad, you want to make an impact. However, we also want you to experience the full extent of living and working in another country.

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.

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.

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