Volunteer Abroad: Articles, Programs, Blogs, Travel Resources

Here’s a chance to read all about a day in the life of a volunteer on the Great Orangutan Project.
Vanessa puts away her cell phone and digs into permaculture on a volunteer placement in Spain.
Build Abroad’s mission is to build and repair communities all over the world through construction. Check out their trips to Peru, Guatemala, and Costa Rica.
Sometimes the universe gives you exactly what you need.
Learning Swahili while volunteering in East Africa serves not only a practical purpose, but also opens doors for new experiences. 
Planning to change the world? This veteran development worker says pitch the pretence and pack your humility.
How to make sure the welcome mat stays out at your homestay.
As Vanessa's departure grows closer, her excitement is being replaced by a new emotion—fear.
Enough time to recognize it's prickly and complex; not enough time to fully understand it. A short-term volunteer sizes up her placement in Rwanda.
As Rebecca's time in India draws to a close, she reflects on what made her volunteer abroad experience worthwhile.
Travelling to one of our ‘Great Projects’ is an experience or "taster" of what it would be like to work with animals in exotic locations and immerse yourself responsibly into a meaningful conservation project abroad.
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