Volunteer Abroad

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Ghana: Where nothing goes as planned and everything works out beautifully anyway.

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Andrew O'Dea's mantra for preparing for his overseas volunteer project? "Optimism!"

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As Youth Challenge International blogger Andrew O'Dea prepares to depart for Guyana, he reflects on Mark Twain's famous words. 

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Sometimes navigating foreign medical clinics can cause more pain than the initial illness.

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An intern reflects on the advantages—and disadvantages—of people mistakenly believing that she's Ghanaian. 
How to successfully grow your own WWOOF trip—and find the farm of your dreams.

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As volunteering overseas takes off, growing pains lead to new challenges for the field and for volunteers.

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Through video, Quebec filmmakers help young aboriginal Bolivians fight for social change.

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Native Bolivian communities fight for social change with the help of Quebec filmmakers.
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