Volunteer Abroad Articles and Advice

Is international volunteering just an ineffective indulgence for rich North Americans? Not according to new research by Dr Erin Barnhart.
A three-day river journey to a remote community in Panama's jungle is all part of the job for Floating Doctors volunteers.
Be strategic about your international experience and wow them at your next job interview.
Preparation and the right attitude can make all the difference—for you and for your overseas host.
Can you volunteer overseas without the support of a volunteer-sending organization? How hard could it be?
How to successfully grow your own WWOOF trip—and find the farm of your dreams.
As volunteering overseas takes off, growing pains lead to new challenges for the field and for volunteers.
Travel to some of the world's most pristine landscapes—and help keep them that way.
Native Bolivian communities fight for social change with the help of Quebec filmmakers.
Unemployed youth in Lima get a leg up thanks to local volunteers and CUSO-VSO.
Promoting public health in Guatemala by caring for man's best friend.
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