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How To Be A Responsible Volunteer

From the desire to give back, ample scope of cultural immersion, the camaraderie that occurs on volunteer vacations to the bonding and experiences that such vacations bring, there are several motivations why travelers head for this journey. However, with the emerging scrutiny of the unethical practices in the ‘voluntourism’ industry, ...
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volunteer work in Portugal

Volunteer Work in Portugal – A Comprehensive Guidebook

As the Lonely Planet describes - "Medieval castles, cobblestone villages, captivating cities, and golden beaches: the Portugal experience can be many things." If you've always had the urge to set sail and explore this beautiful nation, then now is the time to let your dreams find a way. Located on ...
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Inspiring Volunteering Journeys

Inspiring Volunteering Journeys Of VolSol Volunteers

To volunteer abroad in a different country in an unfamiliar setup is bound to leave a lasting impact on our lives. To go somewhere far away, to do things which are very different from what we do back home, meet different kinds of people - all under the same roof ...
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Why You Should Volunteer in Sri Lanka

8 Reasons Why Sri Lanka Should Be Your Next Volunteering Destination

Sri Lanka, the coastal country in South of Asia, is known for its dedication towards Buddhism and the series of palm-fringed beaches. Every year a number of volunteers, on their gap year, choose Sri Lanka for volunteering abroad. Out of the many projects offered in the country, volunteer teaching in ...
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Short Term Volunteer Abroad

Voluntourism Will Continue To Be A Top Travel Trend In 2019

Volunteer travel, volunteer tourism, voluntourism - no matter by what name you call it, undeniably, this is the travel trend that's gonna rule in the year ahead. According to a 2015 survey by Marriott Rewards Credit Card from Chase, 84% of millennials said that they would travel abroad to participate ...
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Peace Corps Alternative

Alternative Programs To Peace Corps : Similar Opportunities Around The World

The desire to travel to different countries, experience a diverse topography, a new culture, learn a new language and most importantly, make an attempt to give back as a global citizen drives many people to apply for the US Peace Corps but being a difficult application to convert, there’s preparation ...
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Volunteering Abroad Experience

Most Recommended Volunteering Abroad Programs 2019

Every year, a number of high school pass outs and college students travel abroad to volunteer under a program. This is done as a regular activity by several gappers to enhance their interpersonal skills and gain international exposure. It is also noted that several universities and corporates consider volunteering abroad ...
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Best Places To Volunteer In South America

A continent full with contrasts, South America is filled with towns that beautifully blend colonial and indigenous history, host a diverse geographical topography, have some of the most revered “Worlds of Wonder” and proudly boasts of being the birthplace of one of the most ancient civilizations in the world. The ...
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Breaking African Stereotypes- It’s more than poverty, war, and starvation – Shuken Sato

Volunteering in an unknown country, living in an unfamiliar (and at times uncomfortable) surroundings can have a profound impact on our lives. Culture shocks, different language, different living style, different development indices - we get exposed to a lot of diverse experiences when volunteering abroad and some of those experiences ...
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Community Development Work In Ghana

5 Reasons To Choose Community Development Volunteer Work In Ghana

Although Ghana is one of the fastest growing economies in Africa, there are certain regions in the country which have seen very little development and the poverty rates continue to be very high. The Northern Region of Ghana, in particular, has a high rate of poverty; which is two to ...
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Three Weeks Of Transformative Travel Experience In Thailand

I wasn’t too versed with the concept of the now popular ‘Transformative Travel’ when I decided to head to Thailand one summer but little did I know that I’d come back with a new found love for it. What is exactly a transformative travel? The Transformative Travel Council describes it ...
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Summer Volunteering Programs

10 Reasons To Choose Summer Volunteer Abroad Projects In 2019 [INFOGRAPHIC]

Would you choose to waste your summer break doing nothing? Or would you make a sensible choice of opting for a volunteering project and making the most of your time by doing something meaningful? While the first one is easier to choose, the second one will surely take you a ...
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Turtle Conservation Volunteering Abroad Program

Why Should You Join A Turtle Conservation Volunteering Program?

Turtles are one of the most gentle and harmless species on this planet and the many reasons why they are endangered include their main predators from killer whales to sharks and large fishes. The baby turtles have a lot of vulnerabilities in the early stages of their lives and their ...
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A Comprehensive Guidebook For Volunteering Abroad

There are close to 200 countries in the world and way more cultures, ethnic groups, languages, traditions, ways, and ideas of life that we remain unaware of for the most part of our lives. To be able to travel miles across and experience what’s unknown is a privilege that not ...
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51 Interesting Facts About Asia You May Not Know

Asia is the largest continent in the world and has the two most populated countries in the world - China and India. Well, keeping aside these universally known facts about Asia in general and the Asian countries in particular, the continent has a long list of amazing facts that you ...
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Steps To Volunteer Abroad

How To Volunteer Abroad? Here Are 5 Simple Steps To Follow

Have you been thinking of taking a volunteer trip but not sure where to begin? Often, we find it difficult to plan a volunteer trip abroad as there’s lack of appropriate information and guidance. In reality, however, such ‘voluntours’ are quite easy to plan and book; easier than planning a holiday or ...
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Be A Santa For Someone – Travel Abroad To Volunteer This Christmas!

The winters are knocking at the doors, and the fragrance of merriment is all around - because Christmas is approaching! Lights will brighten the streets, Santa’s song will be played, and the aroma of cakes will be in the air. Perhaps you’ll decorate that Christmas tree, and get a lot ...
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SUMMER VOLUNTEERING ABROAD DESTINATIONS

Most Recommended Summer Volunteering Abroad Destinations For 2019

The concept of 'voluntourism' is gaining a lot of importance nowadays as more and more millennials are setting out for distant lands to explore and make a meaningful contribution towards the society. If you've been planning a volunteering trip during summer 2019, then now is the perfect time to decide ...
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Medical Volunteering Opportunities Abroad

10 Best Medical Volunteering Opportunities Abroad For 2019

Are you a medical student or a professional, looking forward to volunteer at a healthcare center in a faraway land and make a difference by treating people? There are several countries around the world where the medical facilities aren't well developed and people living in the rural areas often suffer ...
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Family Volunteering Abroad

Everything You Need To Know About Family Volunteering Abroad

Volunteering abroad with family is a great way to not just take a vacation with your folks but also make a difference and give back to society. A great way to instill these qualities in growing children, taking volunteering trips with family goes a long way in creating dual benefits ...
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Volunteering Abroad Experience

23 Tips For Making The Most of Your Volunteering Experience

Volunteering abroad is no more a “new way of traveling”! Many gap year travelers and backpackers take up volunteer abroad project as a part of their expedition. The simple reason behind it is the unique experience one gets while traveling to new places. After all, how else would one get an opportunity to stay amongst ...
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Christmas Volunteer Abroad Programs in 2018

It’s that time of the year when different parts of the world have started planning their Christmas celebrations differently. Kids waiting for Santa’s arrival at their home and parents busy planning dinners, trips, visit their parents’ place, etc. But what if I tell you that there is a way to ...
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teen volunteer abroad

How Will Volunteering Opportunities Benefit Teens?

Volunteering is sometimes considered as a selfless act without any benefits to ourselves. This is far from true! It comes with a multitude of benefits and has the potential to lead teens onto a fulfilling long-term career path. Volunteering is a fantastic way for teens to make new friends, learn ...
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volunteer in Asia

Quiz: Where Should You Volunteer in Asia in 2019?

Enough of scratching your head! It’s time to take the quiz and make decision making simpler. If you’ve been wondering where to go to volunteer in Asia, we are here to help you out. Just play this quiz and answer according to your preferences - we shall tell you where ...
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Fundraising Ideas For Your Next Volunteering Trip

In this 21st Century, volunteering abroad is a unique way to travel and explore a new destination while meaningfully contributing towards the host community. More and more millennials are traveling overseas every year to be a part of volunteering projects. It has been seen that a majority number of people ...
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Volunteering in Zanzibar

7 Things You Must Do While Volunteering In Zanzibar

With dazzling beaches and coral reefs, twisting roads and a popular spice market, Zanzibar is a semi-autonomous part of Tanzania in East Africa, which portrays a beautiful confluence of the Asian and African cultures. Volunteering Solutions has two amazing programs in Zanzibar - Teaching Program and Medical Volunteering Program, for those who are ...
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Volunteer work in China

Volunteer Work in China: A Comprehensive Guidebook

For many people, the very thought of traveling to volunteer in China might come as a surprise; considering the strong economy of the country. So, let’s begin with what exactly volunteer traveling is all about and then we’ll move on to why, where, and how you can volunteer in China ...
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volunteer abroad during spring break 2019

Quiz: Where To Volunteer Abroad During Spring Break 2019?

Embarking on a volunteering abroad journey during the Spring Break is not a new concept – however, the idea of engaging with social work while traveling is getting more leverage than before and with every passing year, more and more millennials are taking the step out of their comfort zone ...
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volunteer tips for female solo travelers

Volunteer Tips for Female Solo Travelers

Pick up any research paper or newspaper article on volunteering, you will find that women, especially in the age group between 15-35, like to travel and volunteer. Whether you are going abroad to travel to a popular tourist destination or planning to volunteer in a foreign country, you should be ...
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English-Spanish False Friend Words

Avoid Mixing These 22 English-Spanish False Friend Words While Volunteering

Considering the fact that English and Spanish have a lot of words which originates from the Latin language, there is a huge possibility of you to get confused with a word in Spanish that may appear to be similar to an English word, but has a completely different meaning. Such words which sounds similar ...
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volunteer for a conservation project

10 Steps To Become A Volunteer For A Conservation Project In 2019

If you’re the kind who’s always glued to the wildlife shows on the TV, it’s time to get up off your couch and get on a plane, to be a volunteer for a conservation project! Come to take a walk on the wilder side and bring along your zingy energy ...
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volunteer work in Morocco

Volunteer Work in Morocco: A Comprehensive Guidebook

"From Saharan dunes to the peaks of the High Atlas, Morocco could have been tailor-made for travelers." - That's what the Lonely Planet says while describing this magical land. Located in the Northern part of the African continent, Morocco is very unlike the rest of Africa. You won't find the ...
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Volunteer With Children In Latin America

Volunteer With Children In Latin America With Volunteering Solutions

“The soul is healed by being with children.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky. These words are absolutely true and you'll understand its deeper meaning once you've spent some quality time with children. Seeing the world through their innocent view and feeling the warmth of unconditional love is something that we otherwise miss ...
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Volunteered Abroad To Make A Difference

Experiences Of Those Who Volunteered Abroad To Make A Difference

“The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. Don’t wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the world with hope, you will fill yourself with hope.” - Barack Obama. 'Volunteering', ...
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30 Interesting Facts About Peru That You Didn’t Know

Located in western part of South America, Peru is an extremely bio diverse country with a really appealing story behind it. From the early engineering excellence of the Incas to the Spanish Conquistadors, ancient history has been written through the many parts of the country. And for those who have looked ...
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volunteer work in costa rica

Volunteer Work In Costa Rica: A Comprehensive Guidebook

With the rugged rainforests, secluded volcanoes and pristine beaches along the Pacific as well as Caribbean coastlines, Costa Rica is known for its natural beauty and has allured travelers since forever! A recent study has shown that majority of the Costa Ricans live longer, healthier lives than people on the ...
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Volunteer Trip With Your Family

5 Reasons Why You Should Take A Volunteer Trip With Your Family in 2019

It’s not new that people often put their travel plans at bay due to work pressure, budget issues, or any other reason. However, an international vacation with family is something that works as a huge game changer. And, if you want to add an interesting twist to your sojourn with ...
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Volunteering Experience In India

All Women’s Voluntour Journey: Gill Collier’s Experience In India With VolSol

If you thought that India is unsafe for women travelers - then now is the time to fix your thoughts! A couple of weeks back, Volunteering Solutions hosted a group of 8 women volunteer travelers, who came from different parts of the world and bonded for life. To tell the ...
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Short-Term Volunteer Abroad Guidebook

Short-Term Volunteer Abroad – Everything You Need to Know About

To begin with a popular saying - "In matters of healing the body or the mind, vacation is a true genius!" - and we couldn't agree more with this. Stuck in the regular chores of life, we all seek a break away from the monotony, in order to experience something ...
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volunteer work in South Africa

Volunteer Work in South Africa: A Comprehensive Guidebook

A gorgeous country located at the Southern tip of the African peninsula where the 2 great oceans meet - South Africa is nothing short of a paradise for travelers and backpackers. Whether you are a beach lover or a wildlife enthusiast, or maybe just keen to explore the roads less ...
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Volunteer Abroad Tips For The Beginners | VolSol Blog

If you have the will to contribute in the lives of others, travel to far-flung regions and experience their culture and get out of your comfort zone to learn something new then you can be sure that Volunteering abroad is for you. Defined as the commitment of time and energy ...
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Volunteering Abroad

Are These Questions Stopping You From Volunteering Abroad?

A number of gap year travelers and backpackers set sail to volunteer abroad each year. And, this is a very significant number we are talking about. While the trend has only paced up in the past few years, there is still a big section of travelers who refrain from volunteering ...
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How To Decide The Volunteering Organization You Want To Work With?

So, you have decided to volunteer abroad but can't really decide which destination you must choose to go, what kind of program would suit you best, and how to decide about the volunteering organization you wanna go with? Feeling stuck there? These are some very common questions which anyone will ...
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Short Term Volunteer Abroad

Top 7 Countries For Short Term Volunteering Abroad in 2019

One would surely counter the idea of learning about a country in a fortnight, and rightly so. After all, it is just not possible to understand a nation, which has been established and been growing for centuries, in just a couple of weeks. But who said you cannot brush through ...
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Amazing Volunteering Tips

9 Amazing Volunteering Tips That You Must Follow

All set for your volunteering journey abroad? We know that you are excited to travel to a faraway land and experience the goodness of making a difference to the lives of the underprivileged ones. But before that, we would like to tell you about some important volunteering tips which would ...
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International Women's Day

On This International Women’s Day, Cheers To Our Amazing Women Volunteers

International Women's Day, celebrated each year on March 8, is a day honoring women around the world. While every year, the aim to celebrate this day remains the same, the theme keeps changing. This year, the theme is #PressForProgress, and Volunteering Solutions feels happy to talk about all those courageous ...
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wildlife conservation volunteer projects

Be A Part Of Wildlife Conservation Projects – Volunteer Abroad With Animals

Wildlife conservation is an act of protecting the animal species and their natural habitat, for maintaining a proper ecological balance. The total population of the Earth is more than 7 billion - and with its ever increasing tendency, it is absolutely necessary to contribute towards the wildlife conservation, for the ...
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Best Volunteer Abroad Programs for Solo Travelers

The Best Volunteer Abroad Programs for Solo Travelers

While there are a bunch of travelers who are restless and always up for solo trips, there are others who are skeptic about venturing out alone, yet feel the tickles of wanderlust every now and then. If you are one of those who took the resolution to travel solo in ...
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Best Internship Abroad Opportunities For Students In 2019

Before we talk about the best internship opportunities that are provided by Volunteering Solutions in different countries of the world, let us talk about why internships are important for students. As they say, “You need the experience to gain experience!” This seems to be the real concern for millennials who ...
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Things To Do On A Weekend While Volunteering In Nepal

Best Things To Do On A Weekend While Volunteering In Nepal

"A trekkers' paradise, Nepal combines Himalayan views, golden temples, charming hill villages and jungle wildlife watching to offer one of the world's great travel destinations." - That's exactly how the Lonely Planet describes this beautiful Himalayan hamlet, tucked between India and China. Marked as 'The Most Budget-Friendly Destination' in 2017, ...
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Reasons To Choose The Elephant 2 Beaches Voluntour In Thailand

Have you been living with the dreams of traveling to Thailand one day and do all the crazy things that you've been postponing since forever? There must be some reasons why millions of travelers and backpackers are heading towards this Southeast Asian Nation, that's often termed as 'The Land of ...
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Volunteer Work In Kenya

Volunteer Work In Kenya: A Comprehensive Guidebook

Known as Africa's original safari destination, Kenya is popular among all kinds of travelers and for the past few decades, volunteers from all over the world joined hands to elevate the underprivileged Kenyan societies. A jewel of East Africa, this country is immensely different from that of the western world, ...
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Top 10 Volunteer Abroad Programs

Top 10 Volunteer Abroad Programs For 2019

We all have our plans for life that include the checklist of things that we wish to do and the places we wish to visit. We surely aspire to do something for our pleasure and also things that would add some happiness to someone else's life. The act of volunteering, ...
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Volunteering Experience

How Can A Volunteering Experience Take You A Step Ahead Than Your Peers

Apart from the fact that it fetches a sense of satisfaction, volunteering abroad can provide several other opportunities that are often overlooked. The word 'volunteering' is usually associated with a philanthropic act of giving and in most cases, the skills and experiences that the volunteer gains are neglected in the ...
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Why Should You Volunteer In Ghana in 2018?

Why Should You Volunteer In Ghana in 2019?

If you are thinking of heading towards Africa in 2019, and haven't yet decided where exactly to go - then we would happily suggest you to travel and volunteer in Ghana, in order to begin your African experience. While most of the people would choose to visit the beaches of ...
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Which Volunteer Program Is Best For Your Career Path?

Are you in a fix to decide which volunteering project would suit you best for your career ahead? No matter how many articles you read on the internet and how much people try to convince you about what's right and what's not - you should take the decision on your ...
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high school volunteering

Everything You Should Know About High School Volunteering – Guidebook

Are you planning on volunteering in 2018 - 2019 and want to explore a new destination while engaging yourself in some kind of social work abroad? Or have you just finished your high school and still haven’t decided what next to do in life and looking for some alternate career ...
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5 Amazing Ways To Make A Difference By Volunteering In 2019

Just a couple of days more before the new year’s rays fall on us! 2019 is all set to make its grand arrival and most of us have already chalked out our travel resolutions for the new year. Everyone has something or the other in mind to do in the ...
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25 Amazing Photos That’ll Convince You To Volunteer Abroad In 2018

Have you ever volunteered for a good cause or at least, thought about making a difference to someone else's life? If yes, then you surely know what a blissful feeling it can be, to see someone smile warmly as a result of your kind act. And if not, then my ...
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Useful Tips To Find The Right Volunteering Opportunity For 2019

Volunteering abroad is undoubtedly a life-changing experience and one has to be careful about making the choices while planning it. There are countless volunteering opportunities that are available and one should choose a program that completely aligns with their interests. Here are some basic questions that will help you to ...
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Top 4 UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Ready to Explore the Top 4 UNESCO World Heritage Sites While Volunteering Abroad?

To quote what the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization has to say about the World Heritage Sites - "UNESCO seeks to encourage the identification, protection, and preservation of cultural and natural heritage around the world considered to be of outstanding value to humanity. What makes the concept of ...
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Conservation Volunteering Project

Quiz: Which Conservation Project Should You Join To Volunteer In 2019?

Are you a nature lover? Do you love being with animals? Want to help them live a better life? This summer, travel abroad and volunteer for Nature's wellbeing. Volunteering Solutions has several Wildlife and Conservation Projects in different parts of the world, where you can contribute in your way in ...
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Top 6 Volunteering Destinations in Africa for 2019

Africa has always been an intriguing travel destination with a variety of experiences to offer to the travelers. Globally popular for being a great adventure destination, Africa is emerging as one of the highly chosen volunteering destinations in the world as well. A number of gap year students travel to ...
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Universal Children’s Day: 10 Facts To Show Why It’s Important

Every day we see so many children around us - the ones at our homes, who are endowed with the privileges that we provide them;  and those in the neighborhood, who are more or less equal to that of our own. Then there are those - the kids of our ...
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Experiences Shared By 5 Incredible Volunteers Who Traveled Abroad To Serve The Society

Time and again, our volunteers keep sharing their experiences with us through feedbacks and reviews. While each of them has different stories, for us, it's the love and dedication with which they join our programs with the hope to add some happiness to the lives of others. Here are the ...
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Pre-Med Volunteer Project Abroad

11 Recommended Pre-Med Volunteering Programs Abroad For 2019

If you are a pre-med student wondering how to gain first-hand work experience, then we have the perfect medical volunteering programs to offer you. Volunteering Solutions provides the best and affordable projects in 11 countries including the Philippines, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Tanzania, South Africa, Ghana, Uganda, Kenya, Peru and Costa ...
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Are You Looking For An Alternative Spring Break Volunteer Abroad Program For 2019?

To put it in the words of Leo Tolstoy, “Spring is the time of plans and projects.” Winter is almost here, and Spring isn't far behind. You might be stuck with thoughts about what to do during those 2 weeks of your break! Just imagine how wonderful it can be ...
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Top 10 Affordable Volunteering Abroad Destinations To Explore In 2019

The year 2017 is inching towards its last quarter and many of you travelers, backpackers, gap year travelers, etc. must be getting ready to design your next years’ travel itinerary. Volunteering abroad is one of the most useful and meaningful ways to travel abroad, and it only makes sense to ...
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Volunteer Abroad For Free

How to Volunteer Abroad For Free | Volunteering Solutions

The concept of traveling has changed manifold in the recent years and with every passing day, more and more millennials are taking volunteer trips abroad, in order to add some values to their travel experiences. Volunteering abroad is the best opportunity to share one's knowledge, skills, and enthusiasm while exploring ...
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High School Volunteer Abroad

Volunteer Abroad Programs For High School Students & Teens

Fresh out from high school, many teenagers opt to go for the experiential journey of volunteering abroad. What, however, comes along as a slight obstruction is the selection of the destination and choosing of the correct program. Although volunteering abroad needs no extra-terrestrial skills but sheer motivation and dedication, still ...
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India summer volunteering program

India Summer Volunteering Program 2019 – An Overview

While planning for holidays the one thing that figures in everyone’s bucket list is a perfect summer trip abroad. A trip that is affordable, fun, safe and gives us an authentic cultural experience of the country that we plan to travel to. One of the best ways to get this ...
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Volunteer In Asia in 2019

Destinations To Volunteer In Asia In 2019 | VolSol

2018 is almost set to wrap up, and as 2019 starts knocking at our doorsteps, we all hope to be a little wiser, more patient, more loving and caring and try to make each day worth living. Many of you might have already planned what all you’re going to do ...
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Volunteering Abroad 101: Everything That You Must Know

The thought of traveling abroad, amalgamated with an intention of doing something meaningful for others, is indeed exciting. Hundreds of thousands of people are setting sail every year for contributing effectively towards the society and aiming to make this world a better place to live. Be it high school students ...
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A Medical Volunteer’s Experience – The Story Of Daniela Juarez Meza

“The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention.” – Oscar Wilde. Being a volunteer abroad isn't an easy task! You need to step out of your comfort zone and travel for miles before you finally reach your destination. Often, the places where you'll have to work ...
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Why You Should Choose To Volunteer For The Street Children Program In India?

Why You Should Choose To Volunteer For The Street Children Program In India?

According to a rough estimate, there are approximately 4 to 8 lakhs street children overall in India. This is, certainly, a very alarming figure and hence needs a special attention to be given. Although the government of India has been taking several measures towards this social problem, it still requires ...
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volunteer abroad in summer 2018

Quiz: Where Should You Volunteer During Summer 2019?

From Tanzania in Africa to Cambodia in Asia - Volunteering Solutions has some amazing Summer Volunteer Adventure Programs that are crafted exclusively for you! Whether you are a high school student or a gap year traveler, summer is the best time to pack your bags and set out for your ...
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Where To Volunteer With Elephants in Asia in 2019?

It may come as a surprise to many, but elephant volunteering is a highly popular gap year activity. High school and college students, as well as animal welfare enthusiasts, look for opportunities abroad to work for the conservation of the wildlife, especially for these gentle giants. Asia (mainly South and ...
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book your volunteer abroad spot in advance

Why Should You Book A Spot For Volunteering Abroad In Advance?

Ever wondered why there is a system for booking things in advance? That's because everyone looks to get hold of the best that is at offer; volunteering abroad is one such activity. Over the years, the trend has shown that a maximum number of people take up volunteering abroad during their ...
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Volunteer work in Tanzania

Volunteer Work In Tanzania: A Comprehensive Guidebook

“Wherever you turn, you can find someone who needs you. Even if it is a little thing, do something for which there is no pay but the privilege of doing it. Remember, you don’t live in the world all of your own.” - Albert Schweitzer. Tanzania is a breathtakingly beautiful ...
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volunteer abroad for winter break 2017-2018

5 Reasons Why You Should Volunteer Abroad For Winter Break 2018-2019

You've already wasted a lot of time dreaming about traveling to your favorite destination. You missed the chance of doing some good work during your Summer Break and kept liking others' photographs on Social Media. You thought several times about volunteering abroad, but for some reason or the other, your ...
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international volunteer projects for 2019

Top International Volunteer Projects For 2019 | Volunteering Solutions

Volunteering Solutions (VolSol) has been providing incredible volunteer abroad opportunities to hundreds of people from all across the world, since 2007. Each year, the number of volunteers who traveled overseas has increased and they all contributed effectively towards making a better society for the natives. Not only did they share ...
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summer volunteer abroad programs for 2018

Top Summer Volunteer Abroad Programs For 2019

Volunteering abroad endows you with the scope to travel and explore a country with the locals, and the experience you gather would last a lifetime. Summer is the best time for interested candidates to set sail and travel abroad to volunteer. Most of the high school/ college/ university students aim ...
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Why You Should Volunteer in Sri Lanka

Top 10 Volunteer Abroad Destinations For 2019

2017 has been a great year and Volunteering Solutions hosted thousands of volunteers from different parts of the world, who traveled to distant lands to make some difference in the lives of the underprivileged ones. Each one who has been a part of the journey is no less than an ...
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volunteer work in Peru

Volunteer Work In Peru: A Comprehensive Guidebook

Once upon a time, it was the land where the Incas ruled. Peru, undoubtedly, is one of the gorgeous countries of the world, that's home to the lush green Amazon rainforest and the ruins of Machu Picchu, an ancient Inca city in the Andes mountains. The land had evolved immensely ...
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UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Visit These UNESCO World Heritage Sites While Volunteering Abroad

The World Heritage Sites are landmark areas recognized by the United Nations, under the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), due to their cultural, geographical, historical, scientific or some other form of significance. These sites are protected by international treaties and considered to be important for the humanity ...
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Volunteering solutions accommodation

Highlights of Volunteering Solutions Accommodation

One of the major differences between a volunteer trip abroad and a regular holiday is the kind of living arrangements you get. While on a regular vacation, you live in a hotel or guest house accommodation where the setup is moderately luxurious, on a volunteer vacation you get to live ...
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Medical Volunteering In Tanzania

6 Reasons To Take Up Medical Volunteering In Tanzania In 2019

Tanzania is an East African country known for its vast wilderness and the "Big 5" of the animal kingdom. Visited often by wildlife enthusiasts and safari lovers, the country has a huge demand for medical volunteers who can contribute effectively towards the developing society. Volunteering Solutions offers affordable opportunities to ...
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volunteer work in Cambodia

Volunteer Work In Cambodia: A Comprehensive Guidebook

Cambodia is a small yet beautiful Southeast Asian nation surrounded by Thailand, Vietnam, and Laos. The country has been through turmoils and war in the past, however, the 21st Century has brought the dawn of development in the country. Volunteering in a developing country like Cambodia would be challenging as ...
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volunteer work in Ghana

Volunteer Work in Ghana: A Comprehensive Guidebook

“Ghana will not be built in a day. But it should be built every day and the body that houses the eyes reading this owns the hands that will ensure this.” - Nana Awere Damoah Ghana is said to be West Africa's golden child. Traveling to Ghana is a doorway ...
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Low Cost Volunteer Trip Abroad

Steps To Follow While Planning For A Low Cost Volunteer Trip Abroad

Traveling abroad seems like an expensive venture but to be very honest, if the planning is done correctly then one can actually explore at a much cheaper rate. All you need is to do a proper research about where you want to go, why you want to go and what ...
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Service Learning And Volunteering

A Comparative Study Between Service Learning And Volunteering

In this 21st Century, just getting a college degree isn't enough and once you step out of college to approach the job arena, you'll realize that there are millions in the race that you are running. All it requires to win is to make some extra efforts during those college ...
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volunteer work in Sri Lanka

Volunteer Work In Sri Lanka: A Comprehensive Guidebook

Located in the Indian Ocean, off the coast of Southern India, Sri Lanka is a true paradise with picturesque beaches, tropical jungles, enchanting waterfalls, magnificent hills and stretches of tea plantation. The warm people of the island country will greet you with love, and make you feel at home in ...
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Everything That An ‘Under 18’ Volunteer Traveler Needs To Know

Traveling has now become safer than it ever was, and teenagers from all across the world are taking the bold step of stepping out of their comfort zone and traveling abroad to get engaged to philanthropic projects. At a tender age, it might often be difficult to decide about things ...
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volunteer work in Nepal

Volunteer Work In Nepal – A Comprehensive Guidebook

Voluntourism, the concept of meaningful traveling, is becoming popular with every passing day as more and more millennials are opting to travel abroad to contribute something back to the society. With the aim of touching several lives all across the globe, Volunteering Solutions also started its journey back in the ...
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volunteering solutions

Polishing The Identity of Volunteering Solutions: A Transformation of The Logo And The Website

On completing 10 successful years, Volunteering Solutions is now set to unveil the changed and upgraded website along with a brand new logo. It's an honor and a matter of pride that we have served the society for a decade and we hope to reach out to thousand more lives ...
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volunteering abroad

5 Things You Need To Know Before Volunteering Abroad

In the past decade, there has been a rapid growth in the number of volunteers traveling all across the world in order to make some meaningful contribution towards the underprivileged societies in the weaker economic regions. Are you also thinking of volunteering abroad? If your answer is 'Yes', then there ...
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Remember These Safety Tips While Volunteering Abroad

When you plan for your volunteering journey abroad, one natural question that'll surely strike you is - "Will I be safe?" While volunteer trips can be incredible on the one hand, they can be quite dangerous if the correct safety measures aren't followed. Moreover, when you choose to embark on ...
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Volunteering Experience

Big Smiles From China – Christina Li’s Volunteering Experience

Christina Li, a high school passout who had just finished her 12th Grade from Mac Robertson Girls High School, Australia, came to volunteering for the Teaching Project in Shanghai. She has always been intrigued about volunteering with children, and finally, after completing high school, sho got the opportunity to travel ...
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International Women’s Day

Powerful Quotes By Women Who Stood For Change #BeBoldForChange

International Women's Day was first observed as a popular event after 1977 when the United Nations General Assembly invited member states to proclaim March 8 as the UN Day for women's rights and world peace. On the 40th anniversary of the initiation of the event, we want to pay gratitude ...
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Free Travel Apps To Download Before Leaving For A Volunteer Trip

In this 21st Century, life has become easier in all spheres. The hassles related to traveling abroad has been reduced manifold due to the technological advancement. The smartphone is one such discovery that has immensely helped travelers since the time of its inception and with each passing day, more and ...
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