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Best Travel Tips For Post-Pandemic Volunteering Abroad

7 Best Travel Tips For Post-Pandemic Volunteering Abroad

The pandemic brought on by COVID-19 has significantly changed the dynamics and parameters of what we termed as normalcy. It’s evident that things would not be the same as before - even after the situation eases. The travel and tourism industry has probably been the worst affected industry during the ...
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¿Por qué deberías realizar un voluntariado con Volunteering Solutions?

“Te ganas la vida con lo que obtienes. Creas una vida con lo que das ". ~ Winston Churchill. El verdadero valor de estas palabras solo se puede entender cuando decidimos actuar desinteresadamente y contribuir al bienestar de otra persona. Si bien el concepto de trabajo de caridad local y ...
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Why You Should Volunteer in Sri Lanka

Top 10 Volunteer Abroad Destinations For 2021

Being a trusted international organization, Volunteering Solutions has been working for the last 14 years with the aim of sustainable development and we are glad to have the volunteers' support in this venture. For those who still haven't experienced the joy and satisfaction of volunteering abroad - it's never too ...
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Las tendencias turísticas post COVID-19: Todo lo que necesitas saber 

Los últimos meses han supuesto varios desafíos globales, afectando a la industria del turismo y la hostelería gravemente. Las fronteras de los países se han sellado. Las ciudades están paralizadas. Los vuelos, en su mayoría, suspendidos. Los cruceros, atracados en en puerto. Los trenes de todo el mundo estacionados. Los ...
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10 Steps To Become A Volunteer For A Wildlife Conservation Project in 2021

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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Voluntariado corporativo en el extranjero – ¡Convence a tu jefe!

En los tiempos en los que vivimos, el concepto de RSE (Responsabilidad Social Corporativa) ha crecido enormemente. Muchas empresas multinacionales, como por ejemplo Google, Microsoft, KPMG o PwC, están animando a sus empleados a participar activamente en programas de RSE. El propósito, a parte de ayudar a los más desfavorecidos, ...
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Where Are Volunteers Needed? Start Planning for 2021, Now!

For travelers like us, who are always craving to beat the mundane and aspire to see new places across the world while helping meaningfully as volunteers, this entire period of lockdown has been pretty tiresome. I've been contemplating when I can book another flight ticket and wake up in a ...
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¿Por qué deberías realizar un voluntariado en Europa en 2021?

A mucha gente, las primeras imágenes que le vienen a la mente cuando piensan en programas de voluntariado en el extranjero, son de niños huérfanos en algún país africano, o de comunidades desfavorecidas del sudeste asiático. Sin duda, estas regiones necesitan mucha atención, pero incluso en las partes desarrolladas del ...
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¿Debería realizar un voluntariado en el extranjero una vez controlada la pandemia?

Desde mi habitación, miro por la ventana y veo las calles desiertas. En lo que voy cambiando los canales de noticias para mantenerme informada sobre la evolución de la pandemia, mi corazón da un vuelco. De repente, me vienen a la cabeza las personas que no son tan afortunadas como ...
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Volunteering In 2021

5 Amazing Ways To Make A Difference By Volunteering In 2021

There's no denial to the fact that 2020 has been an extremely difficult year for all of us (and we still have 4 more months!) but if we pause and think - the coronavirus pandemic has surely taught us some valuable lessons that we'll all carry for the rest of ...
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Los 10 Mejores Programas de Voluntariado en el Extranjero Para 2021

Todos tenemos una lista mental de cosas que deseamos cumplir a lo largo de nuestras vidas. Normalmente aspiramos a hacer cosas por placer propio, pero también cosas que agreguen algo de felicidad a la vida de otras personas. El acto de ser voluntario no es solo un acto noble, sino ...
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Traits Of A Successful Volunteer

What Makes You An Amazing International Volunteer?

The trend of adding volunteer work to a travel expedition abroad has been seen pacing up in recent years. And, then there's one set of enthusiastic travelers for whom the main purpose is to volunteer abroad for a meaningful cause while exploring the destination. However, it is definitely not that ...
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Voluntariado En El Extranjero

Consejos de seguridad a tener en cuenta durante tu voluntariado en el extranjero

En el extranjero, trabajar como voluntario, estudiar, o simplemente ir de visita es siempre una aventura emocionante. Especialmente para los jóvenes recién salidos de la escuela o aquellos que acaban de finalizar los estudios universitarios, viajar es una experiencia realmente reveladora, educativa, y una que te proporcionará, cantidad de recuerdos ...
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Let’s take a quick look and understand what Saurabh Sabharwal, CEO - Volunteering Solutions, has to say about the fears & possibilities of Volunteer Tourism in the Post-Pandemic times.

Unravel Volunteer Travel: Fears & Possibilities in a Post-COVID-19 World

None of us ever imagined that we'd have to see a world like this! With the COVID-19 virus rampaging throughout the world causing people to shelter in their homes for most of the last few months, the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Tourism Barometer showed a precipitous fall of 98%  in ...
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Family Volunteering Abroad

Family Volunteering Abroad in 2021 – Everything You Need To Know About

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. An inspirational way to instill these qualities in growing children, taking volunteering trips with the family goes a long way in creating dual ...
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A First Timer’s Guide To Volunteering Abroad

Last year, when I planned for my first volunteering trip to Kenya, I was super-excited about being with the tiny little ones though I wasn't sure of many things, which I eventually got to learn with time. For all of us, I'm sure it's the same - while we know ...
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Medical Volunteering In Tanzania

6 Reasons To Take Up Medical Volunteering In Tanzania In 2021

Once the pandemic gets over, the world will surely need active volunteers who would be keen to step out and work selflessly for the welfare of others, living at the farthest corners of the Earth. We are looking forward to opening up our volunteering programs in Tanzania, which is an ...
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25 Amazing Photos That’ll Convince You To Volunteer Abroad In 2020

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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Top 10 Volunteer Abroad Programs

Top 10 Volunteer Abroad Programs For 2021

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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Should I Volunteer Abroad After The Corona Scare Dies Out?

Should I Volunteer Abroad After The Corona Scare Dies Out?

As I'm sitting here in my room, looking out of the window and seeing the deserted streets, scrolling through my Facebook feed at times and changing the news channels to stay updated about the Corona consequences, my heart skips a beat at times thinking of people who aren't as lucky ...
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Motivated While Volunteering Abroad

How to Be Motivated While Volunteering Abroad & Avoid Burnout

We know that it's not easy to travel abroad for a considerable period of time and give your valuable time & energy towards improving the lives of others. Stepping out of the comfort zone and trying to adapt to a new land needs a lot of mental effort while working ...
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Volunteer Abroad As A College Student

How To Volunteer Abroad As A College Student?

In this 21st Century, classroom lessons are just not enough! Especially for high school graduates and college students, work experience matters a lot and it gives them an exposure to the bigger world that lies beyond the textbooks and classrooms. Apart from that, in the last few years, there has ...
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The Future Of Volunteering In The Coronavirus Era

The Future Of Volunteering Abroad In The Coronavirus Era – How Will Things Look Like?

The travel industry accounts for 10% of the global economy and the stagnation of the last few months can have ripple effects to the remotest corners of the world. Every time we take a trip, there's a domino effect of consumption that directly or indirectly affects the airlines, hoteliers, restaurateurs, ...
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Post-COVID-19 Tourism Trends

The Post-COVID-19 Tourism Trends: Here’s All We Need To Know

The last couple of months have imposed several global challenges, affecting the tourism and hospitality industry in the worst possible ways. Country borders have been sealed. Cities are at stand-still. Flights are mostly grounded. Cruise ships are docked in harbors. Trains across the world are stationary. Buses are not plying ...
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Top Summer Volunteer Abroad Programs For 2021

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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Short-Term Volunteer Abroad Guidebook

Short-Term Volunteer Abroad Guidebook 2021

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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To Travel or Not To Travel

To Travel or Not To Travel? – Here’s What We Found Out Through A Survey!

It has been nearly 2 months (or more, in certain countries) that people are restricted from unnecessary movements & requested to main the protocols of social distancing. Travel and travel planning are being disrupted across the world, due to the spread of the coronavirus.  As the pandemic is still thriving ...
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Winter Break Volunteer Programs Abroad

Everything You Must Know About Winter Break Volunteer Programs Abroad 2020 – 2021

You've already wasted a lot of time dreaming about traveling to your favorite destination, but this entire Corona Pandemic has spoilt all your plans, we know! You thought several times about volunteering abroad, but for some reason or the other, your plans always got scrapped. Now, you have another golden ...
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Everything You Need To Know About Teaching Volunteer Programs Abroad

"A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning" - Brad Henry. One can never deny the fact that teachers play an important role in our lives, and helps us to become a good human being as well as motivate us to be successful ...
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Choose to Volunteer in South East Asia in 2021 & Make A Difference!

Southeast Asia is the over-arching name given to several countries in the South-Eastern part of Asia which are although related but also are culturally distinctive. These countries are Brunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. Also, one of the most popular tourist destinations owing ...
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Top Safety Tips While Volunteering Abroad

Remember These Safety Tips While Volunteering Abroad

Volunteering, studying, or even just visiting abroad is always an exciting venture. Especially straight out of school, or newly graduated, traveling as a young adult is an inevitable learning experience, an eye-opener, and more than anything it will provide you with memories that you’ll never forget. Volunteering abroad, especially, helps ...
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How To Be A Responsible Traveler?

Now that the world has literally come to a standstill with all the nations emphasizing on social distancing and the WHO is constantly mentioning the importance of self-quarantine to combat the Corona Pandemic - it's time for us, the humans, to pause and think how we can be better with ...
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Best Volunteer Abroad Programs

Best Volunteer Abroad Programs in 2021

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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Women Empowerment Volunteer Abroad Programs

Best Women Empowerment Volunteer Abroad Programs To Choose From

'There is no tool for development more effective than the empowerment of women.' - Kofi Annan, ex-Secretary-General of the United Nations. Women are the pillars of our society and must be provided with the freedom & respect they deserve. Going back in history, women across the world were deprived of ...
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Sports coaching in Ghana with volunteering solutions

Everything You Need To Know About Sports Coaching Programs Abroad

We've all heard about the saying - All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy! But have you ever thought how amazing it would be if your work is all about playing? Oh yeah, you got me right - I'm talking about being a Sports Coach while volunteering ...
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Volunteer Abroad With Your Partner

Celebrate Valentine’s Day Differently: Volunteer Abroad With Your Partner

- “I’m planning a surprise for you.” - “What is it? Don’t make me anticipate about it.” - “We are going for a volunteering trip abroad and work with little ones there.” This sounds extremely good, isn’t it? 🙌😊 Well, even you can surprise your partner by planning something incredible ...
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Why Should You Volunteer Abroad With Volunteering Solutions?

“You make a living by what you get. You make a life by what you give.” ~ Winston Churchill. The true value of these words can only be understood if we all, at some point in our lives, decide to act selflessly and contribute towards someone else's well being. While ...
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How To Convince Your Friends For Group Volunteering Abroad

While some of us love to travel solo and plan our journeys as per our convenience, we can't deny the fact that a trip with friends is always more fun! After all, you have your crazy bunch accompanying you all the time. Have you ever thought how wonderful it would ...
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Volunteer In Europe

Why Should You Choose to Volunteer in Europe in 2021?

Ah well, I'm sure that the moment you think of volunteering abroad, the first thoughts that come to your mind are about the malnourished kiddos of some African country or the underprivileged communities of Southeast Asia. Undoubtedly, these are the regions that definitely need considerable attention and a lot of ...
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10 Best Places To Volunteer Abroad With Animals in 2021

“Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened.” This quote by Anatole France is a clear indication of how much importance animals have for the humankind. The love and affection for one’s pets is something very common, as we treat them as our family and ...
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Short Term Volunteer Abroad

Top 7 Countries For Short Term Volunteering Abroad in 2021

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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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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Instagrammable Volunteering Destinations

Most Instagrammable Volunteering Destinations Across The World

It is said that the real beauty of a place lies in the eyes of the visitor! In this 21st Century, when Insta-Tourism is gaining major popularity, especially among the millennials, clicking pictures and storing images from a travel expedition is one of the most common things that we do ...
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Short Term Volunteer Abroad

Voluntourism Will Continue To Be A Top Travel Trend In 2020

Responsible travel, sustainable tourism, 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 ...
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Volunteer In Australia

Reasons Why You Should Choose To Volunteer In Australia

To put it in the words of Lonely Planet, "Australia is the unexpected: a place where the world’s oldest cultures share vast ochre plains, stylish laneways and unimaginably blue waters with successive waves of new arrivals from across the globe." This Continent in the South is a treat for travelers ...
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Volunteer In Mexico

10 Reasons Why You Should Travel & Volunteer In Mexico In 2021

You love tacos spiced up with the Mexican sauce, right? - Good enough a reason to travel to Mexico! Well, no kidding! This huge country encompasses epic landscapes from Northern deserts and snowy peaks of the Central Sierra, to the Jungle highlands of Southern Chiapas and the beaches of the ...
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Volunteering Abroad Programs

Best Volunteering Abroad Programs For Nature Lovers

In today's date, environmental issues are becoming a matter of concern and it's our responsibility to contribute towards Mother Nature's well-being, in whichever way we can. The effect of global warming is evident from the frequent disasters the world is experiencing at regular intervals. This, thus, calls for an act ...
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Summer Volunteering Programs

10 Reasons To Choose Summer Volunteer Abroad Projects In 2021 [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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Are You Looking For The Best Corporate Volunteering Programs?

In this 21st Century, when the corporate structure has become immensely complicated and there are new goals to be achieved every day and new heights to be reached, we are glad that they do take time out to indulge in something meaning like the CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) projects and ...
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Reasons To Volunteer

10 Reasons Why One Should Volunteer For An Organization

In this 21st Century, the majority of the people are concerned about themselves on one hand, which often looks extremely self-centric! But on the other, there are several kind souls, who are taking the step forward to contribute towards the lives of the underprivileged ones, and if the idea of ...
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Affordable Sea Turtle Conservation Volunteer Programs Abroad

Can you name a living being from the present-day who have shared the space on earth with dinosaurs? Well, they are the Sea turtles! Yes! They have been existing from several millenniums now, but have hardly transformed from their original form. However, over the years, with increasing population and pollution, ...
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Make Your Summer Break 2021 The Most Memorable One Ever!

"I know what you did last summer!" - Ah, well, just kidding! Now that Winter is knocking the doors and Summer is just around the corner, you must also be wondering what new to do this time! Definitely for high school, college and university students, Summer Break is one of ...
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Volunteer In Asia in 2019

Top 10 Volunteering Abroad Destinations In Asia For 2021

Wondering how to experience a meaningful vacation in 2021? There’s one set of people who might be thinking of traveling abroad to volunteer, but not sure of where to go and what to do. There might be others who are still scared to travel alone and trying to convince friends ...
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Volunteer Abroad Destinations For Families

Best Volunteer Abroad Destinations For Families On A Shoestring Budget

As the holiday season of winter is inching closer, friends and families have started planning their trips abroad. This is the time when people mostly travel around in huge numbers; mostly family vacations. One very cost-effective and popular travel trend during the winter holidays is taking a family volunteer vacation ...
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How To Volunteer At A Hospital?

What else could make you happier from within than to bring a smile on a stranger's face? Yes, we do live in a very thankless world and with each day passing by, the human touch is going missing. We can easily spend some hours of our lives walking up to ...
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Everything You Need To Know About Under 18 Volunteer Abroad Programs

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 in philanthropic projects. At a tender age, it might often be difficult to decide about things ...
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Best Travel Tips For Post-Pandemic Volunteering Abroad

Convince Your Employer For A Corporate Volunteering Trip Abroad

In this 21st Century, the concept of CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) has grown immensely and several multinational companies like Google, Microsoft, KPMG, PwC, etc are encouraging their employees to actively participate in CSR programs. This is not just to make an impact on society and help the underprivileged people, but ...
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Medical mission trips

Best Medical Mission Trips Abroad 2021

“There is no painkiller as effective as love, no anti-depressant as soothing as cheer, no defibrillator as powerful as wisdom.”  ― Abhijit Naskar, Time to Save Medicine. Perhaps no words can describe the feeling of satisfaction that a doctor feels after treating a patient and seeing him/her get relieved from ...
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13 Best Volunteer Vacations Abroad For 2021

In today's date, people are growing to be more sensible and opting to set out for 'Responsible Tours' rather than just a relaxing holiday! Undoubtedly, volunteering vacations are being a thing - and it's all for good. Many backpackers, couples, families, gap year travelers, solo explorers, and vagabonds have started ...
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Best & Affordable Volunteer Programs Abroad For 1 Week

Are you willing to change your way of traveling a bit, and make your journey more meaningful by doing something incredible? Are you looking for a perfect 1 Week's Volunteer Program abroad, that'll let you work and travel simultaneously? Are you ready to take up a challenge and make a ...
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Volunteer Trip With Your Family

5 Reasons Why You Should Take A Volunteer Trip With Your Family in 2021

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 family, ...
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Convince Your Parents For Volunteering Abroad

How To Convince Your Parents For Letting You Volunteer Abroad?

In today's date, only classroom education is not enough - and a lot of importance is given on experiential learning. High school and college students are, thus, opting to travel and volunteer abroad for a meaningful program, in order to gain first-hand international work experience and also, to understand what ...
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Top Volunteer Destinations in Africa

Top Volunteering Destinations in Africa for 2021

A continent as historically, culturally and geographically rich and diverse as Africa is a blessing for the world and for people who know how to appreciate diversity. With its savannahs, some of the highest mountains in the world, "The African Big 5", the blues, jazz and the tango tunes, the entire ...
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Benefits of International Medical Internships

Are you a medical or nursing student, eager to travel abroad and serve society while learning through your experiences? Well, this is your chance then... Doing something good for the society always gives a feeling of satisfaction - and for doctors & nurses, that feeling can be felt every day, ...
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What’s The Difference Between A Volunteer Traveler And A Tourist?

There are tourists, explorers, discoverers, and then there are volunteers! While it's kinda easy to be a tourist, plan a trip to an exotic location, stay at some fancy resort and indulge in all good things - like of a volunteer traveler isn't quite similar! Yet, the experiences that the ...
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childcare volunteer abroad

How To Make The Most Of A Childcare Volunteering Program?

Don’t you wish you had a chance to re-live your childhood? Well, then there is something you’d certainly not want to miss reading. Childcare volunteering program is a project dedicated to the welfare and development of underserved children. No matter whether you choose to work with the little ones in ...
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A Journey Of Happiness: Volunteering Experience In Kenya

March 3, 2019: I have seen several photographs of this place before, but as I stood outside the gate of Makimei Children's Home, it felt like Déjà vu. "Have I been here earlier? Do I know these kids? Will I be able to do anything good for them?" - I ...
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service trips for college students

Service Trips For College Students in Summer 2021

Are you a recent college grad who is looking to volunteer and bring about a positive difference in the world? Are you also planning to travel as you do that? Well then you’ve made the right choice and you are in the right place. With volunteering destinations across the globe ...
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7 Essential Learnings From A Volunteering Trip Abroad

“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn” – Benjamin Franklin. There can be nothing truer than this - and we all would agree on the point that experiencing something makes a mark on our mind and soul, helping us to remember ...
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Volunteer Opportunities For College Students

How Volunteering Experience Helps Students To Boost Their Prospects

For years, charities across the globe have been encouraging students to join their volunteering programmes to help make a difference in the world. Volunteers are an integral part of any charitable organization; without them, there would be no charity. Not only can volunteering benefit a wealth of causes, but it ...
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Volunteer Abroad Opportunities for Australians in Asia in 2020

Before going into the details of the volunteering opportunities for Australians in Asia, let's take a quick look at the fact that has led us here! Well, to keep it short, if you take a look at the list of countries from where people travel the most (locally and internationally), ...
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Volunteering Abroad Opportunities for Spanish Speakers

Not everyone in the world can travel across the globe and those who can, should make it a point to give back to the places that they so earnestly explore and enjoy. This is precisely why the concept of “giving back” or Volunteering for a good cause motivates many to ...
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volunteer in Asia

Quiz: Where Should You Volunteer in Asia in 2020?

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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Volunteering Abroad Experience

Most Recommended Volunteering Abroad Programs 2020

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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The Inspiring Volunteering Journey Of A 17 Year Old Argentinian Boy

The story of a 17-year-old boy from Argentina, who chose to go all the way to Tanzania, Africa and do something meaningful. Having lived, accustomed, hated, loved and volunteered in Tanzania for 6 months, his desire to venture and help took him 12,141 kilometers away from home. Alejandro did not ...
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Medical mission trips

12 Best Medical Volunteer Abroad Programs For 2021

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 rural areas often suffer from ...
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Volunteer Abroad As A Couple

Volunteer Abroad As A Couple in 2020 : Everything You Need To Know

Volunteering can be either a conscious act or an unconscious one. A large number of human beings unconsciously volunteer in some way or the other almost every day. Such unconscious acts of volunteering play an important foundation in the formation and survival of human bonds and existence of society on ...
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Best Internship Abroad Opportunities For Students in 2021

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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reasons why you should volunteer in Morocco

8 Reasons Why You Should Volunteer In Morocco

Home to a blend of cultures, hosting elements of both the developed and developing world, a traveler’s paradise, and a backpacker’s Mecca, Morocco has shades and fervor that are sure to ignite a curious soul. Be it the merge of the Atlantic and the Mediterranean oceans or the mix of ...
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volunteer to achieve sustainable development goals

Volunteering and Achieving Sustainable Development Goals

Volunteering for the betterment of the larger part of society who still haven’t become rightful ‘partners’ in development is the crucial need of the hour. While the United Nation convention lays out goals to achieve the same as the much-needed commitment the developed world owes the developing world, A set ...
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how to volunteer abroad responsibly

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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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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volunteer in south america

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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volunteer experience in Kenya

Breaking African Stereotypes- It’s More Than Poverty, War, & 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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transformative travel experience

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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volunteer work in malaysia

Volunteer Work in Malaysia – A Comprehensive Guidebook

If you've always thought that the concentration of wildlife is only in Africa, then you're absolutely wrong! Come to this part of Southeast Asia, where the rainforests are full of orangutans, sun bears, pangolins, sambar deer, mouse deer, Borneo pygmy elephants and more. Malaysia is all about "buzzing cities, culinary ...
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Turtle Conservation Volunteering Abroad Program

Best Sea Turtle Volunteer Programs for 2021

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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service trips for college students

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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Steps To Volunteer Abroad

5 Simple Steps To Volunteer Abroad

Have you been thinking of taking a volunteering 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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Summer Volunteer Abroad Destinations 2021

Most Recommended Summer Volunteering Abroad Destinations For 2021

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 2021, then now is the perfect time to decide ...
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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 2019

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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Volunteer Abroad As A College Student

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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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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