P.A.W. Animal Sanctuary

P.A.W. Cat Sanctuary and Humane Society was founded nearly a decade ago to control animal population through sterilization, as well as to conduct humane education throughout the island of Caye Caulker, Belize. P.A.W.'s sister program, Caulker Assisting Animals Through Sterilization (C.A.A.T.S.) was founded later to provide... click to read more!

Orphanage, Teaching and Senior Care Programs

Volunteer Chile

Chile: Orphanage Assistance (La Serena)

In La Serena volunteers support an orphanage/children's center. Currently the center offers nursery to about 20-25 underage children, some of which are orphans and live at the center full time. This is a very proactive project with over 20 babies and toddlers 9 (numbers may change if they are adopted or in foster care). One of the... click to read more!

Cat Care

Cat Care

Volunteer for cat care in Caye Caulker, Belize!

Through this project, you'll care for housecats that have been mistreated or that were taken from the dangers of living on the streets, and given a new home at the sanctuary.

Daily tasks include:

  • Feeding the cats
  • Cleaning their food and water bowls
  • Scooping and replacing litter
  • Brushing the... click to read more!

Preparing For Your First Volunteering Project Abroad

By: Anne

Preparing For Your First Volunteering Project Abroad Heading out for your first volunteering project abroad is an exciting time, which many volunteers look forward to with mounting anticipation for months. However, it can also be daunting [1] - particularly as you may never have done something so independent or far-flung before. Knowing quite how to prepare can be a tricky task - so here are... read more!

How to Fundraise For Your Volunteer Travel Experiences

By: Anne

Volunteering as you travel is a wonderful way to see the world, learn more about different cultures and ways of life, and really make a difference to the lives of individuals in the countries that you visit. Volunteering abroad is an incredibly worthwhile thing to do, both in terms of the help and support you can provide to communities in need, and your own enrichment and development. However... read more!

This Side of Paradise

This Side of Paradise - F. Scott Fitzgerald

By: Elena Robertson

"And he could not tell why the struggle was worth while, why he had determined to use to the utmost himself and his heritage from the personalities he had passed...He stretched out his arms to the crystalline, radiant sky. 'I know myself,' he cried, 'but that is all.'" This Side of Paradise F. Scott Fitzgerald I've been back in Long Xuyen exactly three weeks as of today, and, as... read more!