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Preparing For Your First Volunteering Project Abroad

November 19, 2015

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 a few tips to help you on your way.

Do Some Research

Assuming that you have already chosen a project and your fundraising is proceeding according to plan, you’ll probably have a...

How to Fundraise For Your Volunteer Travel Experiences

November 05, 2015

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 people are often surprised by just how costly choosing to volunteer abroad can be: volunteers are generally responsible for funding their airfare, their accommodation costs, and any other living...