It is a pleasure to a on the team in Queretaro, especially in February and March. Central Colonial Mexico is a wonderful place to visit any time of the year, but is especially nice during late winter, when you can enjoy the beautiful flowers. The hotel where Global Volunteers stay in Queretaro is centrally located […]
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I am so lucky to be a volunteer team leader for Global Volunteers. The most extraordinary people decide to participate in our programs. It is a privilege for me to work with them. My friends ask why I continue to lead teams…the answer is so simple. I have an absolute belief in the philosophy of […]
A year ago, I lead my first team of Global Volunteers. During this year, I have had the privilege of working with 7 teams of truly committed and generous volunteers. I have come to realize to what extent the quality of the volunteers is what makes these programs work, and without a doubt, the contribution […]
Highlights of the first week: Our team members have traveled all over the world which makes for wonderful conversations. Several team members have served Global Volunteers two or more times. We range from age 16-76. We live all over the USA from California to the Midwest to the East Coast. Several are educators or retired […]
When I agreed to lead a team of volunteers to Queretaro, Mexico, I had already traveled extensively to more “exotic” sites south of the USA border, mostly in Central and South America, and I relied on memories of an earlier trip to Mexico – many years before…. This recent service program experience in Mexico gave […]
QUERETARO, MEXICO: The glorious past – the dynamic present! By Francoise Yohalem Volunteer Team Leader When I agreed to lead a team of volunteers to Queretaro, Mexico, I had already traveled extensively to more “exotic” sites south of our border, mostly in Central and South America, and I relied on memories of an earlier trip […]