Tanzania – December 16, 2017 – Immediate Volunteer Service Needed

Ecuador – November 11, 2017 – Immediate Volunteer Service Needed

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Traveling That Comforts the Soul

Jeff started volunteering abroad after a personal loss. His journey of healing lead him to a new journey – as a Team Leader for Global Volunteers. This is Jeff’s story – about how volunteering abroad comforts the soul.  Jeff admits his story is deeply personal. When he lost his wife to breast cancer, he also […]

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New Volunteer Opportunity for Families in Peru

As we shared before, Global Volunteers has recently been invited by the Municipality of Miraflores to partner with them in various human development projects. We asked the Miller family about their experience to learn about this new volunteer opportunity for families. What led you to join in this new volunteer opportunity for families? Irene: I […]

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Announcement from James Puati in the Cook Islands

An update from James Puati, Global Volunteers’ Cook Islands Country Manager, about two new volunteer projects in the Cook Islands: Announcing Two New Volunteer Projects in the Cook Islands Volunteers have started serving at a new school. Avarua School has requested support for their students in literacy and numeracy. Avarua Principal, Engia Baxter, is no […]

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A Most Memorable Volunteer Experience in the Caribbean

Taaneil recently volunteered in the Caribbean for the first time. In his trip with Global Volunteers he served in St. Lucia helping build a library for a Primary School. It was an experience of many firsts and many learning opportunities. Here he gives an account of his experience, a most memorable volunteer experience. Looking back […]

New volunteer project in Peru
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New Volunteer Project in Peru

We’ve recently started a new volunteer project in Peru. Global Volunteers has been asked to help in Miraflores, one of the most beautiful districts in Lima and for sure the most tourist-friendly. The Municipality of Miraflores, through its Human Development Department, has asked us to help in various community projects both in the Miraflores Community […]

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No Downside to Volunteering Abroad as a Family

The Grossman family just served abroad for the first time. They had a great time and were able to make a difference for many neglected children in Peru. Their experience shows that there is no downside to volunteering as a family.  Liza is 12, but she has already traveled outside the U.S. as a volunteer. […]

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What Is It like to Volunteer on the Blackfeet Reservation?

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to volunteer on an Indian Reservation? A young team member reflects on service-learning as a  volunteer on the Blackfeet Reservation in Montana. Highlights from the team journal: What we saw: A girl riding a horse bareback Glorious Glacier Park Lots of completed puzzles at Eagle Shield Housing An oddly few number of […]

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Experiencing “Firsts” While Serving in the Caribbean

There’s a first for everything. And you experience many of them while serving in the Caribbean as a Global Volunteer. Rechelle and her teenage daughter Kayla (pictured above) spent a week volunteering in Anse la Raye – on the island of St. Lucia. Read on as Rechelle reflects on the many firsts she experienced on […]