700 Places to Volunteer Before You Die: A Traveler's Guide by Nola Lee Kelsey

By Nola Lee Kelsey

Delivering the main various directory of worldwide volunteer tasks to be had, this definitive guidebook on “voluntourism” comprises suggestions from leaders, recommendation from popular go back and forth writers and serial volunteers, and assurance of matters dealing with volunteer tourists. besides exact venture descriptions of greater than 750 worldwide philanthropic commute possibilities, this consultant additionally presents an in depth index of initiatives related at a look through ability, sector, and kind of commute. a special creation to awe-inspiring chances, it offers strategies and inspirations for each kind of visitor: price range, households, children, humanitarian, natural world, schooling, conservation, developers, and company.

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The children are between 6 months and 18 years old (but mostly under the age of 10), live on site and go to school half a day. Volunteers who have experience in working with children are particularly needed! org Special skills: Love of animals, patience, some Spanish Details: Volunteers help in the daily running of the center: prepare food for monkeys, clean enclosures, and assist with medical treatments. Good food and very basic accommodations are provided. The centre is located in a very remote area.

You should speak English and a reasonable amount of Spanish. 38 _ Volunteer Opportunities O South America Non-Profit Tourism in the Bolivian Highlands Organization: Condortrekkers Location: Sucre, Bolivia Cost: Volunteers pay for their first hike which costs around $50 to $75 and this is refundable after 2 months of service. org Special skills: Fit and healthy people able to lead mountain hikes. Spanish, first aid and tourism experience are an advantage Details: Lead hikes through the magnificent Andes Mountain Range and by doing so you will raise funds to support social projects in the local area.

Org Special skills: Native English Speaker, Bachelor’s degree Details: WorldTeach volunteers working with Duoc Pontificia Universidad Católica (DuocUC) teach English to post-secondary and adult students in technical/professional institutes similar to adult technical or trade schools in the US. With small classes (a maximum of 18 students) volunteers will have the opportunity to make a significant impact on the students they teach. WorldTeach volunteers are also expected to engage in programs or projects outside of their assigned classes.

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