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Thursday, 18 June 2015 12:48

International Day of the African Child

UniversalGiving™, a website that helps people give and volunteer with the top-performing projects all over the world, is recognizing the International Day of the African Child and some of the better projects and volunteer vacation facilitators. UniversalGiving Celebrates International Day of the African Child On June 16th, 1976, about ten…

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Monday, 22 June 2015 12:48

Volunteering and Your Dream Job

Mark Horoszowski is Co-founder of MovingWorlds.org, a global platform connecting people who want to volunteer their skills with social impact organizations around the world. Mark recently wrote this great article on volunteering which appearred in his blog and in The Huffington Post. Good for the World, Good for You -…

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Writer Sally Bassett Brown offers a commentary in Carmel, IN, Current in Zionsville newspaper on the joys of traveling abroad, engaging locals and volunteer vacations. One of the greatest joys of leading “voluntourism” retreats, trips mixed with travel and service, is the mixture of ages within a group.  Recently I…

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Thursday, 16 July 2015 12:48

The Student Becomes the Teacher

A family traveled to Siem Reap, Cambodia on spring break and shared their experience and the confidence-building activities their son engaged in during their Globe Aware volunteer vacation. Learning in a one-to-one environment helps students build confidence. They grow in ways they never knew possible, and try new things they…

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Friday, 06 November 2015 12:48

Difference Maker

Globe Aware was featured in the October 29th issue of The Christian Science Monitor: People Making a Difference. As part of The Christian Science Monitor's efforts to Create a World Where Giving and Volunteering Are a Natural Part of Everyday Life®, the publication regularly features NGO partners. The Christian Science…

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Saturday, 02 May 2015 00:00

Make more of your time off

Writing for the Dallas Morning News, Lynn O’Rourke Hayes, editor of familytravel.com, offers suggestions on creating a family bucket listy with meaning. Make your time off mean more Are you creating your family travel bucket list? Here are five things to consider as you put yours together. Let your values…

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Wednesday, 15 April 2015 00:00

Voluntourism improves lives

Winnipeg Free Press columnist Jen Zoratti examibnes the impact voluntourism has on communities, lives. 'Voluntourism' opens eyes, improves lives Volunteer tourism -- or the more buzzy "voluntourism" -- has been at the centre of much debate over the past couple of years. Once a niche in the travel industry, volunteer…

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Friday, 10 April 2015 00:00

World-Positive Leadership

Writing for Huffington Post, Mark Horoszowski, co-founder of MovingWorlds.org, a global platform connecting people who want to volunteer their skills with social impact organizations around the world, examines how volunteer travel and corporate volunteering can benefit companies. World-Positive Leadership Development Programs What is one thing that the Kenyan Red Cross…

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Thursday, 30 April 2015 16:00

Trips that will lift your earning potential

Writer Morgan Quinn looks at volunteer vacations for U.S. News & World Report and considers the career and résumé they may hold. 6 Vacations That Will Boost Your Résumé These trips will give your earning potential a lift. By Morgan Quinn April 30, 2015 No matter how many corners you…

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Friday, 17 April 2015 00:00

Homeless are individuals, not problems

Marilyn Jones, correspondent for The Christian Science Monitor, examines a former police officer's unique understanding and approach to homeless individuals in his Northern California community. Robert Anderson sees homeless people as individuals, not problems Because of the efforts of the former police officer, many people he came to know on…

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