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Friday, 07 November 2014 00:00

Alumna Returns Service to Community

Hockaday travel program connects with alumna Kimberly Haley-Coleman’s organization Globe Aware By Megan PhilipsFeatures EditorTHE HOCKADAY SCHOOL Downoad Article When alumna Kimberly Haley-Coleman ‘88 was a Hockaday student, she was involved in many local community service projects from candy stripping at hospitals to working in women’s shelters. Today, she is…

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Friday, 19 September 2014 15:34

Globe Aware Costa Rica featured in CNN

Costa Rica's 'connection to nature' CNN's Holly Firfer takes you on a beautiful getaway to the tiny nation of Costa Rica with the help of Globe Aware.

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Thursday, 28 February 2013 18:00

Globe Aware in Cosmo

Globe Aware's volunteer vacations were featured in a article in the March edition of Cosmopolitan: lndulge the do-gooder within by taking a 10- or 14 day service expedition in the Caribbean through Discover Corps. You'll work with other volunteers to improve local communities and get a chance to explore the…

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  • Source Cosmopolitan
Wednesday, 27 February 2013 18:00

Voluntourism Travel Tips,

Travel Tip: Alternative Spring (and Summer) Breaks Volunteering is always a worthwhile way to spend a vacation, but when it comes to students, it often comes down to budget and time. Every year, I have to give a shout out to the American Hiking Society, which hosts working spring breaks…

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  • Source Self
Tuesday, 05 February 2013 18:00

QandA with Globe Aware

QandA with Volunteer Vacation provider Globe Aware Kimberly Haley-Coleman takes time out of her busy schedule to tell Voluntales about Globe Aware. Can you tell us a little about your organization? What does Globe Aware aim to achieve? Why is volunteering important? We seek to promote cultural awareness and sustainability…

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  • Source Voluntales
Monday, 31 December 2012 18:00

Voluntourism films inspire others

California couple hopes their voluntourism films inspire others A LITTLE MORE than three years ago, Steve and Joanie Wynn were looking to get out of a rut. Their video production company, Bayside Entertainment, was in a slump along with the rest of the economy. So when Joanie Wynn stumbled upon…

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  • Source Marin Independent Journal
Thursday, 29 November 2012 18:00

The Best Places for Everything

Travel writer Peter S. Greenberg offers some warm praise for Globe Aware in his latest book, The Best Places for Everything: The Ultimate Insider's Guide to the Greatest Experiences Around the World.On the Chapter titled "Voluntourism", Greenberg lists some of the great organizations that offer amazing volunteer vacation experiences. “Globe…

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  • Source Self
Tuesday, 27 November 2012 18:00

Everyday Ways to Give Back

Everyday Ways to Give Back Give Back While You're on Vacation Your heart is full of wanderlust, but your bank account is empty.Travel the globe (Europe? Indonesia? Yes!) for the cost of airfare through World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms. You'll get your hands dirty picking crops or tending livestock,…

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  • Source Self
Tuesday, 30 October 2012 19:00

GlobeAware in Cuernava

Article source: It’s Wednesday so we’re updating our voluntourism archives. In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, we will be keeping you up to date on the latest ways you can volunteer. Right now, the first way you can help is by donating to the Red Cross (text REDCROSS to…

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  • Source Self
Tuesday, 11 September 2012 19:00

Your travel queries answered

The experts Your travel queries answered *Volunteer Vacations "I have heard of volunteer vacations and am thinking of undertaking one this winter. Where would you suggest I go, and how should I plan the trip?" STEVEN ROSE Founder and executive director Cross Cultural Solutions  ARJUN SHARMA Managing director. Le Passage…

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