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Tuesday, 08 March 2016 13:33

Give Back While You are on Vacation

Emma Sarran Webster writing for Teen Vogue explores how to turn spring break into a truly worthwhile, beneficial vacation through a volunteer vacation with Globe Aware and other working vacation facilitators. 6 Spring Break Ideas That Allow You to Give Back While You Vacation From a Kindergarten in Argentina to…

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Great news article by By Erika Miranda, writing for The Latin Post, on how youth can be inspired to give back to their community through volunteer vacations. Teach youngsters to be grateful for their blessings and give back to the community while enjoying their Spring break vacation in Latin America.…

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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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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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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, 13 February 2015 10:58

Family Volunteer Travel

Writing for Chase magazine, freelancer Michelle Seitzer looked at the myriad opportunities and ways to turn a regular vacation into a meaningful vacation through volunteer travel. Globe Aware founder Kimberly Haley-Coleman offered some great insight on what to look for and how to pick volunteer vacations that provide the best…

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