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Wednesday, 28 November 2018 14:45

Corporate volunteer travel opportunities abound

Corporate volunteering is a great way to build teamwork and company cohesion while giving back The corporate world is changing, and many employees are unaware of the amazing benefits that their employers offer them when it comes to volunteering. Volunteer time off and corporate matching are just a couple of…

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  • Source Self
Inspiring Volunteer Tourism Participation  Volunteering has an incredible impact for both the volunteer and the community being served. It might be hard to measure in numbers, but Morven Maclean takes a unique approach at assessing this and lays out tools for both volunteer tourism organizations and volunteering groups at large.…

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  • Source Third Force News
Volunteer Vacations for Retirees Many people struggle with balancing a meaningful lifestyle after reaching retirement age. Voluntourism trips are a great way to connect with a local community, see the world, and learn from incredible people from all walks of life. Check out this article that dives a little deeper…

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  • Source Travel + Leisure
Summer is here and that means family vacation! Many families prefer resorts and all-inclusive experiences, while others prefer a good hiking and camping trip. While there are dozens of family summer vacation ideas, we want you and your family to find the right trip for you! Check out these 11…

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A family’s week-long volunteer vacation in Cambodia harvested a new global perspective for their four children, ages 10-17. For their volunteer project the Vlaisimsky family spent time building a well for the community, assembling and distributing wheel chairs to landmine victims, and teaching English at a local non-governmental organization providing…

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Wednesday, 07 February 2018 11:09

Have fun! Help People! Teaching in Cambodia

It all started with a Facebook post. 'Anybody want to join me for a 1-week volunteer trip to Cambodia...?' Well, sure I do! And thus began a life-changing adventure! On the Wednesday night before Thanksgiving, despite the holiday madness, my friend Mira Wooten was gracious enough to drive me up…

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Thursday, 08 February 2018 10:36

Voluntourism - Your Ticket to Cuba

Story and Photography by Donne Paine I believe hurdles in life are meant to be jumped over are and not obstacles to stop us. When initial plans to vacation in Cuba were derailed by hurricane Irma, my heart was broken but not my spirit. I had to find another way…

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Service, Sights, and Rainbows! Many of you have shown interest and asked what it's like to spend a week of your vacation time volunteering abroad. We want to devote this post to showing you how a week of volunteering abroad can bring you so close to one country while giving…

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  • Source The Wandering Class
The Center for People with Autism and Down Syndrome is to be set up in a former kindergarten through the help of volunteer groups such as Globe Aware. The building was made available by the City of Prejmer, and the money for building materials and labour came from US foundations…

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Contact: Shanti Shahani                                                               FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Phone: 214-824-4562 Email: Shanti@globeaware.org   FOR RURAL MEXICAN COMMUNITIES Dallas-based nonprofit gives aid to Mexican villages devastated by the September 19th, 2017 earthquake. Dallas, TX (September 28th, 2017) – Globe Aware, an internationally recognized leading nonprofit international volunteer vacation organization, is launching a 3-part…
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