Summer is almost upon us! We hope you are as excited for summer as we are. For families with children, summer presents the perfect opportunity to experience a new place and culture, while working alongside local communities to enhance and enrich the lives of others.
We are proud of offer family-friendly volunteer vacations with a variety of work projects suited to all ages and abilities. Some of our more popular programs are Costa Rica, Guatemala, and Peru; where in addition to work projects, families can spend free time zip-lining in the rainforest, kayaking on a lake, and exploring the majestic ruins of Machu Picchu. We hope you reap the benefits of serving and adventuring with your loved ones this summer!
Been there done that? Globe Aware is always looking to add new programs destinations for our volunteers and we want to hear from YOU! Tell us, what is your dream location for a volunteer vacation? Where would you like to serve and give a hand?
Looking forward to your input! EMAIL
Our volunteers have the unique opportunity to visit the Andean villages surrounding Cusco, Peru to help build a Lorena Stove for a family in need.
Why Lorena Stoves?
Come meet the people, mix some mud, and make an impact with us in Cusco, Peru!
“Africa was such an amazing experience. The village that we worked at was wonderful. The people were so friendly and welcoming. We got to cook with the villagers, learn about their culture, teach the students and interact with everyone. The work was hard work but worth it. Although it was hot and challenging, it was so exciting seeing how much the villagers appreciated the work that we did in their village.
Spinach and Pea Fried Rice (adapted from Naturally Ella)
June 5th is WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY and every small act counts. Re-use some leftover food (rice), and try to eat local, seasonal produce (peas). This recipe might help you get started:
Facebook recently converted our old Globe Aware Volunteers page.
Globe Aware in the News
TimeOutDubai explains how a family volunteer vacation can address entitlement CLICK HERE
Pick up the March 2017 edition of Money magazine to read the feature article on Cultural Awareness, Globe Aware and our volunteer vacation program in Thailand.
In the News-Globe Aware has been featured as a Top Eco-Traveling Enthusiast of 2017 for Sustainable Voluntourism! CLICK HERE
Check out our recent feature in this United Airlines article - 5 volunteer vacations to take with your family CLICK HERE
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