Join Global Volunteers in helping and understanding the Blackfeet culture as a volunteer. Your help is wanted to improve educational, recreational, and social aspects of life on the Blackfeet reservation.
Possible volunteer work projects include:
* Building and fixing playgrounds
* Landscaping public areas
* Organizing a library
* Assisting at a nursing home and offering companionship to elderly
* Painting classrooms
Opportunities for working in professional areas are also available. Volunteers of any background are encouraged to share their skills. This program is great for families volunteering together. We appreciate your interest in volunteering to improve conditions for Native Americans at the Blackfeet Reservation with Global Volunteers!
- United States
Program fees include food, accommodations, transportation within volunteer projects, project costs, administrative expenses, and support from Global Volunteers staff. The rest of the program costs are used to support the continued development of our host communities. Discounts are also available for students, family and multi-person groups, and returning volunteers. Free-time activities, airfare, or other travel are not included in the fees.
MindyAge: 31-50FemaleRochester, New YorkAmazing and eye-opening cultural experience.11/01/2015How could this program be improved?
The program can seem disorganized at times. I know a lot of this has to do with being on the reservation. What I would suggest is just making sure that all the volunteers know this ahead of time-- prepare them to be flexible and "go with the flow".
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