Volunteer Abroad Articles

If you only have a short amount of time to volunteer abroad, how can you make the greatest impact? Here are some tips to maximize your time and impact for any length of time spent volunteering abroad.
When you decide to volunteer abroad, you may be surprised to learn not everything is included in the cost of your program. Here are some of the common "hidden" fees in volunteering abroad, and how to plan ahead -- and budget -- for them.
If you've decided to volunteer abroad, get ready to make a world of difference. If you really want to amplify your impact, here's how to be a more effective volunteer while abroad.
Volunteering in disaster relief seems especially important right now, as another devastating hurricane season continues. Read more about the organizations you can volunteer with, and how long volunteer support will be needed.
Volunteering abroad is one of the many ways we can give back to the world while we travel. It's also an opportunity to build peace through our volunteer efforts abroad. Here are some of the ways that volunteering abroad can build peace in a world that needs more of it.
Volunteering in Marine Conservation is a popular choice for those who want to support nature through volunteer efforts. Here are some of the important lessons you'll learn if you choose to save the oceans on your volunteer experience.
Are you ready to volunteer abroad? How can you be sure? We've collected a list of signs you might not be ready to volunteer abroad -- and how you can work to ready yourself for the experience.
Volunteering with youth abroad can take a variety of forms, but it all helps to bridge cultural differences. It can also be a way to model and build peace around the world, and here are some of the ways how you can help.
Curious what life is like on a day-to-day basis during your volunteer abroad experience? Learn more about what it's like for a day in the life of a volunteer abroad from a fellow volunteer.
After volunteering abroad, you may feel lost and unsure how your life-changing experience translates to life at home. That's a normal feeling! Here are some strategies to help you adjust, produced in partnership with United Planet.