Volunteering Abroad

Volunteer Stories: Madagascar Maine Conservation & Diving

Frontier | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Frontier

Everyone should come here to dive with or without previous experience. There are crazy cool anemone fish, octopi, turtles, eels, etc. and my new favourite fish, Morish Idles. There is not much missing from an experience like this. Not only have I learned a lot while having the time of my life, but I have improved my level as a diver which is a great feeling.

The Emotional Challenge of Expat Life

Karin Sieger | Posted 09.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Karin Sieger

Often the issues of identity and loss become key, especially if expats frequently relocate to different countries and settings: Who am I? Where is home? How do others perceive me? Do I want to fit it, and how can I do that, without losing aspects of my identity, which are important to me?

Be Inspired: International Volunteer Day 2013

Frontier | Posted 02.02.2014 | UK
Frontier

Established by the United Nations (UN) in 1985, the day is a celebration of volunteering on a global scale. The focus for IVD 2013 is to highlight the contribution of youth volunteers working towards global peace and sustainable development. It is the recognition that young people can act as agents of change within communities.

Eight Questions to Think About Before Deciding to Volunteer

Frontier | Posted 29.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Frontier

Regardless of your interests or educational background, there are volunteering opportunities out there for everyone. You can incorporate volunteering with travel, or studying abroad, allowing flexibility and customisation to make the most of every second. If you are planning to volunteer, make you sure read our handy hints on how to choose the right project for you and to ask yourself the following questions.

UK Doctors To Volunteer For Tsunamis, Earthquakes, Floods

PA | Posted 26.12.2012 | UK

British medical personnel can volunteer to help with the Government's humanitarian emergency response to disasters overseas, under a new arrangement a...

Leaving London For a New Way Of Life in Goa

Sandy Dhaliwal | Posted 30.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Sandy Dhaliwal

This month I'm planning bus trips to a spice plantation, three historical Hindu temples, a famous waterfall called Dudhsagar Falls and the town of Old Goa; where I'm told I can join an excursion to see crocodiles.

Why Volunteering Abroad Shouldn't Cost the Earth

Polly Grice | Posted 12.12.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Polly Grice

More and more people are beginning to despair at the exorbitant costs of volunteering abroad. Is wanting to donate your time and skills to a worthwhile project without paying any more than you have to such a ridiculous idea? After all, you are working for free.