Have you ever wanted to travel and make a difference at the same time? If the answer is yes, then this beginner’s guide to volunteering abroad will be perfect for you!
If you don’t know where to begin, I am here to tell you that volunteering on your next trip is one of the best decisions you’ll ever make.
Volunteering isn’t always what you expect of it, but it can be as wonderful or as terrible as you make it. So, it is important to do your research beforehand, and enter a project and organization with your eyes open and to have realistic expectations about what you can achieve.
Without further ado, here is your beginner’s guide to volunteering abroad – from a girl who has lived through it. I will break down where to begin, how to plan it, and what to expect once you are there.
Part One: Getting there.
What do you want to do?
Let’s start with what you like to do at home, wherever your home is. Do you like to read? Do you love to draw? Is gardening your jam? Are…