Find out why you should go, what to expect, and how to make the most of it. Deciding to volunteer abroad is a leap – but it doesn’t have to be taken blindly. You have the opportunity to learn more about GVI, and what it’s really like to volunteer abroad at our...
You’ve finally done it. It’s official. You’re going to volunteer abroad. You’re probably bursting with anticipation for your start date. Then suddenly, the reality of planning for your trip sets in. Perhaps you chose one of the wildlife conservation programs, or maybe...
One of the main questions you might ask yourself before choosing a volunteering project is “Why do I have to pay to volunteer abroad?” Programs can be expensive and it’s natural to wonder where your money is going. Your hard work and passion are valuable, but...
After you come home from volunteering abroad, you might find yourself reflecting on your experience. Hopefully it was both enjoyable and inspiring – but was it worth it? The answer to this will be different for everyone, but it’s a part of the story that you seldom...
The cry of “Howzat!” echoes off the walls of the surrounding buildings, with shouts of dissenting voices following hot on hits heels. Friendly arguments then ensue, with the final decision being “Not out” and the game continues. This all takes place in a central...
Volunteering abroad as a high school student is one of the best things you can do for yourself, your career, and the world. Instead of spending the summer sitting at home, you can gain international experience and work on sustainable volunteering projects designed...
Spring break and travel go hand in hand. For many students that means spending a week in the sunshine somewhere beautiful. But what if you could have more? For GVI’s alternative spring break volunteers, that means spending a week in the sun somewhere beautiful while...
If volunteering is on your bucket list for this year, it's time to start with your fundraising plan of action! With flights, visa and program fees, it can be a daunting task to save enough money to cover your trip's cost. We've collected some of our best fundraising...
GVI Laos Monthly Achievement Report May 2018: Menstrual Health Monitoring and Evaluation and Conference Objectives To provide health, life-skills and vocational classes to the local community: Increase females’ access, understanding and awareness of...
The weather isn’t just a topic for polite small-talk here at GVI. We have emergency action plans in place for all scenarios. So when the weather, or other natural forces, takes a nasty turn, we are prepared to respond to stormy situations. GVI has expert staff on the...
- Cape Coast
- Cape Town
- Chiang Mai
- Community Development
- Fiji Islands
- Gap Year
- GVI Live
- Kampong Cham
- Limpopo and KZN
- Luang Prabang
- Mahe and Curieuse
- Marine Conservation
- Personal Development
- Phang Nga
- Responsible Travel
- Service Learning
- Study Abroad
- Under 18
- Wildlife Conservation
- Women's Empowerment