What to pack for a volunteer abroad trip

So you’re all signed up for your first volunteer abroad trip — congratulations! — but you have no idea what to pack. How many outfits should you take with you? Do you need a specific kind of charger? Don’t worry, we’ve got all the answers.

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What to pack for a volunteer abroad trip

So you’re all signed up for your first volunteer abroad trip — congratulations! — but you have no idea what to pack. How many outfits should you take with you? Do you need a specific kind of charger? Don’t worry, we’ve got all the answers.

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Top tips for first time volunteers

So, you’ve made the decision to volunteer abroad: congratulations! Your first trip volunteering overseas has the potential to be exciting, enlightening and even life-affirming – without a doubt, this will be an experience you never forget.

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Is volunteering abroad safe?

This is a question many first-time volunteers and their families ask. It’s understandable to be a bit nervous about going to a brand new place with an unfamiliar culture and a language you might not speak very well.

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Is volunteering abroad safe?

This is a question many first-time volunteers and their families ask. It’s understandable to be a bit nervous about going to a brand new place with an unfamiliar culture and a language you might not speak very well.

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Christmas in Ghana – Afishiapa!

An important holiday for people all around the world, Christmas is a special time of year. If you’ll be volunteering abroad in Ghana this festive season, you’ll be able to witness how this West African nation celebrates the birth of Christ .

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What stops you from volunteering abroad?

What stops you from volunteering abroad (and why it shouldn’t)

Volunteering abroad seems like such a great idea – what’s not to love about lending a hand where help is needed, experiencing a new culture and becoming a more confident and self-reliant person in the process?

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6 benefits of solo volunteering

Solo volunteering is an exciting opportunity to explore new cultures, see famous sights and learn more about yourself as a person in the process. Travel the world, give back to society and experience life completely free from distraction on a solo volunteer vacation.

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Loi Kratong: celebrate the end of the Thai rainy season

The end of the rainy season is a popular time for international volunteers to visit Thailand, keen to explore this lush paradise and witness the famously rich culture. If you’ve booked a volunteer vacation this November, don’t miss Loi Kratong – an important celebration in the Thai events calendar.

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Maya’s Leaving Video

But overall, this was an incredible experience for me. Although I have given thought to how the program could have been done differently, I wouldn’t change this experience for the world! 

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What Can You Do When You Volunteer Abroad

Are you passionate about teaching others? Do you love working with animals? Are you great at sports? Selecting a volunteer abroad program is a matter of identifying your interests and finding an organization that offers projects that best fit those interests.

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