Samantha and children helping with the plastic removing from road I have been on mission and volunteer trips all over the world. This was my first time volunteering for GVI Playa del Carmen and it has been the best experience of volunteering I've ever had. GVI has a...
If you're in high school today, chances are you're way more clued up about global issues than any previous generation. Even more impressive, you've probably already contributed to projects in support of causes you truly care about. For you, it's not simply about...
Volunteering abroad is about exploring new challenges and experiences – including language learning. Trying out some local words and phrases could make all the difference to your volunteer experience. “If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to...
If you’ve always loved the ocean and are looking to make a genuine impact, look no further than volunteering in Fiji. Located in the South Pacific and sitting roughly halfway between Australia and Hawaii, Fiji is home to white sand beaches, pristine waters, and some...
Objectives To increase access to education in rural areas To improve quality of education in Laos for students taught by GVI: Improve students' English language ability To provide educational opportunities to all students in the local community, regardless of...
Get a head start on preparing to volunteer in South Africa with these essential tips and interesting facts. Hugged by both the Atlantic and Indian Oceans, dominated by mountains and populated with some of the most magnificent creatures on earth, South Africa is a...
Your whole family will thrive when you embark on a volunteer abroad program together. The family that travels together stays together. Family holidays are a chance to spend meaningful time together and build precious memories. For an experience that your whole family...
Students from Scarisbrick Hall High School went to GVI’s community development base in Luang Prabang, Laos, to participate in a service learning group experience. These are their testimonials about their time on project.
It’s the quintessential Thailand experience: riding, washing, or playing with an elephant. Lots of fun for you and your new big friendly giant (BFG) friend – right? Not quite. Unfortunately, volunteer programs that let you get this close to an elephant are putting the...
If you just finished up a year at college but don’t have any plans for the summer yet, don’t worry. It’s not too late. There are plenty of unforgettable volunteer opportunities for college students, particularly those interested in engaging with high-impact...
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