Original photo: "Women laughing" by David Rosen is licenced under CC BY 2.0 Women’s empowerment volunteering in South Africa, Cape Town is a step to help right the imbalances between genders. Find out why gender equality matters and what GVI is contributing to achieve...
Develop yourself in the conservation arena on a program in Costa Rica’s Tortuguero National Park, Jalova. You’ll find evidence of jaguars hunting in their natural habitat, track sea turtle nesting, and learn about the life-giving rainforest that supports a diverse...
Find yourself on Curieuse, GVI’s smallest conservation base in the middle of the Seychelles archipelago. But what’s so special about this tiny granitic island? Giant tortoises, endemic wildlife, tropical coral reefs, mangrove forests, summit treks and a history...
If you’re passionate about wildlife conservation, learn more about the field and gain practical experience through GVI’s Africa animal volunteer programs. Why volunteer in Africa? One great reason is to learn more about and help to protect some of the planet's most...
Life below water, would you ever say it matters, it changes, it struggles? Last summer, I had the great opportunity to join GVI in a marine conservation volunteering program in the amazing islands of Seychelles. Over one month, I would be introduced to the wide...
Voluntourism bias We decided to volunteer and visit a new country on a whim for our summer vacation, and chose Laos pretty much out of the blue. Apart from the GVI website- I had no idea what we were getting into. After talking to a previous volunteer ambassador, I...
Are you interested in gaining classroom skills and an internationally recognised TEFL qualification (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) while travelling the world? You’ll never forget the first sea of eager faces. You’ll never forget your first class, your first...
Taking a career break to travel abroad can seem daunting, but if you make the leap, you’ll reap the rewards. Opting to take time out from your job is a chance to hit refresh on your life. It’s your chance to travel the world, learn new skills, discover a new passion,...
Let me preface this story with the most important fact, volunteering in Pokhara, Nepal was undoubtedly the most amazing experience of my 21 years. However... I’m not going to lie, within hours of arriving in Kathmandu I was sitting in a small, dark hotel room bawling...
The history of elephants in Thailand is a tale of how a noble beast ended up in camps. But the story is starting to turn around. Find out how elephants became prominent in the tourism industry in Thailand, and how GVI is part of their new chapter. Elephants are so...
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