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...
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...
Are you under 18 but passionate about international development work? Are you looking for a way to channel that dedication by volunteering abroad with others your age? Volunteering abroad as a high school student is becoming increasingly popular and opportunities to...
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.
Altruism doesn’t have an age limit. In fact, your formative teen years are a great time to learn about global issues. You can have a positive impact on the world while you’re still in high school. Volunteer work for teens is about development in every sense. GVI’s...
Back in the summer of 2013, my life changed when I decided to volunteer abroad for the first time. I was an unhappy and unfulfilled first-year University student who had contemplated dropping out on a near-daily basis. With Summer holidays just around the corner, I...
Spring break and travel go hand in hand. For many students, that means spending a week in the sunshine somewhere beautiful. For GVI alternative spring break volunteers, that means spending a week in the sun somewhere beautiful while contributing to impactful projects....
Many people, from all over the world, make stereotypes regarding the people of Africa and their cultures. However many of these people have never stepped foot onto the magnificent continent that is Africa. In any society there are aspects that could be improved and...
As the long summer days shorten again, high school students prepare to head back to school, and, you, the parent, is likely to start thinking more seriously about their future. Will school be enough to prepare your high school student for the real world? Even if your...
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