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Conservation volunteers measure the size of a sea turtle during their marine project in Thailand

By Amelia McKinlay 10th September, 2019

A Guide to Marine Conservation Internships Abroad

If you go to bed dreaming about scuba diving in crystal blue seas and learning about the marine life that lives beneath, then perhaps you should consider a career in marine conservation.

A mother and her daughter take a group photo with the students they worked with in Fiji

By Emma Molloy 25th July, 2019

6 Ways to make your family volunteer holiday hassle-free

Fancy a different kind of adventure for your next family holiday? Kids learn from the example that their parents and the people around them set.

Childcare volunteer teaches a young boy different colours during school in Cambodia

By Ashwin September 16th July, 2019

The Benefits of Volunteering Abroad

Besides ticking a country off your travel list and getting to explore, what are the other benefits of volunteer work abroad? We’re glad you asked!

Children practice their ball skills outside the classroom with Projects Abroad volunteers in China

By Will Pashley 09th July, 2019

Projects Abroad receives LOtC Quality Badge

We pride ourselves in the quality of our trips. Because of this, we’ve been successfully awarded the Quality Badge from the Council for Learning Outside the Classroom (LOtC)!

Our ultimate travel packing list for volunteering in Latin America.

By Isabel Silva 03rd July, 2019

Preparing your volunteer packing list for Central and South America

This is the year you’ll travel Latin America while volunteering abroad. You have everything in order: your passport, flights and visa… everything, except your bags.

Belgian family at the top of the Andes Mountain range in Peru

By Julie Brondeel 02nd July, 2019

Personal insight: Family volunteering abroad

Here at Projects Abroad, we get enquiries about family volunteering more and more often. The increasing popularity of volunteering with your family is easy to understand when you think of the kinds of experiences it opens up for parents and their children.

A Projects Abroad volunteer with her host family during her Nomad Project in Mongolia.

By Jen Southern 19th June, 2019

Living with a host family abroad? This is what you need to know!

As a volunteer or intern abroad, you want to make an impact. But we also want you to experience the full extent of living and working in another country.

Projects Abroad volunteers take a group photo during a senior volunteer vacation

By Amelia McKinlay 12th June, 2019

What to do during retirement? Find a new purpose as a senior volunteer abroad

Retirement can be one of the most wonderful times of your life, but deciding what to do during retirement can be difficult. Many retirees choose to start a new hobby or take the time to help out with their loved ones.

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