Top 10 Destinations for Volunteer Work
Charity work is fulfilling and sustaining. There are a lot of opportunities around the globe to travel and volunteer; you’ll meet new people, try new foods and learn about global cultures while helping to make our world a better place. Here are some places to consider:
It used to be dangerous about a decade ago, thanks to the illegal drug industry. But things are really looking up for the South American country. Some of the most well-known programs are in sports development, childcare, teaching and community.
2. Costa Rica
Beautiful beaches, forests and wildlife. If you’re looking to work in paradise and help out marine life this is a a great place.
3. South Africa
It is without a doubt one of the most beautiful countries in the African continent. Of course, the possibility of working with wildlife is there, but more help is needed with the elderly, the disabled, children and healthcare.
This country needs a lot of help to improve the environment. You can do so while planning for a weekend escape to the beach to go surfing on your time off. Not bad right?
Hands down the best destination to work in this list. Head to paradise and help children learn English or help out with wildlife.
The most-needed volunteer work is in the medical field.
Volunteers are needed to survey one of the Indian Ocean’s most extensive coral reefs. During spare time, learn how to sail with local fishermen or go out on a picnic at one of the nearby islands.
The volunteer work is the usual sort, but wouldn’t it be great if during your free time you took a hike to Machu Picchu?
Following Typhoon Yolanda, the Philippines is still in need of volunteers to help recover from the devastation.
Help to create a sustainable community, educate children, or just help out with marine wildlife on one of the most beautiful islands in the world.
By Roberto Garcia