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The Perks of Volunteering in Peru
In addition to the key perk of experiencing a new country and culture while supporting important community development projects, volunteering in Peru offers some additional perks which make this a much-loved destination amongst our IVHQ volunteers.
Posted on: 30 Sep
By: Ellen Varoy
Quiz: Where Should You Really Volunteer In Asia?
Want volunteer in Asia but can't decide where? Take this quiz to find out where you should really go...
Posted on: 16 Sep
By: William Rowland
Volunteer abroad as a corporate group with IVHQ
We know our programs can help organizations to develop critical skills in their people, while also having a positive impact in a community – and that’s something we’re really proud of.
Posted on: 11 Sep
By: Ben Brown
Volunteer as a teacher in Costa Rica with IVHQ
This week Hannah Pitts, our Teach and Volunteer Abroad Scholarship recipient, shares how she's settling in to life as a volunteer teacher in San Jose...
Posted on: 04 Sep
By: Hannah Pitts
7 Ways Volunteering Abroad Will Change You
It's not easy to explain exactly how volunteering abroad will change you. But believe me, it does. Here's why...
Posted on: 29 Aug
By: Ellen Varoy
Where should you volunteer abroad in 2016? We know it's not the easiest call to make when you have over 30 destinations to choose from!
Posted on: 28 Aug
By: Ellen Varoy
Why I'm Volunteering Abroad On My Career Break
Hola! My name's Hannah, I'm a 26 year old primary school teacher from Australia, and IVHQ is sending me to San José, Costa Rica to teach English!
Posted on: 26 Aug
By: Hannah Pitts
Volunteer abroad programs 2016
Interested in volunteering abroad? See these recommended volunteer abroad programs for 2016...
Posted on: 18 Aug
By: Ellen Varoy
Quiz: Which study abroad program are you best suited to?
Looking to combine volunteering with studying abroad? Take this quiz to find the best study abroad program for you...
Posted on: 07 Aug
By: Ellen Varoy
Following the advice of a careers advisor to gain some life experience before progressing on to the next stage of his career, Craig Puttnam made the decision to backpack and volunteer abroad for 9 months. Follow Craig's journey, as he shares some valuable advice for aspiring international volunteers...
Posted on: 05 Aug
By: Craig Puttnam