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Best LGBTQ+ Travel Destinations for Volunteers with IVHQ

Best LGBTQ+ Friendly Travel Destinations For Volunteering Abroad

Looking for the most LGBTQ+ friendly destinations for volunteering abroad? Check out our LGBT travel guide to find out which IVHQ programs are based in the most queer friendly countries around the world!

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8 Tips For Returning Home After Volunteering Abroad

8 Tips For Returning Home After Volunteering Abroad

Here are our top tips for reintegrating back into home life after your volunteer abroad trip with IVHQ, including how to deal with reverse culture shock and what to do next!

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Teen Volunteer Abroad Programs with IVHQ

Teen Volunteer Abroad Programs

Discover the best volunteer opportunities for teens across 50 destinations worldwide and get tips for volunteering abroad as a teenager…

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Best Marine Conservation Volunteer Programs

Best Marine Conservation Volunteer Programs 2022 & 2023

Explore the best marine conservation volunteer programs, ranging from scuba diving volunteering to protecting sea turtles and marine ecosystems.

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Top IVHQ Summer Abroad Programs 2022 & 2023

Best Summer Volunteer Abroad Programs for 2022 & 2023

Discover the best summer volunteer abroad program for you in 2022. To make your planning easier, IVHQ has compiled our top 20 summer volunteer projects based on popularity and reviews in Africa, Europe, Asia and the Pacific.

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Medical Mission Trips with IVHQ

Best Medical Mission Trips 2022 & 2023

Top medical mission trips with IVHQ for medical professionals, dentists, college students and pre-med students in hospitals and clinics in over 15 destinations around the world. Plan your medical mission trip here…

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Best Volunteer Abroad Programs in 2022 & 2023

The Best Volunteer Abroad Programs For 2022 & 2023

What are IVHQ’s highest rated volunteer destinations? Discover the top 25 best places to volunteer abroad in 2022 & 2023, as chosen by past IVHQ volunteers…

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Best Environmental Conservation Programs Abroad for Eco Volunteers with International Volunteer HQ.

Best Environmental Conservation Programs for Eco Volunteers

We’ve rounded up our favorite Environmental Conservation programs abroad to help you find the program that best suits your skills, goals and personal interests.

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Where Should You Volunteer Abroad This Summer? Take The Quiz!

Where Should You Volunteer Abroad This Summer? Take The Quiz!

Want to volunteer abroad this summer can’t decide where to go? Take our quiz to discover which program best suits your budget, personality and travel goals.

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How To Volunteer Abroad As A Dentist with IVHQ

Best Dental Volunteer Abroad Programs & Mission Trips 2022

IVHQ offers affordable volunteer abroad programs for Dental students, dentists and dental hygienists. Work is based in hospitals, clinics and community centers alongside medical professionals. As a volunteer dentist with IVHQ, you will have the opportunity to volunteer in Costa Rica, Peru, Guatemala, Tanzania, Bali and India….

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Cheap volunteer abroad programs 2022 with IVHQ

Cheap Volunteer Abroad Programs 2022 & 2023

Looking for cheap volunteer abroad programs in 2022 & 2023? Check out these affordable and impactful volunteer opportunities in some of the world’s most sought after destinations.

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Why Volunteer Abroad as a Solo Female Traveler?

Why Volunteer Abroad as a Solo Female Traveler?

Want to travel solo but anxious about staying safe or making friends? Find out why volunteering abroad is the best way to explore the world as a solo female traveler!

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