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Senior Volunteering Abroad Programs

A growing number of mature volunteers are choosing to head abroad with IVHQ. Find out which programs are most popular for senior volunteering…

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How Volunteering Abroad Led To My International Internship

IVHQer Liz Hesterberg shares her experience as a volunteer in Kenya, and why one trip turned into three!

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QUIZ: Which Conservation Volunteer Project Should You Join?

Interested in joining a conservation volunteer project abroad, but not sure where to start?

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Earth Day Tips: How To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint When Traveling

To support the Earth Day movement we’ve pulled together this list of simple tips to reduce your carbon footprint when traveling…

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How This International Volunteer Fundraised Her Way To Madagascar

Samantha shares how she fundraised her way to becoming a volunteer in Madagascar, and how you can too …

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Solo travel done right: how to volunteer abroad on your own

Solo travel can be lonely and daunting…but it can also be a rewarding experience of a lifetime if you do it right! We cover all the bases of solo volunteering in this simple guide!

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Volunteer in Sri Lanka - Working in a Rural Monastery

Read IVHQ volunteer Megan’s story on becoming a volunteer in Sri Lanka. Follow her journey…

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A Senior’s Take On Volunteering Abroad

Aged 71, IVHQ volunteer Michael Small didn’t let age become a barrier as he pursued a dream of volunteering abroad and reliving his days as a teacher…

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15 Things Every Volunteer In Bali Should Do

Arriving as a volunteer in Bali, your bucket list will be full of ‘must do’ activities for your volunteer abroad program and your #IVHQweekends!

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What's It Like To Volunteer In Cusco?

IVHQer, Branden Smith, gives us some insider knowledge from his time on the Special Needs Project in Peru - Cusco!

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Pick a destination + project and apply for free
Meet your personal volunteer travel expert
Pay the registration fee to secure your place and upgrade your MyIVHQ account
Get ready to volunteer abroad, we’ll support you every step of the way!