Volunteer Travel Blog - Page 24
Volunteering and traveling with a friend in a different country can be an amazingly rewarding experience and cement a friendship for life, but it can also be a tricky minefield of diplomacy and compromise…
Argentina was quite the trip. I was only there for about 4 days, but it was jam-packed with things to do. After being greeted at the airport by Julio, the director of the Argentina volunteer program, I was driven to the volunteer house, where I met the volunteers, the local staff, and Dan and Katie from the IVHQ staff.
One Olympian, six schools and countless questions later, the first instalment of the IVHQ Athletes in Schools program has wrapped up here in Taranaki, New Zealand!
Two-time IVHQ volunteer, Andrew Ahmed, has just landed his dream job on the IVHQ Video Tour - tasked with the role of capturing footage and interviews to provide future IVHQers with a videographic insight into IVHQ’s volunteer abroad programs. Discover how Andrew landed the job and what it has in store for him over the next couple of months…
Hola! As part of IVHQ’s annual program visits, I traveled to our volunteer program in Costa Rica to check in with our local team, meet with our volunteers, and visit our volunteer placements. For those looking into or thinking about volunteering abroad in Costa Rica, I hope this helps – have fun, Hannah x
From a community of over 37,000 international volunteers, Colorado’s Cara Lawler has been voted the IVHQ Volunteer of the Year for her dedication to building a more self-sufficient and permanent home for the children of El Shadai Grace Children’s Centre in Kenya.