I recently visited our volunteer program in Mexico and wanted to share an honest look at volunteering abroad in Mexico with IVHQ. If you are still torn between which IVHQ Latin America program to choose, be forewarned Mexico may just come out the winner before your reading is through.
The best way to learn a language is to live it, so why not travel to a destination where you can volunteer, learn a new language, gain course credit, and have some pretty epic experiences in your downtime?!
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 regular 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