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IVHQ Announces 2014 Volunteer of the Year Winner

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.

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Which IVHQ Volunteer Abroad Programs Are Best?

Which Volunteer Abroad Programs Are Best?

Since 2007, IVHQ has placed more than 70,000 volunteers abroad, contributing a total of over 4 million volunteer hours to communities around the world. So what makes our volunteer abroad programs the best of the rest? It comes down to a few simple things…

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IVHQ Responsible Volunteering Update - Nepal

After 16 hours of flying from New Zealand, I’ve touched down in Nepal with Ben Brown (IVHQ Risk and Responsible Volunteering Travel Manager) and Ashlee Bishop (IVHQ Nepal Program Coordinator) excited for a week of work with Bijen and our local Nepalese staff here in Kathmandu.

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IVHQ Hangs Out With Taranaki Rescue Helicopter Trust

IVHQ may be the world’s largest volunteer travel company, but we’re based in a small town here in New Zealand and supporting local community initiatives is important to us.

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IVHQ Volunteer of the Year Finalists Announced

International Volunteer HQ is proud to share that Kristian Braeuer (AUS), Carolyn Eggart (USA), Hana Kitamura (AUS), Cara Lawler (USA), Zac Lanza (UK) and Vin Kebblewhite (AUS) are the IVHQ volunteers who have been selected as finalists for the 2014 IVHQ Volunteer of the Year Awards.

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How To Choose A Volunteer Abroad Program

Stuck on how to choose a volunteer abroad program?

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IVHQ Turns 7!

Happy Birthday to IVHQ and three cheers for our 36,000+ IVHQ volunteers!

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IVHQ Carbon Offsetting

To mark our 7th Birthday, the International Volunteer HQ team spent the day planting trees here in New Plymouth as part of our carbon offsetting initiatives.

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New Born Wildlife Conservation Volunteer Opportunities

Following the birth of our first Wildlife Conservation volunteer program in Africa, our IVHQers witnessed the safe arrival of a new baby rhino in Victoria Falls!

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How To Volunteer Abroad For Free with IVHQ

How To Volunteer Abroad For Free

Discover how to volunteer abroad for free with tips from International Volunteer HQ and our IVHQ volunteers!

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