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Christmas Volunteering Opportunities Abroad in 2021 with IVHQ

Best Christmas Volunteer Opportunities Abroad To Give Back This Christmas

Want to give back this Christmas? Discover the best Christmas volunteer programs abroad to give back to communities, wildlife and places in need…

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What I learned about global health & gratitude on my first solo volunteer trip to Guatemala

What I learned about global health & gratitude on my first solo volunteer trip to Guatemala

IVHQ volunteer Nicole Acquah went on her first solo volunteer trip. Find out what she learned as a Medical volunteer in Guatemala…

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Volunteer abroad for college students - the ultimate guide

Best College Student Volunteer Abroad Programs in 2021 & 2022

Discover the best volunteer trips for college students and find out why volunteering abroad with IVHQ is an incredible way to spend your spring, summer or winter break…

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Alternative Winter Break Trips with IVHQ 2021 & 2022

Best Winter Break Volunteer Programs in 2021 & 2022

Want to spend your winter break volunteering in the sunshine? Discover our most popular (and warm!) winter break volunteer abroad programs…

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

Best Environmental Conservation Programs Abroad 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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Medical Mission Trips with IVHQ

Best Medical Mission Trips 2021 & 2022

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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Teen Volunteer Abroad Programs with IVHQ

Teen Volunteer Abroad Programs

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

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Best Volunteer Abroad Programs in 2021 & 2022

The Best Volunteer Abroad Programs For 2021 & 2022

What are IVHQ’s highest rated volunteer destinations? Discover the top 25 best places to volunteer abroad in 2021 & 2022, as chosen by past IVHQ volunteers…

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How I gained valuable career experience as a Medical volunteer in Peru

How I gained valuable career experience as a Medical volunteer in Peru

Here’s how IVHQ medical volunteer, Rachael, made an impact in Peru while gaining practical career experience in healthcare…

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Best Pre-Med Volunteer Abroad Programs with IVHQ

Recommended Pre-Med Volunteer Abroad Programs

Are you a pre-med student or aspiring medical professional looking to advance your specialized medical knowledge and gain a first-hand insight into medical practice abroad?

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How To Volunteer Abroad As A Nurse with IVHQ

How To Volunteer Abroad As A Nurse

With nursing volunteer opportunities available in 15 destinations around the world, discover how you can volunteer abroad as a nurse with IVHQ in 2021 and 2022…

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Best Marine Conservation Volunteer Programs

Best Marine Conservation Volunteer Programs 2021 & 2022

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

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