Children in Uganda playing parachute games introduced to them by international volunteers.

7 Tips For Volunteering Abroad

Volunteering abroad can be a daunting process, from choosing where to go and what organisation to go with right up to knowing how long to stay. There are varied opinions on all aspects of volunteering with endless articles dedicated solely to pros and cons of the ‘industry’.

Rough Guides have put together these tips and we think they are a great starting point for anyone broaching the experience.

Each of their points are ones we strongly believe are crucial to choosing the right placement; one that benefits you as a volunteer as well as the project and community.

3. Ask the right questions; once you have found an organisation you trust, it’s time to dig a little deeper.

We aim to answer all your questions on our website but should you still need more information, please do not hesitate to contact us!

Click here to see all of the Rough Guide tips.


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