AMIGO Loans Volunteer Group in Cambodia

One team, one week and hundreds of memories! “The atmosphere was great!” Group volunteering in a great way to make a difference while forming lasting bonds! Late in February, a group of 12 volunteers joined us from the UK to get involved at Helping Hands in the Siem Reap Province. AMIGO is a UK guarantor loan […]

Coronavirus Update

March 20th, 2020  Coronavirus Update for Volunteers. In these uncertain times we want to assure our volunteers and supporters that Globalteer has been closely monitoring the situation with COVID-19. The health and safety of our volunteers, interns, staff and those at the projects is our highest priority. We are monitoring both safety advice and travel advice for various countries worldwide.  Many […]

Helping from Home! Fundraiser for Cambodia sets an Example

Darron has gone above and beyond with international service. Globalteer’s Cambodia alum Darron is living proof that service doesn’t have to stop after placement. Darron has put great effort into fundraising for Cambodia’s Helping Hands School: Since finishing his initial exchange in 2018, Darron has continued his efforts to help and raised over $7,000 for the project by himself.  To put the […]

Why you should keep a travel journal

Make memories last longer by journaling! With apps like Instagram and VSCO all the rage, you may be tempted to make your experience overseas more photo-focused. However, you might consider a travel journal as a way of documenting your trip. Whether you think it’s a little old or tried and true, here are a few reasons to break […]

Choosing Your Volunteer Project

Which Globalteer project is right for you? Choosing a volunteer project that suits you best can be a difficult task. Especially when there are so many worthwhile opportunities on offer! We hope this flowchart can help you choose a volunteer project by narrowing down the Globalteer opportunities to the ones which best fit your interests. […]

An Insight into the Cambodia Clean Water Project

Improving access to Clean Water in Cambodia! Most of us use water everyday without thinking about it. We drink water, wash with water, cook with water and clean ourselves, our beds and our clothes with water. Water is a human right, one that is often taken for granted. As soon as clean water is removed from your home, most tasks we do […]

Reverse Culture Shock

How Do You Handle Reverse Culture Shock When Going Home? When we leave our country for a long period of time, we are usually prepared for a big transition and culture shock. This is often combined with a lot of excitement and curiosity about the new place we are exploring. When it all ends, we […]

Ultimate Guide to Volunteering in Cusco

Preparing for Your Cusco Volunteer Placement When preparing for your volunteer placement in Cusco, you will probably have many questions. Not just about what you will be doing while at the project, but also about the city itself. What is it like? What is there to do? How do I get around? Well luckily, one […]

A Day in the Life of a Wildlife Sanctuary Volunteer

Volunteering at the Peru Wildlife Sanctuary! Are you thinking of coming to volunteer at the Peru Wildlife Sanctuary in the Amazon? Here is a good overview of what you can expect as a wildlife sanctuary volunteer on a daily basis. Our Volunteer Coordinator, Anna, spent a few days there with a recent group of volunteers, […]

So your Child wants to Volunteer Abroad?

A Guide For Parents Being involved with a volunteer programme can have many benefits for a young solo traveller. If your child wants to go abroad, volunteering is generally a safe alternative when it comes to travelling alone. That being said, it is still natural to be nervous, or at least cautious, regarding your child […]