Intern Experience Abroad with Globalteer

Intern Experience Abroad : Anna’s Opinion Anna is from the UK and she studies Spanish & Russian at Bath. As part of her degree she spent 5 months with us at Globalteer as our Volunteer Coordinator Intern. If you want to know more about her experience, have a read below. The Internship Itself Being a volunteer […]

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, […]

New Women’s Empowerment Project in Peru

Set Up of Our New Women’s Empowerment Project We have been working on the set up of a new Women’s Empowerment Project in Peru. Located in Pinagua, just outside of Cusco, the project is now up and running. The project was set up to empower women from the village to have their own businesses so […]

The Importance of a Good Child Protection Policy

The Importance of a Good Child Protection Policy When you’re looking for a volunteer placement overseas, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by the choices. You want to work with children, and you want to do some good. But how can you be certain that your volunteer organisation of choice is really helping children? Question the […]

What is Voluntourism?

Voluntourism “Voluntourism” is the merging of volunteering and tourism – the growing trend of people travelling to do some good in other communities. While not inherently bad, the term has developed negative connotations due to recent criticism in the media. Although this criticism is sometimes accurate, voluntourism is not a black and white issue. It […]

Why Volunteer Abroad

Why Volunteer Abroad – A Life Changing Experience! You have been wanting to take a holiday and travel the world, but you also want to give back and volunteer, why not combine both and volunteer abroad? “As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for […]