Elephant Sanctuaries versus Elephant Trekking | Globalteer

The Bucket List Goal We grow up seeing pictures of elephants in National Geographic magazines or footage of them on the Nature Channel and think, “How cool it would be to see these amazing animals in person, and up close!” It is the exciting part of a trip, looking up the different activities and experiences […]

Happy Earth Day | How To Help Conservation Efforts

Happy Earth Day From Globalteer We want to take this time to wish everyone a Happy Earth Day. We at Globalteer understand just how important our earth is and how important it is to help conserve it. We were deeply saddened to hear about the passing of Sudan, the last Northern White Male Rhino. This […]

A postcard from…Cambodia Elephant Sanctuary!

Carrying on our ‘A postcard from…’ series, Jillian, our Volunteer Development Co-Ordinator, based in Siem Reap, took a trip to our Elephant sanctuary in Mondulkiri, Cambodia. Read her beautiful account of her time there. “My trip to Mondulkiri to the Cambodia Elephant Sanctuary was an amazing experience! The day began by meeting at a cute little […]

Volunteer in one of the friendliest countries in the world!

Struggling on deciding where to travel to or which country to volunteer in? We may have the answer for you! Travel guide giant, Rough Guides, has published their top 10 friendliest countries across the world; as voted by their Facebook and Twitter followers. We’re proud to say that we have incredible projects in four of […]

10 Years of Responsible Volunteering: Never too old to volunteer

Over the last ten years Globalteer has welcomed volunteers of all ages – from gap year students right through to retirees. To date with think our most mature volunteer was 80! But age means nothing in the world of international volunteering – what really matters is ability and attitude. So here we feature some of […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Elise

“I would definitely recommend this project! It’s a once in a lifetime experience.”Elise is a primary school teacher from the UK who volunteered for two weeks at the Cambodia Elephant Sanctuary in March to April 2016. Here she talks about her special experience with the elephants. Choosing GlobalteerI chose to volunteer with Globalteer as after looking […]

10th Anniversary: The impact of wildlife volunteering

For as long as many of us can remember, the world’s wildlife has been under threat from loss of habitat, hunting, poaching, “pet” trafficking, and the “traditional” medicine trade. Thankfully there are now many international and national laws in place to protect endangered species and to prevent the abuse of innocent animals.Sadly, these laws are […]

10 volunteering ideas to escape the winter

1. Cambodia Community ProjectIf you want the complete opposite to winter, Cambodia is the place to be! You can spend your weekdays working with local communities to provide better education, access to clean drinking water, food and farming support, or help empower marginalized women. And then enjoy your nights and weekends swimming, having a few […]