Volunteering in Colombia Spotlight: Stefan

Volunteering in Colombia I spent two weeks volunteering in Colombia with Globalteer at their Colombia Kids project. It was one of the best experiences of my life. You can really feel that your help is needed and that you really are making a difference. It’s wonderful to see kids learning from you, doesn’t matter if it […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Rebecca

“I have already recommended volunteering at the Colombia Kids Project to people I know. It was a great experience and I would do it again.”Rebecca is a British illustrator who volunteered for six weeks at the Colombia Kids Project in February and March 2016. Here she talks about her special time at the project. Choosing […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Joe

“I would recommend a volunteer placement with Globalteer if you are looking to make an international holiday more fulfilling, if you are seeking out a worthwhile life experience, or if you just fancy doing something different that benefits others.”Joe is from the UK and volunteered at the Colombia Kids Project for three weeks in January […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Quinn

“Overall, the experience was awesome. The programme really exceeded my expectations and was everything I had hoped for and more.”Quinn Conover is a student from the USA who volunteered from March to May 2015 at the Colombia Kids Project. Here he tells a little of experience in Colombia!  Finding the right organisationI have travelled before […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Karen

“I can’t wait to return. It is one beautiful country. Thank you Globalteer.”American Karen already had some international volunteering in Africa and South America under her belt when she decided to devote two months to volunteering with Globalteer’s Colombia Community Project in the beautiful city of Medellin earlier this year. Here she tells us why she chose […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Simon

“Medellin, the project, and the travel that has followed have been one of the best experiences of my life, and probably always will be.”Simon, a 31 year-old British volunteer from Cheshire tells us about his two month placement in Medellin.Like any new experience you can seek out all the blogs, pictures, reviews and counsel you […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Richie

“My experience with Globalteer was totally amazing…”I was assigned to teach English and Art to the kids. Interacting with these kids was one of the most wonderful experiences in my life. We had several groups of kids each day.As we were teaching them English, they were teaching me Spanish! It was  really fun. The last […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Kathryn

“They were two of the most fun, chaotic, exhausting hours of my life…a tiny idea and a group of kids who appreciate simple things and an adult’s undivided attention.”Kathryn, a 37 year-old project and event manager from Australia had already seen much of the world when she chose volunteering with our Colombia children’s project for […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Kevin

“My volunteer trip was a life changing experience that I will never forget”When 21 year-old Kevin  undertook a six week volunteer placement with Globalteer’s Colombia Children’s project, it was the first time he had travelled outside of his native United States.But Kevin was already pretty familiar with the Colombian way of life – he has […]

Postcard from Colombia

Drugs? Coffee? That 80’s soccer dude with the crazy blonde affro? The irresistibly dizzy Gloria from hit US sitcom Modern Family? Just what is Colombia most famous for?Truth is, it’s all of the above. Which is a shame really as there is much more to Colombia than these easy clichés. And in particular there is […]