Colombia Kids Project Sport’s Day

Sports Activity Day at our Colombia Kids Project! One of the most important children’s programmes is the Colombia Kids Project. Twice a week, representatives from a sports association which belongs to the mayor of Medellin’s office come to the project to assist in preparing various activities for the children. The sports include playing football, games, […]

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 […]

10 Years of Responsible Volunteering: What it meant to me – Community volunteers look back

Teaching kids, coaching sports, digging wells or working with marginalised women. Volunteering with Globalteer’s community projects can bring you a huge sense of achievement, and make you feel deeply rewarded for your work. Whilst the most important part of any volunteer’s placement is the  impact of their work, we believe that volunteering can have as […]

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 […]

10th Anniversary: The impact of community volunteering

It’s day three of our tenth anniversary celebrations and today we are looking at the amazing work our community projects and their volunteers. But more specifically we want to look at the difference these projects really make. Because what’s the point of helping out if the projects don’t actually make a tangible difference?Globalteer’s community projects […]

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 […]

10 great volunteer projects to escape the southern winter

1. Borneo Marine and Sea Turtle ConservationVisiting Borneo between May and September, is the perfect time to experience the best weather this tropical island can offer. However, not only is it the balmiest and driest season, hitting temperatures of around 32-33 degrees a day, you’ll be scuba diving in the crystal clear waters focusing on […]

Globalteer joins movement to safeguard children

We are delighted to announce that Globalteer has been accepted as an associate membership of UK charity Keeping Children Safe, in recognition of our commitment to safeguarding and child safety.Keeping Children Safe is a global network of member organisations who work together to ensure the protection of children against violence, abuse and exploitation. Being part […]