Eight Ways That Volunteering Abroad Can Change Your Mindset And Your Life

Volunteering abroad can be a life changing opportunity, especially for young people who are still finding their feet in the world. By exploring new cultures you’ll gain valuable perspective on your own. You’ll learn new skills, greater awareness of the world and you’ll be empowered in the future to try new things, whether on a […]

Coronavirus Update

March 20th, 2020  Coronavirus Update for Volunteers. In these uncertain times we want to assure our volunteers and supporters that Globalteer continues to monitor 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 […]

Why Your Gap Year Should Include International Volunteering

About 20% of high school seniors likely won’t attend college this year due to the COVID-19 outbreak. If you’re considering a break from school too, why not volunteer on a gap year? Serving communities abroad will help you get to know yourself and allow you a once-in-a-lifetime chance to explore the world before choosing a […]

Travel in a Post Pandemic World

What will travel look like? 2020 has gone pretty differently to how anyone could have predicted. In particular, COVID-19 has worked its way around the globe, leaving very few places unaffected. It’s hard to predict exactly what travel after the pandemic will look like, but we can make some educated assumptions. Travelling abroad will be […]

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 […]

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 […]

Alan’s Cultural Exchange Experience

Helping Plant Seeds for the Future. Alan, from Aberdeen, Scotland, volunteered with Globalteer at Helping Hands in Cambodia in December 2019. He stepped out of his comfort zone and experienced a fantastic cultural exchange through our volunteer program in Cambodia, which helped him grow and plant seeds for the future! Alan volunteered in Cambodia before […]