Volunteer Reviews

Volunteering Abroad Reviews Read reviews from our volunteers working at community, conservation and animal projects abroad. Authentic reviews that you can find on facebook, google and other websites. As a registered charity, our volunteers are important to us, so we make sure they are well cared for, useful and fulfilled in their overseas volunteer placements.

Cycling Challenge for the Cambodia Community Project

Cycling Challenge Fundraiser! John Connel volunteered at Globalteer’s Helping Hands school in Siem Reap as part of his Cambodia Community Project volunteer placement. In addition to volunteering, John helped to raise awareness and funds for the project in an amazing way; by taking on a 15 day cycling challenge down the length of Vietnam: from […]

Volunteering at the Food and Farm Project

Helping the Helping Hands Farm Lee Ann, 57, joined us from the USA on her time off from her job of documenting and following conservation, environmental regulations, processes and forms of fishing in Alaska. She combined volunteer placements in Siem Reap, volunteering at two Cambodia projects – the Cambodia Food and Farming Project and the […]

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: Hannah

My time spent volunteering at Globalteer’s Peru Dog Rescue Project will be remembered for the rest of my life. Many aspects contributed to this wonderful experience and it is a project I would encourage one to take part in. The owners of the shelter, Anyelo and Maite, have the biggest hearts and treat the dogs […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Colin

Volunteer Review from Siem Reap Colin, 18, joined us from the UK. Colin was on his gap year, having just finished school, and looking forward to starting university in the autumn. He volunteered at our Cambodia Community Project for seven weeks, based in Siem Reap.   What inspired you to volunteer? I knew I wanted […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Aibhe

Ailbhe, from the UK, spent a few weeks at our wildlife sanctuary in Laos and we’re so excited to share her experience.  I booked my trip with no experience of Laos or volunteering abroad but between the staff at the rescue centre and everyone who works at Globalteer, I felt really well-informed and looked after.Volunteering at […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Emma

Emma Cresswell is the Deputy Head of Piper’s Corner school based in the UK. In August 2016, 15 students from the school volunteered at Picaflor House, on a life-changing tailor-made cultural and volunteering programme at our Community project in Cusco, Peru. This is her story.  Why was it important for you that your year 10 and […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Georgia

Georgia volunteered at Picaflor House in August 2016 with her school, Piper’s Corner, based in the UK. She was part of a group of 15 students who took part in a life-changing tailor-made cultural and volunteering programme at our Community project in Cusco, Peru. This is her story.  How does your volunteering trip compare to a […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Mat

The animals at the centre are delightful, funny, and devilishly clever…My time there was an unparalleled chance to learn about animals: their care, feeding and habits. It was a chance to become really close to some of the animals. You will never forget when a (formerly) aggressive monkey becomes used to you and reaches out […]