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 […]

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 […]

Travelling to Latin America? Read our Zika update.

The mosquito-borne Zika virus has all but disappeared from the headlines for now, but it has not disappeared from Central and South America. With eight Globalteer projects located in four countries in Latin America, many volunteers are asking how they can minimise risks of catching the virus and how worried they should be in the […]

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 […]

Too old to volunteer? Think again!

A lot of people assume that volunteering overseas is the preserve of the young – backpackers, students and gap year travellers. Well we hate to disagree, but, well, we disagree! Sure, we get our fair share of younger people volunteering with Globalteer but we pride ourselves on the great mix of age groups and have […]

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 […]