Volunteer Spotlight: David

David Green is a student at the University of London’s Royal Holloway College who volunteered at Globalteer’s Peru Community Project in July and August 2015. Looking for the right organisation I wanted to volunteer with an organisation that actually cared about making a difference instead of a profit. Globalteer provided that possibility perfectly due to the fact […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Sally

“You hear people say they have had life-changing experiences. This was”Sally is a 56 year-old former Pre-school assistant from Western Australia who volunteered with Globalteer’s Cambodia Community Project for 2 weeks in November 2014. For her placement Sally was assigned to a rural community project located 25km from Siem Reap were she helped local staff […]

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 […]

Fantastic new accommodation for Cambodia Volunteers

Volunteers with Globalteer’s Siem Reap-based projects in Cambodia – Community,  Clean Water and Food & Farming – now have an additional accommodation option to choose from for their stay with us.We know that some of our best volunteers prefer to have a few more creature comforts when they get to the end of a long, […]

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 […]

British designer creates fabulous new logo for Peru Community Project

A generous British designer has donated her time and talents to come up with a new logo for Picaflor House, Globalteer’s Peru Community Project near Cusco. And last week the new logo was unveiled in all its glory on brand new signage at the project.The logo was designed by British designer Nicky Acketts, a friend […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Beth

“If you would like to see two very different aspects of Cambodia then I would highly recommend doing both projects” British volunteer Beth Pedersen completed a stint at two Globalteer projects in Cambodia. She started with 2 weeks at the Cambodia Elephant Sanctuary in undeveloped Northeastern Cambodia, followed by 8 weeks in a school at […]

Free private Spanish classes for volunteers in Cusco

Volunteers with Globalteer’s Peru Community Project and the Peru Dog Rescue Project can now enjoy a week’s worth of private Spanish classes in Cusco absolutely free of charge.Whilst a knowledge of Spanish is not necessary for any of our Cusco-based placements, we know that many volunteers like to combine their volunteer work with the inspirational […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Joe

Brit Joe Lynch volunteered at our Peru Community Project in Cusco for 2 weeks in the winter of 2013. Here he tells us why he chose Globalteer, and explains why he thinks being able to act silly and get dirty are essential skills for volunteering:At the end of 2012 I decided to take a year […]