What is Voluntourism?

Voluntourism “Voluntourism” is the merging of volunteering and tourism – the growing trend of people travelling to do some good in other communities. While not inherently bad, the term has developed negative connotations due to recent criticism in the media. Although this criticism is sometimes accurate, voluntourism is not a black and white issue. It […]

Orphanage Volunteering

Volunteering in orphanages seems, at face value, to be a selfless act of charity that can only do good. Sadly, this is very rarely the case, so I would like you to take a few minutes to read about the reality of being an orphanage volunteer. So, you want to give back and make a […]

Ethical Volunteering

Ethical Volunteering –  What Does this Mean? Whether you are just now exploring the idea of volunteering or are a well-experienced volunteer both at home and overseas, you may have seen the terms responsible volunteering or ethical volunteering thrown out across various platforms on the web. But what does this actually mean? Why is it […]