10 reasons to volunteer abroad at least once in your lifetime

Are you thinking of volunteering, but are still a little unsure if it is for you? Are you worried that volunteering is just another word for a holiday or that you won’t really be helping out?Whatever concerns you have, it can be a big and life-changing decision, especially if you haven’t previously travelled or volunteered […]

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 […]

Globalteer joins Ethical Volunteering Group

We are delighted to annouce that Globalteer has been accepted as a member of UK charity Tourism Concern’s Ethical Volunteering Group in recognition of our commitment to responsible and ethical volunteering. We know how difficult it can be for volunteers to find responsible organisations when planning a volunteering trip so we hope that this will […]

Globalteer joins movement to safeguard children

We are delighted to announce that Globalteer has been accepted as an associate membership of UK charity Keeping Children Safe, in recognition of our commitment to safeguarding and child safety.Keeping Children Safe is a global network of member organisations who work together to ensure the protection of children against violence, abuse and exploitation. Being part […]

10 volunteering ideas to escape the winter

1. Cambodia Community ProjectIf you want the complete opposite to winter, Cambodia is the place to be! You can spend your weekdays working with local communities to provide better education, access to clean drinking water, food and farming support, or help empower marginalized women. And then enjoy your nights and weekends swimming, having a few […]

Meet The Dogs at the Peru Dog Project

Dog Shelter in Cusco Many of the animals at the Dog Shelter in Cusco were previously living on the streets or mistreated by their owners. Rescued dogs live at a shelter until a suitable adoptive home is found for them. Unfortunately, in Peru many people prefer to have male dogs. Therefore many of the female […]

Globalteer short-listed for Innovations in Volunteering Award

Globalteer is thrilled to have been named as a finalist in the inaugural Go Abroad Innovations in International Education Awards.We have been shortlisted along with four other finalists in the Innovative New Volunteering Program category of the awards for our Cambodia Community Project. More specifically, our nomination is for our partnership with two rural community […]

There has never been a better time to volunteer in Cambodia or Thailand

December to February is known as the cool dry season in Cambodia and Thailand which makes it the absolutely perfect time to volunteer. Whether you want to escape the dreariness of a Northern hemisphere winter, or if you have a long summer break to look forward to in Australia or New Zealand and are looking […]