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 […]

We want men!

It could just be that women are more caring than men, but our projects are seeing a distinct lack of male volunteers at the moment. In fact it has got so bad that our Indonesian wildlife project has come right out on their Facebook Page in praise of their amazing female volunteers.  They don’t just help […]

Responsible Travel

Responsible Travel Globalteer is committed to responsible travel and its promotion on all levels, and recognises that we have a duty to the countries and the communities we work with to ensure that we act responsibly in everything we do. That duty extends from the way we use energy resources, to how we prepare our […]

Globalteer places 1000th volunteer

Globalteer’s worldwide volunteer placements passed the 1,000 mark for the first time ever in 2011. Cambodian projects received the highest number, with more than 250 volunteers across the wildlife, community and children’s projects that Globalteer works with.Globalteer also received more applications and successfully placed more volunteers in 2011 than ever before, proving that the global […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Robyn

Sick of sipping mojitos poolside? Want to develop your altruistic potential? Then voluntourism may be for you! Voluntourism or “experiential travel” is one of the fastest growing sectors in the travel market. It ticks all the boxes; it allows tourists to promote giving values, experience a lifestyle change and absorb local culture through active interaction.The […]