Volunteering in Peru as a Vegetarian/Vegan

A Globalteer Intern’s guide to volunteering abroad as a Vegetarian in Peru I’m a vegetarian intern here in the Globalteer office in Peru. Before coming here I thought, surely there’ll be plenty of vegetarian options, perhaps not vegan but veggies and rice must be easy to find. Most of the time it’s not too difficult, […]

Overcoming homesickness when volunteering / interning abroad

Volunteering abroad in a completely new country can be overwhelming, especially if you’ve never been far away from home before. It’s completely normal to miss home! It’s part of the process of adjusting… However, when you feel like it’s all a bit too much, there are many ways to make yourself feel more comfortable. Read […]

The Ripple Effect of Volunteering

Volunteering has deep impacts on you and the community you serve. Spending time volunteering connects you to like minded people and uses your time productively. It also creates a space for you to learn about systemic issues being addressed and your part in combating them. For the community you are working for, volunteering can alleviate […]

Tips for long haul flights

If you’re like me and flying alone makes you very anxious, the idea of doing a long solo trip to one of our project destinations might be quite daunting. But I found that there are many ways to make the jet setting experience a lot more enjoyable, no matter how long you’ll be travelling!   My […]

Helping from Home! Fundraiser for Cambodia sets an Example

Darron has gone above and beyond with international service. Globalteer’s Cambodia alum Darron is living proof that service doesn’t have to stop after placement. Darron has put great effort into fundraising for Cambodia’s Helping Hands School: Since finishing his initial exchange in 2018, Darron has continued his efforts to help and raised over $7,000 for the project by himself.  To put the […]

Alan’s Cultural Exchange Experience

Helping Plant Seeds for the Future. Alan, from Aberdeen, Scotland, volunteered with Globalteer at Helping Hands in Cambodia in December 2019. He stepped out of his comfort zone and experienced a fantastic cultural exchange through our volunteer program in Cambodia, which helped him grow and plant seeds for the future! Alan volunteered in Cambodia before […]

Community Volunteer Experience

Reconnecting with Passion in life: Melinda’s Story! What’s life without happiness? And what’s happiness without passion in life? We often associate happiness with passion, as what we do is the key to contentment in life. And contentment equals to happiness, for the most part! So, does it need an age? Isn’t age just a number? […]

Volunteer Reviews

Volunteering Abroad Reviews Read reviews from our volunteers working at community, conservation and animal projects abroad. Authentic reviews that you can find on facebook, google and other websites. As a registered charity, our volunteers are important to us, so we make sure they are well cared for, useful and fulfilled in their overseas volunteer placements.

Cycling Challenge for the Cambodia Community Project

Cycling Challenge Fundraiser! John Connel volunteered at Globalteer’s Helping Hands school in Siem Reap as part of his Cambodia Community Project volunteer placement. In addition to volunteering, John helped to raise awareness and funds for the project in an amazing way; by taking on a 15 day cycling challenge down the length of Vietnam: from […]

Volunteering at the Food and Farm Project

Helping the Helping Hands Farm Lee Ann, 57, joined us from the USA on her time off from her job of documenting and following conservation, environmental regulations, processes and forms of fishing in Alaska. She combined volunteer placements in Siem Reap, volunteering at two Cambodia projects – the Cambodia Food and Farming Project and the […]