Volunteer Spotlight: Tom

Don’t hesitate, go for it!During the summer of 2009, I spent five fabulous weeks in COLOMBIA! I stayed at my native girlfriend’s house in Medellin for the most part, whilst also travelling across the lush and plant-filled landscapes and trying as best as I could to immerse myself in a completely new, and rather ‘wild’ […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Mat

“But she just waves goodbye and grins…”On my last day, a little girl held my hand whilst I was kicking a football with the older children. Her small hand wrapped perfectly around my little finger. Every time I moved from one side or another she faithfully followed. Every once in a while I’d look down […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Duncan

I have done my small part to make a difference…I was quite apprehensive about going to Cambodia at first. I am at an age where I can remember Vietnam, the Khmer rouge and pol pot. But, I was also at an age where I knew there was more important things I needed to do with […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Joshua

Honestly my favourite place in the world now. Colombia is such a great place. It’s funny, I remember seeing somewhere that the only risk in Colombia is that you won’t want to leave. Its very true. I will be making many return trips to Medellin in particular.The people are in all honesty the nicest people […]

Volunteer Spotlight: James

“Cambodia remains my favourite country because of the people…”A fantastic life changing experience. I particularly enjoyed playing with the kids at the day centre, they were so loving and happy, their smiling faces will stay with me always. Whilst teaching at the school, I was first struck by the respect the children showed me, standing […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Emily & Grace

“What Globalteer is doing in Siem Reap is amazing, all of the projects don’t just help the kids but the families and the wider community too”Australian Friends Emily Fewtrell (right) and Grace Barker (below) made the most of their long uni break by spending 2 weeks volunteering with Globalteer’s Cambodia Community Project in January 2014. […]