6 Ways International Volunteer Efforts Help Remove Barriers to Education

Children living in some areas of the world don’t have access to education. Over 250 million children and adolescents are out of school worldwide. Countries are trying to provide universal education to all kids, but unfortunately, some barriers prevent them from doing so. In developed countries, populations view education as a fundamental human right. Still, […]

5 Sustainable Volunteer Ideas

Spending your time helping others is a great way to build relationships, increase your skill set, benefit your mental health and give back. Volunteers worldwide have put forth their time and effort to help communities in need, whether they travel somewhere else or stay in their hometowns.  There are many volunteer opportunities you can take […]

Travelling to Peru in 2021

Peru and many Latin American countries are open for travel. Our social media coordinator, Mercedes, returned to Cusco, Peru at the end of September 2021, and shares her experience to help you get ready for your travels in a pandemic aware world! Preparing for the trip “I recently returned to Peru after spending 8 months […]

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? […]

The Importance of a Good Child Protection Policy

The Importance of a Good Child Protection Policy When you’re looking for a volunteer placement overseas, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by the choices. You want to work with children, and you want to do some good. But how can you be certain that your volunteer organisation of choice is really helping children? Question the […]

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 […]

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 […]