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Articles about volunteering abroad, travel and news about Projects Abroad
High school students volunteering abroad on Projects Abroad’s programmes for 15 year olds.

By Vicci Parry 16th January, 2019

Volunteer opportunities abroad for high school students: What’s the journey really like?

Are you ready to take a step out of your comfort zone, push your boundaries, and do something extraordinary over your summer holidays? Then our High School Specials are for you!

High school students volunteering abroad on Projects Abroad’s programmes for 15 year olds.

By Vicci Parry 16th January, 2019

Volunteer opportunities abroad for high school students: What’s the journey really like?

Are you ready to take a step out of your comfort zone, push your boundaries, and do something extraordinary over your summer holidays? Then our High School Specials are for you!

A group of Projects Abroad volunteers on one of our best volunteer abroad programmes.

By Jen Southern & Vicci Parry 09th January, 2019

Best volunteer abroad programmes of 2019

It’s a new year! That means a fresh start and a chance to plan your goals and resolutions for 2019.

An older Projects Abroad volunteer reads to a child in Africa.

By Stephanie Klink 09th January, 2019

Our Best Volunteer Abroad Programmes for Adults over 50 in 2019

In 2019, millennials are not the only ones challenging themselves to explore the world and do something different. A rapidly growing number of people in their 50s and 60s (and older) are opting for adventure and seizing the opportunity to give back through their travels.

A high school special volunteer helps a child with a task in the classroom

By Nadia Moore 08th January, 2019

Our Best Volunteer Abroad Programmes for Teenagers in 2019

This year, thousands of teenage volunteers will pack their bags, say goodbye to their folks, hop on a plane, and enter the world of volunteering abroad. Sounds easy enough, right?

Do I need experience to volunteer abroad?

By Vicci Parry 24th October, 2018

Do I need experience to volunteer abroad?

Are you a jack of all trades, but a master of none? Are you passionate about a particular issue, but don’t have any qualifications in the field?

When you encounter an unfamiliar way of life while travelling abroad, you can experience a culture shock.

By Hannah Atkins 28th November, 2017

Coping With Culture Shock: Symptoms & Solutions

Ready for your first (volunteer) adventure abroad? We can only encourage you to get on the plane as soon as possible.

High school special volunteers paint bleachers at their placement

By Hannah Atkins 22nd May, 2017

Benefits Of Volunteering Abroad As A Teenager

It’s the time of year when many of our school-age volunteers start to plan their summer holidays – which may include signing up for volunteer programmes abroad.

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