Item description for Volunteering Around the Globe: Life Changing Travel Adventures (Capital Travel Series) by Suzanne Stone...
From the Australian wilderness to a peace center in Ireland, from a school in a remote Tanzanian village to an archeological dig in Spain, from a Romanian school to the Amazon forest each description of more than 35 trips contain a personal account of what the adventure was really like, what was good and what was bad, who was met, and why the volunteer can t wait to do it again . . . or not.
Whether your passion is the environment, world peace, literacy, archeology, education, or healthcare, there is a place for you to help and a new place to call home temporarily. Whatever your age, physical condition, or skill level, even if you have never traveled or volunteered before, there is a project and a place for you.
Details about a variety of sponsoring agencies each with its own culture and mission and valuable tips for choosing your special trip are provided. So, if you are looking to truly experience another culture or another country, seeking the adventure of a lifetime, or for a way to give back, Volunteering Around the Globe is your resource to volunteer opportunities designed for the heartiest and the frailest, the most adventuresome and the more cautious all over the world and in your own country.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.43" Width: 5.51" Height: 0.47" Weight: 0.57 lbs.
Release Date Jun 6, 2008
Publisher Capital Books
ISBN 1933102519 ISBN13 9781933102511
Availability 0 units.
More About Suzanne Stone
Suzanne Stone is vice president, finance & administration, for the Society for Women's Health Research. She has volunteered at numerous agencies her entire life and is an inveterate traveler to a dozen countries. The inspiration for this book is her own volunteer vacation, which provided a different intercultural experience and a new view of a country she had visited many times.
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Life-changing possibilities Jul 29, 2008
This book is invaluable for anyone who has an instinctive wish to serve others but doesn't know where to begin. Suzanne Stone provides step-by-step guidelines for how to plan and carry out a volunteer mission. She presents, on both a domestic and global scale, an array of volunteer opportunities that some might never imagine. The stories of individual volunteer accomplishments, and especially the author's own experiences, are inspiring, and empower the reader to say, "I can do that"!