700 Places to Volunteer Before You Die: A Traveler`s Guide

700 Places to Volunteer Before You Die: A Traveler`s Guide

Description

From the creator of The Voluntary Traveler: Adventures from the Road Best Traveled and The Volunteer Before You Die(tm) Network, 700 Places to Volunteer Before You Die: A Traveler`s Guide (700) is the definitive guidebook on voluntourism, offering readers the most diverse listings of global volunteer projects available! `700` Includes:

Tips from voluntourism industry leaders on what makes a good volunteer

Advice from renowned travel writers, as well as serial volunteers on how to on select the right project for your personal voluntary style

Coverage of issues facing voluntary travelers such as to pay or not to pay to volunteer

Detailed project description of 750+ global philanthropic travel opportunities and hundreds of additional resources by region

An extensive index of projects allowing readers to compare available opportunities at a glance by skill, region and type of travel

`700` presents options and inspirations for every style of traveler: budget, families, teens, humanitarian, wildlife, education, conservation, builders, tour combos, business, skilled, unskilled... Simply put, `700` is an introduction to awe-inspiring possibilities and a new way of experiencing the world!

Table of contents

Copyright......Page 3
Dedication......Page 4
Table of Contents......Page 5
Introduction......Page 9
You Want Me to Pay to do What?......Page 13
What Makes a Good Volunteer?......Page 17
Considerations in Selecting a Project......Page 23
The Guides Guide......Page 33
South America......Page 37
North America......Page 131
Asia......Page 223
Europe......Page 323
Africa......Page 359
Oceania......Page 467
Social Awareness, Human Rights, Peace......Page 482
Media: Writing, Music, Photography, Video & Communications......Page 483
Teaching: Long-Term/Traditional Education in Schools......Page 484
Teaching In/Out of Schools, Shorter-Term, Assistants......Page 486
Special Education & Handicapped Assistance......Page 488
Teaching: Skills, Workshops & Specialty Classes......Page 489
Teaching & Tutoring: English......Page 491
Teaching & Tutoring Languages (non English)......Page 493
Zoological & Environmental Education......Page 494
Botany, Reforestation, Habitat & Trail Maintenance ......Page 496
Climate Change, Water & Alternative Energy......Page 497
Gardening, Organic Farms, Permaculture & Sustainable Living......Page 498
Ecological Reserve Development, Flora/Fauna Census......Page 499
Scuba & Marine Environment Specialty Projects......Page 500
Wildlife Care & Rescue......Page 501
Wildlife Field Research, Species Identification & Conservation......Page 503
Domestic Animal Care & Rescue: Dogs, Cats etc.......Page 505
Domestic Animal Care & Rescue: Equine, Mixed Farm Animals......Page 506
Veterinary and Animal Heath......Page 507
Health: General, Mixed & Public Health Education......Page 508
Health: Doctors, Nurses, Pre Med......Page 509
HIV Specific Health Care & Education......Page 511
Womans Health & Reproduction Education......Page 502
Psychological Care & Social Work......Page 513
Orphanages & Daycare Work for Underprivileged......Page 514
At Risk Youth & Street Children Projects......Page 517
Holiday and Summer Camps......Page 518
Fair Trade, Sustainable Income, Microloans & Business Development......Page 519
Habitat, Building, Construction & Maintenance......Page 520
Nonprofit Fundraising, Grants, Marketing & Office Skills......Page 522
Art, Theater & Other Cultural Projects......Page 524
Projects for Age 1517 (may/may not require an adult)......Page 525
Family Opportunities (Under 15 possible with an adult)......Page 527
Just for Teens, Tweens or Youth Groups......Page 529
Traditional Tours with Volunteerism & Service Adventures......Page 530
Uncategorized Skills......Page 531
The Volunteer Before You Die Network......Page 532

Details

  • Author: Nola Lee Kelsey
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Publisher: Dog`s Eye View Media
  • ISBN-10: 0982549482
  • ISBN-13: 9780982549483
  • Pages: 534
  • Format: pdf
  • Size: 6.4M
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