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Not a Fan of Cold Winter Weather? Be A Voluntourist!
With winter approaching, outside volunteer projects are not as appealing as they used to be. Need ideas for projects? We've got you covered. Why not plan a fun trip to a warm climate that you’ve never been to? Experience volunteering for your leisure vacation; give a little while you travel and gain a lot of rewarding sense of importance. Go on a voluntour trip!
What is voluntouring? Voluntouring is a cultural emersion volunteer experience that gives you a chance to lend a helping hand while experiencing other cultures and countries. Voluntouring creates stimulating, service-oriented vacations.
Voluntourists embark on trips to serve, to learn and help others. They return with new skills, life-experiences, and understanding.
Voluntourism advantages for the individual volunteer:
- Participating in meaningful service and having a deep impact on a community
- Developing new skills
- Interacting with locals and experiencing new cultures
- Seeing and exploring places you typically wouldn't go to as a tourist
- Creating friendships and memories
- Experiencing true satisfaction from your vacation leisure time
Want to get involved and find vacations you can serve with?
Globe Aware is a great organization that helps people search and sign-up for vacations that give more. Globe Aware coordinates, organizes and leads volunteer vacations, service vacations, working holidays and service trips to places all over the world. Get out of the cold, and try your hand in some voluntouring!