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Recent Posts

Volunteering in the Czech Republic – People from Around the World

In this picture are three equity point workers. Me, Morgan, and Maj. The other two girls

Volunteer in the Czech Republic – Prague Hostel Internship Prague , Czech Republic This hostel in Prague was a great place to intern for those that are interested in a diverse new culture, traveling to excellent cities nearby, and loves historical architecture. The absolute best part of interning at a hostel is that it provides an environment that you can’t get anywhere else: the daily ...

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Volunteering in Israel – An Amazing Trip

A drive by photo taken one morning on our way to the main area on the reserve. It was an amazing sight to see the sun rise over the Jordan Mountains each morning when

Volunteer in Israel– Desert Wildlife Program Arava Desert , Israel I couldn’t have asked for a better experience. Volunteering in Israel at the Desert Wildlife Program was amazing. The rangers were wonderful along with the other volunteers I was with. I did not have one bad experience with this program. I came to Israel and to this program with an open mind ...

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Volunteering in Portugal – Experience Porto

Live Music in Spot Hostel for celebrating Saint John Festival

Volunteer in Portugal – Porto Hospitality Internship Porto , Portugal While I doing the Porto Hospitality Internship for six weeks, I wished I could have stayed longer. I was a bar tender and I found a golden opportunity to learn about both Portuguese and also international beverages. Porto is one of the most popular and touristic cities in Portugal. Therefore I was ...

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Volunteering in Australia – Conservation Experience

A GoEco volunteer at National park where we worked

Volunteer in Australia – Australian Conservation Experience Various locations throughout Australia   In September I went to the Australian Conservation Experience. I spent one week in Melbourne and two weeks in Warrnambool, which was a great experience. The first week we worked in three different places near Melbourne. We did weeding in St. Kilda, weeding and making animal food in a ...

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Volunteering in Czech Republic – Mornings at the Hostel

A GoEco volunteer trying to pour beer for the very first time.

Volunteer in Czech Republic – Prague Hostel Internship Prague , Czech Republic Volunteering in the Czech Republic at a hostel was a very memorable experience. The one thing I regret is only singing up for a month because that month felt like a long summer camp of heaven. I stayed in a girls dormitory, working with the same people and ...

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Volunteering in Israel – The National Reserve Program

Hungry pack waiting for the safari feeding!

Volunteer in Israel – Desert Wildlife Program Arava Desert, Israel During my time volunteering at the Desert Wildlife Program I got to see and experience things I never imagined I would. Waking up every morning and riding through the safari watching the sunset was one of the best parts about the whole trip. The different tasks made each day unique, but always amazing. Learning the ...

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Volunteering in Indonesia – Soaking in Balinese Culture

A GoEco volunteer holding the traditional flower offering that I crafted by hand

Volunteer in Indonesia – Education and Community Work in Bali Bali , Indonesia How many 18-year-olds can say, “I spent the summer volunteering in Indonesia, teaching English to 4th graders?” This one can. It was an incredible three-week experience at the Education and Community Work in Bali, in which I soaked in the Balinese culture and opened my heart to a ...

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Volunteering in Costa Rica – Turtle Conservation

Commuting from our park in Camaronal to another beach called Punta Islitas. The journey was filled with fun with people from all over the world!

Volunteer in Costa Rica – Sea Turtle Conservation Various locations on the Pacific and Caribbean coasts During the summer of 2015 I embarked a new journey with a focus on volunteering. I joined the Sea Turtle Conservation Project located in the Guanacaste region which lies on the pacific coast. The beach there is excellent for people who like to surf on their down ...

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Volunteering in South Africa – The Great White

Inside the predator tank

Volunteer in South Africa – Great White Shark Conservation Gansbaai , South Africa This was my first time volunteering in South Africa with Great Whites and I enjoyed it immensely. You do get up close and personal with the sharks! I got picked up from Cape Town at 8:30am and after stopping off at some other hostels we were on our ...

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Volunteering in Italy – Dolphins and Whales

A GoEco volunteer snorkeling in the Mediterranean

Volunteer in Italy – Dolphin and Marine Research Ischia Island, Italy This past summer I had the opportunity of volunteering with GoEco at the Dolphin and Marine Research Project. The project took place off the coast of Naples on Ischia Island. I didn’t really know what to expect, but I was so happy I volunteered. Initially I was looking to be ...

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Volunteering in South Africa – Two weeks at the Sanctuary!

A GoEco voluneer on the safari

Volunteer in South Africa – Wild Cat Sanctuary Free State , South Africa In January, I was fortunate enough to spend two weeks volunteering in South Africa at the Wild Cat Sanctuary. Being both my first trip to Africa and my first volunteer experience abroad, I was slightly apprehensive about what to expect. The minute I stepped off the bus and ...

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Volunteering in Israel – My GoEco Experience

A GoEco volunteer in the Safari

Volunteer in Israel – Desert Wildlife Program Arava Desert , Israel This summer, my sister and I decided to venture into something new. We wanted to travel together and what better way to do this than by joining a volunteer program. Our love for nature and animals lead us to search the internet for wildlife volunteering in Israel, and that’s when we ...

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Volunteering in Israel – Wildlife in the Arava Desert

A GoEco volunteer in the Safari, a few meters away from the house.

Volunteer in Israel – Desert Wildlife Program Arava Desert,  Israel This summer my sister and I decided we wanted to volunteer with animals outside of Mexico where we’re from. We found GoEco in an internet search and we were immediately drawn to the Desert Wildlife Program in Israel. We were advised to go to the project with an open mind, no expectations… and sunblock. When ...

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Volunteering in Portugal – Making Connections in Porto


Volunteer in Portugal – Porto Hospitality Internship Porto, Portugal What can I say about my time volunteering in Porto? Amazing! I will be honest and say that I didn’t know this city existed before I signed up with GoEco, which is hard to think about now that Porto is so close to my heart. I didn’t know what to expect, ...

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Volunteering in Cambodia – Where Children Will Melt Your Heart

a GoEco volunteer in Cambodia.

Volunteer in Cambodia – Sustainable Community Development Samraong, Cambodia I joined the Sustainable Community Development program for three weeks to teach English to children at the Greenway School in a rural area close to the border with Thailand. There, children from largely poor backgrounds go to the Greenway School to learn English for free from a combination of local teachers and volunteers (some of ...

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