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Volunteering In Israel – The best thing I’ve ever done!

Volunteer in Israel – Desert Wildlife Program Arava Desert, Israel When I first decided I wanted to volunteer, I searched so many websites and eventually I came by GoEco’s website, and I started by reading this exact page you are reading now. So many positive experiences, I thought to myself, this has to be something that I do! I have ...

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Volunteering in Croatia – Having a Blast with Dolphins!

Observing a beautiful sunset

Volunteer in Croatia – Bottlenose Dolphin Conservation Zambratija, Croatia The dolphin research organization where I took part was a blast for me! You can be a volunteer and have an amazing experience with other volunteers from all around the world and with a lot of fun. The tasks for the dolphins comprised the bulk of the daily work: every volunteer gets ...

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Volunteering in Croatia – A Wonderful Time!

Enjoying the water while searching for dolphins

Volunteer in Croatia – Bottlenose Dolphin Conservation Zambratija, Croatia I came to volunteer for dolphin conservation because I have been fascinated by the dolphins since my childhood. While volunteering we have learned so much about these wonderful creatures – and to see them LIVE in the nature was an absolute highlight! Our team was especially unique because it team was the oldest ever! ...

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Volunteering in South Africa – Where my Heart Belongs

Volunteer in South Africa – Kevin Richardson Wildlife Sanctuary Gauteng Province, South Africa When you leave Africa, you’re not the same person you were when you first arrived there. When that awful day comes and it’s time to leave the Kevin Richardson Wildlife Sanctuary, you are most definitely a changed person. I came to the Kevin Richardson Wildlife Sanctuary not knowing ...

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Volunteering in South Africa – Throw caution to the wind and go!


Volunteer in South Africa – Wildlife Sanctuary Hartebeespoort, South Africa As someone who does extensive research before doing anything; I strongly encourage anyone who might be a tad over cautious, like me, to throw caution to the wind and GO! This program is truly life changing. (I don’t like the term “Once in a lifetime” because I fully intend to repeat ...

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Volunteering in South Africa – I want to see the world

Volunteer in South Africa – Teach Children and Surf in Cape Town Cape Town, South Africa “I want to see the world” That is what I said to myself after my summer break, where I had met a lot of new international friends in a 2-week summer school. “I want to go traveling, as far and often as possible. Especially ...

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Volunteering in Thailand – Make a difference, learn a skill, see the real Thailand

Volunteer in Thailand – Learn, Volunteer and Travel Sing Buri Province, Thailand I was lucky enough to be able to volunteer thought GoEco for a week at Singburi orphanage in Thailand in October 2016. I was looking for an experience to use my muscles rather than my mind and to do some proper physical work to help people who have ...

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Volunteering in India – The Indian Files

Agra Fort with Milena (left) and Arlene (right)

Volunteer in India – Volunteer Travel Adventure Multiple Locations, India My journey began on Friday, August 5th 2016. The volunteer coordinators were all so hospitable. They gave us a tour of the M. Block Market to ensure we retrieved the essential items we requested for a comfortable stay in New Delhi, India such as, a cell phone data and service ...

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Volunteering in South Africa – Learning to Enjoy the Little Things

Volunteer in South Africa – Wildlife Rehabilitation Center Hoedspruit, South Africa From August 1, 2016 to August 15, 2016, I was fortunate to say I was a volunteer for the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center in Hoedspruit, South Africa. The location was absolutely beautiful. The surrounding area is filled with dry bush and trees but to the back of the center, the ...

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Volunteering in South Africa – My Time at the African Wildlife Ranch

Volunteer in South Africa – African Wildlife Ranch Outdshoon, South Africa I decided I wanted to do some volunteer work and did a lot of research in advance before finally deciding to book with GoEco and choosing to work at The African Wildlife Ranch in Outdshoon South Africa. The whole programme sounded varied and interesting – just what I wanted. ...

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Volunteering in Indonesia – An Amazing Summer in Bali

Collecting Coral

Volunteer in Indonesia – Bali Sea Turtle Rescue Bali, Indonesia I have longed for my first overseas voluntary journey for months. It was a breakthrough for me and did not disappoint! There were passionate youths from all over the world. I made friends with volunteers from Europe, Asia and more. That’s really a place for cross-cultural exchange! Orientation week was conducted ...

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Volunteering in South Africa – My Favorite Trip Ever

Playing with the kids on Mandela Day

Volunteer in South Africa – Cape Town Community Projects Cape Town, South Africa This was one of the most amazing volunteering experiences so far in my life. Before departing, I was really excited but a bit nervous. I met so many volunteers from all over the world. People were so nice and friendly. The part I liked the most was taking care ...

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Volunteering in Thailand – An Experience Like No Other

This volunteer fell in love with her favorite students at the Sir Udom School.

Volunteer in Thailand – Learn, Volunteer and Travel Sing Buri, Thailand Stepping out of my comfort zone and volunteering in Thailand with this amazing organization is something I will remember forever. I was fortunate to meet such kind-hearted children and make such wonderful friends, while volunteering. For the first week I was able to volunteer at an orphanage in a ...

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Volunteering in South Africa – T.I.A. (This is Africa)

Volunteer in South Africa – Wild Cat Sanctuary Free State, South Africa Besides the initial shock of lions, cheetahs, jackals, and other wildlife, most people questioned why my first trip out of the United States would be to South Africa and why a marketing student was volunteering at a big cat sanctuary. GoEco was the perfect opportunity to check an ...

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Volunteering in India – Going to Goa

Volunteer in India – Teaching and Community Work in Goa Goa, India The first week is introduction week; this includes visiting historic sights, Indian cooking classes, yoga classes, self-defense classes and learning about Indian religions, languages and the country. It’s a fantastic way to see Goa and you meet amazing people. My favorite part was touring an organic spice plantation. ...

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