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Volunteering in Costa Rica – Teaching and Social Work in San José

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Volunteer in Costa Rica – Teaching and Social Work in San José San José, Costa Rica The Costa Rica volunteer experience was nothing like I expected, and I had an amazing time. I met friends and worked with people from all over the world who were all doing amazing volunteer work across Latin America, and just had the right ideas ...

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Volunteering in Kenya – Masai Mara Wildlife Reserve

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Volunteer in Kenya – Masai Mara Lion and Wildlife Conservation Masai Mara, Kenya Last October 2011, I spent two weeks volunteering in Kenya in the Masai Mara Big Cat, Wildlife Research & Conservation Project. What can I say about the project? … It was amazing!! The program allowed me to immerse myself in both environmental and cultural aspects of the area. I also had ...

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Volunteering in South Africa for Great White Shark Conservation

Volunteer in South Africa: Great White Shark Conservation Gansbaai, South Africa My adventure volunteering in South Africa at the Great White Shark Conservation project was a fantastic experience.  Being able to see these beautiful creatures “up close” was very exciting!

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Volunteering in Africa for Big Cat, Elephant, and Rhino Conservation

Volunteering in Africa for Big Cat, Elephant and Rhino Conservation Zululand, South Africa Volunteering in Africa at the Big Cat, Elephant, and Rhino Conservation project was a thrilling opportunity. In March 2012, I spent two weeks working on the project. Each volunteer is able to select which project they want to be involved with.

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Summer Internships in Top 10 Beach Cities

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New International internships from GoEco Barcelona, Spain and Tel Aviv, Israel We’re excited to present you with two new internship projects this month that are located in two of the hottest cities on the Mediterranean Sea! Both ranking in the Top 10 Beach Cities of the World by National Geographic, Barcelona and Tel Aviv have everything you could want from a summer ...

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Sea Turtle Conservation Volunteering in Costa Rica

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Volunteer in Costa Rica – Sea turtle conservation Pacific and Caribbean Coasts, Costa Rica “There’s a snake!” “Where?” “On the road! Wanna take a picture?” My driver stops by the side of the road, as I pull out my camera.

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My Experience Volunteering in Thailand with the Akha Hilltribe

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Volunteer in Thailand – Akha Hilltribe Aid and Experience Chiang Rai, Thailand It was an experience in it of itself – living in a bamboo hut in the forest, working with the Akha people – it was awe-inspiring. The Akha village I volunteered at in Thailand is a unique place where people live by their own two hands, all the ...

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Volunteering in Zimbabwe – Wildlife Orphanage

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Volunteer in Zimbabwe – African Wildlife Orphanage Bulawayo, Zimbabwe Going to africa was a lifelong dream of mine.  The experience was worth all the long flights and excruciatingly painful layovers in the world.  Upon arrival at my destination, I was greeted by 2 lion cubs at the orphanage.  There was a 5 month old male & a 20 month old ...

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My Experience Volunteering in Eilat with GoEco

Volunteer in Israel – Coral reef conservation program Eilat, Israel When I first signed up with GoEco to volunteer at Israel’s Coral Reef in Eilat, I didn’t know what to expect. And, to tell you the truth I was kind of nervous. I asked myself questions like: What will I be doing?

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Volunteering in South Africa at the Teach and Surf Program in Cape Town

Volunteer in South Africa – Teach AND SURF in Cape Town Cape Town, South Africa During my life I have visited some wonderful places where I have met a lot of amazing people. Each time I left I felt sad. But I have never felt as upset as I felt leaving Cape Town, the city where I spent the 16 best ...

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Weekly Update – 02.22.12: Volunteer in Cape Town at the Surf and Teach Program

VOLUNTEER IN South Africa – Surf and Teach Children in Cape TOWN Upper Galilee, Israel Every country in the world displays some diversity, but South Africa, from the hippos in Limpopo to the penguins on the Cape, is a world in and of itself. It befits its position at the southern tip of the planet’s most epic continent, with more ...

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Volunteering in Israel at a Multicultural Summer Camp

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Volunteer in Israel – Multicultural eco summer camps Upper Galilee, Israel The experience was unforgettable and unfathomably precious. The feel of a whole new country, of various religions, of various backgrounds, of whole new climates and landscapes– the variety of it all and the feeling of it all is so distinct and alive in my mind and heart and I ...

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Volunteering Abroad: from Sea Turtle Conservation in Costa Rica to a Wildlife Reserve in Africa!

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Volunteer in Costa Rica – Sea turtle Conservation Various locations, Costa Rica My name is Bailey and I am the winner of the 2012 New Years Resolution Grant! I first volunteered with GoEco in the summer of 2011 when I took my first trip abroad alone to Costa Rica.

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Volunteering in Israel at the Umm el Fahem Art Gallery: Part 2

Volunteer in Israel – Umm el fAhem Art Gallery Umm el Fahem, Israel I am coming to the end of my sojourn in Umm el Fahem. I just returned from a week’s travel around the country, during the Moslem holiday for which the gallery is closed.The entire experience here has been wonderful for me.

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Volunteering in Bolivia – Wildlife Conservation Zoo

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Volunteer in Bolivia – Wildlife Conservation zoo Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia Arriving in Santa Cruz was quite overwhelming, I had just flown thousands of miles away from home to another continent completely solo. That didn’t last long as I was warmly welcomed into the home of my host family, who were absolutely awesome! The first few days were ...

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