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Recent Posts

How Volunteering Changed My Life

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So you’re thinking about volunteering… Volunteering with GoEco This post goes out to anyone who is on the fence about volunteering internationally with GoEco. Before you make your final decision you should consider all aspects and possible effects of the trip. I say this because I learned it the hard way and did not prepare myself for how completely life ...

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Volunteer in South Africa – Penguin Conservation in Port Elizabeth

Volunteer in SOUTH AFRICA – PENGUIN CONSERVATION IN PORT ELIZABETH Port Elizabeth, South Africa Recently, I spent my block leave in Port Elizabeth volunteering at the Penguin Conservation Program. Before i started my assignment, I learnt that there was a recent admission of about 20 wildlife penguins adults and chicks that were found stranded at a nearby beach- all covered in ...

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Volunteer in China at the Giant Panda Center

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volunteer in CHINA – GIANT PANDA CENTER Ya’an City, CHINA My experience with GoEco was quite amazing. It had been my dream to hold a panda bear. I explored my options for such an opportunity and came across volunteering in China. GoEco made the whole process extremely easy and worked with me on finding a volunteer placement for a week ...

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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


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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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!


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


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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Volunteering in Israel at the Umm el Fahem Art Gallery

Volunteer in Israel – Umm el fAhem Art Gallery Umm el Fahem, Israel I am writing from Umm el Fahem, Israel, near the border with the West Bank. I am here spending six weeks volunteering at the Umm el Fahem Gallery of Art. So far, it has been an enlightening and delightful experience.

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Fauzi Azar Inn in Nazareth, a GoEco Volunteer Project, Wins Prestigious Award!

Volunteer in israel – Eco-tourism development in Nazareth Nazareth, Israel The Fauzi Azar Inn is a 200-year-old Arab mansion turned guest house and is responsible for creating a unique eco-tourism initiative in the Arab city of Nazareth. Nazareth is a magical city in the northern Israel near the Sea of Galilee. The city provides an unforgettable experience consisting of many ...

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Volunteering in Thailand – Flood Relief and TEFL Paid Teaching


Volunteering in Thailand – TEFL Paid Teaching and Flood Relief Singburi, Thailand I arrived three weeks ago now to follow the TEFL paid teaching program. But regarding the current situation I have also been involved in giving a hand to the local communities suffering from the floods in Singburi area. During the introduction week our help has been requested to ...

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Receive up to $300 off our new Teach and Surf Volunteer Project!

Register now to our new volunteer project, Teach Children and Surf in Cape Town, for your chance to receive up to $300 in grants!

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Volunteering in Israel: The Wildlife Reserve

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Desert Wildlife reserve Program Negev Desert, Israel Exotic Life in the Middle of the Desert Who hasn’t wanted to take some time off from life’s routine and escape to a new and different place, free of stress and filled with new experiences; to find a break from the monotony of everyday life.

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