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Volunteering in Israel – Stephanie’s Time in the Mountains

A GoEco volunteer at Nimrod Fortress in Israel.

Volunteer in Israel – Mountain Eco-Lodge Nimrod, Israel After much consideration and debate I decided to volunteer in Israel at the Mountain Eco-Lodge. I decided to go through GoEco because they were very helpful and always answered my questions promptly. They were also great during the registration process and the customer service was marvelous. I appreciated that GoEco sent reminder ... Read More »

Volunteering in Guatemala – Dorothy’s Time Abroad

A GoEco volunteer had a great time taking the local buses in Guatemala.

Volunteer in Guatemala – Antigua Childcare and Community Antigua, Guatemala I found myself at a crossroads in my life, so I decided to take the ultimate plunge, put my life on hold, and volunteer abroad. I came across GoEco and they assisted me with finding the perfect volunteer project. In about a month’s span I picked my project and left ... Read More »

Volunteering in Thailand – Emily-Jane’s Time with the Monkeys

A GoEco volunteer loved spending time with the monkeys.

Volunteer in Thailand – Gibbon Primate Sanctuary Tak Province, Thailand I can’t describe how nervous I was leaving the Sydney airport for my adventure in Thailand! I am 17 years old and decided to volunteer abroad for a couple weeks to celebrate graduation. The Gibbon Primate Sanctuary project in Mae Sot was one of a few GoEco programs that allowed ... Read More »

Volunteering in South Africa – Trisha’s Time Living in Cape Town

A GoEco volunteer with one of the kids at the project.

Volunteer in South Africa – Cape Town Community Projects Cape Town, South Africa Volunteering in South Africa on the Cape Town Community Project was truly the greatest experience of my life. As soon as I was dropped off at the accommodations and was introduced to all of the lovely staff and project coordinators, I knew that this trip was going ... Read More »

Volunteering in Cambodia – Jolanta’s Wonderful Birthday Treat

A GoEco volunteer with the children she taught.

Volunteer in Cambodia – Teaching and Community Development Samraong, Cambodia This past November I spent two weeks volunteering in Cambodia on the Teach and Community Development Project. It was a gift from my family for my 50th birthday to volunteer abroad. I was nervous my age would be a problem, but as soon as I landed in Cambodia my age ... Read More »

Volunteering in Zimbabwe – A Day in the Life of a Volunteer

A GoEco volunteer helped fix and build fences

Volunteer in Zimbabwe – African Wildlife Orphanage Bulawayo, Zimbabwe After extensive research, I decided to volunteer at the African Wildlife Orphanage. I was very excited to begin volunteering because I love animals and wanted to help them. I decided on the orphanage because of the diversity of animals living there and the volunteer work sounded interesting. After a very long ... Read More »

Volunteering in Thailand – An Unforgettable Journey

Planting rice at the farm

Volunteer in Thailand – Learn, Volunteer and Travel Sing Buri Province, Thailand The first time I had ever flown by myself was when I was on my way to Thailand to volunteer at the Learn, Volunteer and Travel Project. Needless to say, I was very nervous boarding the plane. When I arrived at the Bangkok airport I was greeted by ... Read More »

From Germany to Israel – Trekking and Volunteering

A GoEco Volunteer visits Jerusalem for the first time.

Volunteer in Israel – Desert Eco Building project Tzukim, Israel Martin Horacek decided to go on a journey of a lifetime trekking and volunteering his way from Germany to Israel.  Martin trekked by himself and on foot to the Old City of Jerusalem where he is now volunteering at the Desert Eco Building Project. After being in Israel for a ... Read More »

Volunteering in South Africa – My Unforgettable Experience

Volunteering in South Africa, gave me many opportunities to surf!

Volunteer in South Africa – Teach Children and Surf in Cape Town Cape Town, South Africa I volunteered at the Teach Children and Surf Camp in Cape Town.  I worked specifically at a school in Dunoon, called Elundini.  We helped the local teachers keep the children quiet during the lesson and played football and hide-and-seek with them during recess.  The ... Read More »

Volunteering in the Maldives – Seeing Sea Turtles for Days!

A GoEco volunteer having a great time on the boat.

Volunteer in the Maldives – Sea Turtle Rescue Center Naifaru, Maldives Hello future volunteers! They said, “Expect the unexpected” when volunteering at the Sea Turtle Rescue Center in the Maldives and that’s exactly what happened!  I even got more than I was expecting (in a good way), starting with my pre-departure guidance by the wonderful GoEco team from reaching the ... Read More »