Israel

Shalom, salaam, and greetings from the Holy Land!  We at GoEco are based here in Israel so this beautiful, multicultural, multifaith country holds a special place in our hearts.  Besides the expansive beaches of Tel Aviv, incredible history of Jerusalem, and the free-flowing hummus, this little country has an unbelievable amount of places to go and things to see.  Travelers to the Land of Milk and Honey have a lot of options to volunteer, whether it be with animals at a wildlife reserve, helping with the Red Sea coral reef conservation effort, or learning sustainable building at an eco-tourism hotel in the desert.

GoEco’s first project! Sea turtle conservation on the Mediterranean

Volunteering in Israel at the Desert Wildlife Program

Deborah P : April 3, 2014 5:42 pm : Israel, Volunteer Post, Wildlife

Volunteer in Israel – Desert Wildlife Program

Arava Desert, Israel

Before I embarked on my GoEco adventure, I was living and working on a kibbutz near Gaza. I had no preconceived expectations of how GoEco ran their organization or how they treated their paying customers; I only had my kibbutz programme as a benchmark but I was excited to start volunteering at the Desert Wildlife project. Continue reading Deborah's blog

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Volunteering in Israel at the Mountain Eco Lodge

Charlaine : March 6, 2014 4:27 pm : Israel, Volunteer Post

Volunteer in Israel – Mountain Eco Lodge

Nimrod, Israel

GoEco volunteer gets around the lodge grounds

Getting Around

After discovering GoEco through a local organization, I decided to partake in an internship abroad. After reviewing the projects, I decided that volunteering in Israel at the Mountain Eco Lodge would give me the experience I was looking for. I was embarking on an opportunity to discover a new country with its local population, its customs, religion and lifestyle. I turned to Israel, a unique country with its numerous and diverse landscapes, particular mode of life and rich history filled with cultural and religious significance.

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Volunteer in Israel – My Amazing Experience at the Multicultral Eco Summer Camp

Veronika : February 20, 2014 3:25 pm : Israel, Volunteer Post

Volunteer in Israel – Multicultural Eco Summer Camp

Mughar, Israel

all the volunteersGo right now, right here! Pack your bag, book your flight tickets! You’re going to volunteer in Israel, specifically the lovely town Mughar. The Multicultural Eco Summer Camp is waiting for you. … Or wait a minute, remove your factor 50 sun screen from your backpack again! If your ideal vacation is a trip to Sunny Beach with colourful umbrella-filled drinks and parties ‘till the break of dawn, you can stay at home. Or just go to Tel Aviv.

If, on the other hand, you are ready to cover your shoulders and knees for 15 days, not drink alcohol, and get an unforgettable insight into the Drusian culture, you can repack the sunscreen. Continue reading Veronika's post here

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Volunteering in Israel at the Multicultural Summer Camp

Xin Lim : January 8, 2014 2:21 pm : Education, Israel, Volunteer Post


Volunteer in Israel – Mulicultural Summer Camp

Druze Village, Israel

I had already been living abroad on my own for a year but the idea of spending two weeks volunteering at a summer camp in an Israeli Druze village without knowing anyone was still pretty daunting. Although I had prior experience working with kids, teaching English to a group of seventy-five Druze children, aged seven to thirteen, still seemed a bit intimidating.   Continue reading Xin's post

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Volunteering in Israel | Saving Eilat’s Coral Reef

Jacquie : December 5, 2013 6:08 pm : Israel, Volunteer Post


Volunteer in Israel – Coral Reef Reserve

Eilat, Israel

As with any new experience, I was a little nervous and apprehensive as I had no idea what to expect when volunteering in Israel. Those feelings quickly disappeared upon meeting my fellow volunteers at the GoEco orientation where we were briefed on what to expect and all of our questions were answered.

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