Tag: Volunteer

Ideas and resources on volunteer teaching and travel abroad.

Helping elephants in Thailand.

International Service Learning for College Credit with BLV

Interested in volunteering abroad? Curious about programs to explore other countries while helping? Learn about a great opportunity to do service learning internationally and get college credit at the same time. Teaching Traveling: Welcome to Stacie Freeman, a college professor […]

/ December 20, 2019
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Taking a break with some new friends near the Iraq/Iran border.

Mental Health Awareness Around the World with “Hope for the Day”

Wondering about mental and emotional health, education, and resources in different countries? Meet Nancy Bartosz, a woman who is on a leave of absence from teaching in America to travel and explore mental health awareness around the world. Nancy with […]

/ February 15, 2019
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Waiting to fill water jugs in South Sudan.

Fundraising for Wells with Salva Dut from “A Long Walk to Water”

  A completed water well in South Sudan! One of the best books I’ve read with my middle school students is A Long Walk to Water. The book is based on the true story of Salva Dut, one of the “Lost Boys of Sudan” […]

/ August 17, 2018
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Bibek and Natasha in Nepal.

A Nepal Nonprofit Dedicated to Post-Earthquake Rebuilding

Teaching Traveling: Ever wonder what it takes to start a nonprofit? Natasha Wozniak is the founder of Sangsangai, an organization committed to rebuilding Nepal, one village at a time, after its devastating earthquake. They also offer homestays as a way […]

/ August 2, 2018
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Teach or Volunteer at the National Africa College Online High School

Prince (second from right) with Harvard students. Teaching Traveling: Welcome to Prince Obiri-Mainoo, a professor from Ghana who, after teaching at Harvard, has launched an online high school based in West Africa! Prince, tell us about your background.   Prince: Hello! I […]

/ May 9, 2018
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These roots grow deep: born and raised in sunny So-Cal.

Peace Corps Alum Teaches Positive Body Image as a Solo Black Female Traveler

Meredith skydiving in San Diego, right before entering Peace Corps! Teaching Traveling: Curious how the Peace Corps can lead to a life of travel? Wondering what it’s like to travel as a Black, solo female traveler? Read on! Welcome to […]

/ January 4, 2018
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