Tag: Volunteer

Ideas and resources on volunteer teaching and travel abroad.

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” who […]

/ 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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Experteering in the Philippines.

Volunteer Your SKILLS Abroad to Make a Real Positive Impact

Mark Horoszowski on his personal Experteering trip in Nepal in 2011 where he was supporting the Nepal Wireless Initiative. Teaching Traveling: Mark Horoszowski, Tell us a bit about your background.  Mark: I’m a first-generation American, born to a Father from […]

/ December 22, 2017
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