Tag: Volunteer

Ideas and resources on volunteer teaching and travel abroad.

Waiting to fill water jugs in South Sudan.

Fundraising for Wells in South Sudan from “A Long Walk to Water”

A completed water well in South Sudan! Teaching Traveling: One of the best books I've ever read with my middle school students is A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park. The book is based on the true story of Salva Dut,...

/ August 17, 2018
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

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
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
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
Irvin (on the left) volunteering in the Dominican Republic.

You Don’t Have to Wait Until You’re Old or Rich to Travel, High Schoolers!

Irvin (on the left) volunteering in the Dominican Republic. Teaching Traveling: Looking for an opportunity for student travel to volunteer abroad? See this story from New York high school student, Irvin Solano, about how he was able to volunteer in...

/ December 4, 2017