Tag: Volunteer

Ideas and resources on volunteer teaching and travel abroad.

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
Charles exploring the ancient city of Ayutthaya, Thailand.

A Peace Corps Volunteer’s EPIK Adventure Teaching Abroad in Eastern Europe and Asia

Charles exploring the ancient city of Ayutthaya, Thailand. Teaching Traveling: Ever wonder if the Peace Corps or another program for teaching abroad might be a good springboard for your teaching, traveling adventures? Let's get ideas and inspiration about this from...

/ August 22, 2017
Marilyn by the bust of Frank McCourt, author of Angela's Ashes and Pulitzer prize winner.

World Travel Through Volunteering After Retirement as a Teacher

Marilyn by the bust of Frank McCourt, author of Angela's Ashes and Pulitzer prize winner. Teaching Traveling: Every so often I do a second interview with particularly inspiring Teacher-Travelers, and Marilyn Cook (interviewed the first time here) merits this! Welcome...

/ March 15, 2016