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4 Reasons to Volunteer Abroad This Summer

Add meaning to your summer by volunteering abroad! Here are 4 reasons why it will lead to the ultimate summer.


  1. Sustainable Projects DO Help Communities Abroad

Volunteer work abroad is impactful when the organization works in partnership with the community. Collaborating with the community means they are involved in choosing the purpose of the project and developing a long term plan so that it is sustained. Empowering communities through sustainable community development efforts helps to meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.

2. It’s Beneficial to YOU

Volunteering abroad exposes you to new experiences which provide new insights and perspectives that aid personal growth. By immersing yourself in a new culture, day to day activities become lessons. You will return home with answers to questions you never thought to ask.

3. It’s Fun!

The beauty of volunteering abroad is that it is beneficial and fun! While you are volunteering you make life long friends from all over the world! When you have free time, get ready to play games with new friends, go on adventure activities and explore the new location!

4. Contribute Positively

Volunteering will allow you to contribute positively to the world and yourself. Acts of kindness create a ripple effect of positive contributions. When the trip is over you will bring the lessons you learned home with you.


Are you ready to volunteer abroad this summer? Global Works Travel has Summer Service Adventures in over 10 locations!