Blog

News and Announcements

Planning Retirement Abroad

Just when we thought we were seeing some light in the Covid 19 crisis along comes Omicron.  As I write, the Omicron threat is fading, vaccination rates have risen, and some countries are loosening their travel restrictions.  It will be a while before travel and international volunteering will return to its pre-Covid levels. That doesn’t …

Read More
view of an inner rainfores
News and Announcements

Impact on travelers and voluntourism

In many cases, international volunteer sending organizations are resuming international operations.  If you are interested in a volunteer assignment abroad, I strongly suggest you first choose the type of assignment you would like and the part of the world in which you would like to serve.  You can do this by visiting Volunteer Programs on our website.  …

Read More
image depicts a person walking out of a tunnel on to a narrow road, pulling a suitcase
News and Announcements

Effects of COVID-19 on Global Volunteering

Times continue to be difficult for international volunteer organizations.  The Covid-19 variants are wreaking havoc in areas  that previously had the outbreak under control.  It is very difficult to plan and schedule volunteer assignments and trips.  Virtual international volunteering continues to be an important way for the volunteer to stay involved and to help.  Until …

Read More
Image shows the hilly, tropical island of Dominica, with ocean in the foreground
News and Announcements

Planning for Renewed Global Travel

Many of us are planning global trips later in the year.  For those of you who are considering an international trip, there is a list available of which countries have opened up, and which have not, Visit  World Nomads. All international volunteer sending organizations have been affected by coronavirus travel restrictions.  I suggest that when you contact …

Read More
photo of medical staff performing covid tests
News and Announcements

March 2021

At the time of this writing, the number of Covid-19 cases world-wide is diminishing.  Parts of the world are beginning to open up to travelers.  However, it will be a while before one can plan an international volunteer trip.  To obtain the latest information on world travel and health conditions visit the Personal Health section of our …

Read More

Sign up now to receive advice on volunteering and updates on new opportunities.

We will use the information you provide to email occasional newsletters and updates, in accordance with our Privacy Policy. By signing up, you agree that you have read our Privacy Policy and agree to its terms. If at any time you wish to cancel your subscription, simply select the Unsubscribe option at the bottom of the email.