You are looking an elephant straight in the eye. Naturally curious, it's calmly exploring your vehicle, and you, with its trunk. This is the African big five experience you’ve dreamed of. Wildlife conservation volunteering with GVI makes experiences like this a...
10 weekend destinations from Kampong Cham After a busy week on project in Kampong Cham it can be nice to travel away for the weekend and visit some of the amazing places you can reach across Cambodia and further! Throughout my time here I have made sure I have seen as...
Underwater photography is more affordable and accessible than ever before. But with so many budding new photographers descending underwater, what impact is it having on coral reefs, and are we photographing responsibly? Become a citizen scientist Not only is...
Mornings here start with noise. The noise of a small village slowly stirring and getting ready to face the day. Roosters start crowing before the dawn – sometimes I hear a crackle of fire as the mahouts gather round to make their breakfast. Motorbike engines start –...
As a parent, the thought of sending your child to a foreign country can be terrifying. But what can you do when your high-schooler tells you that they want to volunteer abroad? You don’t want to deny them the opportunity to grow, but you also don’t want to send them...
Costa Rica is a dynamic country in Central America, known for its magnificent wildlife, stunning coastlines and volcanoes. The country has an abundance of tropical rainforests, jungles and endless golden stretches of Caribbean and Pacific beaches. Needless to say,...
Volunteering abroad can be an excellent idea for under 18s. It means you can use your summer for something both impactful and rewarding. It can also increase your educational and career prospects. And we are going to tell you why. Volunteering abroad lets you...
One of the best parts about volunteering in Kerala is the food. You'll stay in the heart of the local community and have ample opportunity to sample authentic and delicious South Indian cuisine. On your way to your project, you can stop by one of the many streetside...
Taking the leap If you had told me this time last year that I would be completely in love with South Africa and never wanted to leave, I'd have been skeptical. I discovered GVI several years ago and while I wanted to join a program, I had a full time job as a primary...
Spend your high school vacation doing something worth talking about when school starts again. Choose one of our best volunteer programs for high school students. Volunteering during high school is one of the best decisions you can make. GVI’s teen volunteer programs...
- Cape Coast
- Cape Town
- Chiang Mai
- Community Development
- Fiji Islands
- Gap Year
- GVI Live
- Kampong Cham
- Limpopo and KZN
- Luang Prabang
- Mahe and Curieuse
- Marine Conservation
- Personal Development
- Phang Nga
- Responsible Travel
- Service Learning
- Study Abroad
- Under 18
- Wildlife Conservation
- Women's Empowerment