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Volunteer Vacations

Volunteer Vacations

Volunteer vacations

Thailand Elephant Sanctuary

A Time for Healing: Thailand’s Elephant Sanctuary

Many of Thailand’s former working elephants face poor living conditions; a big-hearted young woman has created a sanctuary for these noble beasts.

Helping Hands: Alternative Gifts for the Holidays

These gifts capture the true spirit of the holidays. Here’s how you can help someone in need.
Thailand babysitting

My Day as a Booster Chair: Babysitting in a Thai...

Will Kern meant to volunteer his time painting, but then a staff woman led him to a room full of babies....

Children of India: A Volunteer Vacation

Hear the songs of the lost children who have found a home in this Indian community.
Volunteer with Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity: Costa Rica

Save the world? Start with a house.
Travel in Oahu

Restoring Natural Spaces: O’ahu

Do it Quick-n-Dirty.
Teaching in Kenya

From Wisconsin to Kenya: Learning through WorldTeach

Mark Green brings a little bit of Africa back home to Wisconsin.

New Discoveries With the Peace Corp in Mali

Sometimes the teacher becomes the student.
Altai

Searching for Snow Leopards: A Russian Conservation Project

A team of conservationists search for the elusive snow leopard in the rugged Altai region of Russia’s southeast.

While Zimbabwe Waits

In a nation gripped by AIDS, corruption and food shortages, survival often comes down to standing in line.

Travel on a Different Road: Volunteer Vacations

Bored with backpacking around Europe? Drop your bags and add volunteer service to your international travel plans.

From Cover Girl to Guardian Angel

Former Playboy model Susie Krabacher has found an unusual calling in the poverty-stricken island of Haiti.