JOURNEYS is Proud to Partner with Global VolunteersGlobal Volunteers participant with child and workbook.

We know that more and more of you seek opportunities to make your travel helpful to the people in the destinations you visit.  JOURNEYS has always supported local projects in our destinations, but our new Volunteer and Explore partnership with Global Volunteers, a Minnesota -based non-profit organization provides many more  diverse, worldwide,  well- organized, hands-on opportunities than we have offered before.  Combine a JOURNEYS trip with a Global Volunteers project participation and we will donate an additional $100 to your Global Volunteers project.

Global Volunteers, a “pioneer” of volunteer vacations since 1984, mobilizes some 2,500 short-term volunteers annually to work on development programs worldwide.  Teach conversational English to youth and adults, care for orphaned babies, nurture disabled youth, assist with health care and labor projects and more while learning about Global Volunteers participant drilling at a work site. the local culture in fascinating locales.  Global Volunteers supports more than 100 host communities through year-around volunteer service, on-going project funding and child sponsorships. You can make a significant difference in just a short time working on genuine community work projects.  Service program fees, ranging from $995 to $2,895, and air fare are tax-deductible for U.S. tax-payers.
 
Global Volunteers works only: 

• At the invitation of local organizations
• On projects determined by local decision
• Under the direction of local leaders
• On community-based projects
• Hand-in-hand with local people

Where can you serve with Global Volunteers: Global Volunteers participant teaching school children.

Africa
Asia
Europe
North / Central America
Pacific
South America

If you contact Global Volunteers, mention that you learned about their programs from JOURNEYS International.Global Volunteers participants pushing children in wheel chairs in a race.

“I have great respect for Global Volunteers’ philosophy and policies. With each trip, I’m touched and humbled by the possibility of helping a child or young adult. Global Volunteers enables me to not just be a passive world traveler but to be an active participant, a citizen diplomat"
~Norina Viara, volunteer on 18 teams

Global Volunteers participants working with lumber at a construction site.


“Education is our hope for the future, and Global Volunteers brings that hope to life for us.”
~ Bishop Mdegella (ELCT), Tanzania Host

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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