TRAVEL BLOG: Miscellaneous

Preparing for your volunteer trip!

So you’ve picked a volunteering experience, and you are over-the-moon excited about it. Now what? There are plenty of things you’ll need to do before your trip abroad, and getting a head start on planning is the best way to avoid becoming a frantic mess at the last minute. Here’s a complete breakdown of tasks to prepare for your volunteering trip.

What to do after your project?

So you’ve volunteered abroad, and your experience was 100% amazing. Now what? It’s easy to assume that life will just go back to normal after your trip, but that’s not necessarily the case. You may feel inspired to be more adventurous, try some exciting new activities, or make changes in your local community.

How to travel Eco-friendly?

We all know how important it is to lessen our impact on the environment, and most of us try to be eco-conscious in our everyday lives, but one issue that we may have while traveling is that it’s much harder to be sustainable when you’re not at home. It can be difficult to find a place to recycle in an unfamiliar destination, and our use of plastic water bottles, plastic bags, and other single use plastics goes up when we’re abroad.

Traveling on a budget?

Dreams of travel to foreign countries can seem unattainable if you don’t have the funds, but you might be surprised to discover that international travel doesn’t have to be expensive. By taking advantage of discounted volunteering trips, you’ll find that it’s possible to visit another country on a budget. Here’s our tips on using volunteering to make your trip super cheap!

Combating Homesickness

It’s normal to feel overwhelmed when you arrive in a new country, especially if this is your first trip abroad. You may feel a desire for the comforts of home, or anxious about the distance between you and your family and friends. Don’t worry - there are plenty of ways to reduce the effects of homesickness. Here are some ways to prepare for your volunteering trip and combat homesickness while abroad.

Before you go:

How to Fund-raise your volunteering program?

Interested to go help out with a good cause and volunteer abroad? Interested to help rescue, rehabilitate and release animals back in to the wild? Or are you looking to help indigenous communities in the amazon rainforest preserve their way of life? Of course funding such a trip can be quite the barrier! It however does not need to be! Fronteering has partnered up with FundAtlas to help fund your volunteering abroad programs! For more informaton visit: https://fundatlas.org/ 

Win a free trip contest!

Dear Volunteer,

 

Due to our recent succes on our facebook page reaching 10,000 Likes we have decided to celebrate this with a contest with the price being no less than a free trip and airfare credit! For more information check the flyer below and please email to Info@fronteering.com to take part in our challenge winning this trip of a life time!

  

The Brasil experience

If you are looking for a real adventure Trevor from Canada who recently finished his Amazon Guide experience in Brazil highly recommends you to take a look at: Trevor's South America Blog

For More information about the project please click here: Amazon Guide brazil

Coordinator Position Guyana

Assistant Program Coordinator position Guyana
A unique opportunity to play a key role in Fronteering’s Guyana programs.

Start date: December 2013 or January?February 2014
Term of Contract: One year initial commitment preferred
Are you interested? Please send your letter of motivation, resume and a few pictures of yourselft in the outdoors to patrick@fronteering.com

Program Coordinator Position

Program Coordinator Position

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