LAST/WIDECAST Volunteers

LAST is dedicated to improving the conservation status of endangered sea turtles and their critical habitats in the Pacific and Carribean Coasts of Costa Rica through research, the creation, elaboration and distribution of a variety of informative material and the execution of training programs and courses for local communities. Volunteers will... click to read more!

Child care Assistant ( Orphanage) Program

Volunteering in Nepal Child care Assistance Project is an enriching and life changing experience for volunteers as well as the children. Many of former volunteers have reported that this project, in particular, has been memorable and fulfilling, and has changed the way they view the world.

You’re Duties as Volunteer:

What you will be doing will vary in each home. Generally, some... click to read more!

224 Volunteer Programs in 24 Countries, Year Round Options

We arrange short-term international mission trips and long term volunteer projects in South America, Africa and Asia.

Designed with flexibility and customized attention with volunteer options in African orphanages, teaching English, medical and dental volunteering, HIV awareness projects, conservation in national parks, animal welfare, environmental and community development.

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Summit day on Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro

By: Allison Feikes

The hardest goal I have ever set before myself was to climb the world’s tallest freestanding mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro. I had no previous climbing experience, but I saw Kili as an opportunity to achieve greatness. After four days of climbing for eight hours a day, day five started at midnight in order to reach the peak by sunrise. Only the stars in the sky and the snow around us were... read more!

The Yogurt Man Cometh

By: Allison Feikes

Upon the first day of orientation in Ankara, the Fulbright Commission gifted all of the English Teaching Assistants with a book, The Yogurt Man Cometh: Tales of An American Teacher in Turkey by Kevin Revolinski. I found tremendous comfort in Revolinski’s words. As the craziest and most bizarre stories began happening to me I thought, “How will anyone believe me? Is there anyone who will... read more!

Politics and People

Orlan Space suit

By: Anil Menon, M.D.

I've been working with Russians over the past year and the most difficulty I have had with the experience is learning the Russian language.  Though I have spent much of my life studying and should be able to learn effectively at this point; I honestly don't think I have ever encountered anything as hard as learning Russian.  Every other aspect has been much easier - living outside of... read more!