P.A.W. Animal Sanctuary

P.A.W. Cat Sanctuary and Humane Society was founded nearly a decade ago to control animal population through sterilization, as well as to conduct humane education throughout the island of Caye Caulker, Belize. P.A.W.'s sister program, Caulker Assisting Animals Through Sterilization (C.A.A.T.S.) was founded later to provide... click to read more!

Orphanage, Teaching and Senior Care Programs

Volunteer Chile

Chile: Orphanage Assistance (La Serena)

In La Serena volunteers support an orphanage/children's center. Currently the center offers nursery to about 20-25 underage children, some of which are orphans and live at the center full time. This is a very proactive project with over 20 babies and toddlers 9 (numbers may change if they are adopted or in foster care). One of the... click to read more!

Construction And Gardening

Construction And Gardening

Volunteer for construction and gardening projects in Caye Caulker, Belize!

Construction

There are five catteries at P.A.W., one of which is in great need of repairs. The structure is rusted and rotting after many of Belize's rainy seasons, and must be regularly repaired and maintained to ensure the health and safety of the cats living inside.

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Preparing For Your First Volunteering Project Abroad

By: Anne

Preparing For Your First Volunteering Project Abroad Heading out for your first volunteering project abroad is an exciting time, which many volunteers look forward to with mounting anticipation for months. However, it can also be daunting [1] - particularly as you may never have done something so independent or far-flung before. Knowing quite how to prepare can be a tricky task - so here are... read more!

How to Fundraise For Your Volunteer Travel Experiences

By: Anne

Volunteering as you travel is a wonderful way to see the world, learn more about different cultures and ways of life, and really make a difference to the lives of individuals in the countries that you visit. Volunteering abroad is an incredibly worthwhile thing to do, both in terms of the help and support you can provide to communities in need, and your own enrichment and development. However... read more!

Volunteering In Animal Shelters At Home And Abroad

By: Stephanie Heiken

The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated. ---Mahatma GandhiCan you honestly say that you don’t love animals? Neither can most people, which is why volunteering in animal shelters is one of the most popular forms of service both domestically and abroad. No matter what area of the world, shelters rely on volunteer assistance to improve the living... read more!