Are you looking for a more meaningful travel experience? Do you want to give back to the communities you visit, make a genuine connection with locals, meet like-minded travellers and build your skills?
International volunteering opens up all these opportunities and this book has all the advice you need to get you there.
Much more than just a resource directory, Lonely Planet's Volunteer is packed with invaluable information and full-colour inspiration to get you planning your perfect short- or long-term volunteer experience anywhere in the world - whether it's monitoring sea turtles in Greece, helping set up handicraft businesses in Ghana or building community centres in Guatemala!
Inside "Lonely Planet's Volunteer: A Traveller's Guide to Making a Difference Around the World":
159 organisations listed and reviewed;
Opportunities on six continents, in 130 countries;
Over 120 seasoned volunteers share experiences and top tips;
Unique, user-friendly structure arranged by volunteering programme type;
Fully illustrated with colour photographs of volunteers in action;
Covers practicalities and raising money;
Volunteering programmes included:
Conservation and wildlife;
Agriculture and farming;
Emergency and relief;
Education and training;