Quality International Volunteers, since 1989
- Affordable and safe international volunteering programs
"IMAGINE a job tailor-made to your interest that allows you to travel the world, with accommodation and food provided, has minimal requirement of experience, age or education, allows you as much time off as you want?
The job is international volunteering and despite the lack of financial recompenses, it may be by far one of the most rewarding experiences of your life.
See more of the places you're visiting than the standard tourist attractions and resorts. Experience the true culture and hospitality of your destination. Live like a local, meet like minded travellers and work on worthwhile volunteer projects in off the beaten track destinations.
In 12 months volunteering overseas, I helped the cultural practices of the indigenous people of Borneo, taught English at a technical School for boys in Thailand, worked as a recycle and Organic farm hand, was a general farm hand in Bavaria and a field worker for the Sea Turtles Protection Society of Greece.
I was blessed by the high priestesses of the Kadazan and learned to cook Bornean food in a long house. I climbed over stiles in the Kent Downs and drank ale in a 500-year-old pub. I swam with sea turtles and helped prepare for the local Assumption church service on a Greek beach. I met people who earned their living harvesting birds nests for Chinese soup and went carolling through the suburban streets of Chiang Mai on Christmas Eve. I helped in a chicken slaughter house and planted a field of potatoes........ (read more)