June 21, 2010

Catching World Cup Fever: Work Abroad Spotlight on South Africa

With all of this soccer fever (who isn’t constantly checking World Cup results and standings?) the world’s eyes appear to be on South Africa. And the country on Africa’s cape has plenty to be proud of! In addition to hosting the world’s most popular sports championship, South Africa is growing in popularity for those who want to travel abroad, for work, volunteering, study or leisure. Have you thought about working or volunteering abroad in South Africa? If so, read on!

June 9, 2010

Last Minute Volunteer Opportunities Abroad – Make the Most of Summer Vacation

Whether you are a student, teacher, or a seasonal worker with some free time this summer, you can take advantage of great opportunities to do something meaningful and fun this summer. While we are already into June, plenty of organizations are still looking for eager volunteers to work for anywhere from two weeks to three months on all types of projects – from building eco-lodges to teaching school children the basics. If you have ever through about taking a trip abroad to volunteer but weren’t sure if you had the time, the time is now for these overseas volunteer opportunities:

June 9, 2010

Dig in the Dirt: Work as a Volunteer Archaeologist

Have you seen JobMonkey’s newest cool jobs section about becoming an archeologist? Seriously, that is a COOL job. About a million years ago (okay, so maybe it was just 20), I was an archeologist for the summer. Well, for 3 weeks out of the summer. And I wasn’t exactly an archeologist. More like a glorified […]

May 18, 2010

Gulf Clean Up Volunteers

You can’t turn on the news these days without hearing about the clean up efforts from the British Petroleum oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Disasters such as these sure to wreak havoc on our ecosystem and give all of us pause for thought about finding alternative fuel sources. If you have spent any […]

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