Travelling the world, while helping make a positive difference to the lives of others is extremely rewarding. But volunteering abroad can be tricky territory and it’s important to understand the options available. This is where a new volunteer book can offer ideas, tips and solutions.
The Volunteer Traveler’s Handbook guides new and veteran travellers through the challenges of finding, vetting, and choosing their ideal volunteer experience.
It has first-hand stories, and practical advice, to help you find meaningful ways to give back to communities all over the world. It includes:
- The psychology and ethics of volunteering
- Real volunteering travel stories.
- Strategies for finding and vetting volunteer organisations.
- Cultural immersion and adjusting to life as a volunteer.
- Travelling tips on safety, food, packing and more.
- Complete volunteering resource lists.
Author Shannon O’Donnell, is a writer and publisher of A Little Adrift. She also runs a passion project – a community-sourced database of sustainable organizations around the world, Grassroots Volunteering.
Volunteer book and other travel styles in the series
The Volunteer Traveler’s Handbook is part of a great new series of travel books about how you choose to experience the world.
The volunteer book and other Traveler’s Handbooks are published by Full Flight Press, a collective of independent travel writers and publishers, all experts in their style of travel.
Each book is available in paperback ($16.99 or £12.99) and on your favourite e-reader ($9.99 or £7.99) from Amazon.
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The Traveler’s Handbook series includes: The Career Break Traveler’s Handbook, by Jeff Jung of the ace Career Break Secrets, The Food Traveler’s Handbook, by Jodi Ettenberg of the delicious Legal Nomads, The Luxury Traveler’s Handbook (in US and UK editions), by us, Sarah and Terry Lee of luxury loving LiveShareTravel, the second edition of The Solo Traveler’s Handbook, by Janice Waugh of the solo and savvy Solo Traveler, and The Volunteer Traveler’s Handbook, by Shannon O’Donnell of the inspiring A Little Adrift.
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