Volunteering is a great way to travel the world, make a difference, help other people or animals, and meet new friends. Whether you are a college student, a university graduate, or a professional on a career break, you can be sure there is a volunteer program for you. These days, there are thousands of interesting volunteer abroad programs available in many countries all over the world. For today’s post, we took a closer look at some of the best volunteer programs that might be interesting for you. From protecting sea turtles in Costa Rica and teaching English in Bali to farming projects in the Caribbean and castle renovation in France, here are 25 Volunteer Travel Experiences You Should Try.
Husky Ranch in Canada
Dog lovers will certainly enjoy volunteering at a husky ranch in Canada. The main tasks include working directly with the dogs as well as plenty of dog-sledding trips where the volunteers will help with guiding the trips and training the huskies. Available all year round, this program offers durations of 4 to 12 weeks.
Heroes on Horseback in India
Provided by Relief Riders International, the Heroes on Horseback program brings all-encompassing relief to poor villages around Rajasthan, India. Volunteers participate in the unique experience of riding on horseback through the desert to provide numerous welfare programs for poor villagers: free eye surgery, free dentistry, free pediatric care, HIV/AIDS prevention awareness, donating livestock to widows etc.