Volunteer Vacations: Short-Term Adventures That Will Benefit You and Others

by McMillon, Bill
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ISBN: 9781569768419
Used - Trade Paperback - 9781569768419


If you re looking for a way to make a difference while on vacation simultaneously getting away and using your talents to improve the world this guide shows you how a short-term volunteer stint can transform your life as much as the people, animals, and ecology you choose to help. This fully updated edition is filled with in-depth information and profiles of 150 select organizations, more than 40 new in this edition, running thousands of quality programs in the United States and around the world.Inside, you ll discover ways toExcavate Jurassic Period dinosaur fossils in WyomingWork with women in their own microbusinesses in GhanaStudy wolves with field scientists in Slovakia Help Haitians rebuild their homesOrganize activities for orphaned children in the Dominican RepublicLive and work with elephants in ThailandEach listing includes complete contact information with locations, costs, dates, and project details you won t find anywhere else. It lets you know the work volunteers typically do and any special skills needed and highlights projects specifically tailored for families, seniors, and people with disabilities. Stories from recent volunteers and a host of new photographs help you further imagine your volunteer adventure."
  • Format: TradePaperback
  • Author: McMillon, Bill
  • ISBN: 9781569768419
  • Condition: Used
  • Dimensions: 8.40 x 1.00
  • Number Of Pages: 464
  • Publication Year: 2012

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