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Volunteering in the US vs Volunteering Abroad

Posted on Tuesday, August 28th, 2018 under Volunteering

volunteer abroad high fiving a student

We’ve compiled a list of the pros and cons of studying at home vs abroad to help you decide which option is right for you.

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How to Choose the Perfect Volunteer Abroad Program

Posted on Thursday, November 16th, 2017 under Study Abroad, Travel, Volunteering

student volunteering abroad

The time that you spend abroad is as much about your own experience as it is about the experience of the community that you are working with. Here are a few ideas to help you choose your perfect volunteer project.

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Why You Should Volunteer When Studying Abroad

Posted on Thursday, January 19th, 2017 under Blog, Study Abroad, Travel, Volunteering

students volunteering in local community while studying abroad

As you prepare to study abroad in college, be sure to make time to volunteer while you’re in another country. Not only will this act help others, but it also has major benefits for you.

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Why to Seek Out Volunteer Work as a Student

Posted on Monday, July 16th, 2012 under Campus Correspondents, Student Life, Volunteering

benefits of volunteering

Why should you seek out community service or volunteer opportunities in addition to your high school or college coursework?

The concept of service is that it should be performed primarily for altruistic reasons. Pursuing community service or volunteer opportunities throughout your educational career demonstrates the type of person that you are.

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Post-College Volunteer Year: Is It Right for You?

Posted on Thursday, April 19th, 2012 under Graduation, Jobs, Volunteering

Girl with backpack

It seems like an ideal solution to the tough economy – complete a volunteer year in a program such as AmeriCorps, City Year, Teach for America or one of the many others that offer positions, usually working at nonprofit organizations.

The truth is that a year of volunteerism after college has many benefits, but a few drawbacks, too.

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