In the past, volunteer travel typically meant a significant investment of time – generally requiring people to spend several weeks or months supporting a project.
Now there are a multitude of options for people interested in mixing smaller doses of volunteering in with their holiday travel.
The question for many would-be “voluntourists” becomes, “how can I find a good volunteer travel program?”
Xola Consulting has spent the past two years working with a range of organizations providing blended adventure/volunteer experiences to travelers as well as talking with so-called “voluntourists” from age 20 to 72, and here’s how we break it down.
We’ve got two sections: Finding a Volunteer Trip and Evaluating Trips.