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Have you ever volunteered while traveling overseas ?

  1. freecampingaussie profile image60
    freecampingaussieposted 6 years ago

    Have you ever volunteered while traveling overseas ?

    There is a site where you can volunteer at peoples places for free accommodation around the world which looks interesting . Have you done this yourself ?

  2. juneaukid profile image77
    juneaukidposted 6 years ago

    Yes, once while in Ireland, I volunteered to help with the potato harvest to have a sore back for several days afterwards.

  3. Borsia profile image45
    Borsiaposted 6 years ago

    Not exactly volunteering.
    Right after the big earthquake in Chengdu (2008) I bought up all of the water we could find, it was about 15 cases.
    The next few days at the place where a large number of people gathered we handed out water to the elderly and the very young.
    We also bought food and handed out soup and bread along with fruit.
    But that is just the Chinese way of doing things so I really wouldn't call it volunteering.

    1. freecampingaussie profile image60
      freecampingaussieposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      It is really good seeing people volunteer their time to help others . I have a hub about diferent ways to volunteer .

  4. cabmgmnt profile image85
    cabmgmntposted 6 years ago

    Yes, I worked with a Christian Mission to help paint a schoolhouse in Haiti. Very rewarding experience.

  5. samnashy profile image78
    samnashyposted 5 years ago

    Kind of.   About 20 years ago my cousin and I went to work on a Kibbutz in Israel.  We weren't paid anything but received board and lodging.  It was really tough work, but great fun and wonderful people were met along the way.

  6. Globetrekkermel profile image76
    Globetrekkermelposted 5 years ago

    Yes, i volunteered at the missionaries of charity of Mother Theresa in Marseille,France serving food in their soup kitchen.I also taught English for the inner city kids in the ghettoes of Marseille.

    1. freecampingaussie profile image60
      freecampingaussieposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      That would have been rewarding hearing the children speaking English !

  7. Kelly Underwood profile image54
    Kelly Underwoodposted 5 years ago

    I think when you take your intern abroad it has some free packages. Try to see this if this will help. http://www.studyabroad.com/programs/int … fault.aspx

  8. Say Yes To Life profile image80
    Say Yes To Lifeposted 4 years ago

    I haven't, but this looks really interesting!  Please tell me where this site is, so I can check it out!

 
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