Entries in volunteering (30)

Wednesday
Dec072016

Andrea Hernandez – Thailand Orphanage & Construction Project

Andrea reflects on her amazing expierence teaching and viewing wildlife in Thailand. She explains why the culture is more friendly to back home in the Western world and why travelling to a less developed country has given her a new appreciation of life back home.

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Tuesday
Feb232016

Alex Walker - Thailand Elephant Sanctuary

With plans to go on to being a vet, Alex wanted the chance to volunteer hands on with animals. That's exactly what she got during her week stay at the Thailand Elephant Sanctuary with Frontier. Her experiences however, went above and beyond just caring for the elephants.

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Tuesday
Feb162016

Costa Rica Teaching Project - Alison Klymchuk

Although she may not want to become a teacher, Alison was very keen on taking part in a teaching project to spend time with children and make a difference in their lives. She went to Puerto Jimenez in Costa Rica and got to know a very laid-back and family orientated way of life.

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Thursday
Dec242015

Thailand Experience - Carys Tetlaw 

Carys spent month in Thailand experiencing the country and helping on different volunteering projects. She helped in an orphanage and a school and worked on a beach conservation project and in exchange learnt a lot about the culture from the locals and the children she was teaching.

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Monday
Dec142015

Costa Rica Big Cats, Primates and Turtles: Jordanne Wood

Two weeks in Central America living on camp, sleeping in a hammock and encountering exciting animals every day  - that was Jordanne’s summer! She made the most of her volunteering experience by getting involved in as many activities as possible and speaking to the locals.

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Monday
Oct262015

Sri Lanka Elephant and Leopard Conservation Project - Kirsty Orr

Kirsty saw this Sri Lankan project as a perfect combination of her love for Elephants and desire to travel in Asia. She completely adored her time away and was enchanted by the different culture and lifestyle. The work she completed whilst away was totally worthwhile and she is already planning to volunteer again!

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Tuesday
Oct202015

Costa Rica Animal Rescue: Beth Thomas

Beth saw the opportunity to work with sloths as too good to miss! Working with her favourite animal day in day out was an amazing experience for her and she will never forget her time in Costa Rica. Although the lifestyle was initially a culture shock the people she met made her feel more than welcome.

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Tuesday
Oct132015

Thailand Coral Reef Conservation and Diving: Katie Askew

Katie spent a month in Thailand, but it was more like a month in paradise. From helping to create artificial reefs to seeing black-tip reef sharks first hand while snorkelling Katie had an amazing time and also left feeling like she had made a real difference.

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Tuesday
Sep292015

Namibia Wildlife Conservation and Sanctuary - Polly Cheal

Polly wanted to gain hands-on experience of working with a variety of exotic animals, as well as experiencing life away from home for the first time—and certainly found trying to sleep with the sound of jackals and lions in the background a new experience!

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Monday
Sep212015

Sumatra Orangutan Conservation: Gaye Van Leeuwen

Gaye is a real wildlife enthusiast. Over the years, she has volunteered with pandas in China and gotten to grips with the wildlife in Madagascar.
This time, she's in Sumatra to help on an Orangutan Conservation Project and already has plans for her next trip!

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