Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Are you looking for a more meaningful travel experience? Do you want to give back to the communities you visit, make a genuine connection with locals, meet like-minded travellers and build your skills? International volunteering opens up all these opportunities and this book has all the advice you need to get you there. Much more than just a resource directory, Lonely Planet's Volunteer is packed with invaluable information and full-colour inspiration to get you planning your perfect short- or long-term volunteer experience anywhere in the world - whether it's monitoring sea turtles in Greece, helping set up handicraft businesses in Ghana or building community centres in Guatemala!
Inside Lonely Planet's Volunteer: A Traveller's Guide to Making a Difference Around the World: *159 organisations listed and reviewed * Opportunities on six continents, in 130 countries * Over 120 seasoned volunteers share experiences and top tips * Unique, user-friendly structure arranged by volunteering programme type * Fully illustrated with colour photographs of volunteers in action * Covers practicalities and raising money Volunteering programmes included: * Conservation and wildlife * Agriculture and farming * Emergency and relief * Education and training Authors: Lonely Planet and Don George About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.
Lonely Planet's founders, Tony and Maureen Wheeler, are leaders in championing the importance of travelling responsibly, and those values are at the core of Lonely Planet's mission to create the world's best travel content. TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards winner in Favorite Travel Guide category in 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015. 'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times