Is There an Ethical Alternative to Volunteer Tourism?

Is There an Ethical Alternative to Volunteer Tourism?

This is a guest post by Craig Vandermeer from Insight Global Education about his journey through volunteer tourism towards an ethical alternative. At the start of the millennium, volunteer tourism was arguably an insignificant part of the global hospitality industry...
How I Hire Volunteers

How I Hire Volunteers

This is the final part in our blog series from Naomi Shafer. In this post she talks about how she uses the lessons she has learned from her previous experience of volunteering (shared in parts one and two on this blog) to run the Clowns Without Borders international...
Planting Trees In Siberia

Planting Trees In Siberia

This is the first in a series of guest posts by Naomi Shafer from Clowns Without Borders. When I was 18, I did a volunteer program to plant trees…in Siberia. For context, Siberia has 20 percent of the earth’s forests, and 60 percent of the boreal forest in the...