Posts Tagged: volunteer

Volunteer in Honduras: Work with Children in Need – Video

Those who opt to volunteer in Honduras will have a life-changing and soul-nourishing experience. There are many children in need and many placements that need volunteers. By participating in one of these programs, you will be doing a service to these incredible organizations and making a difference in these childrens’ lives. See the video after… Read more »

Spanish and Volunteering: Feeling Homesick in Sucre

“..there’s a traditional dance from Sucre where both of the dancing partners use a napkin like a scarf and everybody else claps. I don’t know the name for it, so I’ve dubbed it the ‘Napkin Dance’.”

Bolivian Food

Today the soup was “sopa con arroz y papas fritas”. That’s right: rice and french fry soup. It’s apparently a favorite- my eleven-year-old host sister was super excited about it.

Volunteer in Jaipur, India – Video

Volunteers and students of Hindi and Indian culture can combine cultural immersion with altruism and a life-changing experience with AmeriSpan’s Volunteer in India programs.

Starting Out in Sucre

“The center of the city’s beautiful, with flower gardens and white colonial buildings with red roofs. The buildings are all squished together like in San Francisco, but it’s a lot less city-like, somehow.”

South African Adventure

We met some of the tiny babies and then the older children when they got back from school. All the babies and children were so happy to meet us and were reaching towards us.

Volunteer Placement Preparation in Nepal

“Glenn/’Ganesh’ is working at Bishwa Shiksha Sadan in Maijubahal, Chabahil, Kathmandu. He moved to his placement site on Sunday.”

Cultural Classes in Nepal

“He had to buy some local items at a nearby market using local transportation. He very much enjoyed it and felt very independent – it really helped build his confidence.”

Volunteering and Discovering Wildlife in Bolivia

For those considering volunteer work and/or language immersion in South America, Volunteering in Bolivia might not be first option to come to mind, but AmeriSpan has sent many a volunteer to Sucre who return with a positive report and plenty of enthusiasm.  One such volunteer was our esteemed guest blogger Alison B., whose insight will… Read more »

Volunteer in Cambodia, Vietnam, or Thailand!

AmeriSpan has recently added Cambodia and Vietnam to its list of Volunteer Abroad locations, and want you to know firsthand that participating in these programs could give you the competitive edge you need on your resume as well as a unique experience of a lifetime!  How many people can say that they helped build a… Read more »