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The Volunteer Travelers Handbook This guide to volunteering around the world is a necessary addition to any traveler s library It contains everything you would need to know if you were planning on travelling and volunteering in any capacity, or if you were merely curious about the subject If you are already on the road, DO PICK IT UP NOW The author meticulously, yet engagingly and succinctly, covers every aspect of the experience, from the planning period through when your boots are on the ground, and all the things you can This guide to volunteering around the world is a necessary addition to any traveler s library It contains everything you would need to know if you were planning on travelling and volunteering in any capacity, or if you were merely curious about the subject If you are already on the road, DO PICK IT UP NOW The author meticulously, yet engagingly and succinctly, covers every aspect of the experience, from the planning period through when your boots are on the ground, and all the things you can do after your time at an organization has come to an end As someone who has spent time volunteering at a handful of different projects and organizations throughout Southeast Asia, I would say that this book is highly useful for a veteran volunteer, or anyone interested in doing work overseas or at home that will change lives Her focus on progressive tactics of long term change, as well as words of warning about the sometimes shady, exploitative, or just ineffectual This book is VERY helpful if you are someone like me who is wanting to volunteer abroad someday I found her tips and suggestions very helpful I also found I appreciated her opinions on particular matters, like volunteering with Children, it allowed me to think about what change I want to make in It s entirely possible to go abroad and then cloister yourself away from the newness and diversity, to take the immersive aspect out of the cultural exchange but really, what s the fun in that That line from The Volunteer Traveler s Handbook gives a good feel for how the author looks at travel, as a means to get know a country, its culture, and people, not spending all her hanging out in hotels and on the tourist sightseeing trail with all the other travelers If she can leave the country slig It s entirely possible to go abroad and then cloister yourself away from the newness and diversity, to take the immersive aspect out of the cultural exchange but really, what s the fun in that That line from The Volunteer Traveler s Handbook gives a good feel for how the author look Travelers of any age, any background, and any travel style can find a way to give back to the communities they visit.This is what this book is about and any passionate traveler not only those planning to volunteer will find it a great, inspiring, enriching read From long term independent volunteering to short voluntourism tours or the support of local social enterprises, Shannon O Donnel clearly shows that everybody can help, and how.But this is not a deluded book, one that explains how easy Travelers of any age, any background, and any travel style can find a way to give back to the communities they visit.This is what this book is about and any passionate traveler not only those planning to volunteer will f Very useful book with a lot of things to take into account that otherwise I wouldn t have considered. I am embarrassed to admit that Shannon O Donnell s book, The Volunteer Traveler s Handbook, has been sitting on my desktop for about a year now I kept looking at the icon, knowing that I needed to open it so I could review it, but it wasn t until I was doing research for an article on voluntourism that I finally got around to reading it and what an awesome read it is This is the must have guidebook for anyone who wants to give back while on the road because it is comprehensive and comes full I am embarrassed to admit that Shannon O Donnell s book, The Volunteer Traveler s Handbook, has been sitting on my desktop for about a year now I kept looking at the icon, knowing that I needed to open it so I could review it, but it wasn t until I was doing research for an article on voluntourism that I finally got around to reading it and what an awesome read it is This is the must have guidebook for anyone who wants to give back while on the road because it is comprehensive and comes full circle from the planning stages through the volunteer work itself Voluntourism is a murky area of the travel industry because there are so many ways to define the sector and many organizations are using the term simply to draw interested travelers without actually providing a sustainable, meaningful experience for travelers and the communities in which they serve Because of the The Volunteer Traveler S Handbook Guides New And Veteran Travelers Through The Challenges Of Finding, Vetting, And Choosing Their Ideal Volunteer Experience First Hand Stories, Photos, And Practical Advice Help Interested Volunteers Find Meaningful Ways To Give Back To Communities All Over The World Through Volunteering, But Also Through Social Enterprises And Supporting Sustainable Tourism Practices.


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