Volunteer Handbook 4e

Author(s): Lonely Planet

Guides

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, 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!


Written by passionate, well-travelled Lonely Planet writers advised by a team of experts in the field, and fully updated for this comprehensive new edition, this user-friendly guide promises to make your plans a reality.


Chapters include:



  • International volunteering: an overview

  • Choosing your volunteer experience

  • The practicalities

  • Tying up loose ends

  • Organised volunteer programmes

  • Structured and self-funding volunteer programmes

  • Religious organisations

  • Do-it-yourself volunteer placements

  • Coming home

  • Starting your own charitable project


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.


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Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9781786578679
  • : Lonely Planet Global Limited
  • : Lonely Planet Global Limited
  • : July 2017
  • : 19.70 cmmm X 12.80 cmmm
  • : Ireland
  • : July 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 272
  • : Lonely Planet
  • : Paperback
  • : 4th Revised edition
  • : en
  • : 361.7025
  • : General Adult