Volunteer vacations : short-term adventures that will benefit you and others / Bill McMillon, Doug Cutchins, and Anne Geissinger
Book | Chicago Review Press | 2009 | Tenth edition.

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Tenth edition.
xxvii, 431 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Includes indexes.
Foreword / Ed Asner -- Sponsoring organizations: ACDI/VOCA: Strawberry farming increases income in Azerbaijan / Erin Gamble -- African Conservation Trust (ACT) -- African impact -- AidCamps International -- Ambassadors for Children (AFC): The little girl who stole my heart / Kelly Campbell -- American Hiking Society -- American Jewish World Service (AJWS) -- AmeriSpan -- Amigos de las Américas: Lessons from Maté / Anna Morenz -- Amizade Global Service-Learning: My life-changing experiences in the Amazon / Matt Clements -- Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) -- Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) -- ARCHELONG, the Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece -- ArtCorps -- Asociación Centro de Estudios de Español Pop Wuj: Never superfluous / Kayti Mills -- Association of International Development and Exchange (AIDE) -- Australian Tropical Research Foundation (ATRF) -- AVIVA -- Azafady -- Bangladesh Work Camps Association (BWCA) -- Bike-Aid -- Biosphere Expeditions: The day we caught two cheetahs / Martyn Roberts -- Bob Marshall Wilderness Foundation (BMWF): Interview with Bill Thomas, volunteer extraordinaire -- Bridges for Education (BFE) -- BTCV -- Camp AmeriKids -- Caretta Research Project (CRP) -- Caribbean Volunteer Expeditions (CVE) -- Casa Guatemala -- Catalina Island Conservancy -- Catholic Medical Mission Board (CMMB) -- Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) -- Cheyenne River Youth Project (CRYP) -- Child Family Health International (CFHI): An introduction to traditional medicine / Christine Henneberg -- Children Walking Tall (CWT) -- China Summer Workcamp -- CHOICE Humanitarian (The Center for Humanitarian Outreach and Inter-Cultural Exchange) -- Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT) -- Citizens Network for Foreign Affairs (CNFA) -- Colorado Trail Foundation (CTF) -- Concordia International Volunteers -- Conservation Volunteeers Australia (CVA) -- Coral Cay Conservation (CCC): A day in the life of a science officer / Wing-Yunn Craawley -- Cross-Cultural Solutions (CCS): All I had to offer was myself / Zubin Mathai --
Cultural Restoration Tourism Project (CRTP) -- Dakshinayan -- Earthwatch Institute -- Eco-Center Caput Inulae -- Ecologia Youth Trust -- Ecovolunteer Program -- El Porvenir -- Engineering Ministries International (EMI) -- Explorations in Travel (ET) -- Farm Sanctuary -- Foundation for Sustainable Development (FSD) -- Friends of the Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad -- Friends of the Great Baikal Trail (FGBT) -- Frontier -- Galapagos ICE: Immerse Connect Evolve -- Gibbon Conservation Center (GCC) -- Global Citizens Network (GCN) -- Global Crossroad -- Global Deaf Connection (GDC) -- Global Eco-Spiritual Tours (GEST) -- Global Humanitarian Expeditions (GHE) -- Global Routes -- Global Service Corps (GSC) -- Global Volunteer Network (GVN): Paper into pearls / Erina Khanakwa -- Global volunteers: My love affair / Elizabeth Rooney -- Global works -- Global Xperience: Coaching field hockey in a South African township / Emily Crow -- Globe Aware -- Go Differently -- Greenforce -- Habitat for Humanity International's Global Village Work Teams -- Hands Up Holidays -- Health Volunteers Overseas (HVO) -- Independent Living Alternatives (ILA) -- Institute for International Cooperation and Development (IICD) -- Intercultural Youth Exchange (ICYE) -- International Cultural Adventures (ICA) -- International Executive Service Corps (IESC) -- Iracambi Atlantic Rainforest Research Center -- i-to-i Meaningful Travel -- Jatun Sacha -- Joint Assistance Centre (JAC) -- Junior Art Club -- JustWorks -- Kokee Resource Conservation program (KRCP) -- La Sabranenque -- Landmark Volunteers -- Lawyers Without Borders (LWOB) -- Madre -- Medex International (MEI) -- Medical Ministry International (MMI): We keep coming back / George Deering, M.D. -- Mercy Ships -- Mobility International USA (MIUSA) -- MondoChallenge: Changing lives: teaching in a Sri Lankan Buddhist Temple / Alice Eastaugh -- National Trust Working Holidays -- Naucrates -- New Era Glapagos Foundation (NEGF) -- Oceanic Society -- Operation Crossroads Africa (OCA) -- Orphanage Outreach -- Pacific Crest Trail Association (PCTA) --
Passport in Time (PIT) -- Peace Villages Foundation -- Peacework -- Por un Mejor Hoy -- Programa Restauración de Tortugas Marinas (PRETOMA) -- Projects Abroad: The Talibés of Senegal / Michele Krech -- ProWorld Service Corps (PWSC) -- Raleigh International -- Reef Check -- Service Civil International-International Voluntary Service (SCI-IVS) -- Sierra Club Outings -- Sioux YMCA -- Students partnership Worldwide (SPW) -- Sudan Volunteer Programme (SVP) -- Sunseed Desert Technology -- Tethys Research Institute -- Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation -- Transformational Journeys -- Travellers Worldwide: Of Puja and Paddadams: teaching English in South India / Erica Garrecht-Williams -- United Action for Children (UAC) -- United Planet -- Visions in Action (VIA) -- Vitalise -- Volunteer Africa: The last leg: Kelly comes home / Kelly Christie -- Volunteer Bolivia: Acceptance and affirmation / Aaron Haddad -- Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC) -- Volunteers for Peace (VFP) -- Volunteers in Asia (VIA) -- Volulnthai: Volunteers for Thailand -- Voluntourists Without Borders (VWB) -- Winant and Clayton Volunteers -- Women in Progress (WIP): Professionals working together / Women in Progress -- World Horizons -- WorldTeach: We will succeed / Torin Perez -- World-wide Opportunities on Organic Farms (WWOOF), United Kingdom & Independents: Dig for victory / Mark Charlton -- Worldwide Opportunities on Organic Farms (WWOOF), USA -- Wyoming Dinosaur Center (WDC) -- YMCA Go Global -- Youth International -- Introduction to long-term volunteer opportunities -- Long-term sponsoring organizations: AmeriCorps; Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC); Peace Corps; Teach for America; Voluntary Service Overseas -- Indexes: by project cost; by project length; by project location; by project season; by project type; disability-friendly organizations; family-friendly organizations; senior-friendly organizations.
Growing numbers of people are looking for ways to make a difference while on vacation. This book catalogs over 150 different organizations that offer adventurous travel opportunities around the world. The opportunities are listed by organization, then indexed by cost, duration, location, season and type.
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