Volunteer: A Traveller’s Guide to Making a Difference Around the World (Lonely Planet Volunteer a Travellers Guide…


Lonely Planet: The world’s leading travel guide publisher 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! Opportunities on six continents & 130 countries Conservation and wildlife Emergency and relief Practicalities Raising money 159 organisations listed and reviewed Education & training> Over 120 seasoned volunteers share experiences & top tips Agriculture and farming Written by passionate, well-travelled Lonely Planet authors advised by a team of experts in the field. Unique, user-friendly structure arranged by type of volunteering programme. Fully illustrated with colour photographs of volunteers in action Authors: Don George 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. Lonely Planet’s founders, Tony and Maureen Wheeler, are leaders in championing the importance of traveling responsibly, and those values are at the core of Lonely Planet’s mission to create the world’s best travel content. TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards 2012 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category ‘Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.’ – New York Times