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Volunteer vacations : short-term adventures that will benefit you and others

Author: Bill McMillon; Doug Cutchins; Anne Geissinger
Publisher: Chicago : Chicago Review Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 11th edView all editions and formats
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Offers information on short-term volunteer opportunities that could make an enriching and fulfilling vacation; includes contact information and descriptions of the experiences.
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Genre/Form: Directories
Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill McMillon; Doug Cutchins; Anne Geissinger
ISBN: 9781569768419 1569768412
OCLC Number: 712124277
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: xxv, 431 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Foreword / Ed Asner --
ACDI/VOCA --
Helping Haitians rebuild for the future / Kent Allen --
Adelante --
African Conservation Trust (ACT) --
African Impact --
AidCamps International --
AIDE Abroad : Association of International Development and Exchange --
American Hiking Society --
American Jewish World Service (AJAWS) --
AmeriSpan --
Volunteering in Bolivia / staff blogger --
Amigos de las Américas (AMIGOS) --
Amity Institute --
Amizade Global Service-Learning --
On becoming a global citizen / Matt Clements --
AMPED Abroad (Adventure Minded People Exploring Diversity Abroad) --
Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) --
ARCHELON, the Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece --
ArtCorps --
Asociación Centro de Estudios de Español Pop Wuj ("Pop Wuj") --
Atlas Corps --
Australian Tropical Research Foundation (ATRF) --
AVIVA --
Bike and Build --
Biosphere Expeditions --
On the prowl for snow leopards interview / with Katie Bunting --
Bob Marshall Wilderness Foundation (BMWF) --
BTCV --
Buffalo Tours --
BUNAC --
Camp AmeriKids --
Caretta Research Project (CRP) --
Caribbean Volunteer Expeditions (CVE) --
Casa de Viajes HOY --
Catalina Island Conservancy --
Catholic Medical Mission Board (CMMB) --
Cheyenne River Youth Project (CRYP) --
Child Family Health International (CFHI) --
Children Walking Tall (CWT) --
CHOICE Humanitarian (Center for Humanitarian Outreach and Inter-Cultural Exchange) --
Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT) --
CNFA --
The Colorado Trail Foundation (CTF) --
Common Hope --
Concordia International Volunteers --
Coral Cay Conservation (CCC) --
Cross-Cultural Solutions (CCS) --
Cultural Destination Nepal (CDN) --
Growing in Nepal / Ms. Leez Nicholls --
Cultural Embrace --
Dakshinayan --
Earthwatch --
Eco-Centre Caput Insulae-Beli (ECCIB), Research and Educational Centre for the Protection of Nature --
El Porvenir --
Engineering Ministries International (EMI) --
Experiential Learning International (ELI) --
Farm Sanctuary --
Flying Doctors of America (FDOA) --
Foundation for Sustainable Development (FSD) --
Friends of the Great Baikal Trail (FGBT) --
Frontier --
Fundacion Aldeas de Paz (Peace Villages Foundation) --
Galapagos ICE : Immerse Connect Evolve --
Gibbon Conservation Center (GCC) --
Global Ambassadors for Children (GAFC) --
Global Buddies --
Global Citizen Year (GCY) --
Jigeen Jambar : the women warriors of Senegal / Madeleine Balchan --
Global Citizens Network (GCN) --
Finding myself in Nepal / Judy Wachs --
Global Crossroad --
Global Humanitarian Expeditions (GHE) --
Global Potential (GP) --
An unusual friendship and transformative trip / Jessica Bolen --
Global Research Institute (GRI) --
Global Routes --
Global Service Corps (GSC) --
Global Vision International (GVI) --
Global Volunteer Network (GVN) --
Lay down your heart / Hannah Ford --
Global Volunteers --
A volunteer vacation that changed my life / Kathleen Hubbard-Ismail --
Global Works --
Globalteer --
Thank you, teacher / Mark Acres. Global Aware --
A vacation for soul, mind, and heart / Francis Higgins --
Globe Shares --
Go Differently --
Joe's diary on elephant camp / Joe Blaine, age nine --
Greenheart Travel --
Habitat for Humanity International's Global Village --
Hands Up Holidays --
Health Volunteers Overseas (HVO) --
Holy Land Trust (HLT) --
Iko Poran --
Independent Living Alternatives (ILA) --
Indian Network for Development Exchange (Idex) --
Institute for International Cooperation and Development (IICD) --
Intercultural Youth Exchange (ICYE) --
InterExchange --
International Student Volunteers (ISV) --
An African experience / Chelsea Behymer --
International Volunteer HQ (IVHQ) --
i-to-i Volunteering --
Pura vida (pure life) : turtle conservatio in Costa Rica / Stephanie Kwong --
Jatun Sacha --
JustWorks --
Kiva Fellows Program --
Koke'e Resource Conservation Program (KRCP) --
La Sabranenque --
Malawi Volunteer Organisation (MVO) --
Manna Project International (MPI) --
Medical Ministry International (MMI) --
Mercy Ships --
National Cooperative Business Association Farmer-to-Farmer (FTF) Program --
National Trust Working Holidays --
Naucrates --
New Era Galapagos Foundation (NEGF) --
NGOabroad --
Oceanic Society --
OmniMed --
Operation Crossroads Africa (OCA) --
Outreach360 (formerly Orphanage Outreach) --
Our family volunteer vacation / Chris Goffnett --
Pacific Crest Trail Association (PCTA) --
Passport in Time (PIT) --
Peacework --
Projects Abroad --
ProWorld Volunteers --
Raleigh --
Sustainable projects in India / Owen White --
Reef Check --
Restless Development --
Seeds of Learning --
Sierra Club Outings --
Righting the cemetery / Marty Joyce --
Sunseed Desert Project --
Sustainable Harvest International (SHI) --
Tethys Research Institute --
Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation --
Transformational Journeys --
Travellers Worldwide --
United Action for Children (UAC) --
United Planet --
A poem of hospitality / Antoine Cassar --
Via International --
VISIONS Service Adventures --
Vitalise --
Volunteer Africa --
Volunteer Bolivia --
Volunteer Honduras --
Volunteering Solutions --
Volunteers for International Partnership (VIP) --
Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC) --
Volunteers for Peace (VFP) --
Volunthai : Volunteers for Thailand --
Volunteering in the Thai countryside / Yvonne Blokland --
Volunteers Without Borders (VWB) --
Winant Clayton Volunteers --
Winrock International --
Women in Progress (WIP) --
Are you all "creative"? / Elizabeth Eva Lampman --
Work and Volunteer Abroad (WAVA) --
WorldTeach --
World-Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms (WWOOF) UK --
World-Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms (WWOOF) USA --
Wyoming Dinosaur Center (WDC) --
YMCA Go Global --
Youth Challenge International (YCI) --
Youth International.
Responsibility: Bill McMillon, Doug Cutchins, and Anne Geissinger.

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Offers information on short-term volunteer opportunities that could make an enriching and fulfilling vacation; includes contact information and descriptions of the experiences.

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