Tag Archives: volunteer

Volunteer during Responsible Travel Week

Responsible Travel Week (February 9-15) can use volunteers! Here’s a descriptive (rather than prescriptive) list of some of the things you can do if you’d like to get stuck into this global conversation: Digitize (old newsletters, videos, the history of … Continue reading

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12.2013

December 5 International Volunteer Day December 6 Foundation of Quito, Ecuador (1534) December 6 Independence Day in Finland December 10 Terra Madre Day (also see Slow Food) December 11 International Mountain Day December 12 Guadalupe Day December 18 International Migrants Day December 21 or 22 Solstice December 23 Radish Night (Mexico) December 25 Christmas Day December … Continue reading

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12.2012

Happy December! Winter in the north, Summer in the south and a solstice on December 21 that according to Maya concludes Baktún 13 and a new Long Count begins. Other big events include Christmas and the celebration of Radish Night (Noche de … Continue reading

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Volunteering

This morning I received the following email which I’ll post in its entirely below. Any suggestions for Kevin? I can only recommend checking out Planeta’s Volunteer Wiki. hi, im an English student hoping to volunteer in peru (or other country … Continue reading

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Virtual Volunteer

Virtual volunteer – performing charity work online Kudos Word Spy for introducing one of our favorite new buzzwords. How will organizations engage the participation of supporters in the virtual world? I credit the numerous editors on the Planeta Wiki for … Continue reading

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voluntourism

It’s time to talk honestly about volunteering and tourism. It’s time to address what we can do better and what we have done well. Can we learn from the mistakes about the mistakes made in voluntourism … mistakes made by … Continue reading

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