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Adventure Philanthropist: Great Adventures Volunteering Abroad By Erin Michelson
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The plan was there was no plan—visit all seven continents, see what happens. Erin Michelson is a high adventuress, who lives life on the edge. Giving up a successful business, her stake to a... More > house, and all of her possessions,she decides to just take the money and run. Surviving swindlers and saints, she struggles to keep her eyes and heart open. Her escapades not only show us how best to tackle a minefield, how to bathe an elephant, and where to find a string of pearls, but also how to make a world of difference in the lives of those who are most vulnerable. For two years, she volunteers across the globe, searching for an authentic experience and the chance to reach out and leave the world, even just a small part of it, a better place. This is the life of an Adventure Philanthropist!< Less
Adventure Philanthropist: Great Adventures Volunteering Abroad By Erin Michelson
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The plan was there was no plan—visit all seven continents, see what happens. Erin Michelson is a high adventuress, who lives life on the edge. Giving up a successful business, her stake to a... More > house, and all of her possessions,she decides to just take the money and run. Surviving swindlers and saints, she struggles to keep her eyes and heart open. Her escapades not only show us how best to tackle a minefield, how to bathe an elephant, and where to find a string of pearls, but also how to make a world of difference in the lives of those who are most vulnerable. For two years, she volunteers across the globe, searching for an authentic experience and the chance to reach out and leave the world, even just a small part of it, a better place. This is the life of an Adventure Philanthropist!< Less
Americans Do Their Business Abroad By Steve McNutt, Jake Fawson
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Herein reside seventeen stories (and one poem) written by Peace Corps Volunteers from across the generations and across the planet. Such writing often brings expectations for a certain type of book... More > (heartwarming, uplifting, nice). Many books give you that experience. And we like those books. They are good books. The world needs those books. This is not that book. Americans Do Their Business Abroad is a collection of stories a little too goofy, a little too personal (and maybe a little too gross) to belong anywhere else. Latrines. Goat eyeballs. Pickpockets. Whimsy. Wisdom. And arson in the name of hygiene. Enjoy.< Less
Americans Do Their Business Abroad By Steve McNutt, Jake Fawson
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Herein reside seventeen stories (and one poem) written by Peace Corps Volunteers from across the generations and across the planet. Such writing often brings expectations for a certain type of book... More > (heartwarming, uplifting, nice). Many books give you that experience. And we like those books. They are good books. The world needs those books. This is not that book. Americans Do Their Business Abroad is a collection of stories a little too goofy, a little too personal (and maybe a little too gross) to belong anywhere else. Latrines. Goat eyeballs. Pickpockets. Whimsy. Wisdom. And arson in the name of hygiene. Enjoy.< Less
Don’t Sleep Near the Manzanillo Tree: How to Volunteer Abroad Independently and Survive By Saundra Elizabeth-Dobbs Bishop
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Saundra Bishop shares her love of volunteering while traveling in this short guide. DON'T SLEEP NEAR THE MANZANILLO TREE provides the steps to successfully volunteering abroad independently.... More > Supplemented with entertaining stories, this easy-to-read guide provides extensive information covering: •Reasons to volunteer abroad •Types of volunteer projects •Finding projects •Paying for a trip •Dealing with family •Things to bring •Things to do in-country •Handling emergencies This is an essential guide for anyone who wants to see the world and make a difference at the same time. *Proceeds go towards future volunteer projects*< Less
Don’t Sleep Near the Manzanillo Tree: How to Volunteer Abroad Independently and Survive By Saundra Elizabeth-Dobbs Bishop
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Saundra Bishop shares her love of volunteering while traveling in this short guide. DON'T SLEEP NEAR THE MANZANILLO TREE provides the steps to successfully volunteering abroad independently.... More > Supplemented with entertaining stories, this easy-to-read guide provides extensive information covering: •Reasons to volunteer abroad •Types of volunteer projects •Finding projects •Paying for a trip •Dealing with family •Things to bring •Things to do in-country •Handling emergencies This is an essential guide for anyone who wants to see the world and make a difference at the same time. *Proceeds go towards future volunteer projects*< Less
The "People Power" Job Superbook: Book 25. Nonprofit Business - Job Book (Socially Conscious Business, Volunteering Opportunities) By Tony Kelbrat
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The current job openings in the nonprofit sector go from arts to health to charities to politics. The money may not be as great as in the for profit sector but the work often has a personal meaning... More > for the people involved which is why they do it rather than dry, capitalist jobs. There could be opportunities to work abroad in other countries. Tailor your resume to make yourself look like an altruistic, religious type person who likes to help people. List your volunteering and internship credits. Every state has at least one World Affairs Council which can direct you to job opportunities with nonprofit agencies. Ask your librarian or directory assistance for a current address or type the term into search engines. Many of the mainstream job services have special categories for nonprofit/ public service job listings. Books about nonprofit corporations are at #025.04, #361.70, #362.1-362.8 #658.15, 658.8, HD62.6, HF5415, HG4027 and HV41.2 at the library.< Less
A Different Shade of Travel (Home and Abroad): One Man's Look at the World and America Through Travel By Joseph Brazer
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About the Book: Have you ever looked at a globe or a world map and wondered what it would be like to visit or live in exotic countries? What is it like to travel to places where you are the only... More > one of your race and archaic stereotypes and prejudices still exist? Maybe you have lived abroad and returned home to find your opinions and outlook on life and the world have dramatically changed. A Different Shade of Travel ( Home and Abroad) delves deeper inside how traveling and living abroad changes us. Joseph Brazer, a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer and educator has lived on different continents from the Southern Hemisphere to the Far East. He eloquently and candidly talks about making the transition from “wonderer” to “world traveler” while expanding on how his exciting escapades have reshaped his opinions of America and the world.< Less
The Wolf Diary By J.R. Clayton
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What they don't tell you before you sign up for a voluntary programme. This account gives a darkly comical and original view of the ins and outs, high and lows and insanities of being a full time... More > voluntary worker for six months in the UK and Sri Lanka. An excellent read for anyone thinking of taking a gap year. Warning: contains strong language and English humour.< Less
The Practical Guide to Wwoofing By A Greenman
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Weekend off,time out,gap year? Learn about self-sufficiency and organic ways of life. Volunteer with 'Wwoof', an abbreviation for: 'World Wide Opportunities(or Willing Workers) on Organic Farm'.... More > WWOOF offer opportunities in 100 countries. A simple guide, aimed to help new wwoofers of any nationality, and enthral experienced wwoofers alike. Filled with inspirational anecdotes about this wonderful way to learn about the land, interspersed with basic information on travelling. Based entirely on the author's own experience, whilst Wwoofing, A. Greenman has volunteered with Wwoof in England, Wales, Scotland, France, Portugal, Spain, Hungary...and worked on other projects in Italy, Greece, Latvia, New Zealand and Brazil. Travelling many more countries of the world, as his gap year turned into a 'Gap Life'. Greenman is the author of many works of fiction/non-fiction, including the reality novel: 'I Travel Light - The Man Who Walked Out of the World', for which has been interviewed by the BBC several times.< Less