Kirsty Henderson has volunteered around the world and written The Underground Guide To International Volunteering to help you learn how to do the same. You can make volunteering a small part of your next vacation or plan an entire trip around it and her eBook shows you how. Kirsty is donating 50% of the proceeds to Hands On Disaster Response and I’ll buy a copy for the first person to comment here.
The path to volunteering abroad as part of your travels can be a daunting one to start out on. There are plenty of opportunities, but the Internet is full of options from disaster assistance to fee-based programs and it can all be confusing enough to discourage most people from trying it. The Underground Guide To International Volunteering, written by Kirsty Henderson, is an eBook that efficiently breaks down the major areas of volunteering abroad.
Who Is This eBook For?
The Underground Guide To International Volunteering is a great eBook if you want to spend some time abroad or part of your next trip volunteering but have no clue where to start. Kirsty has participated in volunteer work in China, Bangladesh, and Haiti (among other places) and complied the 63-page guide based on her experience. Also in the eBook are interviews with other people who’ve volunteered through various programs to cover the ones she’s not as familiar with.
You Can Volunteer Abroad
For most people, the idea of volunteering abroad is appealing, but one that seems to require a great deal of effort, and many weeks off from work in terrible conditions. One point that The Underground Guide To International Volunteering drives home is that there is a volunteer program for everyone who wants to give back on their next trip. The book doesn’t dwell too long on any one topic but points you to the right resources to started.
- You’ll end up not only saving time doing extensive Google searches by reading The Underground Guide To International Volunteering, but learn how to discern disreputable organizations and ask the right questions.
The Underground Guide To International Volunteering also covers some other basic questions like why some programs require you to pay to volunteer, what kind of work to expect, and some of the common visa requirements.
Purchasing The Underground Guide To International Volunteering
Kirsty has also written 9 reasons to volunteer on your next trip and The Underground Guide To International Volunteering will get you well on your way. It’s a very useful read if you’re at all interested in making volunteering a part of your travels.
The eBook costs $14 with 50% ($7) going to Kirsty’s favorite volunteering organization Hands On Disaster Response. You can purchase The Underground Guide To International Volunteering here or find out more information on Kirsty’s website, Nerdy Nomad.
Am I the first to comment? I want to read it!
Yes you are! I’ll send it to the email you used to comment shortly.
Thank you for letting me know such a book exists!!! This is amazing.
It’s a great read, very motivational 🙂
Impressive to see guides such as that being written.
I have just finished reading it myself and found it to be a fantastic resource. It will save you dozens of hours searching on your own.
There is a *lot* of information out there, thanks for sharing your thoughts on the ebook as well.
Volunteering overseas is amazing…as is traveling. India…here I come!
Cool! Volunteering there??
I think this is a great feature, thanks for sharing. Volunteering is also a great way to network and meet people in the countries in which you are providing your services.
You’re very welcome, volunteering is definitely something I’d like to do more of as part of my travels.
Thanks for this info, actually i am looking for a similar sort of book, because this year i will be travelling to many places, ..and Thx a lot once again
Check out Kirsty’s book, it’s a good read and worth the $14.
Thanks for the review! It’s great to see that people feel like there’s a need for such a book and even better to hear positive feedback.
I appreciate you giving me the opportunity Kirsty 🙂 Great ebook.
I see these posts are from 2010. Is there an updated version of this book, mentioning the current volunteer projects and companies for 2015?
I’m not sure but it’s best to get in touch with Kirsty directly: [email protected]