Category Volunteering

Poosh Building Volunteers

POOSH Here to Volunteer and Learn Sustainable Building Techniques

ThePOOSH,org (People's Organization on Sustainable Housing) is a free to join website listing sustainable build projects around the world. In return for their help, self-build project hosts are encouraged to offer to volunteers food, accommodation and share sustainable self-build techniques. Current projects listed include a rice hull earthbag house in Thailand, a cob cottage in Arizona and a straw bale horse stable in Germany.Read More
Articles on working and volunteering worldwide

Workers of the World #13

Articles and posts by or about travellers working their way around the world.Read More
Tolga Bat Hospital Volunteer

Make Banana Smoothies for Bats in Queensland, Australia

Making banana smoothies for the furry flying mammals is one of the many tasks assigned to volunteers at the Tolga Bat Hospital. Situated in a Queensland forest valley, volunteers are needed all year round for a minimum of one month. Other tasks include trips to the rainforest to release or capture the bats.Read More
Susan Griffith, Work Your Way Around the World

Travel Hall of Fame: Susan Griffith

Though its roots go much further back, The Working Traveller in its current blog format turned four years old yesterday. It is no exaggeration to say this site would not exist had I not once picked up a copy of Susan Griffith’s Work Your Way Around the World.Read More
Free holiday in Turkey for speaking English

Talking English Not Turkey in Fethiye

EEC-Anglo are offering the chance to talk your way into a seven day holiday on the Turkish Riviera. Their programme appears similar to the arrangements offered by Diverbo in Spain and Germany. Full board accommodation in a three star hotel in Fethiye is provided in exchange for exposing their Turkish students to the English language.Read More
Free Travel on a Cruise Ship

Gentleman Dance Hosts Wanted for Cruise Ship Jobs

Working a passage by sea is now largely confined to crewing on privately owned yachts. The days of going down to the docks and offering to make yourself useful during a voyage are now mostly long gone but nimble on their toes gentlemen aged 40 plus can earn near free travel at sea by dancing and socialising with single women on board cruise ships. Read More
Work and volunteer abroad

139 Travellers That Have Worked and Volunteered Abroad

Chris quit a job for a life on the road, working as a surf instructor in Ecuador and appearing in a nudist movie, Franca and Dale took care of 600 dogs in Thailand, Kim dropped explosives out of a helicopter onto ski slopes, while Kaley went to Spain in 2009 to teach English and stayed because of a boy.Read More
Backpacker hostel work exchange bar jobs

Hostel Jobs Worldwide: 347 Hostels & Guest Houses Open to Volunteer Work Exchanges – Part 2: North and South America, Australia and New Zealand

Last week we posted a big list of backpacker hostels and guesthouses where it may be possible to work for your keep. We had intended this to be one post only but Wordpress decided otherwise and we had to split it into two. In part one we listed hostel work exchanges in Europe, Asia and Africa, while today's list of work to stay possibilites can be discovered in North America, South America and Australia and New Zealand.Read More
Festival volunteering and work experience in Croatia with Outlook

Festival Volunteer Work and Work Experience in Croatia

Applications for volunteering with Croatia’s Outlook Festival are now open. In return for helping out volunteers will receive a free festival ticket (normally £140), food tokens and four nights’ refunded camping.Read More
Work exchange volunteer jobs in backpacker hostels

Hostel Jobs Worldwide: 347 Hostels & Guest Houses Open to Volunteer Work Exchanges – Part 1: Europe, Asia and Africa

Working for your keep in a hostel is a good way of cutting down on expensive accommodation costs and circumventing local employment visa requirements. Though it can be a grey area many hostels are willing to provide unpaid work in countries where avenues for paid employment are closed.Read More