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Volunteer to work at an animal sanctuary or shelter

6 Animal Sanctuary and Rescue Centre Volunteer Work Exchanges Around the World

All across the world you will find expat and local animal lovers setting up and running their own centres to care for the area’s street dog population, abused donkeys, abandoned cats, injured birds or distressed wild animals. Big or small, domestic or wild, there are numerous places to help a creature in need and get fed and a bed at the same time. Read More
Sports Volunteering

6 Football Gap Years

There isn’t going to be a great deal of work done at The Working Traveller for the next month as the football World Cup returns to its adopted home for the first time since 1950. If watching three games a day slumped in front of the TV inspires you to a) go out and get some fresh air and b) do something football related, then there are numerous football gap years around the world that can help and where you can be of help.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
Articles on working and volunteering worldwide

Workers of the World #6

Articles and posts by or about travellers working their way around the world.Read More
VOIP Calls from South Africa

5 Reasons to Research VoIP Before Travelling in South Africa

With so many opportunities for travellers and volunteers in South Africa, it has become one of the most popular countries for those on a career break or gap year. Opportunities exist to gain experience in human rights work, wildlife conservation, teaching, journalism, and care and community work. And there is so much to see and do – from the very civilised waterfront of Cape Town to the very wild ‘Big 5’ in the reserves, it offers adventures of a lifetime. Read More
Articles on working and volunteering worldwide

Workers of the World #4

Articles and posts by or about travellers working their way around the world.Read More
World Cup Travel Writing Competition

Make Travel Fair Travel Writing Competition

Make Travel Fair, a progressive travel blog and network, has themed this years travel writing competition around the World Cup in South Africa.Read More
Football gap years in South Africa

9 Football Coaching Gap Years in South Africa (and One Gap Day)

Though 15,000 World Cup volunteer positions were allocated to South Africans long ago, there are plenty of organisations willing to help travellers and gappers find volunteer work involving football.Read More