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Should You Pay To Volunteer On Your Gap Year?

You are planning your gap year and want to give something back while you travel the world, you want to volunteer. You want to help someone and do something good! That is a good thing, right? But they are asking you to pay? What the hell is that about? Should backpackers pay to volunteer on their gap year or is it all a con?

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How To Volunteer With Wildlife On Your Gap Year.

Volunteering with animals is perhaps one of the biggest bucket list items on many travellers wish lists. It is possible to do, but you have to be really careful to ensure that it is done responsibly, ethically and right.

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What Type Of Volunteer Are You?

Are you a voluntourist or a volunteer? Many travellers dreaming of giving back on their gap year don’t even realise there is a difference, but there is, and it is a very important one,

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How Backpacking And Volunteering Can Help Your Career.

Volunteering on your gap year can actually be a huge boost to your CV, if you spin it right. Here’s how you can make your gap year benefit your career.

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Spotlight On BAWA, Volunteering In Bali.

BAWA in Bali is a non profit organisation dedicated to helping the dogs of cats in Bali, and volunteering your time and resources to help is a great way to give back on your gap year.

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