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young students writing on a paper

23 February 2024

Childcare volunteering can be immensely rewarding, not just for you, the volunteer, but also for the children and communities that you are there to help. Now, more than ever,…
Volunteer Accommodation on a Game Reserve

2 February 2024

Volunteer opportunities with housing are a brilliant choice as it removes the struggle of finding your own accommodation. However, when you volunteer with housing provided it is difficult to…
a group of dolphins' dorsal fins showing while they swim under the sea

19 January 2024

What Makes Volunteering with Dolphins So Enticing? For many, swimming with Dolphins is a top bucket list activity. Many have an affectionate relationship with these mammals due to their…

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