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International Volunteer Day

5 Pieces of Advice for Volunteering Internationally

Benjamin Orbach | Posted 02.04.2014 | Travel
Benjamin Orbach

There is a lot to do to prepare for a successful experience. In honor of International Volunteer Day, and in an effort to develop more impactful partnerships, I offer these five pieces of advice to Americans planning to volunteer internationally.

Promises to Keep

Kevin F. F. Quigley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Kevin F. F. Quigley

On International Volunteer Day, we must rekindle President Kennedy's founding vision. But effectively building a lasting peace and global prosperity requires new thinking, new approaches and a renewed commitment by all of us.

Canada Encourages Public Service On International Volunteer Day

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Since Barack Obama's election to the presidency in 2008, politicians and other public figures have encouraged Americans of all stripes to give their t...