Thinking about volunteering abroad but can’t afford the airplane tickets? Let SFU and C.A.R.E Housing Society help you get there! C.A.R.E. Housing Society is a federally registered non-profit organization in Vancouver that uses Asia Miles donation to redeem airplane tickets for individuals who are travelling abroad to do civic engagement, service learning or humanitarian work with not-for-profit organizations.
To be eligible, the volunteer project must be a minimum of 1 month in length, but longer time commitments are preferred. Applicants must also be flexible on departure dates and be prepared that their flights are unlikely to be direct and only to the closest airport served by Asia Miles worldwide partner airlines.
To learn more about this award, visit the C.A.R.E SFU Global Travel Award Program page.
Here are some international opportunities :
Balkan Sunflowers: Become a community educator at the Learning Centers in Kosovo to help out with summer camp and summer school activities.
Philippine Cerebral Palsy Inc. (PCPI): Help children and people affected with Cerebral Palsy by contributing your time volunteering as a fundraising coordinator, counselor, publications designer, or programs and activities planner.
Canadian Crossroads International: Help promote the rights of women and eradicate poverty in West Africa or South America. Volunteer positions range from marketing/communications advisor, database designer, youth entrepreneurship program designer to information technologies specialist!