Why wait to see the world? Interested in working on the organic farms of Spain or grape stomping in France or even house sit in Germany? What if you could travel the world, Vacay with no pocket pinch to cringe on….In lieu of only some volunteer work? Yeah, we kid you not, there are travel companies that hire for various volunteer jobs such as house sitting, farm chores, even backpacker hostels and stables across the world! Now if that sounds adventurous enough, check the article out!
Are you up for a few hours of grape stomping and berry picking? At Wwoof, you can volunteer for these jobs. Want to live and learn on organic farms worldwide? Want to share your life with other like-minded people? As a volunteer (or WWOOFer as they are called), you will live alongside your host helping with daily tasks and experiencing life as a farmer. As a host farm you will open your home to receive visitors from your own country or abroad who want to connect with the land and support the organic movement.
WWOOF is a worldwide movement to promote cultural and educational experiences based on trust and non-monetary exchange, thereby helping to build a sustainable, global community, linking volunteers with organic farmers and growers.
Earn free stay and meals for a few hours of work and grab the opportunity explore the city, the rest of the day!
Register at: http://wwoof.net/
Workaway is an international hospitality service that allows members to contact one another to organise homestays and cultural exchange that lets you Stay, help and connect with over 33952 active hosts from 170 countries! Share your culture, skills and languages with local communities, projects and families.
Help garden at a British columbian home or help clean a hostel in Istanbul. Workaway.info is a site set up to promote fair exchange, volunteering and work opportunities between budget travellers, language learners or culture seekers who can stay with families, individuals or organizations that are looking for help with a range of varied and interesting activities.
Register at: https://www.workaway.info/
HelpX is provided primarily as a cultural exchange for working holiday makers who would like the opportunity during their travels abroad, to stay with local people and gain practical experience. In the typical arrangement, the helper works an average of 4 hours per day and receives free accommodation and meals for their efforts.
HelpX or Help exchange is an online listing of host organic farms, non-organic farms, farmstays, homestays, ranches, lodges, B&Bs, backpackers hostels and even sailing boats who invite volunteer helpers to stay with them short-term in exchange for food and accommodation.
Register at: https://www.helpx.net/
Would you like to volunteer abroad and get to know different people and cultures? How about teaching English in Spain? Our language immersion courses offer a unique opportunity to volunteer in Spain or Europe.
Volunteers can enjoy a free week at one of our English-speaking villages. Their venues host English “talkathons” every week and sponsor native English-speakers to be the protagonists! A fun and rewarding experience is offered in exchange for your English conversation. Their programs are available for teenagers as well. An effective way of advocating hardwork alongside interesting global cultural exchange.
Register at: https://www.diverbo.com/
Housecarers is a world wide house sitting directory based in Newcastle Australia that has been matching Homeowners with House Sitters worldwide. They have made house jobs available globally. And what’s more, you get free meals and acommodation for volunteering as a house sitter, at various locations across the globe. Be found as a house owner or as a House sitter and travel the world in exchange for your service as a house carer.
Here’s to Rent-Free Holiday Opportunities – over 65 countries this year, including France, Spain, Italy, Costa Rica and many more.
Register at: https://www.housecarers.com/
The idea of holidaying while volunteering and some extraordinary cultural exchanges with your meals and stay taken care of and an added stipend in some cases…..sounds too good an adventure to pass on! When did vacationing become so easy?