Posts in volunteering
Will I Find It Hard to Sleep When I Volunteer Teach in Fiji?

Travel Teacher’s article 'The Day in the Life of a Volunteer in Fiji' talked about how volunteers face a lot of challenges, not least of which is getting up at the crack of dawn to be ready for the day ahead. The number of tasks, along with the long hours, can quickly take a toll on your body. Therefore, getting enough sleep at night becomes a very important part of life.

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Travel Teacher's Top 5 Travel Tips for 2018

Here we have it, our Travel Teacher top 5 travel tips for 2018. As we enter a new year, a clean slate, an opportunity to start a fresh, try something new or maybe take that trip that you've been wanting to do for a while.

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Volunteer in Fiji | Shannon's teaching inspires Fijian students

Participants that embark on a volunteer program with Travel Teacher are from a variety of backgrounds, not just teachers. Volunteers choose to embark on a program due to a variety of reasons, no matter what that reason maybe the end result will see them contribute to our mission as an organisation - to support children through education.

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Volunteer in The Cook Islands | Sohail's Story - Overcoming inner obstacles to achieving success.

Travel Teachers volunteer programs have been created in order to broaden the horizons of participants through meaningful travel.  We aim to change the lives of our participants in ways they have never imagined.

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Travel Teacher | How is Christmas celebrated in Fiji?

Apart from the noticeable differences such as the climate - it is very hot in Fiji in December, Fijians celebrate Christmas in much the same way as we do in the UK.  Of the Christian holidays celebrated throughout Fiji, Christmas is, of course, paramount.

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Spend Christmas 2018 in Fiji with Travel Teacher | Introducing our new and exciting 'Community Look at Life Program'

We are delighted to announce a added program date for a new and exciting Community look at life expedition in Fiji in December 2018. How would you like to spend your Christmas in Fiji, living in a remote community, discovering your own potential?

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Volunteer in The Cook Islands | Find our how we are supporting the promotion of health and wellbeing amongst youths in Aitutaki

For the majority of tourists visiting Aitutaki in The Cook Islands, the underlying issues of hardship are not immediately visible through the shear beauty of the turquoise lagoon that surrounds the island. It’s not until you journey beyond the resorts and into the rural communities, that issues affecting children and communities in Aitutaki become clearer.

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So what is it really like to volunteer in Fiji with Travel Teacher?

Travel Teacher are proud to be able to offer life changing experiences to individuals from all walks of life through volunteering abroad programs in Fiji and The Cook Islands. 

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Read this if you really think you can't afford to travel.

I cant afford to travel, I don't earn enough money, that's too expensive - ill never be able to save that. Well the truth of the matter is, if you keep saying these things to yourself, the likelihood is that you will be proved right.

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Travel Teacher | The day in the life of a volunteer in Fiji

There really is no typical day on a Travel Teacher expedition, each day you will be faced with new challenges, diverse environments and new places to discover. However we will provide you with an overview of the structure of each day.

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Travel Teacher partner with fundmytravel - A platform created by travellers for travellers

Travel Teacher are delighted to of entered a partnership with fundmytravel, an online community developed to support and raise participation in meaningful travel by providing volunteers with an effective resource to support the process in which you raise funds for your dream trip.

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An excellent opportunity for small, medium and large businesses to become part of the Travel Teacher volunteer abroad community

A unique opportunity has arisen to demonstrate your companies commitment to and engagement with the voluntary and community sector in particularly supporting Travel Teachers mission of assisting global communities faced with challenge and hardship and providing a platform for participants to undertake meaningful travel.

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Travel Teacher | Our top five tips to help you decide on the right volunteer program for you.

It is important that you know your reasons and your own intentions for wanting to embark on a volunteer abroad expedition. It could be that you wish to broaden your own horizons as you gain insight to the wider world, you may want too improve your own confidence and self esteem, or simply that you have a selfless desire to support communities faced with certain hardships.

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Why it is important for students to consider volunteering abroad

Having the opportunity to volunteer overseas during your time at university is something that shouldn’t be passed up.  You will have the chance to reinforce the strength and meaning of your studies by developing your own transferable skills which will eventually be used in conjunction with your degree course in order to assist you in getting a job.

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Volunteering in The Maldives with Travel Teacher - All you need to know.

We are now live with our online content featuring our outstanding opportunities for meaningful travel in The Maldives in partnership with Secret Paradise Maldives and Sunshade Volunteers.

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Volunteer in Aitutaki, Cook Islands with Travel Teacher | How you could join us in one of the worlds most remarkable destinations

Travel Teachers philosophy combines education and exploration providing volunteers with an unique opportunity to immerse themselves fully into the culture, tradition and livelihood of life in The Cook Islands.

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Travel Teacher | Volunteering Abroad | A step out of your comfort zone

Have you ever been to that magic place before? a place where you feel challenged and exposed to things around you that are new and different, a place where you have to call upon certain qualities to assist you, a place where you may experience certain emotions which can be testing and sometimes difficult.  Travel Teacher - A step out of your comfort zone.

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Do I have to be a teacher to volunteer abroad with Travel Teacher?

It is our frequently most asked question by budding meaningful travellers as to whether our program carries the requirement of having to be a teacher by profession or one by ambition.

The quite simple answer to that is no.  Travel Teachers meaningful volunteer expeditions are accessible to all walks oflife, including all ages (17 and above), professional backgrounds and career interests.  We are proud to be able to offer such a dynamic program offer that caters for all.

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Volunteer in The Maldives with Travel Teacher | How you could join our partner program in 2018

Exciting news, we are extremely proud and excited to announce a new addition to our expedition offer.  In partnership with Secret Paradise Maldives and SunsHADe Volunteers, Travel Teacher will be bringing meaningful travel to local islands in the Maldives from early 2018.

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Travel Teacher | Volunteer Abroad | Our Impact in Aitutaki, Cook Islands

Impact is central to all that we do at Travel Teacher, our volunteer projects in the South Pacific aim to leave a lasting legacy on not only our volunteers / participants but also the schools that we work with.  During this blog you will be able to find out more about our impact through volunteering in Aitutaki, Cook Islands.

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