- Diane Donovan, Midwest Book Review
"In an informal and engaging style, the author encourages readers to think about why they want to be an international volunteer, explores the challenges of choosing a volunteer experience, and details living in a foreign country. A great beginning guide for those just starting to think about volunteering internationally ..."
"Shannon does an excellent job of laying the groundwork for those who are interested in volunteering overseas. I'll be recommending this book to all my readers who are looking to volunteer overseas"
- Gary Arndt, Everything Everywhere
"I wish I'd had this handbook when I volunteered! Shannon asks all the right questions and offers practical advice from her own globetrotting experiences."
"This book ... is full of practical tips and personal stories that can help a traveler prepare for a successful volunteer experience that will be ethical and rewarding."
- Marilyn Terrell, Chief Researcher at National Geographic Traveler