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The Volunteer Traveler's Handbook (Traveler's Handbooks) Paperback – October 1, 2012
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In this slim guidebook, author O’Donnell covers how to find legitimate, socially responsible volunteer opportunities as well as what to expect as an international volunteer. 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. There are personal stories, practical tips, and an appendix of resources. A great beginning guide for those just starting to think about volunteering internationally, this would be a useful addition to most library travel or volunteerism collections. --Rebecca Vnuk
"Packed with advice and real-world volunteering experiences you simply won't find elsewhere ... a lively and top recommendation sure to appeal."
- 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
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Lots of great things in this book along those lines that help you think through which group to go with and how to be a more effective volunteer.