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Intern Insights: Top 10 Things to Do in Melbourne

For volunteers working overseas at one of our placements in Australia then the metropolitan city of Melbourne is somewhere you will definitely visit! Every Lattitude volunteer arriving in Australia will spend their first few days...

Posted 21 Jul 2017

Lattitude Placement Packing Tips

Packing for your Lattitude volunteering trip is both exciting and scary. You want to bring all of your gadgets and beauty products but also feel that you need to bring the bare minimum and all...

Posted 28 Jun 2017

Lattitude Ecuador 25th Anniversary Event!

Lattitude Global Volunteering is delighted to announce that on 7th July we will be holding an evening Alumni Event in London,including celebrating the 25 years that Lattitude has been working in Ecuador. In recognition of this milestone we...

Posted 22 Jun 2017

Ways to Fundraise for your Gap Year

Although it means you can avoid university fees for a year, volunteering overseas on your Gap Year can be expensive. It may seem daunting at first but your assigned Lattitude Programme Co-ordinator is there to...

Posted 07 Jun 2017

5 Reasons Why Parents Trust Lattitude

At Lattitude we recognise that taking a gap year and going overseas is often a daunting prospect, not only for our volunteers but also for their parents watching them go. We understand there is a...

Posted 01 Jun 2017

Australia Gap Year Placement Q&A with Fergus

A huge thankyou to Fergus for agreeing to be interviewed following his Gap Year experience with Lattitude at a School Assistant placement in Australia! Why did you choose a Lattitude Placement for your Gap Year?...

Posted 19 May 2017

Q&A with one of our teaching volunteers in Australia

Living in a host home: top tips

For volunteers heading to Argentina, Ecuador, Fiji, Ghana and Poland, living with a host family is part of the whole cultural experience of being a Lattitude volunteer. It’s a really fantastic way to integrate into...

Posted 15 May 2017

questions to ask ahead of a voluntary work placement abroad