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New Zealand School Assistant – Jordan’s Testimonial

Jordan volunteered in New Zealand working as a School Assistant and boarding hostel supervisor. Find out more about his experience … I was located on the South Island, in a place called Oamaru, at a...

Posted 01 Jul 2019

New Zealand School Assistant – Tilly’s Testimonial

Tilly Greensit has spent the last few months volunteering as a School Assistant in Christchurch, New Zealand. She is spending 11 months on placement overall, and is hopefully getting to know the country and community...

Posted 28 Jun 2019

UK School Assistant – Sophie’s Testimonial

Sophie from New Zealand was placed in Tring Park School for the Performing Arts, volunteering as a Lattitude School Assistant. Find out about her experience: What made you volunteer in the first place? I wanted...

Posted 26 Jun 2019

Why Take a Gap Year?

Thinking about taking a GAP year? A year out can be an amazing opportunity for you to develop and grow as an individual. Whether you’re looking at taking a year out pre or post University,...

Posted 25 Jun 2019

Ghana Medical Placement – Daniela’s Testimonial

Canadian volunteer, Daniela Hoolaeff, has shared her story about her experience volunteering in Ghana as a Medical Assistant and how it’s changed her life. Daniela was also the recipient of Lattitude’s Adrian Evans Award, presented...

Posted 18 Jun 2019

Daniela & Host Family

Visiting the Ecuadorian Cloud Forest

Hi, I’m Anna, one of Lattitude’s Volunteer Coordinators, for South America. Back in March, I was lucky enough to be sent off to Ecuador to help our lovely Country Manager Rossy in the Quito office....

Posted 22 May 2019

Volunteering Opportunities in Ecuador Cloud Forest

Special Needs and Crafts Centre in Ecuador

Escuela Especial y Centro de Formacion Artesanal, San Jose de Calasanz, Cuenca, Ecuador Special School and Artisan Training Centre, San Jose de Calasanz, in Cuenca, Ecuador. After a few days of getting to know the...

Posted 29 Mar 2019

Volunteer in Special Needs Art Centre in Ecuador

Teaching Placements in Cuenca, Ecuador

Our volunteers are currently in two different educative centres in Cuenca; Unidad Educativa Remigio Romero y Cordero and Centro Aurora, both state funded. Unidad Educativa Remgio Romero y Cordero   Centro Aurora   Unidad Educativa...

Posted 21 Mar 2019

Volunteer in Schools in Ecuador

HRH Princess Royal Meets Volunteers

Lattitude Welcomes Royal Patron, HRH Princess Anne at New College Worcester          Lattitude Global Volunteering was honoured to welcome our patron, Her Royal Highness Princess Anne, at one of our amazing host placements, New College Worcester,...

Posted 20 Feb 2019

HRH The Princess Royal with Canadian Volunteer

Tips for Volunteering Abroad

Volunteering abroad can be an amazing experience. Not only does it allow you to meet and impact people of all different backgrounds, but it also helps you stretch your comfort zone and learn from new...

Posted 14 Feb 2019

Gap Year Tips