Melody Teh

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Thu, 19 May, 2016

Seniors share benefits of volunteering abroad in heartwarming video

Seniors share benefits of volunteering abroad in heartwarming video

While most volunteers abroad are the young and bright-eyed, there are a growing number of older volunteers looking to assist in less-fortunate communities and gain authentic cultural experiences.

The International Volunteer HQ has created this heartwarming video of senior volunteers sharing their experience of volunteering overseas.

As one volunteer says, “If you’re retired you’ve got more time and you’ve got a lot of experience, a lot of knowledge and expertise that could be really helpful for the program.”  

Have you volunteered abroad? Share your experience with us in the comments below. 

If you’re interested in finding volunteering opportunities abroad catering for older people, visit the International Volunteer HQ website here.

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