Questions to Ask Before You Take a Volunteer Vacation

The recent disasters in Haiti, Chile, China, the Gulf Coast, New Zealand and now Japan, are vivid reminders of the need for volunteer assistance, both in the U.S. and around the world. So why not lend a helping hand on your next vacation? An alternative to the standard vacation, a volunteer vacation can allow travelers to make a real difference and take home a lifetime of memories. Not all volunteer vacation opportunities are tied to a tragic event. There are …