Anybody can visit Europe. But if you really want to experience the rich culture, great food, and inspiring people, you’ll have to invest more than money.
While parts of Europe are incredibly developed, not all countries are equal. In fact, many European countries have dangersously high poverty rates. However, Europe's connectivity amongst the countries across the region, as well as with the world at large, make it a hotbed of social innovation. By sharing your business, professional, and/or technical skills with these innovative European led organizations, you can help them catalyze innovation and accelerate their progress. This sort of volunteering is commonly called skills-based volunteering or Experteering.
But, before jumping at the first volunteering project you see, here are some tips to make sure you have the experience of a lifetime.