Posts tagged #travel

Our Most Common Volunteer Travel Questions, Answered!

Getting ready to travel abroad with us this summer? We want to make sure that our volunteers feel as prepared as possible so they are comfortable taking that leap of faith and enrolling in an exciting and life-changing volunteer trip! Check out some of our most frequently asked questions and some first-hand experiences from our wonderful volunteers.

We can’t wait for you to join us soon as part of one of our many volunteer opportunities, including our Summer International Health Fellowship (SIHF). Slots are still available for both summer sessions, sign up today or email missions@fimrc.org any time to learn more or ask us anything!

Beyond Good Intentions: Responsible Volunteerism

There is a growing awareness of ethical practices relevant to international service work. Good intentions alone are not adequate in properly addressing a community's needs. Louise Power, our Field Operations Manager in La Merced, Peru, is weighing in on effective and ethical approaches to volunteer abroad.

4 Misconceptions About International Service Trips

She's back from the Dominican Republic and she's disproving misconceptions on development work abroad. After serving with us at Project Restauración, FIMRC Alumna Sara Spicker is sharing her newly-formed perspectives based on first-hand experiences as a volunteer.