Venturer Sara Beaumont describes her magical experience in Lisbon this past June: '“I didn’t see this experience coming. It’s the very first stamp on my passport. Looking back, I’m overwhelmed by the magic of the first days in Lisbon and the impact of the journey over the course of the month. If you’re considering a trip with VWI, then do it! It’s a perfect time.”
About a year ago, I signed on with Venture with Impact (VWI) because I found the concept to be intriguing: Take on people who can work remotely for their companies or, if they’re freelancers, for their clients. Then find an opportunity for them to do part-time volunteer work. That way, they can continue with their own work, also on a part-time basis, and keep on earning money while they’re overseas.
A new year is just beginning, and we’re getting ready to travel! As a small social enterprise, we are always trying to support small businesses, B Corps, and companies dedicated to positive social and environmental impact. Here’s what you’ll find on our packing wish list this year!
Carly Thurman describes her interest in Venture with Impact, and how she plans to use skills based volunteering to further her knowledge in fair trade and work with local entrepreneurs.
Ever wonder what it's like to be a venture nomad? Use this post as a viewfinder to answer any questions and to see what it's like to lead the life of a participant at Venture with Impact. Continue reading to find out more about the week in the life of Tim Pearce.
Meet Sasha Mills! Sasha has never lived abroad before but is excited to do so now and explore a new country. While volunteering with Venture with Impact, she will be working with Espaanglisch, teaching English and helping with curriculum development. Continue reading to learn more about Sasha!
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Not only is volunteering abroad an exciting way to give back to others while experience a new culture, it can also help to develop your professional skills and enhance your career. That’s right, you can have your (work/life balance) cake and eat it too!