Index

May 2017

Work for Globalteer in Peru!
If you have dreamed of combining your English language skills with working for a superb NGO in beautiful Peru, then...

April 2017

Postcard from....The Amazon Wildlife Sanctuary
Many of our volunteers will deal with Globalteer's Candice as you go through the process of applying and preparing for...

March 2017

American donors visit Globalteer Cambodia Programme
Many supporters of our Peru Community Project will remember that last summer they ran a huge fundraiser which gave donors...
Globalteer's First Corporate Group make an impact in Cambodia
 
In January 2017, Globalteer welcomed their first corporate volunteering group - a group of 10 enthusiastic volunteers from MSD in...
Volunteer Spotlight: Sally
Volunteering can be a life-changing experience and it makes us feel warm and fuzzy inside when we know that our...
Volunteer Spotlight: Harley
Harley, 66, joined us from Canada at the start of 2017 and has been volunteering with us for 12 weeks...
Volunteer Spotlight: Jess
There are many reasons that people volunteer you only have to look around our website to find what inspired our...
A postcard from...Cambodia Elephant Sanctuary!
Carrying on our ‘A postcard from…’ series, Jillian, our Volunteer Development Co-Ordinator, based in Siem Reap, took a trip to...

February 2017

Meet Stella!



Little Stella is one of our most recent residents at our Laos Wildlife Sanctuary.



Stella is a very young Common Palm...
Introducing Agee!
 
Agee is baby Hoffman’s two-toed sloth who is currently residing at our Amazon Rainforest sanctuary in Puerto Maldonado, Peru. Agee...
Volunteer in one of the friendliest countries in the world!

Struggling on deciding where to travel to or which country to volunteer in? We may have the answer for you!

Travel...
New group volunteering dates announced
We are excited to announce dates for three more special group volunteering trips in 2017, bringing the total number of...
Peruvian Project kids excel in English
As the saying goes, “praise where praise is due” and today we want to shine a spotlight on the amazing...

December 2016

What a year for Globalteer!
The new year is almost upon us, and lots of people will be glad to see the back of 2016 –but thankfully we’ve still got many reasons...
Volunteer and Save the Turtles!

BBC and Sir David Attenborough’s smash hit sequel, Planet Earth II, has taken the world by storm; not only for...
New homes for our Peru Dogs!
We’ve got some wonderful news to share regarding out street dog Rescue Project in Cusco, Peru.
 
The shelter has recently moved...
Peru’s Manu National Park declared world’s top biodiversity hotspot
This week sees great news surrounding our Peru Amazon Rainforest project. New research, based on photographs of an array of...

November 2016

A round of #GlobalApplause for our volunteers!
On the 5th December, we're celebrating everything our volunteers do for International Volunteer Day. We’re sharing inspiring stories, videos, facts...
School group leave lasting impression at our Peru Community Project
In August 2016, 15 year 10 and 11 students and teachers from Pipers Corner School in the UK, volunteered at...
New Thailand Elephant Project Needs Volunteers!
This month we welcome the launch of our newest volunteer programme, our Northern Thailand Elephant sanctuary in Chiang Rai.
 
The sanctuary...

September 2016

New opportunities at Cambodian Women's project

This week we’ve got two reasons to celebrate some wonderful news from our Cambodian Women’s Empowerment project, based in Siem...
10 great volunteer trips to escape the southern winter!
For all our friends in Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, and the rest of the Southern hemisphere, winter is coming...
UK Teachers help Globalteer's capacity building in Siem Reap
Globalteer Cambodia recently hosted a team of specialist teachers from UK organisation Limited Resource Teacher Training (LRTT) to deliver a...

August 2016

Honeymoon volunteering in Cambodia!
The reasons behind why people choose to volunteer abroad are hugely varied, and can be anything from an 18th birthday...
10 Volunteer projects to escape the winter weather
While our friends in Europe, Canada and the US are (hopefully) enjoying some balmy summer days right now, you know...

July 2016

Fantastic job opportunity with Globalteer in Siem Reap!
If you have ever wanted a complete change of scene and to work with a non profit 'in-the-field', but thought...
Win a trip for two to Peru or Cambodia!
One of Globalteer’s partner projects in Peru is offering one lucky person the chance to win a trip for two...
Save money by volunteering with more than one project!
If you are finding it hard to choose which of our brilliant projects to volunteer at, there’s now a great...
Are you a marketing and social media guru?
Opportunies like this don't come along very often so read on if you fancy a complete change of scene and...
10th Anniversary: Never too old to volunteer
Yesterday we were celebrating the fantastic work our younger volunteers do and how volunteering made a difference to them. Well...

June 2016

10th Anniversary: Younger volunteers' life-changing experiences
Volunteering abroad is not just for teenagers, students and gap year backpackers. But to say Globalteer doesn’t get its fair...
10th Anniversary: The impact of community volunteering
It’s day three of our tenth anniversary celebrations and today we are looking at the amazing work our community projects...
10th Anniversary: The impact of wildlife volunteering
For as long as many of us can remember, the world’s wildlife has been under threat from loss of habitat,...
Looking back on ten years with Globalteer
Back in the bad old days, Jim Elliott, a young Brit, gripped by an incurable wanderlust and an insatiable appetite...
Volunteering with elephants just got cheaper!
We are thrilled to announce that volunteering at the Globalteer Elephant Sanctuary in Cambodia is now even better value than...
Temporary paid teaching job in Peru!
Are you a teacher wanting to do something a bit different for six months? Or maybe you are a native...
Want to work for us in magnificent Peru?
If you want to put your accounting and admin skills to good use, live in spectacular  Peru, and work for...

April 2016

Paid internship in Peru!



Picaflor House, Globalteer's school for underprivileged children in Oropesa near Cusco is looking for an intern to help us implement...
Seven common scams to avoid when volunteering abroad
There’s a lot of truth in that old saying, “forewarned is forearmed” and at Globalteer we are firm believers that...
Packing like a pro for your volunteer placement!
To pack, or not to pack it … that is the question.
 
Packing for an overseas volunteer placement can sometimes be...
Our staff and volunteers put the fun into fundraising in Cusco
Staff and volunteers at Globalteer’s Peru Community project enjoyed a day of socialising and beer tasting at the Sacred Valley...

March 2016

Travelling to Latin America? Read our Zika update.
The mosquito-borne Zika virus has all but disappeared from the headlines for now, but it has not disappeared from Central...
10 reasons to volunteer abroad at least once in your lifetime
Are you thinking of volunteering, but are still a little unsure if it is for you? Are you worried that...

February 2016

Welcome to Jenna, our new Siem Reap volunteer coordinator
Please join us in welcoming Jenna, who joined the Cambodia Globalteer team as Volunteer Coordinator in January 2016!

After completing a...
Donate for free whenever you shop online
Do you live in the UK and regularly shop online? If so you could be making a donation to Globalteer...
Scholarship joy for Peru project student
Staff and students at Globalteer-run Picaflor House Community Project in Peru are celebrating the wonderful news that one of our...
Rural Cambodia Community volunteering – Watch our latest video
If you are having trouble deciding which of our Cambodia projects to volunteer with then our new video might help...
New volunteer video: The Cambodia Clean Water Project
If you want to know what volunteering with the Cambodia Clean Water project is really like and how it is...
Meet Candice, our new Peru team member
We would like to say a big welcome to Candice Conrades, who became part of the friendly Globalteer team in...

December 2015

Helping the dogs of Cusco, Peru

Volunteering with Globalteer in Latin America and South East Asia makes a huge difference not only to the day to...
Donate to Globalteer - for free!

If you are in the UK you can help raise money for Globalteer just by doing your Christmas shopping online...
All change at the Cambodia Sports Project!
The Globalteer Cambodia Sports Project’s Junior Soccer League is all set for its sixth season and this year’s league sees...

October 2015

Quiz night a big hit in Cusco
Things have been getting quizzical in Cusco with the recent launch of a weekly pub quiz to raise money for...
Join the Globalteer team in Cusco, Peru!
We are now looking for a professional and enthusiastic team-player to fill the role of
 
Volunteer Development Coordinator, Cusco, Peru

Job description
 
The...
Volunteer with sloths in Colombia!
Have you ever dreamt of working directly with sloths and helping to safeguard the future of these famously gentle and...
Globalteer expands to Laos
Globalteer is excited to announce the expansion of our wildlife conservation volunteer programme to include Laos – one of South...
We're offering an internship in Cambodia!
Are you looking for an internship where you can use your communications skills and gain valuable work experience with a...

September 2015

Volunteer in idyllic Borneo and also get your A-level in marine science
Would you like to volunteer AND get an internationally recognised qualification during your gap year or international travels? Or, are...
Learn to be a wildlife photographer, and other awesome new volunteer opportunities!
We are excited to announce a range of new volunteer opportunities with our Peru Amazon Rainforest Conservation Project, making placements...
Globalteer joins Ethical Volunteering Group
We are delighted to annouce that Globalteer has been accepted as a member of UK charity Tourism Concern’s Ethical Volunteering...

August 2015

Sporting success for Cambodian girls
Around 1,000 children from NGOs in and around Siem Reap have enjoyed a fun and friendly 2015 Globalteer Games, with...
More Thai Elephant Sanctuary volunteer places now available!
We are excited to announce that extra volunteer spots have been opened up at the very popular Thailand Elephant Sanctuary...
Globalteer joins movement to safeguard children
We are delighted to announce that Globalteer has been accepted as an associate membership of UK charity Keeping Children Safe,...
Mother and baby rescued by Thailand Elephant Project
If you are going to the Thailand Elephant Sanctuary soon, then get ready to meet Princess, the newest and smallest...
Dog rescue volunteer adopts Peruvian pooch
Canada has welcomed a new furry citizen and a little part of Cusco to its shores! Rafaela, a puppy who...

July 2015

Too old to volunteer? Think again!
A lot of people assume that volunteering overseas is the preserve of the young - backpackers, students and gap year...
Meet the bears!
Today we would like to introduce you to some of the permanent furry residents of our Cambodia Bear Rescue Project....
Peru volunteers join Cusco celebrations
June is a spectacular month in Cusco, Peru, with a range of festivals held around the area to celebrate both...

June 2015

Good News about travel insurance
Globalteer has teamed up with award winning travel insurance company World Nomads to offer quick, easy and very flexible insurance...
Colombia just got cheaper!
Most people who volunteer in Colombia end up asking themselves just one question: Why didn’t I come before? And then...

May 2015

Borneo Marine Project returns to paradise
We are thrilled to report that Globalteer’s Borneo Marine and Turtle Conservation Project has this month returned to its former...

April 2015

A Cusco dog's tale with a happy ending!
We are delighted to welcome Umiña to the Globalteer Cusco family, although it must be said that our new addition...
New accommodation for Cambodia bears volunteers
New accommodation at Globalteer’s Cambodia Bear Rescue Project gives volunteers a real taste of traditional Cambodian life, without having to...
Meet Jeanette, our new Peru team member
Globalteer is delighted to welcome Jeanette Shepherd to our Cusco office in Peru where she is taking on the role...

February 2015

Under 14s Girls Soccer Team takes it down to the wire!
Globalteer's under 14's girls soccer team put on an exemplary performance last weekend at a national soccer tournament in the...
Meg joins the Cusco Team
American Meg Capshew (above, right) has joined the Globalteer team in Cusco as our new Admin and Marketing Assistant.

Meg was...

January 2015

Meet the latest addition to our Cambodia crew!
Ioannis Kozyrakis – or Yanni to his friends – is the latest recruit to join our super friendly team in...
Work for Globalteer in Cusco, Peru!
Do you have office, admin and marketing experience, a knowedge of social media and website maintenance and a desire to...
Fantastic on-site accommodation for Cambodia elephant volunteers
Volunteers at the Cambodia elephant sanctuary can now stay in rustic purpose-built hill tribe style accommodation on the project site...
Christmas treats for the children at our projects
Christmas is all about children but it’s easy to forget that not all children are lucky enough to live in...

December 2014

Free Spanish classes for Colombia volunteers
Free Spanish classes are now available to all volunteers on placements with our Colombia Kids Project in Medellin.   

Introduced earlier...
Globalteer volunteers help bring clean drinking water to over 300 Cambodian children
Last week volunteers and staff from Globalteer’s Clean Water Project joined forces with volunteers and staff at our Cambodia Community...
‘Super Sunday’ sees Globalteer staff raise over $3,500 for projects
Seven of Globalteer’s fantastic staff in Cambodia and Peru took to the roads of Angor and the Andes last weekend,...
Globalteer welcomes new Regional Manager
The US State of Arkansas has already produced such household names as Maya Angelou, Bill Clinton and Johnny Cash, so...

November 2014

Cambodia Sports Team launches "Goals For Girls" Female Empowerment Initiative!
On Sunday 2nd November more than 200 young students from 14 NGOs and schools around Siem Reap joined the Globalteer...

October 2014

Work for Globalteer in Peru!
Do you have office and admin experience, a basic knowedge of marketing and a desire to put your skills to...
Brit Laura joins the crew in Peru!
Globalteer is thrilled to be welcoming another new superstar to our team in Peru. Brit Laura Hoskins joined Globalteer in...
Celebrations as Globalteer ‘super-donor’ raises £20,000
One of Globalteer’s most loyal supporters and long-time fund-raisers recently handed over her latest donation, taking the total she has...
Globalteer welcomes Rebecca, our new Cambodia Volunteer Coordinator
Globalteer is delighted to welcome American Rebecca Berentsen (above, left) to our Cambodia-based team as our new Siem Reap Volunteer...

September 2014

Help Thai elephants AND rescued wildlife with our new combined volunteer programme
Are you struggling to choose between volunteering with Globalteer’s Thailand elephant programme and our Thailand wildlife Sanctuary programme? Can’t decide...
We are hiring in Cambodia!
Would you like to play a crucial part in the ongoing impact of Globalteer’s volunteer operations in Southeast Asia and...

August 2014

More than 1,000 Cambodian children flock to second annual Globalteer Games
More than 1,000 children from NGOs in the Siem Reap area of Cambodia enjoyed a day of fun and friendly...

July 2014

Globalteer Clean Water volunteers help Cambodia’s lake dwellers in “first for Asia”
Globalteer volunteers with the Cambodia Clean Water Project recently took part in a “first for Asia” when they helped to...
New swimming pool at Cambodia volunteer accommodation
Anyone who knows anything about Cambodia will tell you that it gets hot. And if it’s not hot it is...
Can we help you with your travel arrangements?
One thing that Globalteer volunteers ask us more than anything else is if we can help them find a great...
Fantastic new accommodation for Cambodia Volunteers
Volunteers with Globalteer’s Siem Reap-based projects in Cambodia – Community, Sports, Clean Water and Food & Farming - now have...
Postcard from The Amazon
Globalteer's Marketing Manager, Simon and South America Project Manager, Colin recently took a trip from Cusco to the heart of...
Could you lead Globalteer in Latin America?
Do you harbour a secret ambition to work with a small and friendly UK charity in the stunnning location of...
So when is the best time of year to volunteer in Peru?
Did you know that Peru is so big and geographically diverse that it is home to no less than 28...
We are hiring in Cambodia!

This could be the opportunity you have been looking for to work with a UK charity that makes it possible...

June 2014

Meet the Globalteer team!
You can now meet all the members of the Globalteer team – well virtually at least – before you even...

May 2014

Cusco Calling! We are hiring in Peru
We have another fantastic job opportunity for someone with office experience and a desire to help Globalteer provide best in...
Meet Jen, our new Southeast Asia Regional Manager
Globalteer is delighted to welcome Jen Dues as our new Southeast Asia Regional Manager, based with the rest of our...
Globalteer short-listed for Innovations in Volunteering Award
Globalteer is thrilled to have been named as a finalist in the inaugural Go Abroad Innovations in International Education Awards.

We...
British designer creates fabulous new logo for Peru Community Project
A generous British designer has donated her time and talents to come up with a new logo for Picaflor House,...

April 2014

Former volunteer Ben joins the Globalteer team in Cambodia
Globalteer is delighted to welcome another of its former volunteers to the team in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

27 year-old Brit, Ben...
Zach joins the Globalteer team
Zacharia Leonardi (above, right), or Zach as his friends and colleagues know him, has joined Globalteer as our new Admin...
We are hiring in Peru!
Have you dreamed of living high up in the majestic Peruvian Andes and using your English language teaching skills to...
So when is the best time of year to volunteer in Cambodia?
Choosing the best time to volunteer in Cambodia is not all about the weather, although you might want to check...

March 2014

Globalteer’s Under 13s shine in National Cambodian Soccer tournament.
A team of 11 players and four coaches from Globalteer’s Sports Project travelled to the Cambodian capital, Phnom Penh at...
Stop Press! Up to 25% off Indonesian Wildlife volunteer placements
Due to late availability at our Indonesian Wildlife Sanctuary, volunteers can now save up to 25% on placements provided you...
New Amazon Rainforest Progammes for Globalteer volunteers
Globalteer is now offering the chance to volunteer at two new projects in the unique and unforgettable surroundings of the...

February 2014

Postcard from Colombia
Drugs? Coffee? That 80’s soccer dude with the crazy blonde affro? The irresistibly dizzy Gloria from hit US sitcom Modern...

January 2014

Free private Spanish classes for volunteers in Cusco
Volunteers with Globalteer’s Peru Community Project and the Peru Dog Rescue Project can now enjoy a week’s worth of private...
Borneo turtle conservation project reaches out to new islands
Imagine spending weeks on end living on a beautiful tropical beach, snorkelling by day and taking boat trips to idyllic...
Globalteer destinations amongst cheapest in the world
We already offer some of the most affordable organised volunteering placements available, but now it seems that our volunteer project...
Join Siem Reap's Giant Puppet Parade
We are looking for volunteers to come and join one of Cambodia's biggest community arts projects in 2014.

Are you creative?...
Could you head up the Globalteer team in Southeast Asia?
New year, new job?
 
Jobs like this really don't come along very often and could be the opportunity you have been...

December 2013

Cambodia sports project expands as our coaching trainees graduate with flying colours.
Globalteer’s Cambodia Sports Project is delighted to announce that we have recruited an additional full-time coach enabling us to offer...
Fancy cycling around Angkor Wat for charity?
If you can’t make up your mind exactly when to volunteer with Globalteer’s Cambodia Community Project in Siem Reap, then...
Want to work for Globalteer in Peru?
Globalteer is looking for a professional and enthusiastic team-player with a great eye for detail to fill the role of ...
Globalteer's Cambodia Soccer League kicks off the 2013-14 season
The Globalteer Junior soccer League 2013-14 kicked off in style in Siem Reap, Cambodia at the end of November heralding...
New in Peru: Kindergarten and Computer Classes are go!
Globalteer’s Peru Community project in Oropesa near Cusco is all set to start computer classes and open a brand new...
Peru Community Project launches unique photo gift sales
Following the success of our Peru Community project’s photo exhibition in Cusco we are delighted to announce that you can...
New rural projects for Cambodia community volunteers
Volunteers with our Cambodia Community Project now have the chance to work with one of two new projects deep in...

November 2013

Cusco photo exhibition for Peru Community Project
Globalteer’s Peru Community is hosting a unique photography exhibition in Cusco from Monday 25th November to Friday 6th December. All...

October 2013

Exciting new accommodation options for volunteers in Peru
We have great news for volunteers who are joining Globalteer in Cusco on our Community or Dog rescue project. If...
Welcome to our new Cambodia Project Manager
Globalteer is delighted to welcome Hema Wu (pictured above, second right) to Cambodia, where she joins us as project manager...

September 2013

No more "smoke gets in your eyes" for Peruvian villagers
A group of volunteers from Durham University at Globalteer’s Volunteer Peru Community Project has helped radically change the lives of...
More exclusive discounts for volunteers in Cambodia
Globalteer volunteers in Siem Reap, Cambodia can now enjoy even more discounts and special offers from local businesses thanks to...
Rain does NOT stop play in Cambodia!
It may be officially the rainy season in Cambodia, but that does not mean that play stops for our Sports...

August 2013

Postcard from the Peru Dog Rescue Project
Globalteer has recently agreed a partnership with an inspirational dog rescue centre on the outskirts of the city of Cusco...

July 2013

Cambodian girls flock to Globalteer's football open day
More than 160 girls from NGOs around Siem Reap joined Globalteer’s Cambodia Sports Project last month for a chance to...

June 2013

Globalteer creates ground-breaking teaching handbook for volunteers
Volunteers with Globalteer’s community projects in Cambodia, Peru and Colombia, now have a brand new, tailor-made teaching resource at their...
Could you be in the Globalteer hall of fame?
Most Globalteer volunteers don’t give up the good work once they have finished their volunteer placements with one of our...
Lisa joins Siem Reap team as Volunteer Coordinator
Globalteer is extending a warm welcome to Lisa Morris (above, left), our new volunteer coordinator in Siem Reap, Cambodia, who...

May 2013

Jobs like this don't come along very often...
Globalteer in Cambodia is looking for a suitable person to fill the position of Project Manager, for Helping Hands Cambodia,...
It's the Cambodia Soccer Season Finale!
It was hot day on and off the field here in Siem Reap when teams in Globalteer’s Junior Soccer League...
Free transport for Cambodia Community Project volunteers
Sadly, it’s not free transport from your home to Cambodia, but as part of our drive to give our volunteers...

April 2013

New accommodation for Cambodia volunteers
Globalteer has bid a fond farewell and moved out of Globalteer House in Siem Reap, which was home to our...

March 2013

We are recruiting in Cambodia!
Ever dreamed of working for a charity in Asia?
Globalteer is looking for a volunteer coordinator in Siem Reap, Cambodia to...
All change at Peru Community Project
2013 has already been a year of exciting new beginnings for Globalteer in South America and the staff of Picaflor...
480km bike ride for Globalteer Cambodia sports coordinator
Charlie Pomroy, Sports coordinator at Globalteer’s Cambodia sports project in Siem Reap has just completed an epic 480km cycle ride...

February 2013

Cambodian teens set to become sports coaches with Globalteer's new training scheme
Four Siem Reap teenagers are set to be the first in a new generation of home-grown sports coaches when they...
Peru Community Project leads environmental initiative
Children, staff and volunteers at Globalteer’s Peru Community Project recently took part in a week-long initiative which focused on the...

January 2013

New accommodation for Peru volunteers
Globalteer is now offering volunteers the opportunity to live with a Peruvian family during their placement with our Peru community...
Meet Globalteer's first ever Cambodia sports project volunteer
20-year old Tiana Blaize Lacy (above, far left) from Melbourne, Australia holds the honour of being the first ever volunteer...

December 2012

Chocorama! 800 kids enjoy chocolate Christmas treats at Globalteer Peru
Just before Christmas almost 800 children in Oropesa, Peru joined staff and volunteers at The Globalteer Peru Community Project to...
Meet Diane, Globalteer's new project manager for South America
Globalteer has appointed American national Diane Patterson as new Project Manager for South America. Diana will be responsible for our...
Cambodia Elephant Sanctuary launches social care programme for villagers
Globalteer’s Cambodia Elephant Sanctuary Project in the remote province of Mondulkiri has launched a social care programme for the indigenous...
Volunteer brings essential First Aid training to Cambodia Community Project
A British volunteer has delivered ground-breaking first aid training to135 project staff and volunteers at Globalteer House, our Southeast Asia...

November 2012

Win $100 off the cost of your volunteer placement
To celebrate reaching 900 Facebook “likes”, and because Christmas is coming and we are feeling all generous…we are launching a...
There has never been a better time to volunteer in Cambodia or Thailand
December to February is known as the cool dry season in Cambodia and Thailand which makes it the absolutely perfect...
Volunteer with our Cambodia sports programme
If you are mad about sports and want to pass on the enjoyment of friendly competiton to enthusiastic and energetic...
Be part of Siem Reap’s spectacular Giant Puppet Parade
February 23rd is the date set for the most spectacular community event in Siem Reap’s 2013 calendar, The Giant Puppet...
Globalteer girls in football first!
More than 100 girls aged between 11 and 18 took part in an historic football tournament in Siem Reap, Cambodia...

October 2012

Volunteers receive group blessing in 'Pchum Ben' temple visit
Globalteer volunteers and staff received a very special blessing from a monk at Siem Reap’s oldest working Buddhist temple last...
Globalteer Marketing Manager lands travel writing job
Globalteer’s Cambodia-based Marketing Manager, Simon Hare has been given the role of Siem Reap correspondent for the Southeast Asian travel...
Big surprise for Globalteer's Peruvian children
The children at Globalteer’s Peru Community Project were in for a real treat when they turned up at Picaflor House...
Big win for Globalteer sports programme!
More than $300 was raised at a pub trivia quiz in Siem Reap on behalf of Globalteer’s Sports programme on...

September 2012

Globalteer Soccer League gets off to a flying start
The Globalteer Junior soccer league got off to a mesmerising start on Sunday 23rd September with some awesome displays of...
Team Globalteer shines in inaugural Siem Reap Walk of Shame
Globalteer staff and volunteers at our Cambodia Community Project joined around 100 people in the first ever “Walk of Shame”...
Comedy Sports coach joins Globalteer Cambodia
Darren “Charlie” Pomroy (pictured above with one of the crack girls’ football teams) has joined Globalteer in Siem Reap to...

August 2012

40% off selected wildlife volunteer placements!
Our partner wildlife projects in Thailand have a lot of work lined up right now and could use some extra...
Reasons to go to Indonesia: One, two, three...
Why is now such a good time to volunteer at our Indonesia Wildlife Sanctuary? Well, unlike much of Southeast Asia...
Could you lead Globalteer in South America?
Do you have what it takes to manage Globalteer's projects in South America?

In Peru and Colombia, Globalteer works with several...
Meet our latest Cambodia team member
25 year-old Anglo-Dutch Ryan Ahlers is the latest addition Globalteer’s friendly Siem Reap-based team. Ryan takes on the role of...
Globalteer Manager helps promote Peru tourism
Annie Irving, Globalteer’s project manager for South America has been asked to help promote Peru tourism on behalf of tailor-made...
Colombia: Mysterious Medellin Effect is spreading…
There is something strange going on in Colombia. For a country that is generally not that high on most people's...
Volunteering in Cambodia: What’s it really like?
No matter how much you read the online forums and trusty old guide books, there’s nothing like hearing it first...

July 2012

We want men!
It could just be that women are more caring than men, but our projects are seeing a distinct lack of...
Meet our new SE Asia Regional Manager
Globalteer has appointed Sherry Trailor (pictured above) as regional project manager for South East Asia. In her new role Sherry...
Save turtles and protect coral reefs with Globalteer
Globalteer has joined in partnership with a marine and turtle conservation project in Malaysian Borneo to offer unforgettable volunteer experiences...
Colombia comes to life with Globalteer’s new blog
Want to know what it’s really like volunteering in Colombia? We can help! Globalteer has launched a new blog to...
Want to work for Globalteer in Siem Reap, Cambodia?
Globalteer in Cambodia (Wat Bo, Siem Reap) is looking for a suitable person to fill in the position of Office...

June 2012

Peru Kids Project joins internationally acclaimed photographer in landmark partnership
Globalteer’s Peru Children’s Project Picaflor House played host to a team of world-class photographers this month from The Giving Lens...
Postcard from The Bear Rescue Project
Even if you are not an “animal person” it is difficult to imagine why anyone would want to eat “bear...

May 2012

Thinking of going to Peru? Read this first!
We know how hard it can be to take the final plunge and commit to your volunteering experience, so we’ve...
Ex-volunteer Colin Newstead joins Globalteer as new Volunteer and Education Coordinator
Globalteer is welcoming a new Volunteer and Education Coordinator to its Southeast Asian “hub” in Siem Reap. British-born Colin Newstead (pictured...
Globalteer House sale raises $230 for local Cambodian NGOs
Not content with setting up shop at Gobalteer’s volunteer hostel in Siem Reap, the staff at Globalteer House held a...
Kiwis to the rescue at Globalteer Peru Children's Project
The children and staff at Globalteer’s Peru Children’s project are celebrating achieving an important goal…well two actually!

Thanks to one Kiwi...
Calling all sports junkies!
Globalteer is recruiting a sports programme coordinator for its newly expanded sports programme in Cambodia.

Based in Siem Reap the successful...
Colombia bids farewell to the volunteer that wouldn’t go home!
Globalteer’s Colombia Children’s Project has bid a very fond farewell to its longest ever serving volunteer. Michael Pedersen , a...
Globalteer transforms Cambodian teachers’ commute!
Globalteer has transformed the commute of two young teachers by donating a moto and safety helmets to transport them to...

April 2012

Globalteer opens NGO gift shop at Siem Reap volunteer Hostel
Globalteer has opened its very own NGO gift shop right inside its volunteer hostel in the Cambodian town of Siem Reap....
New Cusco Quiz Night a big hit for Peru Children's Project
Volunteers at Picaflor House, Globalteer’s Peru Children’s Project, pitted their wits against locals and tourists in the project’s first ever...
Lights, Cameras, Action! Globalteer volunteer stages landmark kids’ production
Canadian volunteer Puja Uppal knew that she would probably have to draw on all her multi-tasking skills when she volunteered...
Globalteer to launch “sport for all” following success of Siem Reap Soccer League
Globalteer is set to launch a year-round sports programme in Siem Reap, Cambodia following the huge success of its junior...

March 2012

Perfect present for Peru Project kids: i-pad? X-box? PS3? MP3? None of the above…?
Globalteer’s Peruvian Children’s Project has received a fabulous gift of hundreds of pencils from worldwide charity Pens for Kids. Yes,...
Cheaper and easier to volunteer with Cambodian elephants
New accommodation at Globalteer’s Cambodia Elephant Sanctuary project has just made volunteering with elephants easier and cheaper than ever before.

The...
The Season Finale: Thrilling Climax to Siem Reap 15s and under soccer League
It was all to play for as teams from Grace House, SHCC and Salariin Kampuchea were all in with a...
Ruby Runs Riot: Rescued elephant goes bananas!
Recently rescued Ruby, everyone’s favourite elephant proved that she was well and truly settling into her new home when she...
A Feast of Football for Final Fixtures in Siem Reap 12s and under Soccer
The anticipation leading up to Sunday’s final games in the Globalteer 12s and under soccer league proved to be totally...
It’s down to the wire: 15s and under soccer league set for thrilling climax
Three teams share the top spot in Division 1 of the Globalteer Siem Reap 15s and under soccer league after...
Postcard from the rubbish dump: Globalteer reports on life just a few miles from the tourist mecca of Angkor.
We are all familiar with the iconic lotus flower towers of centuries-old Angkor Wat, the smiling stone faces gazing serenely...
Goals Galore in Globalteer's Super Soccer Sunday
Self Help Community Centre continued their impressive form at the weekend to stay top of Division 1 in the Globalteer...
Simon & Gemma join Globalteer's Siem Reap team
Globalteer Cambodia has welcomed two new members to its team.

Former Cambodia kids project volunteer Simon Hare (pictured below, left) has...

February 2012

Peru welcomes new Globalteer staff
Globalteer Peru is welcoming two new members of staff to its Peru Kids Project.

Luis Drian Álvarez Huamán, joins the team...
Cyclists complete epic 310km fundraiser for Cambodia kids project
12 cyclists have conquered rain, wind, heat and dust to complete an awe-inspiring 310km sponsored bike ride in aid of...
Girl footballers shine in Globalteer 15’s and under soccer league
The girls’ team from ABC’s and Rice proved they were every match for the boys when they notched up their...
Drugs capital of Colombia? Globalteer reports on life in Medellin
Medellin in North-western Colombia has a familiar ring to it for most of us, an instant association with drug gangs...
Walkers raise £2,000 for Globalteer’s Cambodia Kids Project
A Group of intrepid fundraisers braved the snow and ice of the British winter to raise almost £2,000 for Globalteer’s...
Globalteer places 1000th volunteer
Globalteer’s worldwide volunteer placements passed the 1,000 mark for the first time ever in 2011. Cambodian projects received the highest...
Record-breaking fund-raiser boosts Globalteer soccer league
Over $600 has been raised for the Globalteer Junior Soccer League in a record-breaking fund-raising effort at Siem Reap’s weekly...
ABCs and SHCC top the tables in Globalteer 12s and under soccer league
ABCs & Rice and SHCC maintained the top slots in their respective divisions in an action-packed and dramatic day of...
Ruby the elephant finally rescued
Ruby the elephant has been rescued by members of the Globalteer-supported Cambodia Elephant Sanctuary Project in Mondulkiri Province, Eastern Cambodia.

After months...
Grace House/Green Gecko triumph in Globalteer soccer tournament
A jubilant Grace House/Green Gecko team were crowned champions in last weekend’s 17-and-unders soccer tournament, with a hard fought 1-0...

December 2011

Picaflor House Volunteers
Picaflor House could not exist without the many volunteers who come from around the world to help us.

Not only do...

November 2011

Elephant Rescue

Ruby (not her real name as we dont want any elephant dealers to get her hands on her) is an...

September 2011

Siem Reap Soccer league underway
The third season of the Globalteer Siem Reap Junior soccer league is underway.

Globalteer is sponsoring a junior soccer league in...
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