WorkingAbroad is proud to support The Campaign Against Canned Hunting (CACH), an animal advocacy organisation which raises awareness, using all media to expose the evils and the cruelty of canned lion hunting, lion interaction and the misleading of volunteers who pay to work at lion farms in the naive belief that they are assisting conservation. For further information go to www.cannedlion.org
WorkingAbroad Co-Founder Vicky McNeil has been invited to join the expert panel of several Guardian Careers' live Q&A sessions; Working overseas: how to find a graduate job abroad, Using a gap year to boost your career, and How language skills can boost your career. To read some of the questions and useful advice given during the sessions, please click here, here and here.
WorkingAbroad supports Born to Live Wild – A PLEDGE for wildlife
With support from the wider conservation community and the global tourism industry as well as millions of concerned citizens, the Blood Lions campaign is now owned by everyone that supports an end to the breeding, canned hunting and commercial exploitation. WorkingAbroad has joined the Born to Live Wild pledge, which states that lions and other predators are wild species and we wish to continue promoting Africa as an authentic, wild and rewarding tourism destination and, we wish to continue our support and promotion of the formal conservation community in their endeavors to secure the survival of Africa’s predators in the wild.
Ocean Spirits is a local non-profit, non-government organisation devoted to the protection of Grenada’s natural environment and sea turtle population through education, research and generation of sustainable, community based Eco-tourism practices. To find out more about volunteering on this project, please click here.
Cape Fear River Watch (CFRW) was founded in 1993 to protect and improve the water quality of the Lower Cape Fear River Basin, North Carolina, USA through education, advocacy and action. To find out more about volunteering on this project, please click here.
The Environment Agency of Iceland, which operates under the direction of the Ministry for the Environment. It's role is to promote the protection as well as sustainable use of Iceland’s natural resources, as well as public welfare by helping to ensure a healthy environment, and safe consumer goods. To find out more about volunteering on this project, please click here.
St Eustatius National Parks (STENAPA) is a non governmental, not for profit foundation (‘stichting’) incorporated in the Netherlands Antilles on 21st November 1988. STENAPA is the only organisation on St Eustatius with a mandate for environmental protection. STENAPA is legally mandated by the Island Government to manage all the island’s protected areas (the Statia National Marine Park, the Quill/Boven National Park as well as a young Botanical Garden) on the 21km2 island of St Eustatius. To find out more about volunteering on this project, please click here.
The Gap Year Travel Store is a great place to get all your travel gear for a gap year or backpacking volunteer trip. They offer good quality travel gear at competitive prices.