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Author Name    McMillon, Bill; Cutchins, Doug; Geissinger, Anne

Title   Volunteer Vacations: Short-Term Adventures That Will Benefit You and Others


Book Condition   Good

Edition   9

Publisher    Chicago Review Press

ISBN Number    1556525826 / 9781556525827

Seller ID   SKU20157758

1556525826 ~Good. Light to moderate shelf wear to covers/corners. Trade paperback binding. Support Last Word Books & Press and other independent booksellers. For more information about a specific title please feel free to contact us with your questions.

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For those looking for a way to make a difference while on vacation--simultaneously getting away and using their talents to improve the world--this guide shows you how a short-term volunteer stint can transform your life as much as the people, animals, and ecology you choose to help. This fully updated edition is filled with in-depth information and profiles of more than 150 select organizations running thousands of quality programs in the United States and around the world. Inside, you'll discover ways to

    Map rock art in South Africa Tutor children in the Navajo Nation in Arizona Build houses in Honduras Teach art lessons in Ghana's only children's gallery Restore wetlands in Colorado Rehabilitate wounded elephants in IndiaEach listing includes complete contact information with locations, costs, dates, and project details you won't find anywhere else. In addition, it features some of the better established long-term projects as well as organizations specifically tailored for families, seniors, and people with disabilities. Stories from recent volunteers and a host of photographs help you further imagine your volunteer adventure. Bill McMillon is a high school teacher. Doug Cutchins is the director of social commitment at Grinnell College. Anne Geissinger is a part-time photographer. Ed Asner is a professional actor. He appeared on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," for which he won an Emmy, and the series "Lou Grant." He also appeared on the television series "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip."

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