Best Volunteer Reviews 2017

Volunteer Name: Jennifer Peters
Project Location: Costa Rica
Volunteered At: Sea Turtle Conservation

What was your favorite memory of this trip? Meeting and spending time with all the other volunteers at the camp.

What was the most difficult thing you experienced? Adjusting to the schedule that we had at camp and the work that we needed to do.

What was the one thing you wished you were better prepared for? Traveling to the camp by bus and having to get to the river by myself.

How would you describe/rate your experience working with the ABV staff in the USA? The staff were very helpful and were able to answer all the many questions that I had.

How was the local ABV Director and the support provided in-country? He was very helpful and informative.

Personal Paragraph (ABV Program Testimonial): This was the best experience of my life. The ABV team was really helpful both in the USA and in-country. I was very prepared for the trip. It was really easy to get settled and used to the new surroundings. There was never a time that I felt uncomfortable or unclear on travel instructions or anything. Definitely going to go back some day!

Are you willing to speak to other potential ABV volunteers? Yes.

Money Matters

A Broader View Volunteers work tirelessly year round to support our volunteers, and also to serve the local communities where ABV projects are based. As a tax-exempt 501 c(3) organization A Broader View receive 100% of our funding from volunteer contributions. Through your program fee contribution our non-profit charity organization can operate beneficial humanitarian aid programs which are successful and continuous supported year round.

Local, professional full-time coordinators, placement logistics, airport pick up and departure transportation, arrival orientation, food & local accommodations, are a major part of providing a safe, meaningful volunteer experience. When you join A Broader View, you will receive pre-trip visa and vaccination support, assistance with flights, fundraising planning, through our interactive online volunteer portal. Our local partners not only benefit from volunteers valuable contributions at the project, they benefit financially with year-round monetary support from A Broader View. In the last decade A Broader View has donated over 3.5 million dollars in international aid.

By joining A Broader View you are not only helping to make a difference during your own trip, your impact will last even after you go home.

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