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Personal Growth Through Making an Impact

Natalie wrote to us to share her recent volunteer experience as a School Assistant in the UK. Although she returned home to New Zealand early due to COVID-19, she truly made the most of her...

Posted 28 Sep 2020

A-Level Results Week: Now What?

If there is a single day in the year that focuses the minds of young people and their parents on this question, it is A-Level results day. Your results reflect the culmination of years of...

Posted 11 Aug 2020

How to Learn a New Language Abroad

One of the most delightful perks to travelling to and living in another country, is learning a new language. After all, it allows you to connect with new people in a meaningful way, in a...

Posted 05 Aug 2020

Socially Distant, Yet Full of Joy

Julius, a Lattitude volunteer from Germany, wrote to us a very thoughtful reflection on his gap year in Duncan, BC – the beautiful “City of Totems” situated on Vancouver Island on the West Coast of...

Posted 21 Jul 2020

Lena’s Outdoor Camp Experience in New Zealand

We interviewed Lena and she shared her recent wonderful experience volunteering as a Outdoor Camp Assistant at Bridge Valley Adventure Centre during her Gap Year in the New Zealand. Thank you so much, Lena, for...

Posted 13 Jul 2020

Oliver’s Pandemic Abroad

Recently on our blog, we’ve been highlighting the stories of Lattitude volunteers who have remained abroad during this COVID-19 period and have given the gift of valuable service as international volunteers. Here is a delightful...

Posted 06 Jul 2020

Resilience – Volunteers in the UK During COVID-19

Lattitude is very lucky to work with dedicated host organizations around the world who support, mentor, and provide wonderful experiences for our volunteers. We have been in touch with our hosts at Tockington Manor School...

Posted 18 Jun 2020

Lattitude Is Going Global…Online

Lattitude Global Volunteering has always been a global non-profit organisation, with volunteer programmes in exciting destinations around the world, and a global team dedicated to supporting volunteers from around the world in their international experience....

Posted 17 Jun 2020

Gap Year in Spain – Gabriella in Valladolid

Hi I’m Gabby and I am volunteering with Lattitude in Spain. When I was little I never had a dream career… I haven’t always wanted to be a Firefighter, Vet or Chef. But I figured...

Posted 09 Jun 2020

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