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Gap Year in gorgeous Spain

If you’re not sure what you want to do when you leave school, a GAP YEAR – taking time out to explore possibilities and try new things – is a good option. “My gap year...

Posted 09 Jun 2020

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Volunteering overseas changes lives for the better

Our Lattitude staff love what we do, and really believe in the amazing international opportunities we offer young people. Each and every one of our staff travelled extensively when young, and between us have reached...

Posted 09 Jun 2020

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Finding comfort outside the zone

We interviewed Jane about her reflections on her Lattitude Gap Year experience as an Outdoor Camp Assistant in Northern Ireland. I volunteered as an Outdoor Camp Assistant at Greenhill YMCA National Outdoor and Residential Center,...

Posted 09 Jun 2020

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Explore Europe on your Lattitude Gap Year!

Madeleine set out to explore Europe on Lattitude’s popular ‘Project Europe’ programme. Project Europe is unique among Lattitude programmes, as instead of immersion in a single country, you can take part in several projects across...

Posted 09 Jun 2020

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English Language Coach in Poland

Alex was an English “Language Coach” in Poland on her Lattitude gap year. Why volunteer overseas? I heard about Lattitude when they came to my high school careers expo. It wasn’t until a few years...

Posted 09 Jun 2020

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Outdoor Camp Assistant Demi in Canada

I’ve always loved travelling and being in the outdoors, so volunteering as an outdoor activities instructor in Canada seemed like a great idea. Travelling to a new country, to a camp where you know no...

Posted 09 Jun 2020

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Volunteering as a School Assistant in the UK

We love to hear from our Lattitude “gappers” abroad – applications are open now for School Assistant placements in the UK! Just emailing to say thank you to Lattitude for all your help with organising...

Posted 09 Jun 2020

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Volunteer Medical Assistant Sanaa in gorgeous Ghana

Sanaa was a volunteer medical assistant in gorgeous Ghana. Her placement gave her the opportunity to learn new skills and immerse herself successfully into a culture wonderfully different from home. Why Ghana? I chose Ghana...

Posted 09 Jun 2020

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Emma – Language Coach in Poland

Emma writes back to Lattitude about her time as a volunteer Langauge Coach in Poland. “I decided at the start of my last year of high school that I wanted to take a gap year...

Posted 09 Jun 2020

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