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Volunteering in Spain – Madeleine in Avila

Hola, my name is Madeleine and I am currently volunteering in Spain with Lattitude. These last two months have been pretty action packed and very eye opening, and although my Spanish is still coming along...

Posted 13 Aug 2018

Gap Year in Spain - madeleine

New Zealand and back again: Emily’s volunteer journey

Why did you choose Lattitude? I came across Lattitude whilst doing a business assignment for college and I fell in love. They had endless options and previous experiences were all positive so I didn’t feel...

Posted 02 Feb 2017

volunteering placement in new zealand

A Day in the Life of a Malawi Volunteer

Domestic life in Malawi is different to home. I wake up early in the mornings and take a cold bucket shower which is surprisingly refreshing. Days in Malawi usually start between 5:30-6:30 and end at...

Posted 29 Nov 2016

a day in the life of a Malawi volunteer

How China changed me: Culture, Careers and Confidence

Catherine Sneath volunteered with Lattitude in 1999. Unsure about her initial decision, Catherine has returned many times since, having grown to the love the country during her time there. Catherine reflects on the long-term benefits...

Posted 28 Nov 2016

volunteering in China is a chance to experience a new culture

Ghana – Week 2

Another great week! Starting the energetic days with omelette and (tons of) bread our host Mothers Adina and Maggie prepare for us. We now appreciate all the bread as we can have it with the...

Posted 17 Aug 2016

First week in Ghana!

By Belinda and Frances 6am, Accra, capital of Ghana. A wall of heat hits us as the doors slide open, it’s a nice change unlike the ever changing weather in England, at least we can...

Posted 11 Aug 2016

How volunteering helps – Fiji

Written by Emma Sutton One of our volunteers Emma Sutton returned from her Lattitude placement at Lautoka School for Special Education in Fiji. We caught up with her to ask a few questions about her experience:   What...

Posted 02 Aug 2016

Top 5 skills I learnt whilst volunteering

Have you ever been in an interview situation where you are asked to give examples of when you have “thought outside the box” or “worked as a team to overcome a challenge”? As difficult as...

Posted 02 Aug 2016