If you're hoping to pair an incredible summer of international volunteering with a chance to hike some of the world's most epic peaks and trails, you're going to love this custom itinerary.
Check out this amazing article from one of our very favorite former Program Advisors, Marge Rubin. Although she recently retired after more than 17 years on the CCS team, she didn't forget to leave behind a ton of useful knowledge.
I just returned from an absolutely magical week in Peru where I volunteered with the elderly in Villa El Salvador. Just to be clear, I absolutely love kids, but I think these abuelitos—grandparents—stole my heart!
Some travelers commemorate incredible experiences with photos. Others like to record memories and important lessons in a journal. But if your favorite reminder of a once-in-a-lifetime experience is a recipe — a familiar taste or smell — then I've got the perfect summer volunteering itinerary for you.
Today is a day to celebrate Cross-Cultural Solutions alumni for all that they’ve accomplished as international volunteers. In recognition of their awesomeness, we’ve invited everyone who has volunteered with CCS to dust off their memories and share them with the world!
Find out how their CCS experiences changed them …
It’s November 20th and that can only mean one thing: it’s time to do some serious cooking for a rowdy house full of your closest friends and family. That’s right, it’s Thanksgiving!
If your family is anything like mine, everyone probably has their signature dish that they bring along year after year. But perhaps there’s room for something deliciously different this time around?
First times can be scary. Trying something new, taking a chance, or tiptoeing outside of your comfort zone is no small feat. But as long as your heart is in the right place, first times tend to have a big payoff...
If you’re a 50+ volunteer looking for a once-in-a-lifetime international experience, you’ve come to the right place. See what other volunteers just like you had to say about their CCS experience.