So you've decided that you need a change of pace. Maybe you have a week's worth of vacation days to use before the end of the year, or perhaps you're in a moment of transition and have decided that a 12-week adventure is exactly what you need to shake things up a bit. But either way, one thing is for sure: you're looking for an experience that will change everything. But with all of the options out there—all of the different ways in which you can choose to explore the world—how can you ensure that you're choosing the best international experience for you?KEEP READING
GROUP VOLUNTEER ABROAD TRIPS
We're of the "more the merrier" school of thought. If you're organizing a group of more than five volunteers, we've got some great options that will help you get your entire group from point A to point B-eautiful international volunteering experience, stress-free!
Whether you're looking to enroll a group of colleagues, family members, students, alternative spring breakers, or traveling circus performers, we take all kinds! Plenty of groups travel with us each year, so we've got this down to a science. Get more information on group volunteering with CCS today. When you're ready to enroll, we'll put you on the phone with a specialist for the destination your group has selected.
For every 8 paying participants for education groups, 1 participant (a chaperone, staff member, or student leader) goes free! If you are leading a group with minor participants, please contact your Group Specialist for information on required chaperones and complimentary programs. In addition, you will receive $500 off every paying group participant if your program ends before June 8, 2016 or begins after August 14, 2016.
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We've mastered the formula for a safe, impactful, and fun international volunteer experience for young people. By traveling abroad with CCS, you can inspire your students and bring your classroom to the world! Learn more about CCS student group travel.
We've organized hundreds of service-learning programs for every type of academic group—from high school groups and university and college clubs to professional student associations and fraternities and sororities. Learn more about taking your own group abroad with CCS.
We connect with you to create a unique experience that is customized around your group, your people, and your goals. Some groups we’ve partnered with include A Fresh Chapter, The Junior League, and Alexander Hamilton Friends Association. Learn more about taking your special group abroad with CCS.
We partner with a wide variety of companies to develop incredible international volunteer programs for large groups of employees. Companies we've partnered with include Google, Eli Lilly & Company, OppenheimerFunds, Salesforce, Travelocity, Mohawk Today, and the Cartoon Network. Find out more about corporate volunteering abroad with CCS.
The CCS experience is perfect for educators who are eager to show their students the “real world” outside of the classroom walls—who want to inspire them to apply their studies and become world-changers in the future. We’ve partnered with numerous universities to organize international group volunteer programs. Learn more about CCS University Faculty-Led Groups.
CCS has a long history of partnering with Universities. We’ve heard the same comments again and again. Our infrastructure makes it easy for administrators. Our program quality sets us apart. Our on-the-ground staff are critical. And our commitments to safety and security are essential. Those and other reason are why we’ve been chosen by the following and more:
Read more about group volunteering with Cross-Cultural Solutions:
Cross-Cultural Solutions is a mission-driven organization, and one of our core values—something connected to everything we do, and every decision that we make—is Shared Humanity. As a proud CCS alumnus, I can say from experience that every moment abroad with CCS involves a chance to connect with the people around you. Even when you're not busy volunteering, everything you do during your time in-country with CCS helps to build bridges of understanding.KEEP READING
For those of you who are wondering how we track and analyze the impact of our volunteers and all of their hard work, we'd like to introduce you to our favorite numbers guy here at Cross-Cultural Solutions. Meet Stephen Thompson, the Senior Manager of Program Quality and Evaluation.KEEP READING