Tag Archives: volunteer

Rustic Pathways

Rustic Pathways is a really excellent, though more pricey, volunteer experience for youth across the globe. This organization "facilitates life changing educational experiences for students" through travel, education, and philanthropy. They believe travel should be an integral part of education and sustainable development, and that we should all go about things with more of a…
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Friends of Virgin Islands National Park

[caption id="attachment_18217" align="aligncenter" width="960"] St. John Coral Bay[/caption] The U.S. Virgin Islands National Park is an excellent example of gorgeous, mostly pristine, and fully protected natural land that needs constant care and attention from volunteers like you to keep it up to par and well preserved. The Friends of Virgin Islands organization help "preserve, protect,…
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White Earth Reservation

Located in North Central Minnesota, the White Earth Reservation is a reserve/ organization created in 1867 after a treaty was signed between the United States and a band of Mississippi River Chippewa Native Americans. This reservation is only one of seven of its kind in the state representing the White Earth Tribe, or the Anishinaabe. The…
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Catalina Island Conservancy

The Catalina Island Conservancy was founded in 1972 and is known as one of the best and oldest private land trusts in the state of California, with an overall mission of being able to "protect and restore one of the world’s most magnificent islands." Volunteering for this organization is a great opportunity to learn all…
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Habitat for Humanity

The third strongest hurricane to ever make landfall in the United States was Hurricane Katrina, hitting and devastating the unique and bustling city of New Orleans in 2005. The 175 miles per hour winds broke levees and homes, making for a great need of volunteers even today, over 10 years after the fact. Habitat for…
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American Red Cross

The American Red Cross is among the most influential and supported volunteer and charity organizations in the United States. Some people, however, don’t really know the extent of the Red Cross’ helping hand, which in many cases allows volunteers to travel and help out various American communities in need, from local disaster areas to donating blood…
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American Hiking Society

The American Hiking Society is one of the most involved and influential national trail preservation groups and they're big on volunteer opportunities. You'll find a truly amazing group of people doing truly amazing things on our national hiking and biking trails! This Maryland based nonprofit group was founded in 1976 and has been the only…
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Appalachian Club

 There are several reasons why we love the Appalachian Club, especially for volunteer vacations and outdoor conservation opportunities! This amazing outdoor club and conservation group provides absolutely excellent volunteer vacations, teen trail crews, custom crews, alpine stewards, and even adopt-a-trail opportunities throughout the East Coast Appalachian Trail region! With this club you get to "get…
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Sierra Club

The Sierra Club is the highly popular grassroots environmental organization that was founded by conservationist legend John Muir in 1892, today boasting the title of being the nation’s largest and most influential organization of its kind. Within the Sierra Club you will find over two million members and supporters, members that help out by donating,…
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Bob Marshall Wilderness

If you’ve ever seen Montana’s wild side then you already know how easy it is to fall in love with the massive and lush expanse of rugged peaks, alpine lakes, meadows filled with streams, big river valleys, and a towering and impressive coniferous forest. It is literally a natural wonderland, one of the most beautiful and pristine…
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