228 Volunteer USA Stories

Volunteer USA

At a glance
Cost 839+
Eligibility British / Irish, 18 - 39
Duration 8, 10 or 12 weeks

Two weeks in and loving it!

Posted on 13 December 2012 in Volunteer USA

Imagine living on top of a mountain plateau 7,000ft above sea level and it still being 32 degrees celsius.

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I've arrived!

Posted on 13 December 2012 in Volunteer USA

So, I am in Flagstaff, my base for the next three months!

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Project 1 - Zion National Park

Posted on 13 December 2012 in Volunteer USA

My first project was in Zion National park in Utah.

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Another week in the canyon!

Posted on 13 December 2012 in Volunteer USA

My third project left on Wednesday and was at the Grand Canyon.

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Roadtrip!

Posted on 13 December 2012 in Volunteer USA

There were four of us who had decided to go to Santa Fe on our days off, and it turned out that another five girls were also heading that way.

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Sweating it out in Zion Emerald Pools!

Posted on 13 December 2012 in Volunteer USA

My penultimate project took me back to Zion. I was really looking forward to this project as we had a great crew, and it was in a stunning location.

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What a journey, what an experience!

Posted on 13 December 2012 in Volunteer USA

Being on the ten week Volunteer USA programme means that you get time for five 8-day projects.

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Sunshine, Scenery and Sweat!

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I had an amazing experience on Volunteer USA. The projects were in the most spectacular locations...

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Wupatki Fencing

Posted on 13 December 2012 in Volunteer USA

Sooo, I'm back from Wupatki and it was rather awesome.

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Challenging but what an experience!

Posted on 13 December 2012 in Volunteer USA

At the end of last year, I found myself at a loose end. I knew I didn’t want to spend the run up to uni just hanging around.

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Vegas, San Diego, L.A., Tijuana... not a bad way to spend your summer, right?

Posted on 13 December 2012 in Volunteer USA

Daniel Harvey recently returned from an unforgettable summer on Volunteer USA - AND solved one of life's mysteries! He tells us about his experience.

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A summer to remember working in the Grand Canyon!

Posted on 13 December 2012 in Volunteer USA

Daniel Wyles, 22, from Derby had the summer of his life sleeping under the stars in the Grand Canyon and hitting the casinos of Las Vegas.

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I’m a gap year student! Get me out of here?

Posted on 13 December 2012 in Volunteer USA

Looking for gap year ideas? Rosanne took part in our Volunteer USA programme. Here, in her own words she explains her journey.

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Everyday sunrise over the Grand Canyon - volunteering at its best!

Posted on 13 December 2012 in Volunteer USA

Jack discovered a world of opportunities on Volunteer USA, as he was asked to return to work on the project the following year. Here's his story.

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Mountain lions, Black bears, Vegas and NYC - My Volunteer USA experience

Posted on 13 December 2012 in Volunteer USA

22-year-old David from Durham shares his Volunteer USA experience.

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So Today I Climbed A Volcano And Sat Inside... on Volunteer USA

Posted on 13 December 2012 in Volunteer USA

Rob Merton, a University of Warwick student, spent this summer on Volunteer USA. Here's an excerpt from his fab travel blog.

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Covered in mud, sweat and sand...but cleaner than ever!

Posted on 13 December 2012 in Volunteer USA

James took a step outside his comfort zone and found himself working with the greatest view in the world on Volunteer USA!

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Striking Gold in the Canyon on Volunteer USA!

Posted on 13 December 2012 in Volunteer USA

Having spotted Volunteer USA on a friend's facebook, Sam, from Yorkshire, found himself stepping off a coach at Heathrow bound for Arizona!

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