Jenn Rose is our Teach Abroad and Voluntourism Expert. She has traveled, taught, and volunteered her way around the world -- and now she is sharing those experiences with The 'Buzz! Her articles will give you solid insight into what it’s really like to teach English abroad and how you can do volunteer while on the road.
I’m currently working out the details of my next volunteer location in the Philippines and I’m looking forward to the new adventure. I have been traveling around the world for 2 years and have volunteered in 5 countries. I am always on the prowl for an organization where I can do volunteer work and help a(…)
From the moment I began correspondence with Mel about volunteering as to teach abroad in Cambodia with Learn4Life, I could tell that I was onto something good. When I arrived in Siem Reap, Mel picked me up by tuk-tuk to take me to the school. While chatting with her on the 10-minute ride, I immediatly got(…)
Less than a week after finishing my first English Winter Camp in South Korea and I feel as though I have learned just as much, if not more than the students. There is such a learning curve to starting anything new and I felt like Camp Korea was no different. My previous experience teaching English(…)
It’s been just over a year since I finished my TEFL course in Ban Phe, Thailand on Christmas Eve 2010. After finishing my TEFL course, I had full intentions of jumping right into a teaching position, but my hesitation came from committing to a contract for an entire year or longer. I was enjoying the(…)