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"GLOBAL VOLUNTEERS BOOMERS" PROGRAM

WHAT Seniors and others volunteer abroad working with local development plans, guided by local leaders and consultants.
WHYTo encourage senior travel and volunteerism internationally. For older adults to contribute their skills and talents to those in need.
WHEREGlobal Volunteers.
Founder - Colin Salisbury. Headquarters in St. Paul, MN, USA.


Program Description


• "Boomers" comprise about 30% of "Global Volunteers" volunteers
• Team participation by "Boomers" has increased six-fold in the last decade
• More intergenerational family groups are volunteering today than in past years
• More than 30% of volunteers join another Global Volunteers program and refer their friends

International volunteer opportunities for boomers include reaching out to at-risk children, community elders, and others in need in Africa, Asia, Pacific, Europe, North/Central America, South America.

Volunteer vacations combine senior travel with education, adventure in a unique cultural environment. Older adults return to their home country with fulfilling new knowledge.

Global Volunteers has been granted Special Consultative Status with the United Nations and has a relationship with UNICEF.
source:globalvolunteers.org

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