Working abroad can be a great decision as this gives you the opportunity to explore a new place altogether, make new friends, learn a new culture and have a great time. How about combining that with a good vacation? If you are thinking of working abroad combine it with your vacation by joining a volunteering program and experience the joy of doing something for the community. There are many Canadian citizens working abroad and several of whom are volunteers to the less developed or developing countries.
It is easy to lead a great life back with facilities, eat healthy, enjoy a good lifestyle, live in a clean city, enjoy a great job and have a perfect life. Do something different this time? Instead of taking a luxurious island holiday, how about teaching the orphan kids in a village in Thailand or how about helping build homes for the poor people in Ghana.
There are many ways you can help the less privileged people in the world and put smiles in their faces. You will be enjoying your vacation and at the same time help teach kids, build homes, take care of the orphans, spread love and participate in the various community activities. There are a plethora of volunteering programs that you can choose from depending on your interests and preferences.
If you are interested to work abroad but are unable to give a start to your dreams then you can connect with the several Canadian citizens working abroad through their blogs and forums and learn more about their experiences. Volunteering is getting popular these days and there are many Canadian citizens who opt to become volunteers and visit the foreign countries to spread goodness and love.
When you visit the poor countries, it gives you the realization of how futile life is without giving. There are remote villages in Ghana where people do not have the basic necessities like clean drinking water, education, medical facilities and so on. What is basic for you is actually considered luxury by them. There are schools without roof needing extensive repair and people who have become homeless due to flood or storms.
Many times you will be living in the remote villages in the volunteer camp and be working with the locals in place where there is no Internet connection or facilities. You may choose to spend a week or a month as you desire teaching English or other subjects to the kids, playing with the orphans and taking care of them. You can also help build the school and make the classrooms more interactive.
You may also help build homes for the poor people or work towards conserving the natural environment of the region. There are many islands and beaches in Thailand that require maintenance and you can do your part by giving back to the community.
Canadian citizens working abroad usually take up volunteering projects during their gap year in education or when they wish to take a career break. This is a great learning way and age is not an issue when planning to be a part of volunteering projects.