• By Walkertown Branch
  • Posted Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Travel with a Purpose: International Volunteering and Tourism

National park ranger Wesley Gant will present a talk on international volunteer travel on Tuesday, March 12 at 6 p.m. Attendees will learn about different volunteer travel opportunities and how international volunteering can provide a more rewarding, immersive and enjoyable experience than traditional tourist trips. Gant has visited Namibia, Nepal, Zimbabwe, Paraguay, and Morocco as a volunteer and will share his own experiences and offer advice to future volunteer travelers.

Gant has worked in 15 states for the Department of the Interior as a park ranger since 2007. He started traveling internationally in 2013 with a trip to Patagonia, but was concerned about the cost of future travel. His own experience as a volunteer and volunteer recruiter led him to examine international organizations that offered volunteer opportunities. He discovered groups looking for motivated travelers that share a passion for their cause. Volunteers can travel relatively inexpensively while contributing time to a cause important to them.

Free public event. No reservations required.

Travel with a Purpose: International Volunteering and Tourism with Wesley Gant

Tuesday, March 12 at 6 p.m.
Walkertown Branch Library
2969 Main St. Walkertown, NC 27051

Call (336) 703-2990 for more information.
Click here for driving directions.

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