Spotlight on Giving!

More research supporting the theory that acts of generosity, however large or small, make people happier? Endless opportunities to give constantly surround us in our everyday lives, try not to let a day pass by without selflessly extending yourself to others. Whether it be volunteering in your own community or abroad, staying late after work […]

Spotlight: Service Learning in Costa Rica

Hola! My name is Emily Nagle and I work in the Institutional Relations division at API. One of the best parts about this job is that occasionally, in order to learn more about the API programs, we get to travel internationally and visit the sites firsthand. This spring, I had the chance to explore API’s […]

Volunteer Connection: Alexis in Guatemala

Alexis is a current student at Cabrillo College of ADN Nursing Program, aspiring to work in pediatrics. She spent the month of June, 2017, volunteering in a children’s clinic in Antigua, where patients receive special medical care, physical therapy, medical and psychiatric consultations. Alexis had previous experience volunteering for several organizations as a member of the […]

Program Spotlight: Volunteer in Argentina- Making the right fit for you and the community

API offers diverse opportunities for individuals of all ages and skillsets to exchange ideas, thoughts, and energy in projects that aim to tackle the social issues faced by many communities in and around the city of Buenos Aires. The opportunities are endless, just tell us about your interests and background and we’ll guide you towards […]

Program Spotlight: Volunteer in Brazil

E aí, galera? API offers several different volunteering opportunities in three different cities across Brazil. The volunteer programs range from education and youth empowerment in the social services sector to wildlife projects in major ecological hubs of the country. Experience Brazil on a level rarely lived by the average international visitor, while focusing your energy on […]

Alumni Connections: Carolyn

Either during summer break, after graduation, or mid-career, there are a variety of API Volunteer placements in Guatemala to explore, depending on your interests and skills. After graduation, Carolyn chose to spend two weeks volunteering in Antigua, Guatemala as a teacher’s assistant. Read on to learn about her first moments, memories in the classroom, and […]

Volunteer in Ecuador: What kinds of projects can I contribute to?

API offers many different volunteer projects in Ecuador to suit a range of interests and skillsets. Projects in areas such as social work, teaching, animal welfare, environment, sports, and development are among the most common volunteer options in Quito, the Galapagos Islands, the Amazon, and other regions of the country. Take a peek into three […]

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