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Are you an experienced traveler looking for a challenging yet rewarding experience that will change your life? Greenheart Travel offers Teaching, Volunteer and Work & Travel programs to get you off the beaten path and on your way to an unforgettable adventure while making a positive impact on the global community.

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The Road Less Traveled — Life Changing Travel

The Road Less Traveled is an extraordinary opportunity to join with others and build deep relationships and meet challenges together. Life moves, changes, begins, ends, challenges, questions, hurts, exhausts, inspires, connects, satisfies and rewards. Join RLT as you enrich the world and the lives of others.

Program in the Spotlight Creating life experiences that spark both physical and intellectual growth, The Road Less Traveled encompasses summer wilderness adventure, service learning and language instruction programs for young people ages 13-19. Participants and Field Instructors have the opportunity to venture to unique and culturally rich spots in the American West, Alaska, California, Hawaii, Florida Keys, the Gulf Coast, Belize, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Panama, Peru, India, Italy, Norway, Tanzania or Taiwan. Field Instructors begin their summer with ten days of paid staff training, then guide and engage participants in service learning projects, language immersion programs, backpacking, ice and snow mountaineering, rock climbing, biking, kayaking, trekking, SCUBA diving, whitewater rafting and more from June through August. Co-Instructors and Interns work in conjunction with the Field Instructor in a variety of supportive roles. Candidates must be at least 21 years of age, Wilderness First Responder (WFR) and CPR certified, have experience working with teenagers and solid wilderness and international travel skills. Spanish fluency is required and/or helpful for some programs. Benefits include a salary, living expenses, a stipend towards certifications and the opportunity to work with world-renown and expert guides. The 2016 hiring season runs from September through early May. There is no official closing date, but the earlier you send in your application, the more likely you will be hired and placed on one of your trip preferences. Learn more at TheRoadLessTraveled.com.

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As a Field Instructor for The Road Less Traveled, you'll have the opportunity to work with other highly motivated, qualified, committed professionals and experience extraordinary lands and cultures around the world.

RLT Field Instructors are genuine, spirited, friendly, athletic, educated and well-traveled. Instructors are not just educators and counselors, they are mentors. They are responsible, committed to those around them, purposeful and bold.

ISSOS provides a well balanced, supervised summer program where students choose academic and elective classes to suit their needs and wider interests at the exclusive universities of Cambridge, St Andrews and Yale.

The exclusive ISSOS summer school program offers high school students (aged 13-18) the opportunity to combine learning, creative enrichment and action-packed adventure in one of three amazing, historic and picturesque university towns of St. Andrews (UK), Cambridge (UK) and Yale (US). Serving as a positive role model for students, Summer Camp Counselors will be in charge of a group of up to 15 students and for running all sporting activities, evening programs and cultural trips. You will be responsible for waking your group up, getting them to breakfast on time, keeping them up-to-date on upcoming activities, encouraging them to participate fully in evening activities and making them feel safe, happy, welcome and at home throughout the camp session. Compensation includes a fixed salary plus full room and board. Applicants must be at least 21 years old, fluent in English, and a UK or US citizen with a flexible attitude, good sense of humor, the ability to stay calm in stressful situations, and enthusiastic and self-motivated. Previous experience working with young people and an interest in sports, music, theatre, dance and other hobbies would be advantageous. 2016 camp session dates include June 30–August 18 (St. Andrews), July 10–August 4 (Cambridge) and July 14–August 8 (Yale). To apply, email your CV/resume and a recent photograph to Frederica Kennedy.

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The ISSOS team of Summer Camp Counselors will be responsible for running all sporting activities, evening programs and cultural trips.

ISSOS welcomes students from over 60 nationalities where they’ll enjoy the summer adventure of a lifetime, quality individual instruction and a unique international experience. Join an international family where friendships span the world and last long beyond the summer.

China, Hong Kong and Southeast Asia

From rock climbing, jungle trekking, cave exploration to cooking, farming, service projects and working closely with developing communities, Dragonfly provides primary and secondary students an unforgettable learning experience.

Dragonfly: Taking classroom learning into the world outside. Making a difference to lives across Asia.

Program in the Spotlight With exciting outdoor adventure programs offered in China and Hong Kong, Dragonfly leads outdoor experiential education courses that combine purposeful engagement, direct experience and focused reflection. Facilitation integrates Social and Emotional Learning (EQ) outcomes in outdoor and community-based activities, supported by training programs for instructors that help build these skills.

Senior Outdoor Instructors will lead courses that combine technical activities (such as rock climbing and sea kayaking) and non-technical activities (including team building, camp craft, nature walks and service). Instructors must have an appropriate blend of technical outdoor skills, teaching skills and interpersonal skills to be successful in this position. First season Instructors will earn HKD8,000 per month, plus an end of season bonus of HKD$7,500. Additional benefits include staff housing and food on workdays. Applicants must have a University degree, outdoor technical skills (e.g. first aid, rock climbing, kayaking, etc.) and a minimum four seasons in a teaching/instructional role with children, youth or adults in outdoor education programs. Dragonfly offers seasonal contracts as well as full-time positions with good performance. Positions are available during the spring (mid-February through the end of April/mid-May) and fall (September to the end of November). If you are looking to be part of a team dedicated to doing meaningful work and making a difference in lives across Asia, apply today at LearnWithDragonfly.com.

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Fall 2016 Jobs in China and Hong Kong!
Dragonfly is currently accepting applications for Senior Instructors for the fall season (September 1st through the end of November).

Instructors demonstrate enthusiasm, good judgment, risk management, planning with attention to detail and organizational skills in preparing, leading and wrapping up Dragonfly programs.

Working and traveling with Dragonfly is a wonderful way of helping to change youth for the better and make the world a better place.

With a multi-cultural staff from all over the world, working for Dragonfly is a unique opportunity to make life-long friendships, travel off the beaten path, and learn about other cultures.

Divemaster Job Adventures in the Caribbean!

Roatan Divemaster Internship - the best way to become a professional diver.Roatan Divemaster Internships! Spend time on a beautiful Caribbean island and dive on the world's second largest coral reef! As a Professional PADI 5 Star Instructor Development and Green Star Award Winner dive center, Roatan Dive Academy provides SCUBA diving adventures on Roatan in the Bay Islands of Honduras. Powered by Subway Watersports, Divemaster Interns will have an opportunity to be taught all aspects of working within a busy, successful dive operation at a great resort location while training to become a PADI PRO diver. Go from zero to hero with their Open Water Divemaster package! After your internship, you can continue your education and join their Instructor Development Course (PADI IDC)—with small group sizes and personal teaching methods offered. Internships begin on the 1st and 15th of every month for a 4 to 9 week duration. Fees start as little as US$1,530 and include instruction, diving, use of equipment, shared lodging in a rustic island house and lunch. PADI certifications, training materials and insurance are extra. If you're open minded, positive, flexible, sociable, outdoorsy and love the water, send an email to Holly Phoenix for an application and get a taste of an amazing career! Come take the plunge with Roatan Dive Academy today.

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Intern at Roatan Dive Academy and experience a new career that lets you work at the most exotic locations around the world. Continue to Dive Instructor and get a head start in the job you've always dreamed of.

Join the Tribe on the Caribbean Island Roatan! Divemaster Interns with Roatan Dive Academy will gain a unique insight and hands-on experience working in the dive industry while obtaining the education, training and credentials needed to become a PADI Divemaster. Find out about internship availability and the people who have already signed up. Intern at Roatan Dive Academy and experience a new career that lets you work at the most exotic locations around the world. Continue to Dive Instructor and get a head start in the job you've always dreamed of.

Work & Travel Abroad Programs

Change your Perspectives. Change your Life. Travel for a Change. Embark on the adventure of a lifetime and make a difference on a global level with Greenheart Travel.

Travel for a change on a meaningful adventure abroad!

Program in the Spotlight Are you an experienced traveler looking for a challenging yet rewarding experience that will change your life? Greenheart Travel offers Teaching, Volunteer and Work & Travel programs to get you off the beaten path and on your way to an unforgettable adventure while making a positive impact on the global community.

Teach Abroad Adventures: China, Colombia, Myanmar, South Korea and Thailand.

Volunteer Abroad Adventures: Kenya Community Development Project Peru Sustainable Development Project in the Amazon Puerto Rico Sustainable Forestry & Permaculture Project Spain Environmental Project Sri Lanka Elephant Conservation Project Thailand Stray Dog Rescue Project Vietnam Education Project

Work & Travel Adventures: Hit the road on a working holiday visa to Australia or New Zealand. Earn money to fund your travels as you gain unique job skills to make your resume stand out. Students can also take advantage of a Seasonal Internship in Thailand to get a head start on their career path before graduation.

All programs run year-round with flexible start dates, medical insurance, pre-departure and cultural orientation with a local coordinator and 24-hour support. Picture yourself on your next adventure abroad and read travel stories on the Greenheart Travel blog!

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Volunteer In Puerto Rico!
Greenheart Travel Application Deadline Alert!Check out Greenheart Travel's new Sustainable Forestry & Permaculture Project in the southern mountains of Puerto Rico’s rainforest!

After wanting a change from the 9-5 work schedule and a way to personally grow and explore the world, these Greenheart Travelers take the leap and start their adventure in Thailand as English teachers.

Greenheart Travel alumna, Varisa, talks about her incredible time volunteering in Costa Rica, working with animals and experiencing pura vida while traveling for a change. She shares her emotions, the impact and impressions from her volunteer program.

Where in the world will you go? With programs in 19 countries across six continents, InterExchange will take you almost anywhere you want to go!

Ready for an adventure that'll take your breath away?
Spend a year exploring the wonders of China's Yunnan province, ski New Zealand's Southern Alps in mid-July, snorkel off the coast of Australia, or soar along a zip-line through the jungle in Costa Rica. InterExchange programs will raise your pulse no matter where your dreams take you.

With programs in 19 countries across six continents, InterExchange will take you almost anywhere you want to go! With opportunities such as Teach English, Au Pair, Work & Travel, Volunteer and Learn Spanish, InterExchange programs will offer you continuous support during your time abroad throughout Europe, Latin America, Africa, and Asia. Programs offer room and board and/or a stipend, in-country support, visa guidance, a 24-hour help line, and opportunities to learn about the world. Whether you want to take a semester off, go abroad for a summer or stay for an extended program, InterExchange will work with you to make sure you have an unforgettable experience!

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Thanks to InterExchange, I spent five wonderful months in Peru, where I learned Spanish and volunteered with underprivileged kids. —Andrea, InterExchange Volunteer in Peru

Thanks to InterExchange, I spent five wonderful months in Peru, where I learned Spanish and volunteered with underprivileged kids. Thanks to that international experience, I have furthered my career and am overseeing new operations in Latin America. I just want to say thanks to InterExchange for helping facilitate the whole experience. —Andrea, InterExchange Volunteer in Peru

National Geographic TravelerLearn more about this book on Amazon.com Active, curious travelers will enjoy National Geographic Traveler. Features focus on domestic and foreign destinations, personal travel reflections, food and restaurants, great places to stay, photography, trends, adventure, ecotourism, road trips and cultural events.

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