We know you love new countries! And we love it too — ILP has programs in countries all over the world and are always looking to continue growing. But how does that work, exactly?
Maybe you’ve heard a little bit about the ILP Program and it sounds great … but you’re not exactly sure what is actually means to volunteer abroad with us — and that’s OK! We’ve put together some more info on what you might be worried about so you can know what it takes.
If you didn’t know, ILP has two programs: Exchange and Humanitarian. While they do have some similarities (both programs let you give back and make a difference!) there are some differences that can help you figure out what country and what program is going to be the best choice for you.
Are you wanting to make a difference, travel the world, grow personally or just start a new adventure? You've probably looked around at a few study abroad programs or humanitarian programs and gotten a bit discouraged when you realized how expensive they can be ... but not ILP!
Know someone spending a semester living abroad and wanna show them some love? It can be hard to know what to send! Whether they are volunteering with International Language Programs (ILP), on a study abroad, or taking a Gap Year here are a few ideas to get you started.
Dying to do some sort of volunteer trip or semester abroad? Since you're here...we're guessing you're wondering what a trip with ILP would be like right? Here's some quick info to cover all your questions!
Here’s what you — er, I guess your parents and friends — need to know about sending a package to you while you’re living abroad!
While volunteering with International Language Programs (ILP) you will meet and serve alongside amazing people in your group. They are from all over the US and have different religious backgrounds, ideas and views. Each of them will teach you something that will help you grow as a person.
If you're having a hard time convincing your parents how great of an experience it would be for you to live in Thailand for a semester, try telling them that they can come visit you! That might change things.
International Language Programs has been around for over twenty years providing service opportunities for college aged volunteers to travel and experience another part of the world. But it's a little more than just a fun, life changing trip for people volunteering abroad.