One of the scariest parts of sending a volunteer abroad is the idea of anything happening and not being able to reach them. While that is a valid concern, I'm here to tell you there are more ways to reach them quickly than you may realize!
So, you've applied, been accepted, assigned and now you get to see the ever anticipated ILP group list. Remember in 3rd grade when you'd run to see who was in your class when they posted the list on the door? Anyone else?
When you’re living in a foreign country, you are going to want foods from home — like chocolate chips cookies. Good thing it’s possible to do even if you don’t have an oven.
While volunteering abroad with International Language Programs (ILP) you're going to have some pretty amazing opportunities to travel. Check out what backpacks volunteers recommend as you backpack Europe,
Deciding to volunteer abroad with ILP is a big deal and you are bound to have lots of questions. We get it! We have all been there at one point or another and want to help you out. Don't leave those questions rattling around in your head; let us answer them!
Heading off to college can be scary for someone who's never been on their own. It's a responsibility you have to be prepared for. Luckily, there are (fun) ways --like a semester abroad with ILP-- to prepare yourself before you dive head first into your first semester in college!
There is a lot you need to get in order before you spend a semester volunteering abroad with ILP! Have you thought about what to do with your car yet?
If you’re an ILP volunteer, you’ll need to bring over 1 suitcase full of teaching supplies to use in your ILP lessons (unless you're volunteering at the European orphanage) — the question is, what supplies should I bring?
Getting ready for your trip to Haiti or The Dominican Republic? You should probably get packing. But, first ... here's what you DON'T want to bring.
If you have any experience with anxiety, you're probably thinking about the countless situations that could be tough for your trip abroad and wondering, "Is this really a good idea?" It's hard for anyone to step out of their comfort zone, but dealing with anxiety adds another level of ... hard.