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My Volunteer Lost Their Wallet — Now What?

Posted by Abbey Krzymowski on 2/26/21 12:04 PM

There's nothing worse for parents then when they have a child living in another country and something goes wrong—like losing their wallet. It's difficult to know how to make things better from so far away, but here are some very helpful things for parents to do in this specific situation. 

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Topics: Get Ready For Your ILP Trip, All The Travel Tips, All About ILP + Volunteering, For The Parents

ILP For The Parents

Posted by Emily Cummings on 2/4/21 8:15 AM

International Language Programs (ILP for short) is non-profit program that has has 25+ years of experience sending volunteers abroad. We have a team of directors who oversee the program who are also parents. ILP's directors have  sent their own children on the ILP program, so we get where you're coming from and understand the concerns.

We are here to help you get your questions answered. 

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Topics: For The Parents

Being Proactive About Your Safety While Traveling Abroad

Posted by Abbey Krzymowski on 12/28/20 10:00 AM

No matter where you are, even at home, there are safety risks. But when traveling abroad, away from all things familiar, it is even more essential to be vigilant and proactive in order to minimize the risks. 

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Topics: All About ILP + Volunteering, For The Parents

Quick ILP Facts You Need To Know

Posted by Emily Cummings on 11/2/20 1:45 PM


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!

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Topics: All About ILP + Volunteering, For The Parents

Christmas Presents Your Volunteer Will Definitely Want For Their Trip

Posted by Jen King on 10/16/20 8:23 AM

Looking for a few holiday gifts for a travel lover? We talked to the travelers we know about what they want for Christmas, and here's the complete list!

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Topics: Get Ready For Your ILP Trip, For The Parents

Bank Cards With No International ATM Fees

Posted by Emily Cummings on 5/21/20 10:08 AM

I probably spent a couple of hundred dollars on ATM fees while traveling until switching my card. 

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Topics: All The Travel Tips, Saving Money + Fundraising, For The Parents

What Does The Program Fee Cover For An ILP Trip?

Posted by Auvi Evans on 2/2/20 9:28 AM

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!

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Topics: All About ILP + Volunteering, Saving Money + Fundraising, For The Parents

Do I Have To Be LDS To Volunteer With ILP?

Posted by Auvi Evans on 1/27/20 10:32 AM

Do you have to be religious — or a member of the Church of Jesus Christ — to volunteer with ILP? 

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Topics: All About ILP + Volunteering, LDS, For The Parents

Can My Parents Visit Me While I’m Volunteering?

Posted by Emily Cummings on 1/16/20 11:00 AM

Come have mom and dad visit the country you've spent a semester volunteering in! 

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Topics: All About ILP + Volunteering, For The Parents

Our Favorite Thailand Hotels To Stay In When Visiting Your Volunteer

Posted by Abbey Krzymowski on 1/5/19 3:14 PM

Visiting your volunteer in Thailand? Here's a list of recommended hotels all over popular places in Thailand, just perfect for a family stay!

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Topics: Asia, For The Parents

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We are ILP, a Utah-based non-profit org that has service abroad opportunities for college-age volunteers. We love travel so we're sharing all our tips for making the most of your time living abroad + seeing the world, and how to do it all on the tiniest budget.

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