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My Volunteer Lost Their Wallet -- Now What?

Posted by Lindsay Hall on 8/20/18 12:04 PM

One of the worst part for the parents at home is when something does go wrong for your volunteer -- like losing their wallet -- and being far away. It's difficult to know how you can help, but that's where we can help. 

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

Does Learning English Really Change Lives?

Posted by Lindsay Hall on 8/12/18 2:59 PM

As a future, current or even past ILP volunteer, you may be wondering if your time teaching English abroad really had an impact on your kids. Is it really that important for them to learn English?

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Topics: All About ILP + Volunteering, Teaching With ILP, For The Parents

ILP For The Parents

Posted by Emily Cummings on 7/30/18 11:20 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

What Is My Volunteer Really Doing While They Volunteer With ILP?

Posted by Lindsay Hall on 6/20/18 4:28 PM

We've put together a little guide to show you exactly what you're volunteer will be up to and what is expected of them.

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Topics: All About ILP + Volunteering, For The Parents

Is My Volunteer Old Enough To Live Abroad Without Me?

Posted by Emily Cummings on 6/5/18 1:01 PM

You may be worried about sending your child away for a semester of college, let alone a semester abroad — here’s how you know they are ready. 

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Topics: All About ILP + Volunteering, For The Parents

A Mom's Perspective On Volunteering With ILP

Posted by Auvi Evans on 5/31/18 11:32 AM

Is your child thinking of volunteering abroad? Here's what a mom of two former ILP volunteers says about the program and why she now wants all of her kids to serve abroad. 

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Topics: All About ILP + Volunteering, For The Parents

Getting A Hold Of My ILP Volunteer Fast In An Emergency

Posted by Lindsay Hall on 5/20/18 2:48 PM

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. 

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

What Treats To Mail To Your Volunteer

Posted by Auvi Evans on 4/20/18 4:57 PM

Do you know someone who's volunteering in another country? We all love getting care packages but it's especially great to receive while you're living abroad. Here's some ideas of what they'd love to get.

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Topics: For The Parents

How To Support A Homesick Volunteer

Posted by Auvi Evans on 4/5/18 9:51 PM

When your volunteer is living abroad it can be hard to know how to help them when they're homesick (it happens to us all!).  Here are a few ways you can support them while they navigate this new experience.

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Topics: All About ILP + Volunteering, For The Parents

Who Is Who At ILP?

Posted by Emily Cummings on 3/3/18 4:11 PM

You already know that ILP is a pretty rad non-profit organization, right? (Well now, you do) … but who is who when it comes to the people behind ILP?

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Topics: All About ILP + Volunteering, 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're sharing all our tips for making the most of your time traveling and living abroad.

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