There are all kinds of different types of volunteer service for those that want a trip that goes beyond the touristic, and one is that of social impact. Helping with NGOs, local projects and schools is just one form of personal development and discovery, apart from helping those in need. The accommodation on volunteer trips is provided by the project for just a few hours of work in exchange!
Traveling as a volunteer in Oceania is one of the best options to immerse yourself in the lifestyle of the region and make your experience more in-depth as opposed to touristic. The interesting thing about volunteering abroad is that you can use your time and expertise to make the world a better place. Because it is a developed region, the majority of social projects in Australia and New Zealand involve animal care and ecosystem preservation.