Volunteering overseas is a rich and rewarding experience. Many volunteers describe it as life-changing. People volunteer with Crossroads for many different reasons. Some of the most common reasons are the following:
You have something to give. You have skills and expertise to offer. Working alongside colleagues in the South, your skills will make a valuable contribution to our partners’ development. Your contribution will continue long after your placement is finished.
You have something to learn. Volunteering overseas provides valuable international work experience. Your Southern colleagues will introduce you to new perspectives and strategies that will be beneficial and useful to your career in Canada.
You can make a difference. Your work will strengthen organizations tackling some of the most pressing global issues.
Crossroads International has been sending volunteers overseas since 1958. Our volunteers have made meaningful contributions to vulnerable communities with the participation of more than 60 long-term partners in Asia, Africa and Latin America. With simple and cost-effective projects, we have changed the lives of women and girls across the world. Take part in this movement. Become a Crossroader!