GlobalGiving’s Field Travelers have visited more than 60 countries, performed over 1,000 site visits, and traversed six continents. They have trekked out to the remote ends of the Amazon and the foothills of the Himalayas to visit our partners and learn more about their work. Field Travelers have conducted online fundraising workshops and helped grassroots organizations build their fundraising capacity.
The Field Travelers gain professional, hands-on experience in the field while having the adventure of a lifetime! Travelers take on an important role at GlobalGiving. During their experience they:
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The Field Traveler program allows individuals to plan their own itinerary to visit nonprofit partners and experience the amazing work of global change-makers firsthand. And when they’re done "working," they explore the sites! By the end of the experience, Field Travelers:
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GlobalGiving’s Field Travelers are passionate, experienced individuals who travel internationally for three to six months in specific countries or regions of the world. Though not required, many Travelers are fluent in the language of the region they are visiting. Field Travelers are selected through a competitive application and interview process and participate in an intensive, four week training in Washington, DC.
Most importantly, they are valuable members of the GlobalGiving and Field teams, who bring passion, creativity, optimism, and a good sense of humor to their very important work. Meet the team here.