Sustainable International Volunteering: ISL in Costa Rica

Name: Sustainable International Volunteering: ISL in Costa Rica

Date & Time: Thursday, November 3, 12:30PM – 2:00PM

Location: Room 191, Irving K Barber Learning Centre, 1961 East Mall

Description: What makes international volunteering worthwhile for a participant and the local community? What are the impacts of international volunteering? What are the best methods for maximizing the benefits of international volunteering? All of the above are questions constantly asked by volunteers, project leaders, and community members around the world.

Past Go Global ISL participants will explore these questions, drawing on their experience from three months working alongside the Asociación de Voluntarios para el Servicio en Áreas Protegidas ( in Costa Rica. They will examine what it means to volunteer internationally, different international volunteering styles and sustainable expectations one can have before and during the experience.

Ticketing Information: This is a free event, open to the public. To register please contact: For more information visit: