Going away for less than 6 months?
If your career break is less than 6 months, renting out your house is likely to be next to impossible. The solution? A housesitter. HouseSit Match lets you find a sitter who will look after your house for free! Plus they will look after the place, feed the cat, walk the dogs and will even mow the lawn. There’s no catch - HouseSit Match recruits Aussies who want to stay here while they work, so are willing to look after your gaff in return for a place to stay. Clever eh?
Need a new challenge?
If you're looking for a career break where you can build up new skills whilst visiting dramatically different destinations, then a Raleigh International expedition is for you. Raleigh's volunteer managers support young people to deliver worthwhile sustainable development projects. Visit Borneo, Costa Rica & Nicaragua and Tanzania, for 8 or 13 weeks. Click here to find out more.
Philippines volunteer appeal
One of our approved partners, Kaya Responsible Travel, has an office in Tacloban in the Philippines - the city hardest hit by Typhoon Yolanda. Their staff urgently need volunteers to help with the clean-up, so if you have skills in healthcare, nutrition, or teaching, or you can help with building work, please get in touch. You can visit Kaya's website, email them on firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0161 8706212.
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