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Infographic: How do Travelers Select Volunteer Programs?

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By Steven Weddle
Co-Founder, Volunteer Forever

We surveyed our 50,000 email subscribers to learn about how they select their volunteer travel programs. Here’s what we learned!

  1. 40.5% pay a deposit with their volunteer application
  2. 16.9% of volunteers surveyed found their program through travel sites like Volunteer Forever
  3. 88.4% of travelers took three months or less to select a program
  4. Cost and activity were the most important factors in choosing a volunteer abroad program
  5. 87.4% of our respondents were female, 54.3% were students, and 58.4% were aged 18 to 24

Check out more insights from our volunteer travel survey in the infographic below!


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