Useful resources for volunteers
POD VOLUNTEER COMMUNITY
Here are some resources and partnerships with what we think are the best organisations out there to help you prepare for volunteering overseas...
Flights - Journeys Are Made
A very experienced travel agent which organises flights and other travel plans for Pod volunteers. Note: please do not book flights until your placement dates are confirmed.
Travel Insurance - Banner Insurance
Travel insurance is essential and we require that you have suitable travel insurance. Banner arranges comprehensive travel insurance for Pod volunteers at a special rate.
Equipment - Outdoor365
Get the ideal kit for your volunteer placement and travel adventure with Outdoor365 - the specialist online outdoor equipment store. Exclusive 10% discount for Pod volunteers using the checkout code 10OFFPOD
Prepaid Currency Cards - FairFX (UK residents only)
Get a free prepaid currency card with our award winning partner, FairFX. A secure, smart and cheaper way to spend abroad. Load up your card, lock in great exchange rates, then withdraw cash / use your card while travelling.
Pod Volunteer Fundraising Guide
We encourage all volunteers to consider fundraising either towards their costs or as a donation to their project. Our guide is packed full of ideas, tips and resources to help you on the way!
Pod Charity - VirginMoney Giving
Set up a fundraising page to support the project you will volunteer at - every penny makes a real difference. Note: money raised for the Pod Charity cannot be used towards the cost of your trip (see Pod Fundraising Guide).
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