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.

Click here for flights information

Flights - Journeys Are Made

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.

Click here to arrange travel insurance

Travel Insurance - Banner Insurance

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

Click here for your Pod Volunteer approved kit list

Equipment - Outdoor365

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.

Click here to apply for a free prepaid card

Prepaid Currency Cards - FairFX (UK residents only)

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!

Click here to download our guide

Pod Volunteer Fundraising Guide

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).

Click here to start fundraising!

Pod Charity - VirginMoney Giving

Teaching Courses

Develop your teaching skills with an online course.

Click here to find out more

Teaching Courses

AWARDS AND ACCREDITATIONS

  • Tourism Concern
  • Association of Bonded Travel Organisers Trust
  • Right Tourism
  • DOFE
  • theguardian
  • the independent
  • Sunday Times
  • Year Out Group
  • Best Volunteering Organisation
  • Wall Street Journal