6 vacation spots to satisfy your inner philanthropist

Take a volunteer vacation that satisfies more than just your wanderlust.

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Family Teaching Trip in the Dominican Republic

Make lasting family memories and help others, too, by volunteering with your kids to teach English, Spanish literacy and other educational basics to underprivileged elementary-school children in the Dominican Republic. No experience is necessary, and during free time you and your family can explore the surrounding natural beauty and vibrant Dominican culture. Once-in-a-lifetime family volunteer trips are also available in Nicaragua.

Length: 1 to 7 weeks
Accommodations: Shared rooms in Manolo Tavarez Community Center
Approximate Price: Airfare, plus $900 for 1 week up to $2,600 for 7 weeks for adults; kids under 18 pay $400/week
Website: Outreach360

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