Persuasive Speech On Volunteer Abroad

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Volunteering abroad is one of the best things you could ever do. It’s a really unforgettable experience that I think most people should live. You might be thinking ‘volunteering abroad? what a waste of my vacation!’ Trust me, it’s not. I’m sure most of you know someone who has volunteered to a country such as Sri Lanka or India or Nepal and heard about how amazing and life changing their experience was. Today I’m going to tell you why you should volunteer abroad, and show you some pictures of my volunteer trip of last January. MAIN IDEAS I. Volunteering abroad lets you explore the world and access a different culture in a way most don’t. A. You will explore the world since you’d be travelling 1. Almost everyone loves travelling. In most volunteer programs, you will have a lot of free time during the day and of course in the weekends. This means that you have a lot of time to explore the country you are in. Volunteering abroad means travelling and helping others at the same time, which is just a great combination. B. Volunteering abroad really exposes you to a new culture 1. When you volunteer abroad, you will be living like a local and not a tourist. You will be interacting with locals of the country most everyday and helping them with day-to-day tasks. This means that you will get to see their true culture - When I first got to my volunteer program in Nepal, I really experienced something called ‘culture shock’. This happens when a person is exposed to a culture very

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