Volunteering as a First Step

25-Feb-2014 Categories: Press Releases Volunteer Stories

"Volunteering ... can be a good way to get your foot in the door and determine whether you enjoy living and working abroad. International Executive Service Corps (www.iesc.org) recruits retirees from a variety of professional backgrounds and matches them with foreign companies. For instance, one volunteer who spent his career as a vice-president at McCormick & Company has traveled to Morocco and Sri Lanka to help spice companies improve their marketing efforts. The international companies receiving services pay for volunteers' housing and airfare and provide a per diem for living expenses."

From "Live and Work Abroad When You Retire," Kiplinger's Retirement Report, February 2014. Read more...