Meet a Volunteer

Francis Mill restoration volunteer

Jerry Donahoe
Jerry's adventure in preservation resulted in strong connections within his adopted community and beyond.
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Upcoming Adventures

Searching for an experience that combines exciting travel with learning new skills and supporting a community initiative? Look no further! Our trips offer you a compelling combination of volunteering, education and adventure.

Remaining 2014 Adventures
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decorative painting conservation Eastern Europe SAVING THE SKENDULI HOUSE: DECORATIVE PAINT CONSERVATION
An intensive two-week conservation training opportunity
Gjirokastra, Albania – September 7-20, 2014

REGISTRATION CLOSED – Great interest in this project has filled the September session to capacity. We plan to return to the Skenduli House in May 2015; check back for details in September.

Help restore a piece of Albania’s best craftsmanship, allowing Gjirokastra’s history to speak through the splendidly detailed Skenduli house. Learn cutting edge skills while uncovering and documenting traditional decorative painting. Read more>>>


Hands-on conservation work in Italy - Adventures in PreservationCLUES TO THE CLOISTER: INVESTIGATING 15TH CENTURY ART AND ARCHITECTURE
Serravalle, Vittorio Veneto, Italy – October 5-11, 2014

Join one of Italy’s top conservators in critical conservation preparation work in the cloister of the Monastery of S. Govanni Battista. Explore the art of wall paintings as well as the city of Venice. Read more>>>


2015 Adventures
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Hands-on conservation work in Ecuador - Adventures in PreservationSAVING ECUADOR’S VERNACULAR VILLAGE ARCHITECTURE
San Andrés, Ecuador – January 4-17, 2015; July 2015 Dates TBA

Join this volunteer conservation project and help revive traditional building skills in one of Eucador’s most picturesque mountain villages. Discover other cultural heritage traditions of the region as you explore Ecuador! Read more>>>


Lower Mustang Region, Nepal – May 4-15, 2015; October 26 – November 6, 2015

Volunteers have been an integral part of the restoration of Chhairo Gompa since 2004. Join AiP and project partner RWI in this remote corner of Nepal and help protect and preserve the distinctive Tibetan culture of the region. Read more>>>


Details about our other exciting 2015 adventures, in Albania and the United States, will soon be available.


More Projects Coming Soon
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Adventures in Preservation has lots more volunteer vacation options coming up. Check our Developing Projects page to learn about heritage conservation projects under development in Accra, Ghana, and Shreveport, Louisiana. They’ll need jammers too!