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, topped with a healthy dose of cultural and architectural heritage conservation.

2015 Adventures
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AiP partner RWI hands-on volunteer heritage conservation project NepalRESTORING NEPALESE WALL PAINTINGS WITH RESTORATION WORKS INTERNATIONAL
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>>>


decorative painting heritage conservation Eastern Europe  volunteer vacation SKENDULI HOUSE: DECORATIVE PAINT CONSERVATION
Gjirokastra, Albania – May 17-30, 2015

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Help restore a piece of Albania’s best craftsmanship, allowing Gjirokastra’s history to speak through the splendidly detailed Skenduli house. This project is a fabulous hands-on conservation experience for professionals and an outstanding educational opportunity for students and interested laypersons including lectures, demonstrations and tours.


volunteer vacation archaeology project Virginia heritageLINKING ARCHAEOLOGY WITH PRESERVATION AT FAIRFIELD PLANTATION
Two one-week sessions
Gloucester, Virginia USA – June 7-13, 2015; August 16-22, 2015
Adventures in Preservation and the Fairfield Foundation partner once again on an adventure through the past, exploring and preserving the ruins of a 1694 manor house.


Hands-on volunteer heritage conservation work in Ecuador - Adventures in PreservationSAVING ECUADOR’S VERNACULAR VILLAGE ARCHITECTURE
San Andrés, Ecuador – August 2-15, 2015

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


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More Upcoming Projects
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Adventures in Preservation has more heritage conservation-based training opportunities 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!