How about combining a trip to Mexico with workshops on sustainable food and water? The Center for Appropriate Technology and Indigenous Sustainability (CATIS Mexico) will host two action-packed trips this spring. CATIS works in conjunction with OCA's Via Orgánica Project, based in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico. These two courses, geared to anyone who wants a different kind of vacation, overlap with many college spring breaks.
How to Volunteer Abroad Ethically? - Reflections on ethical volunteering, expectation management and the importance to consider cultural differences for a positive and valuable stay abroad. http://teamsocialwork.com/ethical-volunteering/