Join our Virtual Open Day!

Join our Virtual Open Day!

Zoom webinar : 22 June 2024 | 10:00–12:00 EDT | 15:00–17:00 BST | 16:00–18:00 SAST

Have you heard? We’ve launched several new programs in unique locations around the world!

Join GVI’s next free Virtual Open Day to learn more about our impactful programs in extraordinary places like Cambodia, Maldives, Tanzania and more!

Hear from our expert team, connect with our passionate participants and ask all your burning questions.

Event Details

Zoom details

Zoom webinar : 22 June 2024 | 10:00–12:00 EDT | 15:00–17:00 BST | 16:00–18:00 SAST

Are you passionate about conservation and community development? We’d love to meet you! 

Join our next free Virtual Open Day and learn about the incredible work GVI volunteers are doing all around the world. Plus, we’ve launched several new programs in unique locations like the Maldives, Malaysia, Nicaragua and more! We can’t wait to tell you all about it!

Whether you would like to volunteer or are in search of an internship, professional apprenticeship or research fellowship – we’ve got it all! We even have virtual internships, meaning you can make an impact from right where you are. 

Our Open Day could be the ticket to your next big adventure! Join, and you’ll get exclusive access to our team of experts and have the chance to connect with previous program participants. This is your opportunity to get all your burning questions answered and gain invaluable insights into what it truly means to be a part of GVI’s global community.


This Virtual Open Day is for you if you want to:

  • Hear from our passionate program manager in Cambodia.
  • Find out about our new programs located on scenic, remote islands across the globe.
  • Listen to inspiring stories from alumni as they share their personal experiences.
  • Discover the benefits of doing either a virtual or in-person internship.
  • Ask questions live and get instant feedback.
  • Connect with passionate changemakers from all over the world.


You’ll also get exclusive access to a special GVI Open Day offer. If you make your booking and pay a deposit of £250/US$475 by midnight 24 June 2024 (EDT), you’ll qualify for an additional £150/US$285 off your booking. If you use this offer, you can also pay your program off in instalments at no extra cost (usually a fee of £195/US$225 applies). This special offer may not be applied to any bookings made prior to the Virtual Open Day.

Take the first step on the journey of a lifetime. Sign up for our Virtual Open Day. (It’s free – but please register to secure your spot and get the Zoom link.)

Schedule of events



GVI programs overview

40 minutes



GVI internships, fellowships and apprenticeships: how to make an impact in-person

15 minutes



Find out more about our NEW volunteering programs

15 minutes



Making an impact in Siem Reap, Cambodia

15 minutes



GVI alumni volunteering experience

10 minutes



GVI virtual internships: how to make an impact remotely

15 minutes

Whilst places are free, spaces are limited and must be pre-booked on a first come, first served basis.

The GVI Open Day takes place over Zoom, and a link will be sent to you via email and text message the day before the event. 

No Zoom account is needed and in the event that you would like to download Zoom, the free version is perfectly suitable. 

If you are a first-time Zoom user, don’t sweat, it’s easy to use. Please note that GVI presenters and other attendees will not be able to see you via video or hear you via sound. You are welcome to engage with us and each other by typing in the chat box and ask the presenter questions in real-time via the Q&A box, which will then be answered live.

Get acquainted with your open day presenters

Vardhan (he/his)

Conservation Impact Director, GVI Central Support

Dr. Vardhan Patankar, our dedicated Impact Director, has an impressive background in marine systems. Holding a Ph.D. in Coral Reef Ecology and Conservation Biology, Dr. Patankar ...

Patrick (he/him)

Program Manager, GVI Cambodia

Patrick is an Australian who has been based in the UK for the past 18 years. He is a new member of the GVI family, having taken on the position o ...

Tiffany (she/her)

Events Coordinator, GVI Central Support

Tiffany, based in Cape Town, has an Honours in Industrial Psychology. At GVI, she sources, organises, and runs events for educational institutions. Tiffany is also the well-know ...

Cheryl (she/her)

Field Operations Support Manager, GVI Central Support

Cheryl works from Adelaide, Australia where she grew up. She was a teacher before joining GVI but often still teaches through her training role. She is responsible for training ...