Explore new lands and vibrant cultures.
We are passionate about providing a conduit for our volunteers to travel and explore a new part of the world while providing sustainable service in our partner communities. We offer trips to 11 countries on three different continents.
Make a difference. Change your life.
Whether it’s learning about the people and culture of the country you are visiting, or discovering who you are in an unfamiliar setting, ISL firmly believes that true learning cannot be confined to a classroom.
Nurses & Physical Therapists: Volunteer with ISL and fulfill your continuing education requirements
- Use your skills to help those with little access to care
- Increase your cultural competency and language skills
- Earn 30 CEUs
International Service Learning
The of ISL
For over 30 years, International Service Learning has been leading groups of volunteers to countries all over the world providing essential community and medical services for those in need.
We are passionate about providing a conduit for our volunteers to explore and travel a new part of the world while providing sustainable good to the communities we serve.
We hold with the utmost conviction that for volunteers to be successful they need to learn from professionals within the country that they serve. We believe in the power of the individual that chooses to serve and make a difference in the lives of others.
ISL is made up of driven, empathetic, and ambitious individuals who seek to make volunteering abroad an accessible opportunity for everyone who wants it.
“Travel sparks our imagination, feeds our curiosity, and reminds us how much we all have in common.”—Deborah Lloyd
Picture yourself on one of these learning adventures…
Service Learning Internships Where Every Moment Counts
Don't spend your summer shuffling papers in an office somewhere. With International Service Learning Internships, you get real world experience... and an experience that will change your world.Learn more
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February 28, 2020 San Ignacio, Belize, Central America
ISL Blog Guest Author: James A. Taylor DO
During a 5 day whirlwind tour of the charming town of San Ignacio, nestled near the border of Guatemala in Western Belize, Dr. Matt Booth DPT, PT, an American Physical Therapist, lead a cast of specialists to teach, train, and test 12 local physicians in the hot-new treatment for pain with stunning success.
There’s more here than meets the eye.
Would you like to experience life in a community abroad? Perhaps you’d like to fine tune your skills in ecology too? Well good news – we’re here to tell you that you can do both!
With ISL’s ecology programs, you’ll not only get to volunteer in amazing places around the world, you’ll also get to explore the world of ecology by taking part in environmental and agricultural initiatives.
Want to learn more about our ecology program?
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ISL provided our group with safety and security, while totally immersing us in the culture of the Costa Rican people. They gave us all an exceptional and life changing experience I will remember for the rest of my life.—Emily D'Amelio
Take in the experience and let it humble you.—Rachael Woody
This was the best thing I could have done for myself at this point in my life to gain experience and a new perspective of health care and the world around me.—Garrett Olson
My experience was incredible. It was my first time out side of the USA and I could ask for a better trip. Our leader was so much fun and answered all of our questions. She was amazing. I would definitely do another trip like this!—Allianne Cushion