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 20 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…
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Here at ISL, we believe in giving back to those in need. Many organizations report their annual success in profits. We instead celebrate our annual success in measuring how much of a positive impact we’ve made.
Our mission is to support cultural awareness, service-based learning, and sustainable development through experiential and responsible volunteer travel programs that inspire a lifestyle of service.
Here’s a look at how we upheld our mission in 2019.
Tracey Long (PhD, RN, MS, CDE, CNE, CCRN) is a registered nurse who has served on the nursing faculty at the College of Southern Nevada and at Nevada State College. She loves to take nursing students internationally to travel and serve with International Service Learning. She has lead teams to Belize, Peru, Colombia, the Dominican Republic and Haiti, Costa Rica, and now India!
“What is the disease causing the legs to be so twisted and disabled for so many people?” queried a nursing student looking at several people in a small Indian rural village.
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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