About Stephen Knight

Stephen Knight

Stephen Knight is the founder and manager of Volunteer Latin America, a site that’s visited daily by thousands of people interested in finding affordable work abroad programs in Central and South America. Before turning to the volunteer sector, he worked in the realm of environmental protection. He has a higher national diploma in environmental monitoring and protection and a bachelor of science degree in environmental science.

Aside from managing a website, his favourite things in life include nature, sport, travel, world-music, green living, good food, laughter, and spending time with his partner and their dog. With a steady supply of Colombian coffee streaming through his veins, he will enthusiastically contribute to this blog. If you would like to contact him please send an email to steve@volunteerlatinamerica.com

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Christmas Gifts That Give Back To Worthy Causes

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The Benefits of Premium Membership

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