If you’re already planning a sunny, beachy, getaway for this summer, you’re not alone and there’s no shortage to the amazing trips you can take all around the world! But in addition to lazing about in the sand, why not combine your vacation with a volunteer project that will let you explore a new place, do some real good for a community in need, and take in a totally different—yet exciting—culture?

Click here to see Volunteer Forever’s list of best volunteer travel programs you can take on this summer!