Definition of voluntourism noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌvɒlənˈtʊərɪzəm//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌvɑːlənˈtʊrɪzəm//
; BrE BrE//ˌvɒlənˈtɔːrɪzəm//
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a form of tourism in which travellers work without pay, usually for a charity, in countries they are visiting Voluntourism has attracted increasing numbers of travellers looking to learn new skills, meet people, and give back to the global community.