To be a volunteer is a wonderful experience but to get there can be quite a challenge - something that I had to experience myself.
WICOVO should safe you lots of hours of research and it should help you to clarify some of your wishes, thoughts and worries. You will find information about how to prepare yourself; funding, and you will find various great conservation projects by country that do not cooperate with any placement organization.
Some of you might not even know yet in which country you would like to travel to. Every country of destination has its own exciting culture, it inhabits different wildlife, and you might need to prepare differently depending on where you go (vaccination and visa needs etc.). So, some travel advice is always a plus. You will also find some other useful information and links, about cheap flights or health insurances.
Here, you have the advantage to post messages, take part of the discussions in the blog or create your own thread.