“more seasoned” Do you agree?
We are repeatedly humbled by the commitment of volunteers to support the projects where they’ve worked … here’s another instance, whereby Lynn has enthused her friends and colleagues to help her support the Emmanuel project ...
Here’s a link to the fundraising page - and thanks to all – your support is VERY much appreciated !
… that sometimes a nap is required.
Nigel works very hard in full-time employment as site manager for two schools in Norfolk … he also works with ‘people and places’ on a voluntary basis as the marvellous editor of our newsletter.
Many of you will also have followed his most recent volunteer placement in Peru through his frequent blog posts – where Nigel occasionally mentioned how hard he was working there (during his long summer ‘holiday’!)
And sometimes, just sometimes …
Now here’s an opportunity to write a review of your volunteer placement – this just in from Go Overseas:
For each newsletter, I (Kate) usually focus on one volunteer’s story of their placement experience …
This time, my post includes extracts from the reports of two volunteers – Annie and Nigel – who brought varied skills and experiences to their equally varied projects.
Each of their placements demonstrates the ‘win-win’ situation and real benefits when volunteers and projects are well-matched. Read the remainder of this entry »
We are so proud of the awards – we are with some very special company.
AND now this year we have been short listed for the People’s Choice award
We don’t expect to win – the competition is fierce and there are many very deserving potential winners. (a couple of our particular favourites are Village Ways and TUI)
BUT we do want to say a huge thankyou to each and every one of you who took the time to vote for us – we so appreciate it.
Here are our 5 favourites:
outbounding not just important discussions on volunteer travel -great travel articles and advise too.
pearltrees this is where Sallie stores all the links she finds about volunteer travel
better volunteering a page created by us but lots of great contributions from others
@VickySmith a masters in responsible travel – specialising in volunteer travel but lots of insight into travel generally
passenger shaming its funny and cringe rendering at the same time – we all travel … are we guilty?
Here are our top 5 FAVS ( as they say)
Kick Start Ghana Ruth’s posts are an important read for all of us – whatever our age
Lessons I learned Daniela shares her journey – from volunteering to development work – and what she has learnt along the way
How matters written by an international aid worker that has worked with many grass roots organisations -
Go Overseas varied and interesting post on travel and often volunteer travel
Globalsl.org passionate about community-driven development
Do you have favourites that we should add to our list?