What Is It REALLY Like To Be A Volunteer? – Part Four

After you have finished reading the previous 3 blog posts, you probably have a sense of what life is really like as a volunteer.  If not, after you have read my blogs from May to December, you probably have a lot more sense. If not, keep reading. LOL! Over the past (nearly) 8 months, I … Continue reading What Is It REALLY Like To Be A Volunteer? – Part Four

What Is It Like To Be A Volunteer? – Part Three

Now that you have found the organization that you want to volunteer for, the next thing is to find out what you need to know and prepare beforehand. It all depends on where you go and what kind of work you will do. In general: Health I got in touch with an NGO in Germany … Continue reading What Is It Like To Be A Volunteer? – Part Three

What Is It Like To Be A Volunteer? – Part Two

Where can I find volunteering opportunities? Many ways. If you are religious, it's easy. But whether or not you are religious, you need to be rational and practical.  Most people are a bit emotional when it comes to volunteering.  First, you need to ask yourself these questions: What kind of volunteering work do you want … Continue reading What Is It Like To Be A Volunteer? – Part Two

What Is It Like To Be A Volunteer? – Part One

'I really admire you when I heard that you went to Cambodia to work as a volunteer.' 'The organization gave me food and accommodation.' I responded, thinking, 'it's not like I wasn’t given anything at all.' 'But most of the people want more than that!' He said.  I chuckled. When I was in Cambodia, a … Continue reading What Is It Like To Be A Volunteer? – Part One