Can young volunteers really contribute to development?

See my latest post on whether young volunteers can really contribute to development on the responsible volunteering website http://responsiblevolunteering.co.uk/blog/

 

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About natashastein

I'm interested in travel, learning about other countries and cultures, responsible tourism, environmental issues and wildlife. I like being outdoors and beautiful scenery can really move me and reinvigorate me. I enjoy walking and am planning to get a rescue dog to keep me company on my strolls. I also love to write stuff. I've set up my own website (www.responsiblevolunteering.co.uk), written blogs on topics I'm interested in and written various articles about volunteering overseas. I've always enjoyed writing in my previous jobs. I'm a bit of a creative all rounder - I can draw and make things. It's something I'd like to do more of! I love art and photography and go to exhibitions when I can. I am currently teaching English as a second language in Worcestershire, where I live. I have an eclectic career story. My professional background is in travel and tourism and the charity sector. I have worked for a major holiday company, specialist tour operator and coordinated a University alumni travel programme. Most recently I've worked for a Destination Management Organisation and local government tourism department focusing on promoting the Cotswolds primarily via social media. I also worked for VSO, the international development volunteering charity for 6 years as a Volunteer and Placement Adviser and have done bits and bobs of volunteering with different charities.
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4 Responses to Can young volunteers really contribute to development?

  1. Volunteering in developing countries has lots of things to offer for volunteers. Volunteers not only get involved in monastery programme or school teaching programme but can also experience travel activities in different places.

  2. Hi Nepalvolunteerdirect – have you managed to meet the legal requirements of The Nepalese government – ie volunteers must have work permits in Nepal – if so I would be very interested to hear how. 🙂

  3. Yes, This is very important for a volunteer to understand their responsibility that what does he contribute for development.

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