Benefits of volunteering?
Volunteering Background paper
Volunteer Charter Comhlámh's Volunteering Options aims to promote responsible, responsive international volunteering and to develop good practice standards among volunteer sending organisations.
From Charity to Justice: Volunteering and Development Education | Dochasnetwork's Blog 13/03/2013 at 1:12 pm
Research: Models of Volunteering
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Column: What Ireland’s EU Presidency could mean for international volunteering VOLUNTEERS MAKE A unique contribution to achieving development goals, reaching far beyond what cash and technical assistance can achieve.
Questions to Ask Yourself There are two main parts to making a decision about which type of agency to volunteer with.
“It is guaranteed that you will return changed to some extent by your experiences. Even if you were overseas for only a week, you may have witnessed a way of life and a level of poverty that you would never have seen before.” Upon Coming Home
Why not consider the possibility of volunteering at home as an alternative to going overseas? Consider Alternatives at Home
Why Do People Volunteer People for a number of different reasons, ranging from a desire to learn new skills, have fun or make a difference.