Article by Jessica Festa from Epicure&Culture

Article by Jessica Festa from Epicure&Culture

Our advice to our volunteers — who are usually highly skilled professionals — is to think about what you intend to achieve, then cut that in half, cut that in half again and then reduce it by 50%. Remember, your reality is not necessarily the reality of the project you will be working with. You have skills, but just about without exception you do not have more skills than local people justdifferent skills from local people – and many of your skills, in all honesty, are not relevant skills in that environment. Read more: http://epicureandculture.com/ethical-volunteer/