The blog

  • Rethinking volunteering - reverse programs to the Global North
    This is a guest post by Daniel Großbröhmer, Responsible Volunteering (http://www.responsible-volunteering.com) The German...
  • Volunteering with elderly - a beautiful testimony
    Back in November, I found a volunteer position with the Australian Multicultural Community Services. Being an expatriate in Australia, I...
  • A Volunteer's Dilemma
    As volunteers we want to do something good for others, change a situation to the better. But what if we find ourselves caught in a...
  • Thinking of volunteering abroad?
    If you’re thinking of volunteering abroad there are certain preparations that can be made to ensure that you and the people or...
  • Prepare to have your life changed. Young Adults in Global Mission in South Africa .
    Recently, I contacted Emmeline Weinert, a college graduate (LMU '14) from Ann Arbor, Michigan (United States) about her experience...
  • Traveling to teach or teaching to travel?
    By Katie Raynak, VOFAIR researcher and content writer. The notion of teaching English abroad has rapidly developed into a prosperous...
  • Why is Youth Volunteering so important?
    By Charlotte Tucker, VOFAIR's Content Team Manager, researcher and writer Why is Youth Volunteering important? Young people make...
  • Organic Agriculture Needs a Big Push in the Developing World
    Lani is currently working as a Consultant at BioTerra in Uruguay. She previously worked in both the NGO & governmental sector and...