The blog

  • The Grotto at Lordes, France
    Interview with Dan, volunteer for a Catholic Pilgrimage Trust
    Dan is a regional team leader for a Catholic charity that finances and organises a weeklong trip to the holy town of Lordes, France for...
  • Interview with Kristin Dunmyre, volunteer for youth with disabilties
    My name is Kristin Dunmyre, I studied visual communications and marketing at the University of Arizona. During my time in college, I...
  • Meet our new researcher and content writer, Katie Raynak
    Hola a todos, my name is Katie and I am a new blog assistant for Vofair.org! Santiago, Chile is my current home where I am participating in...
  • Interview with a volunteer based in Hong Kong, teaching nursery school children in a private international school
    Samantha* studied for her undergraduate degree in the UK before moving abroad to follow her dream of teaching. Samantha has experienced the...
  • Inclusive Volunteerism
    By Katie Raynak, VOFAIR researcher and content writer.           The excluded Volunteers...
  • Interview with Ella Burton, volunteer at a special needs playground
    Ella Burton studied Spanish and Linguistics at the University of Southampton. She has a particular interest in working with young people...
  • Africa's largest slum: Kibera Central Station
    Jose is currently completing his final year dissertation at ETSAM (School of Advanced Technical Architecture in Madrid) under the...
  • Cholera epidemic in Zimbabwe with Médecins Sans Frontières, 2009
    Simon Woods Lehnen works as a logistician with medical INGO Médecins Sans Frontières and along with his wife Heidi (a nurse,) has been...