Category Archives: The Volunteer Experience

VOLUNTEER AND TRAVEL INDIA – dazzle your senses with the light, the warmth and the smells

WANT TO VOLUNTEER IN INDIA? Set in the rural hills surrounding Udaipur in Northern Rajasthan, this outstanding charity has placements for: – teaching in primary schools in the morning and providing after-school activities in a boys orphanage in the afternoon … Continue reading

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VOLUNTEERING ABROAD – ESSENTIAL LIST FOR YOUR SUITCASE

pyjamas towel (lightweight travel towel ideal) underwear wash kit (toothbrush, toothpaste, soap, shampoo, conditioner, moisturiser, deodorant, razor, shaving gel/foam, wet wipes, anti-bacterial hand gel, after sun cream, sun tan lotion, tissues, etc.) fleece swimming costume sun hat sports kit (tracksuits, … Continue reading

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VOLUNTEER IN SOUTH AFRICA THIS SUMMER – coach sport, teach or work in an orphanage

VOLUNTEER IN SOUTH AFRICA THIS SUMMER on a 5 week placement from Saturday 13th July to Saturday 17th August. Coach sports available:  Football, Rugby, Tennis, Swimming, Netball, Hockey, Cricket, Frisbee Teach in primary or secondary schools Work in orphanages Make … Continue reading

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VOLUNTEER BLOG IN SWAZILAND: “The Day of the Girl Child”

We woke up good and early today to get ready for the day of the girl child!  Once we were all ready, it was my turn to drive so we set off to the nearest field that the games were … Continue reading

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VOLUNTEER BLOG: “The Day of the Girl Child” – Swaziland Rugby Coaching/AIDS education

Getting up quite early as today was all the pre planning we needed to get done for the day of the girl child.  Naomi and I went off to visit the 3 schools to confirm that they would be attending. … Continue reading

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VOLUNTEER BLOG IN SWAZILAND: Sometimes you just have to have a big tidy up…

Tuesday, 6 November 2012 23rd day – Tidying in the Boathouse I was woken up today after the large consumption of booze the night before it was difficult to get out of bed to say the least! Today was the … Continue reading

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VOLUNTEER BLOG IN SWAZILAND: Bethany’s last week in Swaziland

Here is a photo of Bethany taking over the “company bike” so she can get back and forth from Sondzelas Backpackers situated in the Mlilwane National Park for her last week on her volunteer rugby coaching placement.   For more … Continue reading

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