Category Archives: volunteering for seniors

Volunteer Abroad in Swaziland – Aids Education through Rugby Coaching

PASS THE BALL, NOT THE VIRUS! Make a difference in Swaziland – Combine rugby coaching and AIDS education with this fantastic charity and develop key career skills too! WHAT DOES THIS CHARITY DO? The charity, SKRUM, aims to provide AIDS … Continue reading

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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 for Families in India

We recently had an interesting family on our primary teaching combined with boys orphanage placement in Udaipur, in Northern Rajasthan.    Mum (Suniti) was 59 years old, her daughter Nameeta, a solicitor, was 35 and Vinay was just 16. What … Continue reading

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Volunteering abroad – making a difference and leaving your footprint

Ever thought about spending your school holidays coaching sport to underprivileged children abroad?  I suppose it is a bit of a bus-man’s-holiday if you are a teacher but you get to see a country from the inside and not as … Continue reading

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Calling all Silverhairs! Your skills are needed!

I have always thought that if I needed to employ someone I would chose a more mature person.  Why?  Well, they would have had a lifetime of experience, gained many skills along the way, will be loyal, reliable, know how … Continue reading

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