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Global Opportunities

**WE ARE CURRENTLY REVIEWING OUR GLOBAL VOLUNTEERING POLICY AND PROCEDURES - CHECK BACK DURING SEMESTER 1 2021/22**

Whilst we are reviewing our policy/procedures, we are unable to promote any global volunteering opportunities.

We appreciate you may be searching for an opportunity yourself.  Please be cautious when searching for a rewarding and safe experience. 

Here are some things to consider before signing up to a project:

  • Is the project actually going to help a community?
  • Is the local community involved in the project at the destination?
  • Will the project support people for years to come?
  • Is the project likely to spend more on itself than helping people? Do you know where any funds raised go?
  • Who is taking responsibility for the work of the project and its outcomes?
  • Finances - do you know where any funds raised go?
  • Are volunteers supported? Pre-departure information & training and on-site support
  • Are volunteers matched to roles within their skill range?
  • Are there opportunities to support the organisation when you return home?
  • Does the project/organisation have a good reputation?
  • Is their website professional? Genuine photos (not stock photos), no typos, FAQ section, contact details section
  • Are their social media accounts active (post often), have good a good following and engagement with followers?
  • Is the organisation reviewed on Trustpilot?
  • Do a websearch of the organisation and try to find forums or reviews where previous participants are talking about their experience with that organisation

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