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Pilar about the training

Pilar about the training

Having trained as a social educator Pilar was quite confident that she knew how to do deal with people in many different situations, but the intensive pre-service training programme took her by surprise. Resources page Some other stories you might find interesting...
Fatou’s reasons for joining

Fatou’s reasons for joining

Fatou and her partner lived like “ordinary people” in Spain when they decided to try another lifestyle. Volunteering to support marginalised communities felt like the right thing to do. Resources page Some other stories you might find interesting Sharing...
Celebrating Female Teachers

Celebrating Female Teachers

 Celebrating Female Teachers When we talk about humanitarian causes we usually associate the term to efforts directed towards natural or man-made disasters. By definition, humanitarian aid deals with saving lives, reducing suffering, and preserving dignity. Something...
Taking a Year Out

Taking a Year Out

 Taking a Year Out Has your first choice of university missed the opportunity to take you in? Your results are not exactly what you expected? You are not sure if you made the right choice with your applications? For one reason or another, you might be faced with the...
Voluntourism vs Intl. Volunteering?

Voluntourism vs Intl. Volunteering?

Voluntourism vs international volunteering? International volunteering and voluntourism are oftentimes used interchangeably. Regardless, a significant distinction is present between those two terms and using them as synonyms is not entirely correct. Before we go...