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Rocco is taking a gap year to get more experience

Not having had a great time in high school, Rocco from the US wasn’t so keen to go straight to college. He decided to take a gap year to mature and to get more experience before deciding how to proceed with his career.

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. 

Inspirational postcards

Inspirational postcards

Take a look at our series of inspirational postcards. 🙂 We made them to inspire people to think about reasons for why they should decide to become international volunteers.

Searching for something useful

Searching for something useful

After finishing her degree, Corinne searched for something where she could travel, experience different cultures, grow as a person and do something useful at the same time.

Meet Franziska, 20 years

Meet Franziska, 20 years

Franziska finished high school last year. Not sure of what she wanted to study at university, she decided to take a gap year to get more experience and to figure out what she wants to do in her life.

Another Kind of Volunteer

Another Kind of Volunteer

Gert Tjoelker who is a teacher at DRH Lindersvold, one of the learning centres shares some of his observations and reflections on training “another kind of volunteers”.