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Skills, experience, qualifications

Are you one of the people who want to improve their skills? We have you covered in case you are looking for a way to practice what you have learned and take your first steps in the humanitarian sector?

There are many ways to get hands-on experience and acquire the qualifications you need for a good start. Check our resources to get some inspiration and useful information.  

 

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Skills, experience, qualifications
What kind of certifications do I get?

Can I get an internship?

It is possible. It all depends on your skills and how well they fit the needs of the organization. Also, it depends on the current need the organization has – if your skills match with their requirements and needs you can land an internship.

Can I get a valid reference?

Yes, you can get a valid reference.

What skills can I develop as an International Development Volunteer?

Through the different periods and elements of the programme you have the possibility to develop the following skills:

  • Written & Verbal Communication
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Leadership 
  • Self-Reflection
  • Confidence
  • Public Speaking
  • Decision Making
  • Investigative Research
  • Proactive Problem Solving
  • Project Management

Skills, experience, qualifications

Skills, experience, qualifications

Are you one of the people who want to improve his/her skills? We have you covered in case you are looking for a way to practice what you have learned and take your first steps in the humanitarian sector?

There are many ways to get hands-on experience and acquire the qualifications you need for a good start. Check our resources to get some inspiration and useful information. 

What skills can I develop as an International Development Volunteer?

Through the different periods and elements of the programme you have the possibility to develop the following skills:

  • Written & Verbal Communication
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Leadership 
  • Self-Reflection
  • Confidence
  • Public Speaking
  • Decision Making
  • Investigative Research
  • Proactive Problem Solving
  • Project Management
Is a gap year the right choice?

Is a gap year the right choice?

Taking a gap year before diving into higher education has many benefits for your future personal and professional development. Here are some of them.

Is it worth taking a year out?

Is it worth taking a year out?

What can you do to make a gap year absolutely worth it? There are lots of options and you can get a lot out of it as long as you have a good structure.

Reasons to go volunteering abroad

Reasons to go volunteering abroad

People have various reasons for volunteering but one thing is clear – it has a lot of benefits in personal and professional aspect.

Education’s Importance

Education’s Importance

It is important to recognize inclusive education and put effort into improving the situation. See what Humana People to People India is doing.

Assisting preschools in Malawi

Assisting preschools in Malawi

Humanitarian work often involves the field of education. Volunteering at preschools has many aspects that need to be considered – good and bad.

Living and working together as a team

Living and working together as a team

Long-term volunteering greatly relies on community and teamwork. This boosts the individual’s communication and management skills in a beneficial way.

What kind of certifications do I get?

Can I get an internship?

It is possible. It all depends on your skills and how well they fit the needs of the organization. Also, it depends on the current need the organization has – if your skills match with their requirements and needs you can land an internship.

Can I get a valid reference?

Yes, you can get a valid reference.

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Is a gap year the right choice?

Is a gap year the right choice?

Taking a gap year before diving into higher education has many benefits for your future personal and professional development. Here are some of them.

Is it worth taking a year out?

Is it worth taking a year out?

What can you do to make a gap year absolutely worth it? There are lots of options and you can get a lot out of it as long as you have a good structure.

Reasons to go volunteering abroad

Reasons to go volunteering abroad

People have various reasons for volunteering but one thing is clear – it has a lot of benefits in personal and professional aspect.

Education’s Importance

Education’s Importance

It is important to recognize inclusive education and put effort into improving the situation. See what Humana People to People India is doing.

Assisting preschools in Malawi

Assisting preschools in Malawi

Humanitarian work often involves the field of education. Volunteering at preschools has many aspects that need to be considered – good and bad.

Living and working together as a team

Living and working together as a team

Long-term volunteering greatly relies on community and teamwork. This boosts the individual’s communication and management skills in a beneficial way.