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PostPosted: Tue 17:11, 03 Sep 2013    Post subject: hollister france Volunteer Abroad Information

Volunteer Capital Centre (VCC) provides tailor made volunteer abroad programs in third world countries. For more information visit
There are many organizations out there that provide volunteer abroad programs all over the world. These organizations have very good websites and are very easy to use; unfortunately they lack that one important thing that many people are looking for. They lack in depth information that would help a person who wants to volunteer abroad. This information available is a general scenario to all volunteers and not specific to one's needs, it is a "one size fits" all scenario. There are many different volunteers out there, and each individual has specific needs and wants. For example one person may want to know about the meals provided (if they are vegetarians or vegans) and another person would like to find out about the specific tasks and duties that may [link widoczny dla zalogowanych] be done. As an international volunteer before signing up to a program one should find out all necessary information relevant to him or her.
Information about the country and the volunteer program is one of the most important things to find out. There is general stuff that [link widoczny dla zalogowanych] one can find through the internet like currency; weather conditions; visa requirements and vaccinations required. In addition, the person going to the host country [link widoczny dla zalogowanych] should try and find out about the culture of the local people, safe areas to visit; general view of people to foreigners; and a little of the local language. On the part of [link widoczny dla zalogowanych] the volunteer program; one should endeavour to find out if there is a real need for the work they will be doing; are the person's skills and attributes suited to the work; also to make sure there is no wastage of time by being idle. Another thing to find out is if the volunteer work is sustainable in the sense that if the volunteer leaves, will someone come and pick up the work that has been left.
Accommodation and meals information is also needed to be known. This is necessary as this will be where the volunteer will be staying and eating. Most volunteer organizations house volunteers in homestays, volunteer houses; dormitories [link widoczny dla zalogowanych] and group homes. one should find out the type of accommodation and if they are [link widoczny dla zalogowanych] comfortable with it. Other information that will be needed is the availability of air conditioning in the home especially during the hot summer days; heating during the cold days. Other amenities that one should find out is how to control bugs like mosquitoes, flies, bedbugs etc. when one is at home it is easy to overlook these issues and the volunteer is rudely shocked when they are abroad. Other than following specific dietary requirements, one should know what meals are served, and if they will be able to adjust to the food being served. There are many cases where volunteers would go to a place and are not able to enjoy the food that is there.
Lastly there volunteers should look into the fees being charged. They should find out clearly what the fees cover and what they don't. There is a lot of [link widoczny dla zalogowanych] information that [link widoczny dla zalogowanych] is lost in the fine print and when they are in the host country they find out they [link widoczny dla zalogowanych] have to pay for stuff they assumed was catered for. An example of fees that people assume is taken care of is transportation costs. Many organizations fail to mention [link widoczny dla zalogowanych] who will pay for the transportation to and from the volunteer site.
There is a lot of information that is required [link widoczny dla zalogowanych] but little is available to a person who wants to volunteer abroad. To really find out everything about a volunteer program, one should get in touch with a previous volunteer who went through the same program. The alumni volunteer would provide information that the [link widoczny dla zalogowanych] potential volunteer didn't think of.


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