10 TOP TIPS TO CONSIDER WHEN PLANNING YOUR GAP YEAR

Assuming that you have already either chosen between the  “random travel” or “work on a volunteer placement with a charity overseas” options (or a combination of both?), here are the most important points you should consider when planning a gap year or career break overseas: 1.    What is your budget?  Most important factor that […]

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Volunteer netball coaching in South Africa – week 6

This week began with a day off!  A group of us went to the aquarium in Port Elizabeth which I was worried was going to be horrid and full of unhappy animals but I was fairly pleasantly surprised. Although some of the enclosures were really bad, the animals all seemed happy.  We then went to […]

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Volunteer Netball and Hockey coaching – week 5

  Everyone was a bit down in the dumps on Monday morning. It was a weird feeling – everyone was a bit quiet. We headed off to the first school which I was dreading a bit because they were very rude the last time we coached them. They are nice kids but they don’t listen […]

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Volunteer Teaching Project in India

Volunteer teaching – Marigold Ladies leave their mar Volunteer teaching and health promotion is what Penny Morris, Lizzie Spall, Fiona Mills, along with nurses Mary and Julia Sunderland, together with Jill Golding, CEO of Volunteer Vacations, were doing for some 3 weeks at the social enterprise in Udaipur in February and March 2017.  The group […]

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