‘Experteering’ isn’t a new concept but it’s still something relatively unknown to many people. It may solve the problem of needing volunteers, who eventually don’t stay long enough to really learn the job that needs doing. Skilled professionals who volunteer short-term and take on tasks they are best suited for, can leave an astonishing impact on an NGO and make a real difference.
Tammy hails from Germany, but has been living an expat life for the past 10 years. In 2011, she and her hubby quit their cubicle jobs in London to travel the world, and work and volunteer along the way. Tammy is currently in Ghana volunteering as a communications specialist for the United Nations. You can follow her adventures on her <a href="http://www.tammyandchrisonthemove.com">blog</a>.
Tamara Lowe, a true volunteering veteran, explains how you should pack your bags the right way. Thereby, what you pack largely depends what kind of work you are going to do and where you will do it. Of course, there is always something one forgets when going on a trip. Make sure it’s something trifle, not something vital.