Does this sound like you: Job or studying, social life, commitments, hobbies and no time left in between? Living in a modern world, our schedules are filled to the brim. Despite all the good things we have, it seem impossible to actually do anything that matters to you. It’s not. In a brief summary, our volunteer veteran John explains how to start by understanding your existing commitments first.
‘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.
Parents sometimes just don’t understand why we do what we do, why we fly to distant countries and volunteer our time for free. “Now is the time to focus on your career!” If this sounds all too familiar to you, then you should read this article about pestering parents and how to get your family on-board with your travel plans!