Exploring Cambodia

Our wonderful coordinator Soriya describes the opportunities we have for the volunteer team to explore Cambodia. Every semester during orientation we take our volunteers to visit our partner the Cambodian Rural Development Team (CRDT)     so they can learn more about our objectives and the rural life style of Cambodians along the Mekong River. The trip usually takes   4 …

CWF in South East Asia Backpacker

Check out past volunteer Conan’s great piece on CWF in South East Asia Backpacker: http://issuu.com/southeastasiabackpacker/docs/issue_30/56

Volunteer survey, have your say!

What motivated you to volunteer? What are your thoughts on ethical volunteering? Have your say here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/volunteering-abroad

Volunteering in Cambodia

Check out CWF in the Canberra Times this week! We’re keen to recruit more volunteers for June! http://t.co/LSVO3M0VRo

How to prepare volunteers and charity workers for overseas work

(This article was originally written for The Guardian and can be found online here:  http://www.theguardian.com/voluntary-sector-network/2014/mar/26/international-aid-how-to-prepare-volunteers) Preparing staff for international work can be a daunting prospect. This is particularly the case for small charities working to a tight budget. Yet adequate preparation is vital. Without it, workers are less likely to achieve their organisation’s objectives and their personal well-being is put at risk. Working overseas …