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 …

Valuing Choice in Education

CWF wrote a post for http://www.whydev.org on meeting the challenge of teaching English in a developing country like Cambodia: What American holidays or festivals do you know? Believe it or not, this is taught in Cambodia. The fascination with the Western world means that teaching English as a foreign language (TEFL) in Cambodia is modeled on Western paradigms. This approach …