About: Brendan Joyce

Brendan Joyce has worked in development since 2003. He is currently the Assistant Director of Palms Australia (@palmsaustralia), an independent development volunteer sending agency. He has previously volunteered for two years teaching ex-combatants in Bougainville and has qualifications in Science, Education and Development. Opinions are his own.

Recent Posts by Brendan Joyce

Five more mistakes in development volunteering (part two)

Volunteering abroad is increasingly popular, and it is the responsibility of all development agencies to ensure their work is effective, empowering, and sustainable. In this second part of a three-part series, Brendan Joyce describes how five more mistakes in development volunteering get in the way of these objectives....
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