Dying to volunteer in some exotic locale? Our Global Partnerships Coordinator, Jessica Meckler, has 4 reasons you should consider volunteering domestically instead.
Despite the increasing criticism, voluntourism still has plenty of supporters - but how valid are their arguments? Ruth Taylor examines some of the most common defenses of voluntourism.
It can be hard to launch a development career if you're not living in one of the major hub cities. Jessie Date-Ampofo has some tips to help you stay connected and up-to-date in the sector - no matter where you live.
In the second part of her piece on working with children, Ruth Taylor outlines some recommendations for organisations that have volunteers AND for potential volunteers looking for a placement.
Working with children in Western countries requires qualifications, background checks and regulations. Not so in developing countries. Ruth Taylor wants to know what's with the double standard.