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.
Gen Y has been stereotyped as lazy, self-centered and irresponsible. But many millenials care deeply about global issues and believe they can make a difference in the world. They're descending on Melbourne for the Expanse conference this Saturday - if you're around, consider signing up for the conference, and be sure to come by the WhyDev table while you're there.
As Live Below the Line week comes to an end, OakTree representative Sara wanted to take the opportunity to respond to Stu O’Brien’s recent post about the campaign. She outlines why they believe it is such an important campaign.
Amanda Mitchell discusses learning services as alternatives to voluntourism placements. A series of videos have been designed to overcome misconceptions and educate on how volunteers can put their good intentions to good use.