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Ethical Volunteering Conference 2016

Ethical Volunteering Conference 2016

How to volunteer overseas ethically Anyone thinking of volunteering overseas should attend this Ethical Volunteering Conference. 10am to 3.30pm, Saturday, November 26th Braithwaite Hall, East Croydon, which is a 11 min train journey from London Bridge. Also fast, direct trains ...

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The Child-Centred Model of International Volunteering

The Child-Centred Model of International Volunteering

Ben Lambert, is the Seaver Foundation’s 2016 programme coordinator and shares his thoughts and conclusions of his research, undertaken whilst a volunteer “Along their journey, The Seaver Foundation found that listening to children’s voices in terms of what they need, want, and feel during ...

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Eduk Travel

Eduk Travel

Eduk Travel was created to develop and coordinate volunteer programs combined with ecotourism and/or community based tourism. Eduk Travel works together with NGO’s  to help solve local social problems. The volunteers work in social or environmental projects where they will ...

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Look beyond…. the word ‘ethical’….

Helen Jennings,Tourism Concern writer, delves into the meanings behind the label: In our world of shorthand labels it is often too easy to brand products as ‘ethical’, ‘green’ or ‘eco-friendly’ as a lazy way of seeking support for a venture or ...

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Travelling to volunteer: “the real thing”

Nigel from CCIVS explains the value of international work camps: There is a tradition of idealistic volunteering that dates back a century – and it’s very ethical. At a reconciliation conference after the First World War a young German got up ...

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Not all volunteering with children is bad

After attending Tourism Concern’s International Volunteering Conference in Croydon, The Rosie May Memorial Fund were invited to share their opinion on international volunteering, the problem’s with institutionalisation, and the bad press volunteering faces: Sri Lanka was the second worst hit country ...

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