CareerFYI - Volunteering Overseas
By Jason Stoughton
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CareerFYI: Volunteering Overseas tells real stories from people that have spent time overseas with various organizations doing volunteer work. Many people wonder what it would be like to take some time after college, a sabbatical from work, or maybe even just a few weeks for vacation to do some volunteer work. What would the living conditions be like? Do you need to know the local language? How will you get around? Will you meet any local people? All of these questions and more are answered in these vivid tales from those that either have been, or currently are, volunteering abroad.
||Sign language is truly an international language!||Six months and three volunteer programs later Jessica had a lifetime of experiences under her belt - but we bet she will go back and volunteer again in the future! Helping people is addictive! From working with young girls who...||4 11 2005||Free||View in iTunes|
||Two times are better than one!||You know what they say - if you do something once and absolutely love it, go back and do it again. Well Denise went and volunteered in India and loved it so much that she turned around and volunteered in...||1 11 2005||Free||View in iTunes|
||Did someone call for a dentist?||Join us for this discussion as we speak with Scott who served in Ayacucho, Peru for two weeks in a health clinic. As an enthusiastic volunteer Scott did everything possible in the clinic. But he should have been warned to...||11 10 2005||Free||View in iTunes|
||From Kindergarten to an Elderly Home in Guatemala!||Join us for this discussion as we speak with Dylan who volunteered in Guatemala in two separate programs - in a kindergarten class and in a home for elderly women! Ever imagined having many, many grandmothers? She didn't either, but...||11 10 2005||Free||View in iTunes|
||Volunteering in a Costa Rican Young Womens Shelter||Join us in this discussion as we speak with Carrie who spent a month in Costa Rica volunteering at a shelter for abused girls. Hear how she built relationships with these young women touched by tragedy amidst the beauty of...||11 10 2005||Free||View in iTunes|
||Volunteering in Peru||Join us for this discussion as we speak with Emily who spent 6 months in Peru volunteering in 3 different projects in two different regions. Her first stop was in Lima, where she first worked with four year olds in...||8 10 2005||Free||View in iTunes|
||Teaching Yoga in Dharmsala, India||Join us for this discussion as we speak with Edya. She combined her love of yoga with her desire to volunteer in India, and worked in a detox center helping men achieve and maintain sobriety through the practice of yoga....||8 10 2005||Free||View in iTunes|
||Volunteering at a prison in Peru||In this discussion we speak with Sabrina who spent 3 months working with mothers and their children in the Yanamilla Prison in Ayacucho, Peru. In Peru, children must go to prison with their parents if there is nobody else to...||29 9 2005||Free||View in iTunes|