Do you have plans yet for March 2018? Want to go somewhere new and try something different? How about two weeks volunteering in Kathmandu, Nepal with the Community Dog Welfare Kopan? Whether you are a seasoned traveller or looking for your first overseas volunteering opportunity, this programme – a partnership between UNA Exchange and Volunteer Initiative Nepal – offers a fabulous opportunity to meet new people, immerse yourself in another culture, support the work of a not-for-profit organisation, develop yourself and CV and, perhaps best of all, care for a canine community.
Meeting people from other countries and developing their own skills is often the best start for challenged youngsters to begin international volunteering . Read the experience of Thomas, who prepared himself for his first travelling experience through leading an international project at an organic farm in Wales.
Claire took part in the supported volunteering program Step by Step, working with children in Spain for two weeks. She is now helping youngsters from Swansea to start international volunteering. Read her story here.
Read story of Alex, who took part in our supported volunteering program Step by Step for young people with fewer opportunities. Volunteering abroad helped Alex to develop his potential and motivated him to start study youth work.
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