Our international partners accomplish amazing things with volunteers. Read their stories.
Volunteer assistance is critical to enabling our international partners to create change in their communities. Many of them have shared the work they were able to accomplish with the help of international volunteers. Read their stories below.
Jessica's work-study experience at IHF Chiang Rai print story
October 10, 2012
International Humanity Foundation , United States
"It is such a shame after just one short month to be leaving IHF –
I have of course learnt a lot, volunteering with IHF is an experience that involves you in the running of the charity from advertising (slightly tedious I must admit), through to holding fundraising events and helping to improve the charity’s media presence, as well as working on the ground in helping to upkeep the centre and teaching the children art and English.
However, not only have I gained valuable work experience, but
To condense the experience into a series of moments seems near impossible, but highlights have to include teaching the kids how to make no-sew bunting, taking them on a trip to a nearby waterfall and clambering over rocks behind it and learning that Gene Kelly tap dancing to ‘Singing in the Rain’ brings joy that crosses all cultures, ages and time. It’s been a blast –thanks IHF Chiang Rai!"