Volunteer Abroad – Platform2 Free flights, food, accommodation 10 weeks South Africa, Ghana, India, Malawi or Peru Building & environmental work, caring for children, medical clinics 18-25 years old UK passport www.myplatform2.com
Why should I volunteer? Meet new people Learn new skills Improve your English Practise speaking Gain confidence Learn English expressions & customs Get up-to-date job references Help other people It’s fun!
100 hours certificate Include travel and training time We will give you a ROVA booklet Write down your hours When you have completed 100 hours phone Ealing Volunteer Centre We will give you a certificate
What do I do next? Think about what you enjoy doing Think about when you want to volunteer I will give you A guide to volunteering A form to fill in Send the form - envelop (no stamp) One of my team will arrange a meeting
How can Ealing Volunteer Centre help? We make choices together We find out what you enjoy doing and why you want to volunteer We ‘match’ this information with our database We find something to suit you and fit in with your free time
How do I start volunteering? Phone the organisations Arrange a visit Find out about the work they do Find out how you will help them Find out how you will be supported and supervised You may need to give two references Be patient - Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) checks take time AFTER THE VISIT…