Philippines

Various locations in the Luzon or Visayas region.

Description

There are various opportunities for volunteers to experience direct community service with poor communities in schools, parishes, NGO’s, and church organizations to assist in the formation and education of the young.

Duration

One year, normally from July. (There are also short-term opportunities starting any time during the year from 2 weeks - 6 months).

Skills & Languages

• Normally aged 18 - 35, male or female, single • Open to living in a Christian community and sometimes sharing a room with another volunteer • Have a good grasp of conversational English • The projects vary from year to year. The volunteer needs to be ready to serve wherever they are placed
"It is because of this volunteering programme that I have been able to push through the barriers made by my insecurities and learn to fly with strength and self-confidence. I went on a wonderful personal journey, full of growth and friendship that brought me closer to God and gave me a better understanding of myself.”