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Alex Cheeseborough

in Christchurch

Why Volunteering is Selfish

PRESENTED ON JUL 15, 2015
IN CHRISTCHURCH @ VOL 24

Alex Cheeseborough realised the power of volunteering.  It is selfish because you get more out than you put in. The secret of living is giving!

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International Volunteerism: Lessons from a Returned Peace Corp Volunteer

BY ERICA KIERNAN
@ VOL 7 ON JUN 30, 2015

Erica Kiernan takes us through lessons she learned while volunteering in Benin, Africa with the Peace Corps

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Cities of Service

BY LAUREL CREECH
@ VOL 19 ON MAR 18, 2016

Laurel Creech shares about he experience volunteering in Ingwavuma, South Africa.

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En lille snak om bierne og borgerne

BY TUE STARCKE-JENSEN
@ VOL 29 ON JUN 01, 2016

Tue Starcke-Jensen talks about the bees and the citizens.

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Doing Good Work

BY JOHN LITTEL
@ VOL 8 ON JAN 20, 2017

John Littel shares the joy of lending his carpentry skills in Haiti. Over the many years of volunteering, John has helped construct churches, a women’s clinic, and an orphanage. Why God made him a carpenter was to support the efforts of many to help those in need.  Through “Building Goodness” John is helping to rebuild lives.

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The Power of Volunteering

BY HELI NYKÄNEN
@ VOL 1 ON JAN 27, 2017

Heli Nykänen, UNV Programme Officer, shared her vision about volunteering. Presentation also based on last reasearch about it.

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Volunteering in Tohoku: 6 Years Later

BY CRISTINA MARIE DEANE
IN TOKYO

"Wherever I looked I saw destruction, but what I also saw was hope in the eyes of those who survived."

In Volunteering in Tohoku: 6 Years Later, Cristina Marie Deane shares her story of volunteering in the Miyagi prefecture following the devastating events of the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami. Volunteering turned out to be not only an enlightening and fulfilling experience for Cristina but it also changed the course of her life. 

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Food as Medicine

BY NARAYAN NIROULA
@ AGRICULTURE: FOOD WITHOUT BORDERS ON MAR 11, 2017

Narayan Niroula is from Bhutan. He came from Goldhap, Nepal to Halifax 5 years ago and has been volunteering at Common Roots for the past 3 years.

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When people meet

BY MARITA SÆTHRE NJØTEN
@ VOL 9 ON SEP 15, 2017

You find volunteer centrals all around the country. The centrals are changing and the space where people meet is being highlighted. 

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Volunteering Rules!

BY MARGOT NEWCOMB
@ VOL 15 ON JUN 05, 2018

Margot Newcomb discusses her life as a rule follower. "I love a law, guideline, rule, commandment, and an instruction. In fact, the PechaKucha presentation appeals to me because it has specific instructions. I will discuss my love of a good edict and how it has led to over 20 years of volunteering." Margot talks about the organization she works with, Mobility Worldwide - Brazos Valley.