Wednesday, 9 December 2009

hosts needed for international youth volunteers coming to Southwark

Do you have a spare room a pair of 18-25 year old volunteers could share for any length of time between 2-10 weeks next summer (June- August)?
Or does your local organisation have a volunteering opportunity for them?
See all details below.
For queries and further information, contact Geors Richards (UK programme supervisor), georgina.richards@vso.org.uk, 07785741395
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INTERNATIONAL YOUTH VOLUNTEERS COMING TO SOUTHWARK!
June-August 2010
Global Xchange is an international 6 month youth volunteering programme run in partnership between the British Council and Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO).  A team of 24 volunteers from 6 different countries (Yemen, Netherlands, Morocco, Bosnia, UK and Egypt) aged between 18-24 years are coming to Southwark this summer  (June- August 2010) to live in local homes and volunteer on local community projects.  They will have spent the previous 3 months in a community in Egypt.
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LONDON HOST HOMES NEEDED!
Do you have a spare room a pair of 18-25 year old volunteers could share for any length of time between 2-10 weeks next summer (June- August)?
BENEFITS INCLUDE:
* An unforgettable intercultural learning experience from the comfort of your own home
* £100 per week per pair of volunteers to cover your costs
* Enthusiastic volunteers who have undergone rigorous training and selection
* 2 programme supervisors on hand for support wherever necessary
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VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES NEEDED!Could your organisation use a pair of cross cultural volunteers for 10 weeks this summer or a team
of 24 multi cultural volunteers for one off days of volunteering activity? 
BENEFITS INCLUDE:* Help from enthusiastic and global minded young people who have undergone rigorous selection
and training (CRB checked)
* 2 programme supervisors on hand for support wherever necessary
* The chance to kick start new projects
* Capacity building, skill sharing, networking and future recruitment opportunities
VENUES,  DATES FOR THE DIARY AND IDEAS NEEDED!
Could you involve the team with your organisation in any way?  i.e. community events or social activities running next summer, venues for the team to hold Global Citizenship educational workshops at?
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For more information please contact:
Geors Richards (UK programme supervisor),
georgina.richards@vso.org.uk, 07785741395

Geors Richards Global Xchange UK Programme Supervisor Multilateral Youth Xchange: Morocco, Netherlands,Yemen, Bosnia, Egypt and UK Hosting Communtiies: Sharkeya (Egypt)- Southwark, London (UK)   Tel: 07785741395 Email: georgina.richards@vso.org.uk Post: ATD Forth World, 48 Addington Square, London, SE5 7LB Website: www.globalxchange.org.uk  International volunteer youth exchanges that develop and inspire active global citizens
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