Eolas faoi dheiseanna atá ann obair dheonach a dhéanamh
Eolas faoi phoist, fiontraíocht, tréimhsí oiliúna, agus obair shaoire
Deiseanna oideachais agus oiliúna ar fud na hEorpa
Do thuairim faoin bpolaitíocht agus faoin tsochaí a nochtadh, agus páirt a ghlacadh i nDialóg Struchtúrtha
Na healaíona agus siamsaíocht, eolaíocht agus nuálaíocht ar bharr do mhéar agat
Gach a mbaineann le do shláinte coirp, do shláinte mheabhrach agus le spóirt
Na cearta agus na seirbhísí a dhéanann slán sábháilte thú
Aithne a chur ar an domhan mór atá lasmuigh den Eoraip
Volunteering can be an unforgettable and rewarding experience, but with so many opportunities available it’s important to be careful with your choice. The quality of your experience can determine how you perceive volunteering as a whole.
So once you decide to volunteer, the first thing is to ask yourself:
Do background checks
You will find a lot of different opportunities on the Internet, as there are many organisations that would welcome your help. However, you should make sure that these organisations are reliable. There are hundreds of websites out there for organisations that no longer exist, never really existed or just do not do the work they claim to do. Even if you see an advert on a dedicated volunteering website, you should remember that these websites are not accountable for the credibility of the organisations that advertise on them.
In short, you should always investigate an organisation not only by visiting its website but also by speaking with staff, to find out what the organisation is trying to accomplish and how their volunteering programme works. Reliable organisations won’t have any problem answering all of your questions and putting you in contact with previous volunteers.
Bear in mind that even if you have chosen an opportunity that seemed perfect in a trustworthy organisation, things still need time to run smoothly and you should be patient. Not every volunteer job is right for every volunteer, and while one assignment may not be ideal for you, there will be dozens of others that meet your needs and expectations.