#BeBoldForChange on International Women's Day
International Women's Day, which takes place this Wednesday 8th March, celebrates the achievements of women in all fields and calls for gender equality around the globe. So why is there still a need for International Women’s Day?
Skills you need to volunteer overseas
Embarking on a challenging new placement and immersing yourself in a completely foreign culture is daunting, no matter what level of experience you have. While VSO volunteers come from all walks of life and professional backgrounds, there are some personality traits that unite them.
Tips for applying for a volunteer position overseas
Before you launch into your application, it’s important to understand what is being asked of you and how to best sell yourself on your CV.
How to maximise your fundraising efforts this summer
If you want to fundraise for a volunteering placement or charity close to your heart, summer is the perfect time to do so. We've just discovered Altruism Ireland and are encouraging our volunteers to set up donation pages with this platform.
The benefits of volunteering at home and abroad
The value of volunteering is something that has long been the focus of VSO's research. But what are the ways in which volunteers really bring about positive change the world over?