“Hands-on training keeps young volunteers passionate”

News   •   Dec 09, 2013 07:51 GMT

“All the volunteer opportunities that I found were either avoluntourism opportunity or a job where you, in order to get experience on the ground, needed an advanced degree. So there seemed to be this wall in front of me: either I had to pay a lot to go volunteer somewhere or I had to go get a master's degree in order to ever hope to be part of an organization where I would get to do work on the ground,” she remembers.

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