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Worthwhile volunteer opportunities in schools across Sri Lanka, India & Thailand
Worthwhile volunteer opportunities in schools across Sri Lanka, India & Thailand

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We like to encourage our volunteers to use the skills they've gained overseas back here in the UK to help out in their local community. One way of doing this is joining your local #Rotaract club, check out this guest blog post from Dave Inman from #Edinburgh Rotaract - http://www.vesl.org/2014/01/stay-involved-skills-charity-sector/

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Worried about #fundraising? Check out the latest fundraising article on our blog - top activities from our 2013 volunteers to help give you some inspiration!

http://www.vesl.org/2014/01/fundraising-top-5-activities-2013/

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Check out what VESL have been up to in 2013 in India, Sri Lanka & Thailand!!

http://www.vesl.org/2013/12/review-2013/

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Check out our Student Leader interview on our website by Lucy Allcock, a past volunteer, who spent last summer in India - pick up some useful hints and tips if you're heading over there with VESL this summer! 

http://www.vesl.org/2013/06/student-leader-interview-lucy-allcock/

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You may have noticed an article on the BBC news website about the rise of voluntourism and 'gap yahs', check out our response and why VESL is not a voluntourism organisation - http://www.vesl.org/2013/05/responsible-volunteering-overseas/

One space left for our Skype interviews tomorrow - get your application form in today! 

http://www.vesl.org/applications

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Ever wondered what it would be like to volunteer in Sri Lanka? 

You no longer have to! Read this great blog from our past volunteer Kerra, who spent an amazing three months volunteering in a school in Sabarugamuwa Province 

Warning: you'll be green with envy after reading this!

http://www.vesl.org/2013/03/srilanka/ 

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A huge well done and thank you to all those who ran the Major Series in Tunbridge Wells on Friday for VESL and rose over £750! http://www.vesl.org/2013/03/majorseries/

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Deadline for our Information & Selection event in London is Wednesday!! 

If you're interested in applying to volunteer in India, Sri Lanka or Thailand in 2013, submit your application form before Wednesday to be invited to our event on Saturday! We have 4-6 week summer projects in Thailand or India in June, July & August and we have 3 + month projects throughout the year in Sri Lanka, India & Thailand. 

Apply now - http://www.vesl.org/applications/

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It is fundraising Friday once again!! Check out our newest post about how to set up your Just Giving page and using social media to help you reach your targets!

http://www.vesl.org/2013/01/fundraising-giving/
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