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The advantages of online volunteering through the UNV Online programme

“As the information and support project officer here at Comhlámh, a considerable part of my job is talking to people who are thinking about volunteering overseas.  I do this online or sometimes during a one-to-one information session here at the office, or at one of our many outreach events throughout the year.”  Ruth Powell. Firstly, I advise people to only volunteer overseas with one

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The New UNV Report Is A Celebration Of Civil Society.

This is an adaption of a speech presented by Mark Cumming, the head of Comhlámh at the recent launch of the 2015 UN Volunteers State of the World’s Volunteerism Report. I spent several years in APSO recruiting and preparing people to work in International Development and had the pleasure to recruit many Irish people to work as UNVs – in particular programmes connected with the peace

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