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Patrick, a volunteer from Denmark, in Kuala Lumpur

Patrick, a volunteer from Denmark, in Kuala Lumpur

My lovely refugee colleagues and I: Muang, Pastor Ruth, and Aung Pi. Since I was a child I have been to many countries all around the world. I have seen the big gaps between cultures and minorities with my own eyes. Tasted the diversity with my own mouth. I had had[...]
Volunteers arriving for the summer

Volunteers arriving for the summer

Summer is the busiest time at Just Volunteers!   We have volunteers going to Mongolia to help run the Lotus summer camp there. This programme takes volunteers  3 or 4 weeks.  The camp is just outside Ulaan Baatar, the capital, but volunteers stay in yurts and experience the great outdoors. The summer volunteers[...]
Sara volunteered in Kuala Lumpur

Sara volunteered in Kuala Lumpur

Sara is a 19 year old student who has just left boarding school in the UK. During her gap year, she spent the summer volunteering at Assunta in Malaysia. She is passionate about children and as Sara's parents are based in KL, she will continue working at Assunta during university[...]
Star volunteered in Mongolia

Star volunteered in Mongolia

  Star graduated from Cambridge in 2015 and headed for Lotus in Mongolia for 6 weeks.... Lessons Learned at Lotus Orphanage If you have any doubts about volunteering at Lotus for any reason, put that away to the back of your mind. To quote the eternal Sneaker wisdom of multinational corporation Nike,[...]
Pete has volunteered in Malaysia 3 times

Pete has volunteered in Malaysia 3 times

Pete with friends at the home Why did you want to do voluntary work in Malaysia? How did you start the process of seeking voluntary work in Malaysia? Taking a gap year to volunteer abroad was something I had considered [before]. This was reinforced when I was in[...]

Who are Just Volunteers?

Just Volunteers (JV) is run by Josephine Chesterton who has worked for nearly 30 years in China and Hong Kong both in banking and academia…[Read More…]

What do Just Volunteers do?

We help find volunteers for small charities in China (including HK), Malaysia and Mongolia. Generally they want a minimum volunteering period of one month – some longer – and prefer volunteers to stay as long as possible… [Read More…]