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Amos, who is studying engineering at the University of Edinburgh, joined the SPICE programme in HK last summer. He relates his experiences.

Amos, who is studying engineering at the University of Edinburgh, joined the SPICE programme in HK last summer. He relates his experiences.

What began as a mere ephemeral thought, became reality as I begun packing my bags for this two-month long adventure in Hong Kong. An adventure towards self-discovery, impacting lives and building life-long friendships with a unique underpinning experience. This programme was of course not without its uncertainties. Aspects such as[...]
Lathangie and Tharuni complete their assignment with the Myanmar Refugees and return to Europe for Christmas!

Lathangie and Tharuni complete their assignment with the Myanmar Refugees and return to Europe for Christmas!

Teaching at MRCLC was definitely an experience that will never be forgotten. On our first day of school, we were pleasantly surprised as the children all welcomed us eagerly and were happy to see new faces. They knew that we were unfamiliar with the school, so they decided that it[...]
Call for Volunteers in Malaysia for 2019! A life changing - and fun - opportunity!

Call for Volunteers in Malaysia for 2019! A life changing - and fun - opportunity!

There are vacancies to work in the Building Bridges programme in Malaysia throughout 2019. The assignment involves teaching at a Myanmar refugee school and a local children's home (approximately 30 hours per week.) Free accommodation and a small food allowance are provided. A 10 -12 week commitment is required. For more information please[...]
A Video of the SPICE Summer Programme  HK 2018

A Video of the SPICE Summer Programme HK 2018

This video was taken by the coordinator of the SPICE Programme  which ran in HK this summer.  This is the second of three 7 day English 'camps' that run each summer for disadvantaged children. This one was held in the port area of Kwai Chung. (See the second part of the video[...]
A Moving Video Tribute to the Children Mathieu Worked with in Malaysia

A Moving Video Tribute to the Children Mathieu Worked with in Malaysia

Mathieu volunteered with the Building Bridges programme in Malaysia this summer.  Like many of our volunteers his own experiences in life influenced his wish to help these children. Here's a video of my stay in Malaysia thanks to the BBBB programme. It was a truly enriching human experience so I tried to[...]

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…]