Guidelines for Responsible Volunteering: Our Checklist!
1. Which organization do I choose when I travel?
Then check whether the organization correctly complies with the Guidelines of Better Care Network !
Guidelines Think Volunteer
We are currently conducting research. We have researched what travelers find most important when
they are going to do volunteer work abroad. We hereby present the results of this research. *note, this research is in Dutch.
2. What makes you a good volunteer/trainee?
3. Preparation and Guidance
-Information about the project you will be working with: practicalities, rules, expectations.
-Background information about the target audience
-Culture & religion
-Ethics & Dilemmas
-What is sustainability?
-The development of the volunteer
-Social work & Pedagogy
-Children's rights and needs
-What to watch out for
The volunteer or student must always be able to fall back on a contact person, attention must be paid to the process and the development of the participant, and reflection on one's own actions is central when working with vulnerable target groups.
The Think Volunteer Academy ensures proper preparation and guidance.