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VSA Staff Vacancy: Organisational Support Coordinator

Published on 22nd May 2015


VSA now seeks an Organisational Support Coordinator to facilitate the efficient functioning of their business behind the scenes. The role reports directly to the CEO and works closely with other administration staff to provide seamless, high quality organisational, governance and administrative support and services. Read More

‘Nothing really prepares you for this’: the realities of volunteering

Published on 12th May 2015


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‘Nothing really prepares you for this’: the realities of volunteering

Over the last few weeks I’ve done a lot of reflection. Read More

Baking experiment: Milo-banana cake

Published on 11th May 2015


Baking experiment: Milo-banana cake

I have been wanting to make a banana cake for ages, seeing as I get so many bananas and end up throwing half of them out as I cannot eat them fast enough. Read More

Literacy classes in Vanuatu

Published on 9th May 2015


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Literacy classes in Vanuatu

Daria Romanos is on UniVol assignment as a Youth Worker at the Northern Care Youth Centre (NCYC) in Luganville, Vanuatu. Like many of our volunteers (and their accompanying partners), she has been looking for ways to do even more than her original assignment entailed. Read More

A trip to Pok Pok Island

Published on 5th May 2015


A trip to Pok Pok Island

Over Easter weekend, Bryn and I travelled from Buka down to Arawa and then out to Pok Pok Island with some other VSA volunteers called Ann and Richard. It was such a wonderful weekend, and full of the relaxation and distance from Buka that I needed to refresh me at... Read More

An interview with Raewyn Tretheway, Programme Manager (Bougainville)

Published on 5th May 2015


An interview with Raewyn Tretheway, Programme Manager (Bougainville)

 Raewyn Tretheway is VSA's Programme Manager (Bougainville). She lives in Arawa. Read More

Easter on Pok Pok (Bakawari) Island

Published on 4th May 2015


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Easter on Pok Pok (Bakawari) Island

Pok Pok is pidgin for crocodile. The island of Pok Pok is named thus because its profile, as viewed from the mainland, resembles a giant crocodile (not because there are crocodiles on the Island!). We spent Easter staying on the Island in a little village called Uruna Beach, in a... Read More

Welcome to the Bureau of Media and Communications

Published on 1st May 2015


Welcome to the Bureau of Media and Communications

The ABG Archives, where I work, is a part of the Bureau of Media and Communication (Media and Comms), which is an Autonomous Bougainville Government (ABG) bureau. Read More

Malawi

Published on 30th April 2015


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Malawi

For the past three months I have sat down in front of my computer mulling over how to begin to translate all my new experiences from sensations into words. So it is here where I find myself once again, cup of coffee to my right, visualising profusely whilst my fingers... Read More

Julianne Sanders – Giving light in Timor-Leste

Published on 29th April 2015


Julianne Sanders – Giving light in Timor-Leste

Julianne volunteered from September 2013 to March 2015 as the Strategic Development and Business Mentor at Fo Naroman Timor-Leste. Read More

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