Meet a Volunteer - Read interviews and reviews from past volunteers

Learn more about VS volunteers. We have more than 13000 volunteer alumni from all across the world who have taken part in our different programs. Read volunteer stories - Why they chose to volunteer with Volunteering Solutions,how the experience has changed their outlook in life and their future plans.

Given below are links to some of the interviews of Volunteering Solutions program participants from around the world.
 

Valerie Ross is a 27 year old teacher currently residing in Virginia, USA. She attended school at the University of West Florida, where she studied psychology, child...
Ghana
Valerie Wheatley United States
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This was a life changing experience on both personal and medical aspects. I chose this destination because I have always considered India as a very interesting and...
India
Sima Habrawi United Arab Emirates
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The experience has definitely impacted my future. I went there to make a difference in their life but what happened was that they made a difference to mine. This...
Cambodia
Tanusya Murali Malaysia
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As an educator I have my summer’s off and for the past 3-4 summers I spent most of it volunteering as a kayak guide and youth instructor for a non-profit which...
Thailand
Debbie Vasquez United States
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I was interested in finding an organisation that was low cost and had received positive feedback from previous volunteers. Volunteering Solutions ticked both of these...
Ghana
Amy Elizabeth United Kingdom
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Thailand has always appealed to me as an exotic location to visit. I decided to put my English degree to good use, and teach as well as having the experience of...
Thailand
Naomi Daniel United Kingdom
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Ghana offers a true exchanging of experiences. It seemed like we had a lot to learn as well as to give, which one one of my goals and purposes of the experience.
Ghana
Hayder Jiggy Canada
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Lisa Drese is an 18 year student from Germany who likes traveling and watching Indian movies. Lisa volunteered for three months in the Women Empowerment Volunteer...
India
Lisa Drese Germany
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Sonam Sadhnani is a resident of Singapore and works as a Management Support Officer in Ministry of Education, Singapore. In July 2013, Sonam volunteered for 2 weeks...
Cambodia
Sonam Sadhnani Singapore
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Veronica Moffitt is from New Jersey, USA, where she received an Associates Degree in Business Management. She's 22 years old and is currently living in California...
Nepal
Veronica Moffitt United States
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Lucia Merino is originally from Barcelona, Spain. She is a graduate of the School of Social Work at UNC-Chapel Hill, NC. She works as a psychotherapist in the San...
India
Lucia Merino United States
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Jenaya Smith is from United Kingdom and volunteered with Volunteering Solutions in the Women Empowerment Program in Delhi, India in Summer 2012 along with her friend....
India
Jenaya Smith United Kingdom
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Julia Tzeng is from Potomac Maryland, attended college at the University of Pennsylvania, worked for 5 years in finance in New York City, and is now pursuing her MBA...
Thailand
Julia Tzeng United States
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Taylor Horton is 19 years old and lives in Freetown, Massachusetts. She just ended high school and will be attending Salem State University in the fall as a...
Nepal
Taylor Horton United States
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Sharon Umayam is from Dededo, Guam and currently works as a registered nurse in San Francisco, CA. Sharon volunteered with Volunteering Solutions in Peru on August of...
Thailand
Sharon Umayam United States
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Tejal Ladha, 25-year-old HR and Admin Manager, volunteered in Nepal with Volunteering Solutions during year 2011. She is from Nairobi, Kenya and attended school at...
Nepal
Tejal Ladha Kenya
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Jill Watt Torrance is a 60 year old lady living in Hawaii, where she has been for 23 years. She was born in Glasgow, Scotland and grew up in the Highlands before...
Ghana
Jill Torrance United States
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Meet Lauren Kenny from Christchurch, New Zealand. Lauren works as a Customer Service Representative and volunteered in the 2 Weeks Special program in Surin, Thailand...
Thailand
Lauren Kenny New Zealand
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Devon Adlawan is a Pre Nursing major and a resident of California, USA and took part in the Thailand Summer Volunteer and Adventure Program in July 2013.In her...
Thailand
Devon Adlawan United States
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Anna Bishop is a native of Mississippi, USA and loves to travel as well as volunteer. She is a nurse by profession and has volunteered in different projects in USA...
Thailand
Anna Bishop United States
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Kirstin Wingler is a nutritionist (PhD) with versatile experience and expertise in biomedical research, drug development and teaching of medical students. Kirstin...
Nepal
Kirstin Wingler Germany
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I always wanted to go to Africa. I felt that Ghana was different. I always heard of people going to Uganda, Tanzania etc, but not Ghana. I researched the place and...
Ghana
Irene Dolan Ireland
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Jacob Custer is from Washington, DC and currently recruits quality teachers for a network of schools working to close the achievement gap that exists among races in...
India
Jacob Custer United States
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Claire Moynihan is from Cobh, County Cork in Ireland. She currently works as a primary school teacher in Dubai where she has lived for the past 2 years. She enjoys...
Tanzania
Claire Moynihan United Kingdom
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Caroline Poell is 23 years old from Germany. She graduated from the Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University in Karlsruhe with a Bachelor of Arts Honors Degree...
South Africa
Caroline Poell Germany
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Lisa is a native of Germany and volunteered in the Childcare and Social Welfare Volunteer Project in Cape Town, South Africa with Volunteering Solutions in Oct- Nov...
South Africa
Lisa Kohlmann Germany
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Volunteering was a way for me to travel and get the full experience of a culture different from my own. It allowed me to do something I already enjoy, promote...
Ghana
Francis A Canada
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Sean Lee, a rising 18 year old senior, is a Korean national who lives in Japan. He attends the Tilton School, a secondary prep school in Tilton, New Hampshire and has...
Ghana
Sean Lee Japan
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