training and preparation

RV Weekends – look back, take stock, plan the future

VSO volunteer, Sam Roberts, reflects on the Returned Volunteer Weekend and its value in helping him make sense of his two years in Cambodia and how to use this in shaping his future. He also found it useful to do this alongside others going through a similarly challenging experience of returning home after their time away.

Lessons in Laos

Suzie Fairley, a VSO volunteer Organisational Development Advisor working in Laos, explains how VSO’s in-country training helped her cope with the steep learning curve at the start of her placement.