Volunteering

What is volunteering?
As a member of UNSA, we give to you the opportunity to volunteer with one of our partner NGOs during your summer break (July/August).  The Development Committee partners with local NGOs in developing countries and supports them by organizing fundraising activities and by sending students every year to conduct volunteer work. These aspects are meant to contribute to a mutual intercultural experience. Students from Maastricht University assist our partner organizations by making use of their personal skills, resources and knowledge and have the opportunity to gain experience abroad about development aid. Last year, more than twenty-seven students volunteered in one of our NGOs in India, in Madagascar and more.

To have some more information click here to see UNSA Maastricht’s ‘Volunteers Workshop – Cultural Understanding’ from 2015.

1) Who are our partner NGOs?
We partner with a number of NGOs in a variety of countries. A brief description of NGOs and projects which UNSA is involved with, can be found here.

You can also download the full guide here.

2) How to become a volunteer?
For more information on the application process, please follow this link.

 


Please contact us for more information about the specific country/project that you are interested in.

Contact us at: development@unsamaastricht.org

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