Global Village

Global Village

Students have the opportunity to travel during yearly breaks to developing countries to lend a helping hand with a local community project. These projects, in countries such as Malaysia, Thailand, Fiji, and Nepal, work on a diverse range of projects from building houses to teaching in local primary and high schools and implementing systems of change.

Responsibilities

Volunteers will be engaged with the local community projects, such as building houses to teaching local students.

How to get involved

Apply online at http://arc.unsw.edu.au/globalvillage

Positions

  • Coordinator
  • Team Leader
  • Volunteer

Training

Volunteers will be trained on the basics of trip management and Workplace, Health and Safety. On the job-training is provided through-out the program in areas such as teaching, sensitivity and construction.

Duration

During breaks between semesters.


Accreditation

Availability of activity

Semester - weekdays, Semester break - weekdays, Semester break - weekends

Type of activity

Community volunteering

Provider of activity

Arc @ UNSW

Interest area

Fundraising & events, Sport, outdoor & physical activities, Tutoring & mentoring, Youth work

Skills required and/or developed

Cross-cultural & global citizenship, Event & project management, Interpersonal & communication, Leadership, Organisational & time management, Problem solving & practical skills, Team work & networking


Contacts and more information

Provider

Arc @ UNSW

 

Email

globalvillage@arc.unsw.edu.au

Visit

http://arc.unsw.edu.au/globalvillage

Phone

02 9385 7700

For more information about co-curricular activities see UNSW Advantage.