Sue Ryan, a science teacher, lecturer and deputy principal from New Zealand is finding that volunteering in Kiribati is not as slow-paced as one might expect.
Returning to Baucau years after she’d finished her placement, Monica Morrison came to the conclusion that “change can move so slowly when one is in the midst of volunteering. It almost seems imperceptible, but it can and does occur. “
“The approach of Palms volunteers was noticeably different to other volunteer sending organisations.”
Stephen and Emma Yates explain what their roles as a volunteer doctor and gender justice advocate entail.
Australian Unity Foundation has recognised Palms Australia’s programs as a good way to promote wellbeing globally and in Australia.
Palms has always sought stronger, more challenging relationships with our partners, and we are proud to announce two exciting new collaborations with ACU.
We are seeking applications from individuals and couples interested in filling a number of requests in 2014.
We are happy to welcome the newest member of Palms Australia’s team, Sean Dostal, in the role of Fundraising and Marketing Coordinator.
Reflecting the changing way we communicate, we are hoping to transition much of our readership to the electronic version of our magazine by 2014. Please complete our three question survey to indicate your preferences.
Our dignity as human beings relies on all of us being both givers and receivers. Shared knowledge and skills can improve all of our lives and it is so important to achieving solidarity that we do not allow our judgements about good development, no matter how well researched, to direct the priorities of receiving communities.