Solidarity Volunteering: Strong Relationships, Mutual Development

New placements for 2007

Listed below are five of the confirmed placements for the coming year. We are seeking CommUnity Partners for these and several others which are currently being finalised.

Papua New Guinea Field Trip

“It is sometimes difficult to imagine that much change can be made, but each Palms volunteer I visited was testament to the possibilities.”

Hope Through Education

We are amazed at the indomitable spirit of our students and the people in the local area, and their resilience in adversity. One of our students, coming to our small 2-bedroom home on the school property, remarked, “What a big house! Don’t you get lonely here?”

Palms 86th Orientation Course Evaluation Summary

“Thanks for a memorable eight days – you worked tirelessly to help us all the very best you could. It is refreshing to work with such deeply committed people – nowadays not so common.”

Fair Trade

“All human hearts are welcome here. Whatever their colour, creed, condition or philosophy, (we seek to trade fairly in all our dealings) because everyone is just like you and me wanting happiness, and disliking suffering.”


Setting an example is not the main means of influencing another; it is the only means. - Albert Einstein