Volunteering

JWOC Visits the U.S

 We are so excited to announce a US Journeys Within Our Community Fundraising Tour! Many of you will remember when Narla joined me in the US in 2009 and together we visited schools, clubs, and many of our wonderful donors - all to raise awareness and to...

Clean Water Program Update

Seng, Our Clean Water Program Manager,  discusses the activities involved in the Clean Water Program; the latest collaboration with Community, Liaison and Assistance Program and the people and communities that are supported through our clean water initiative. I...

The Latest from JWOC Scholarship Program

In this Blog, we hear from Vantha Koun, who is both our Scholarship Program Manager and  the Office Manager. Read more about his role managing the learning opportunities for JWOC scholars. I started working in JWOC in 2009. My roles are Office Manager and...

Sreylin shares her story.

 A recent JWOC Graduate, Sreylin Chum, shares the experiences she had whilst volunteering for four years in JWOC’s Free Classes Project.  In this post she discusses the knowledge she gained, the opportunities it provided, and her future goals and...

Playing games and making friends…

In her blog Claire describes the themes and games of the different summer activity weeks as well as making a new Khmer friend....My name is Claire and I am one of the five volunteer staff who came to JWOC from England to run the Summer School this year. I am halfway...

Art at JWOC

In this post Merabi, one of the TravelAid team, talks about the role of art at JWOC and introduces their wonderful mural....Arts and crafts are an important part of JWOC. Regular art classes are held for the children, where singing, dancing and story-telling are...

Exiting and rewarding…

Ellie, a member of the TravelAid team from Oxford University,writes here about what she learnt and loved during her month with JWOC....Finishing university was a daunting prospect, and the knowledge that I would be leaving England almost immediately...

Unforgettable Experiences

For the last 4 weeks volunteers from Oxford University have joined us to help run summer activities at the school. In her post Emily describes what they did and what she learnt.....Before volunteering with JWOC the majority of my experiences working with children had...

Volunteering with the Microfinance Project

In this post Erica, a member of the Melbourne Microfinance Initiative, writes about her experience of working with JWOC. In July of 2012, myself and five other students from the University of Melbourne spent two weeks with JWOC, working with the...