Lesson 4: Upgrade your volunteer experience
Lesson 4 Chapter 1
Tips to upgrade your volunteer experience
You return home from your volunteer work. Some volunteers will be changed as people and some just had an amazing experience and learned new things. How can you integrate these changes into your life back home?
You can definitely use your experience for the greater good! We have summed up some practical ways in which to use these experiences in your life:
An exercise to become aware of what you have learned
This is an exercise will give you an overview of what you have learned. This is especially useful when you are not sure about how to explain what you have learned:
- 1Make a list of a minimum of five (5) people who were involved in your preparation or when you were actually volunteering
- 2Write down what these people have taught you or how they have helped you.
- 3Write down why these things helped you/taught you something new.
- 4Write down how you can apply these things in your life back home.