What motivated you to participate in international volunteering? Write about your experiences in the MaailmanVaihtoa – Volunteers’ Voices magazine

Write about your experiences

Maailmanvaihto sends and receives international volunteer workers for periods of 6 to 12 months both in Finland and abroad. Even though we are a youth organization, our volunteers have widely varying backgrounds: some have just graduated from upper secondary education, some are spending a gap year, some have already some professional experience…

Have you participated in an international volunteer program via Maailmanvaihto? What kind of motivations and expectations did you have prior to leaving abroad? Did your experience change your perspective or thoughts? Did you get what you expected? Were you surprised by something? Which kinds of things kept up or increased your motivation?

Would you like to write about your experience in the upcoming issue of Volunteers’ Voices? We also welcome photographs and illustrations! Please contact us with your suggestions by June 20th 2021. The deadline for materials is August 1st 2021. Contact address: maailmanvaihtoalehti@maailmanvaihto.fi.

Join in the editorial team

Would you like to explore the theme as a part of the editorial team? Please, contact us if you would be interested in contributing by writing an interview story, making graphics, taking photos, or taking part in editing the stories. We will be happy to hear about your interests and to tell you more about the magazine work and ideas for stories for the upcoming issue. Also from those interested in taking part in the editorial work we hope a message by 20th June 2021.

Join in learning together in magazine work! You can reach the editor-in-chiefs via the address maailmanvaihtoalehti@maailmanvaihto.fi.


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