Freetown, 29 Oct. 2014: VSO is supporting a vital new project in partnership with Sierra Leone’s Ministry of Health and Sanitation –The Reproductive and Child Health Directorate to address the growing misinformation about Ebola which is spreading and preventing pregnant and lactating women from accessing basic medical services.
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London, 10/10/14: Professionals will be able to use their skills and expertise to help change the lives of people in some of the world’s poorest places through a new programme, funded by the UK government’s Department for International Development (DFID) and run by Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO).
A volunteering hub, set to launch in early 2015, is being seed-funded by the UK Government and will be created in partnership with Accenture Development Partnerships, the not-for-profit unit within Accenture.
(LONDON) – LEADING international development charity Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) UK will be hosting a Meet VSO event in Edinburgh on Saturday 4 October, providing locals with an opportunity to learn more about the organisation and how they can apply to take part in a life-changing placement abroad.
The event in Edinburgh will feature talks by volunteers, including Rachel Campbell, who worked on an education project in Ghana and Rhona Hogg, a nurse who worked on a health programme in Uganda.
VSO UK volunteer, Rhona Hogg, says:
(LONDON) – LEADING international development charity Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) UK is set to team up with Nando’s, as the restaurant chain prepares to host its annual Nando’s Football Cup in Isleworth, Middlesex, on Tuesday 23 September.
VSO volunteer nurse, David Atherton, recently returned from a placement in Malawi and he will be taking to the pitch at half time to share his story with staff from Nando’s.
(LONDON) - A VOLUNTEER nurse who works in Manchester will be attending the Labour Party’s annual conference, where she will be stressing the importance of women in leadership roles, here and in the developing world.
(LONDON) - “Be The Volunteer” will place VSO’s incredible volunteers, who work across the globe in a variety of positions, at the centre of its new campaign, encouraging those keen to join the movement to find out more.
Volunteer Service Overseas (VSO) UK fights poverty through its volunteers and this exciting new campaign, which launches today (Wednesday 10 September), is calling for new recruits from a variety of professional backgrounds.
On Saturday 16th August, Millennium Square was taken over by rickshaws. Members of the public were invited to ride with volunteers from Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) and Restless Development. The volunteers’ stories help disprove the myth that international development isn’t working and that ‘nothing ever changes’.
(LONDON) - KATE Turner, a volunteer from Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) UK currently on placement in Rwanda, has been selected to be a UN Youth Blogger at a high-level summit in New York, America, where she will be calling for people with disabilities to be included in the post-2015 development agenda.
(LONDON) – LEADING international development charity Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) UK will be hosting a Meet VSO event in Glasgow on Saturday 23 August, providing locals with an opportunity to learn more about the organisation and how they can apply to take part in a life-changing placement abroad.