Tag Archive: volunteer

ALL THE PHOTO’S YOU’LL NEVER SEE

  I work with vulnerable people. Foreigners and Greeks. People who are on the edge. Families who have known unspeakable hardship. For every photo that I post on here, just know that there… Continue reading

LAYING A FOUNDATION

  Upon my arrival in Greece (in 97 degree heat, no less) I was whisked away to settle into my “home” in Katerini for the next two weeks – a delightful little apartment… Continue reading

THEY HELD ME CLOSE

  A few days ago I said goodbye to my community at Kalunba for the next two weeks as I journey to Katerini, Greece for job training and so much more. As I said farewell… Continue reading

IN ORDER TO ACCLIMATE

  This Wednesday I will again travel to Katerini, Greece for a two week trip – but this time I don’t go merely as a volunteer, like I have the last two times.… Continue reading

SMALL BUSINESSES MAKE SUSTAINABLE LIVES

As part of my work with Kalunba Ltd., the official implementing partner of the RCH’s Unit for Refugee Integration, I update and refresh the website. I recently wrote a quick post for them about the… Continue reading

A GENUINE CALLING

  Written February 24th Today was wonderfully free-flowing and just what I needed. Dia and I were going to spend the morning at the office with Alexandra, but work came up and she… Continue reading

HALF-WAY DONE

  It seems insane to think that I’m already half-way through my two-year stint in Hungary – where did the time go!? It really hit me the other day as I was hopping… Continue reading

A NEW FAMILY ARRIVES

  On day six of my time in Katerini, I had the opportunity to visit a refugee camp without feeling like a voluntourist who gawks at all the people like animals in a… Continue reading

I AM HOPEFUL AND CALM

  My fifth day in Katerini started off with a brief team meeting at the church where the needs of a new family were being assessed. A mother with her four children would… Continue reading

STRIKING SONGS AND STORIES

  Day four in Katerini started as many of my days here have: with conversations with the church team at their offices. I began by speaking with Zoey and going over client profiles… Continue reading