Volunteer

The “Third World” isn’t your photo op

It’s a common sight on anyone’s Facebook news feed: photos of an acquaintance that travelled to the Global South and took numerous “selfies” with local children.Continue...

CFRC needs a lift

CFRC volunteer Louise Bark has been unable to access the radio station’s space, in the basement of Carruthers Hall. Bark uses a wheelchair and
previously entered the offices with help from her colleagues, who would help her down the stairs in a manual wheelchair.Continue...

Contributors of the month

The Journal recognizes outstanding contributing writers for the month of September.Continue...

Queen’s student volunteers as medical responder in Israel

After spending the summer as a volunteer medical responder in Israel, Queen’s biochemistry student Jesse Wolfsohn knew there was nothing else he’d rather be doing.Continue...

It’s about being good, not looking good

In the matter of voluntourism, it’s not about intention at all — it’s about impact.Continue...

Why you should think twice before volunteering abroad

By Alex Laidlaw (ArtSci ’12)
Former General Director, Queen’s Project on International Development

After reading...Continue...

Why You Should Volunteer Abroad

By Trilby Goouch
Blogs Editor

I was lucky enough to partake in a two-week service trip to the Dominican Republic in 2008, and to this day I consider this to be the happiest two...Continue...