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

CULTIVATING CONNECTIONS

  In regards to my placement in Greece, things are happening quite quickly now after months of almost nothing moving forward. It seems that I will fly to Greece in about a month… Continue reading

YOU CAN GO, BUT YOU CAN’T TELL

  Hungary’s transit zones on the Serbian-Hungarian border are considered to be “no man’s land” by the government. A Hungarian colleague of mine, however, calls them something quite different – modern day concentration… Continue reading

WHEN THEY RECOGNIZE YOU

  Today marks one week in Greece so far – one week of getting to know my coworkers, learning about the job I will be doing in Katerini, finding my way around the… 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

  Today 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 to… 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… 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