Become an international humanitarian voluntary worker
Humanitarian voluntary worker: intent on travelling abroad?
A word of warning – most of our voluntary members carry out their work… in Monaco! Voluntary members asked to go out to the field have either been highly involved in a project or have vital technical skills which cannot be found in the country of intervention. Becoming a humanitarian aid worker means first and foremost sharing a vision of the world, humanitarian values and a community spirit.
Voluntary work: above all an exchange
Voluntary work is the greatest act of giving… In exchange for many other things! Humanitarian voluntary workers are regularly needed to take part in training sessions and events focused on international solidarity in Monaco or elsewhere. Meetings between humanitarian voluntary members, several times a year, provide an opportunity to create networks, to exchange, to share and even generate new synergy around the topic of international solidarity.
The organisation by area of expertise
The Monaco Red Cross’s international section is made up of a hundred or so volunteers grouped together in project committees, or specialist divisions:
- Technical division (housing, construction, water, engineering)
- Health division (food security, medical: paediatrics, orthopaedics, surgical, ophthalmological…)
- Education division (teaching, e-learning, activities)
- Capacity building division (project management, fundraising, follow-up/evaluation…)
- Logistics division (container loading, stock and mission organisation…)
How to become a humanitarian voluntary worker
Anyone wishing to become involved in an international solidarity activity will receive caring support and will feel at home in this friendly and enthusiastic group. Young voluntary members have the opportunity to carry out projects alongside experienced professionals.
Anyone wishing to carry out some voluntary work in the humanitarian sector can contact our office at our headquarters:
By telephone: +377 97 97 68 05/22
By email: www.croix-rouge.mc
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