Tips to help you manage virtual volunteers

Tips to help you manage virtual volunteers

The do’s and don’ts of virtual volunteer management   Article written by : Georgia Morrison – Free to Shine Board Member When working with virtual volunteers, there are a few things that you can do to ensure the project goes smoothly. With the added challenges;...
Pia Richards

Pia Richards

Meet Pia Richards…   Volunteering at Angkor Hospital for Children in Siem Reap, Cambodia, has been one of the highlights of my professional career to date. The opportunity to use my skills and education to contribute to an organisation making actual...
Lilia Leung

Lilia Leung

Meet Lilia Leung… Lilia is our very own content developer who is responsible for editing and posting articles onto our website, as well as putting together our monthly newsletter. She is currently based in Switzerland and has been volunteering with us from...
Journeys Within Our Community

Journeys Within Our Community

Professionals doing good sat down to talk with Kneath Heard, Executive Director of Journeys Within Our Community (JWOC). Originally from Bristol (UK), Kneath took a Master’s degree in International Development and worked in South Korea and Malaysia,  before moving to...
Happy Pchum Ben!

Happy Pchum Ben!

In Cambodia, Pchum Ben (Ancestor’s Day) is celebrated on the 15th day of the tenth month in the Khmer calendar. This is a unique Cambodian Buddhist celebration consisting of a colourful religious festival blessing the souls of ancestors, relatives, and friends...
Jane Price

Jane Price

Meet our professionals doing good team – Jane Price Professionals doing good spoke to Jane Price, Professionals doing good Board Advisor, around her experience in the non profit sector and her views on skilled volunteering. Jane comes with extensive global...
Short-Term Volunteering Overseas—Pros and Cons

Short-Term Volunteering Overseas—Pros and Cons

Since the launch of Professionals doing good, a social enterprise whose aim is to connect qualified and skilled volunteers with socially responsible organisations in Cambodia, quite a few professionals from the for-profit sector contacted us to ask if it was possible...
Why Choose to Work or Volunteer in Cambodia Right Now?

Why Choose to Work or Volunteer in Cambodia Right Now?

Tourists usually choose to visit Cambodia because of its cultural heritage; Angkor Wat is a well-known UNESCO World Heritage site and the largest religious monument ever built. Cambodia’s year-round warm temperature (which is particularly enjoyable during the winter...
How to Be a Prepared Volunteer when Overseas

How to Be a Prepared Volunteer when Overseas

  Looking back to when I decided to switch from a career in the for-profit sector to one in the non-profit, it all started with a volunteer experience in Cambodia. It was certainly a big gamble. I knew very little of the country other than what I saw as a...
6 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Volunteering

6 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Volunteering

Are you considering volunteering abroad but still aren’t fully convinced?You’re right to think over it carefully, and there are some key questions you should ask yourself before making a decision.According to the UN Volunteers report, more than one billion...
Naga Earth

Naga Earth

We heard from one of our Partners… Professionals doing good sat down to talk with Tim Waterfield, the American founder and director of Naga Earth, the only environmentally friendly biodiesel social enterprise in Cambodia. Originally from Colorado, he now calls...
KOW Lifestyle

KOW Lifestyle

From Consulate in China to Crocheting in Cambodia Godie Van de Paal is the Dutch founder of KOW (Kingdom of Wonder), a small, social enterprise apparel manufacturer that knits handmade, wool slippers in Siem Reap, Cambodia. After working for the Dutch government in...
Federico Bonatti

Federico Bonatti

Meet Federico Bonatti who volunteered in Cambodia before his new job in Italy Federico Bonatti, a mid-level professional with a background in Mechanical Engineering and Management, has had the opportunity to study and work in Italy, Spain, and China. However, after...
Eva Yulzari

Eva Yulzari

From France to fair-trade in Cambodia: Channeling passion into social impact Meet Eva Yulzari and read about her experience as a professional volunteer in Siem Reap With a BA in management, experience in after-sale service, purchase and logistics for a French fashion...