Frequently asked questions by volunteers
What is VISIONEERS?
Why should I choose VISIONEERS?
How much do I pay to volunteer?
Why do professionals volunteer?
Who can volunteer?
I have never volunteered or worked in the social sector before, can I still volunteer?
How long are the volunteering options?
What is the difference between Individual and Corporate Volunteering?
What type of Volunteering Programs do you offer?
Is this program limited to people from Europe?
Application & Process
What kind of information do I need to provide with my initial application?
Once I have submitted my application, what is the next step?
Can I select the non-profit organisation/area I want to work with?
How big are the non-profit clients? How does Visioneers choose its cooperation partners?
Will there be other volunteers?
Who manages the projects?
Is my volunteer time tax deductible?
Orientation-Session / Preparing for time abroad
What is an orientation-session?
Do I have to attend the orientation-session?
Volunteering time abroad
What type of accommodation will I be staying in?
I am a Vegetarian, will that be a problem?
Do I need to obtain any vaccinations?
Are the host countries safe?
Is there another orientation meeting in my host country?
Will I be given help in organising my flight and with travel aid?
Who will pick me up from the airport?
What kind of insurance do I need to have in order to volunteer with VISIONEERS?
Refugee Aid / Youth work