18 Jul 2024
Volunteering
Volunteering Work & Money

What it takes to volunteer in Sweden: # 10

So now we come to the exciting part – the bit where you can get involved with the project and make a real difference. And no, I’m not asking you to become a volunteer. All we need is a little of your money. And we REALLY need it! What it takes to volunteer in Sweden: […]

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What it takes to volunteer in Sweden: # 9

It’s not often one gets to go to a party with British Royals. Read about Claire’s experience here. What it takes to volunteer in Sweden: # 8 What it takes to volunteer in Sweden: # 7 What it takes to volunteer in Sweden: # 6 Volunteering in Sweden: Networking Stockholms Stadsmission’s Crossroads seeks volunteers Camelia’s […]

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What it takes to volunteer in Sweden: # 8

As Claire keeps moving the English Speaking Volunteer Project forward, she learns not everyone has the same expectations of a volunteer. What it takes to volunteer in Sweden: # 6 Volunteering in Sweden: Networking Stockholms Stadsmission’s Crossroads seeks volunteers Camelia’s Cupcake Blog: Starting a Business in Stockholm # 3 Camelia’s Cupcake Blog: Starting a Business […]

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What it takes to volunteer in Sweden: # 7

Claire has been booked for her first speaking engagement. She says while the idea of standing up in front of a group of people may strike fear into the hearts of lots of people – I’m one of those strange people who love it. To find out more about read on. What it takes to […]

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What it takes to volunteer in Sweden: # 6

New volunteers are on board, business cards have arrived, meetings have been set with some of Stockholm’s international community’s key members, but what Claire is searching for this week is a little more patience. She writes “When I first moved to Sweden I used to joke that I should have the word ‘patience’ tattooed on  […]

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What it takes to volunteer in Sweden: # 5

New volunteers are on board, business cards have arrived and are being handed out, and Claire’s positive attitude keeps driving the ‘English Volunteering Project’, run through Volontärbyrån, Sweden’s Volunteer Organization, alive and focused. She writes “I’m very excited as my business cards have arrived. I’m a great believer in business cards (along with wishing on […]

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Volunteering in Sweden: Networking

This week Claire Thomas shares her experience of how important networking is when trying to launch a project. So now her office is set-up, official business cards have been printed, but what’s her next step? Oh yes, she needs to meet and forge the relationships with key individuals to get her project up and running. […]

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What it takes to volunteer in Sweden

This week Claire Thomas shares her experience of how she is approaching raising the funds for the ‘English Volunteering Project’ run through Volontärbyrån, Sweden’s Volunteer Organization. Claire has offically moved into her office in the Volontärbyrån headquarter. She writes: “I have to say that it is wonderful being back in a work environment again. For […]

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Volunteering in Sweden #2

Claire Thomas shares her experience of how she has begun working with Volontärbyrån, Sweden’s Volunteer Organization, to set-up a project focused on helping non-Swedish speakers to find volunteering opportunities with non-profit organisations in Stockholm. It was clear to me that there was a need for opportunities for people to volunteer in English. The next step […]

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Volunteering in Sweden # 1

Your Living City loves to learn about our readers experiences & ideas and hear their stories. If you have something to say or want to share about your Swedish journey, send us a mail with a writing sample and we will get back to you shortly:) Our First Featured blogger is Claire Thomas. In this […]

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