Volunteer Action for Cambodia by STAR Kampuchea Organization
No. 67, Street 123/468, Sangkat Tuol Tum Pong I, P.O. Box 2555
Ansprechpartner: Anica Breuer
- Gemeinschaft, Gemeindeprojekt
- Sozialpolitik/behinderte Menschen
The program “Volunteer Action for Cambodia” (VAC) is organized by STAR Kampuchea, a Cambodian non-governmental organization. It is our mission to build up democracy and to strengthen civil society in our country. VAC was established in December 2004 and is run by Cambodian volunteers.
The VAC program invites volunteers from all over the world to work with Cambodian non-governmental organizations. The idea is to bring foreign volunteers to Cambodia to exchange cultural and work experience and to contribute new impulses and fresh ideas to both Cambodian and the volunteers’ home society. VAC is designed primarily for college students and recent graduates. We help the volunteers to find a suitable placement and to organize their stay in Cambodia. The length of stay depends on the volunteer’s interests and varies between one week and three months. To gain a deep insight into the organizations and their activities a minimum stay of three weeks is recommended.
VAC works together with the 39 partner organizations of STAR Kampuchea in seven provinces. Among them there are international NGOs, trade unions and local organizations in remote areas. Depending on the volunteer’s interests, placements are possible in many different fields, such as advocacy training, HIV/AIDS, Health, Rural Development, Human Rights Protection, Legal Rights Work and Environmental Issues.
What does the VAC program offers?
We offer volunteer placements in well-acknowledged NGOs in different fields of development work, for example in the following fields: Advocacy training and advocacy activities, Human rights, Women’s and children’s rights, Gender equality, Rural and agricultural development , Community development, Health, HIV/AIDS, Environmental protection, English teaching, Organization and management.
Ms. Anica Breuer is the Program officer.
For other net participants we can establish new contacts in the field of our work.