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Volunteering with Baan Gerda

Posted by on Oct 21, 2018 in Blogs | 0 comments

Requirements: 1. Pre-event meeting (for new volunteers) 2. Participation in the activities 3. Payment for the participation cost Photo Regulation: 1. NO photo shooting or video recording. Limitations: 1. No fundraising or crowdfunding after visits. 2. No donation box request (we don’t have any, please ask the organization) 3. No proposals will be accepted involving any travel agencies both local and international – These regulations were created as it was an observed behavior from some previous volunteers who joined the events. People signed-up, meet and later bailed out on the...

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The RSVPs @ Bangkok Volunteers Meetup

Posted by on Oct 14, 2018 in Blogs | 0 comments

Way back in the early 18th Century; the system was adopted by some high society people in England and lately popularized in the 20th Century by the famous writings and works of Emily Post. It’s a French etiquette which is considered to be stricter than the usual practice of responding through invitation and it has become famous and commonly used nowadays, especially here in Meetup community. RSVP is “Respondez S’il Vout Plait” (Reply if it pleases you), a usual phrase commonly misused and abused by some people who recklessly clicked “Yes” but eventually won’t show up. A sickness happening...

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The Cost of Volunteering

Posted by on Oct 14, 2018 in Blogs | 0 comments

Volunteering anywhere not only in Thailand will require time, effort and coordination. Scheduled event in our calendar doesn’t require high professional skills but rather an easy way to learn activities where everyone will enjoy doing on weekends. Our community supports organizations that involves building, planting, entertaining, mentoring, and some handcrafts in order to preserve, conserve and empower the environment, animals and the humanity. Yes, most of the events in this community involve a fee for the grounds of traveling into places where volunteering takes place. Organizations...

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