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1 ICYE UK; Ethical volunteering overseas placements for Hull University Students.

2 What is ICYE UK? An international federation of over 40 NGOs and charities, promoting peace & cultural understanding through the exchange of people & skills ICYE established between Germany & the USA ICYE becomes a United Nations Peace Messenger ICYE UK established – A registered charity sending over 70 volunteers per year to support local NGOs, with a focus on ‘ethical volunteering’. ICYE UK offer 3 PROGRAMMES; Long Term: 6 or 12 months. STePs: 3 weeks to 16 weeks. Morocco: 4 weeks teaching. Departure dates & programme fees vary- visit our website today for more info-

3 What projects can you do through ICYE UK? Project database; (Latin America, Africa, Asia and European ICYE partners). Human / Women’s rights Education and training HIV and AIDS Support Languages eg. Translation/ teaching Youth work Disability support Environment eg. conservation Community Development

4 Why choose ICYE? A unique and true cultural exchange!  Host family + travel time + language lessons  Supporting local NGOs and local people.  Awareness of development issues on the ground. Extensive training  Pre-departure training / On-arrival training  Mid term / final evaluation (Long term programme only)  Returned volunteer training (CV advice etc) Personal Support  Matching to project process.  Fundraising support on a basis  Option to apply for £1500 bursary.

5 Hull University Student & ICYE UK Volunteer Case study: Mohammed Akram. “Life in Morocco, or in any foreign country, is quite different when you’re not on ‘holiday’. A placement in another country is challenging, exciting, scary and life changing. The feelings, thoughts and experiences you have, stick with you and help you to make future decisions”. Mo Akram.  Casablanca, Morocco  August 2014  4 weeks Teaching English  £850 programme fee.

6 1.Collect a brochure today! 2.Visit to take a look at the projects. 3.Visit to find out more about training and support. 4. Come along to one of our free information days; Sat March 21 st, Sat April 18 th, Sat May 16 th or arrange a time to chat to us over Skype. 1.Collect a brochure today! 2.Visit to take a look at the projects. 3.Visit to find out more about training and support. 4. Come along to one of our free information days; Sat March 21 st, Sat April 18 th, Sat May 16 th or arrange a time to chat to us over Skype. Want to find out more...?


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