Don’t let your GSC experience end when you get off that plane from Phnom Penh or Arusha! Your international volunteering experience may be just the beginning of an ongoing relationship of international community service and support to developing communities. There are a number of ways you can continue to be involved with GSC as we build on our successes and provide the most effective volunteer programs for the communities we serve.Stay in Touch: Reconnect with Past VolunteersWrite a Story or Share Your Photos Encourage Others to Volunteer Abroad Expand Your Experience of International Community Service Continue to Support GSC Help Us Improve Our Programs by Submitting your Program Evaluation
Stay connected with GSC participants through our Facebook page
. On our Facebook page, you can find friends you made during your program, upload photos and videos, share experiences and keep up to date on what’s happening with GSC.
If you would like to keep in contact with the local GSC staff you worked with in Thailand, Tanzania, or Cambodia, email GSC and let us know who you would like to be put in touch with and we would be happy to connect you.
If you have changed addresses or email, send us your updated contact information so that you can be kept up to date with the latest GSC developments.
Email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
People want to know what it’s really like on the ground in Cambodia and Tanzania. There is no better person to tell the story of the GSC experience that you! Email a story in MS Word format to GSC. Pictures are welcome too. Send pictures or stories to email@example.com
. Visit our blogs
Friends, family and other members of your community will be interested in learning more about your experience. Once they do, some will also want to have an international volunteering experience. Forward one of our newsletters or a link to our site to your friends. Spread the word!
If you just got your feet wet with the GSC two-week or short-term volunteer program or would like to experience a GSC program on another continent, join us again in Tanzania, or Cambodia. Your prior experience and knowledge is very valuable to the organization and the programs we operate. Returning GSC volunteers receive a 10% discount on future programs.
If during your GSC program you discovered the satisfaction of helping others in need, you can continue to support the work of GSC with your own donations and via fundraising on our behalf. Past volunteers have been involved in fundraising activities as diverse as establishing a college support group to asking wedding guests to donate to a GSC program rather than giving wedding gifts. For more information and assistance with your fundraising activities, contact us.
You can make a personal donation to GSC from our Secure Donations Page.
We are continually striving to strengthen and improve our programs. Not only does GSC want to improve programs to increase their effectiveness and impact on the communities we serve, but we also maximize the volunteer experience for our participants. Your feedback is extremely important to us. If you have not already done so, please take the time to truthfully and honestly complete this GSC program evaluation that was emailed to you after the completion of your program and we will refund your program deposit! Evaluations must be completed and received by GSC via email no later than 45 days from the end of your program to receive your deposit.
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org