Category Archives: Volunteers

Will volunteers in Songea

By Will Farr So, you want to know what it’s like to volunteer overseas with COCO, hmm? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Just last month, I was dispatched to the Ruvuma region of southern Tanzania to conduct research into the permaculture training that COCO’s partners the Hoja Project run, and talk first-hand with…
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Volunteer Stories: Scott

My name is Scott and I have been volunteering at COCO since February 2018. I’m currently a Master’s student at Newcastle University in Politics where I focus on global justice, international relations, and global governance. After four years of studying at university I was worried suddenly thinking about career options. I knew that I wanted…
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My First Day As A COCO Volunteer – Lorenzo Wareham

Hi, my name is Lorenzo and I have just started volunteering at COCO as part of the career development module for final year students at Newcastle University. I study Geography here at Newcastle, a subject which, while I enjoy it immensely, does not directly lead into any particular job at the end of the three…
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Volunteering at COCO – by Joe Smith

  My name is Joe, a final year history student at Newcastle University. As part of the university’s final year Career Development Module, which encourages students to gain experience in a work environment, I volunteered at COCO from September 2016 to March 2017. I chose COCO as the range of tasks available was appealing for…
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