Episode 9: Arun & European Voluntary Service in Austria

In Episode 9 of Volunteer Stories I talk to Arun from India. Arun lost his father early in his life. Even though he enrolled himself in a hostel facility which supports disadvantaged children, the burden was on him to support his mother and three siblings.

Luckily Arun found the Dream a Dream foundation and things began to improve. Arun started volunteering as a sports coach. He taught children hockey, football and life skills.

Currently Arun is volunteering with disabled people in Vienna through the European Voluntary Service.

Music

Episode 9 features music by The National, Barnaby Hughes, Blood Donor, and Jim Kroft.

More Episodes

Episode 1: Georgina and the environment
Episode 2: Oliver and European Voluntary Service in Wales
Episode 3: Connie and Scouting in Vienna
Episode 4: Kiryl, Winnie and Damir and European Voluntary Service in Austria
Episode 5: Funto and International Citizen Service in Nigeria
Episode 6: Volunteering with animals in the UK and New Zealand
Episode 7: Refugees in St. Pölten, Austria
Episode 8: St. Pölten Skate Association in Austria
Episode 9: Arun and European Voluntary Service in Austria
Episode 10: Volunteering for the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics
Episode 11: Calum, sports, jam making and International Citizen Service in Zimbabwe
Episode 12: Volunteering at a Library and university Social Work placements

Get involved

If you would like to share your volunteering story on Volunteer Stories email office@cr944.at. Interviews are recorded using Skype.

 

Published by Lettice

Lettice is an avid traveller, volunteer and writer. Follow her blogs for tips on where to go, what to do, and how to get there.

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