Getting ready to travel abroad with us this summer? We want to make sure that our volunteers feel as prepared as possible so they are comfortable taking that leap of faith and enrolling in an exciting and life-changing volunteer trip! Check out some of our most frequently asked questions and some first-hand experiences from our wonderful volunteers.
We can’t wait for you to join us soon as part of one of our many volunteer opportunities, including our Summer International Health Fellowship (SIHF). Slots are still available for both summer sessions, sign up today or email email@example.com any time to learn more or ask us anything!
Through a network of global health volunteers and international partnerships, the FIMRC mission continues on, stronger than ever. FIMRC’s Key Relations Manager, Jessica Southern, has over 7 years’ experience in global health fieldwork. She’s sharing her insight on the importance of academic partnerships; how both undergrad and graduate students can make long-term impacts abroad.
Volunteer Sherry Lipsky traveled to Huancayo, Peru to help raise awareness about domestic violence prevention in the region. Through focus groups, staff trainings, and community outreach, Lipsky and our team in Peru were able to see the impact they made on the community first hand during a community education event when attendees shouted in unison “NiUnaMenos” (not one less—the movement against violence against women) while handing out the white ribbons and flyers.