We get many questions about volunteering in general, about people and places as an organisation, about the projects we feature and a whole host of other things! We're always happy to answer any questions you may have so if you can't find an answer below, please feel free to contact us!
what's so special about people and places?
will I be safe?
where does my money go?
what is screening?
how can I ensure that I'm a responsible volunteer?
who will my contract be with?
who will prepare me for my placement?
what if I can't find the answers I need here?
how do I arrange flights?
will I need a visa?
what's the accommodation like?
I'm interested - what do I do now?
how can I be properly insured?
why should I pay to volunteer?
how long can I go for?
I want to travel next month - can I?
can you send me a brochure?
do you have an information leaflet I can give friends, family and supporters?
can I fundraise for my project?
what age do I need to be to volunteer?
people and places is a UK company - do I have to be British to volunteer?
does people and places have any political or religious affiliation?
how long are the working hours and how much free time will I have?
how quickly can people and places confirm my placement?
I need to fundraise - any ideas?
how can I help? what will I be doing?
tell me more about the ethics of volunteering with children - particularly orphanages
I've a couple of weeks to offer - can I still volunteer with 'people and places'?
how much does it cost to volunteer with people and places?
I've read lots about the dangers of volunteering in orphanages. What can I do instead?
what can I take with me to help people at the project where I'll be volunteering?
I've read a lot of bad press about volunteering - can I really do a useful job?

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