BECOME A VOLUNTEER!
Thank you for your interest in volunteering for Seeds. Sharing your skills and your passion with the aim of improving the quality of life of others is very important to us and it makes the world a better place.
On the Vacant volunteering positions page you will find a list of opportunities for volunteering with Seeds and detailed instructions on how to apply.
Below you can find the latest testimonies of volunteers working with Seeds!
"My stay in Benin for Seeds allowed me to deepen my knowledge of the micro finance field and to discover a totally different environment - one in which it is necessary to allow yourself to forget many things to be really able to dive into a totally different culture. My volunteering traineeship enriched and allowed me to see in depth the problems that are peculiar to the sub-Saharan African region.
The four months that I spent in the field enabled me to realize that micro finance really does help the local populations, in particular its most disadvantaged actors - women.
I am now convinced that micro finance can, if well managed, permit to rebalance a world that is still too unequal."
“Have you ever had the feeling that you need to experience a lifetime adventure, something different and disruptive in your life? Well, now add to that the opportunity of changing also other people’s life. That is just what you will be able to do in Uganda with Seeds. During my last summer in Uganda I learned tons of practical knowledge about microcredit institutions, i got a close in-touch of a complete new culture thanks to some amazing African communities and experienced the great feeling of having an impact and being able to make a change. If you don’t do it now… When? Contact us for more info!”
"My experience with Seeds might be a little different than others, as I was volunteering in the HQ in Lausanne, Switzerland. For a few months, I have been working as a communication support officer, which included helping with the management of Seeds' presence on social media. We were lucky to have wonderful coordinators that would send us nice materials from the field that we could then share with our followers on Facebook and Twitter. I also could assist the organisation of fundraising events, such as a cocktail in Geneva and a booth at the Christmas market in Lausanne.
I was really happy to have the opportunity to meet an awesome team of volunteers, who gave me a warm welcome and were always there to support me. Everybody is free-willingly giving time and energy to enable great projects to be set up and running in Africa. They are doing a great job, so that everything is going smoothly and beneficiaries can be supported and helped to gain autonomy. I believe this is the most important thing for an NGO like Seeds to last and be able to help people along the chain. Nothing would be possible without their motivation !"