Volunteer Stories

Volunteering with Jesuit Missions is a fantastic way to meet new people and explore new cultures, all while serving some of the world’s most vulnerable. Read and listen to the stories of our incredible volunteers and find out what it means to be men and women for others. 

Our most recent volunteers Matthew and Rebecca are in Tanzania for six months. Read about how they’re getting on here.

Immerse yourself in the bustle of Dodoma, Tanzania as Emmett takes you through the sights, sounds and smells of a typical day on the job.

Ian on the joys of learning a new language while volunteering in India. Talk about an egg-citing challenge!

To read more about Ian’s life and work in Dumka, India visit his blog.

Hattie returned from working on a summer program teaching in Kyrgyzstan, last year. To read about her experience, click here.

Isaac volunteered at St Ignatius Primary school in Tanzania, where he said the experience inspired him to pursue a career in humanitarian aid. To learn more about his experience, click here.

Hugh, as part of his gap year, travelled to Dodoma, Tanzania where he volunteered at Saint Ignatius Primary School. To learn more about his experience, click here.