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How can a student lead a team?

Being a student isn’t always fun. People tend to underestimate you, because we are JUST students. What’s more, usually students with no experience. But even students can achieve great things and they can become for example great team leaders. 548 more words

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Developing Africa One Volunteer at a Time | Naomie Shumel

I never saw myself as a leader. When I was asked if I wanted to be Team leader for the January cycle I honestly thought to myself “how hard can it be?” I was going to tell this group what I had learnt during the time I was a volunteer and that shouldn’t be too hard. 767 more words

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Lost underground at Osaka Station!

Yesterday was my first team leader day and we were handed a bit of an unfortunate scenario.  Due to leaving our first meeting late due to unforeseen issues we had significantly less time than originally accounted to for to move 14 people across an unknown city where we don’t speak the language.   144 more words

When In Japan!

Baptism by Fire for a Team Leader | James Marsh

Having primarily worked in both the public and private healthcare sector in the UK in numerous support roles over the years, all of which involved me supporting those with a variety of mental and physical health issues, I decided that I’d like to try my hand at volunteering abroad. 682 more words

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What it means to be a Team Leader

“I’m a bitch, I’m a lover, I’m a child, I’m a mother, I’m a sinner, I’m a saint……”. Those words are part of the chorus to Meredith Brookes’ song “ 679 more words


I consider myself quite a happy person, but I am not often thís excited. Pre-departure training not only meant that I would get to learn the ins and outs of being a Team Leader in Uganda, but also that I would finally get to meet my trainers, fellow Team Leader, and our ‘Children!

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These couple of days we have used to acclimatise a bit, to learn about the programme and to visit some of the Host Homes and Businesses that we will be working with. 187 more words

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