These videos and blogs are directly related to any questions you might have at this stage. Whether you're on the team already or considering joining us at a later date, these resources are here to give you a flavour of what it's like to work with us in Bali.
+ When do placements run?
Our placements in Bali run March to September, with one or two start dates each month. Placements tend to reach capacity early, so we recommend applying 6 - 8 months in advance to avoid disappointment and also to give you time to fundraise for your placement fees.
+ What do SLV.Global placements involve?
+ What's it like living and working abroad?
+ What's an average day like on placement in Bali?
+ What's it like on projects?
+ What training does SLV.Global provide?
Your whole first week is dedicated to training and to making sure you're as prepared as possible to work sensitively and effectively in a new culture.
+ How do volunteers overcome the language barrier?
+ Where do volunteers live?
During the working week you'll be living with other volunteers in a local family's home. This is your chance to get fully immersed in an exciting new culture.
+ What do volunteers do on their weekends in Bali?
+ How do volunteers contact home in Bali?
+ How much spending money do volunteers need when volunteering in Bali?
+ What should volunteers wear while in Bali?
+ Can volunteers have tattoos and piercings when volunteering in Bali?
+ What are some packing essentials?
+ What support do volunteers receive pre-departure?
+ Will this experience count towards volunteers' University course?
+ How can the SLV.Global Placement help volunteers in their future psychology career?
We've seen previous volunteers go on to do incredible things! From obtaining a post as an Educational Assistant Psychologist to getting a place on the Clinical Doctorate you can read all about how their SLV.Global placement helped them to reach their goals.
+ Is fundraising recommended to help cover placement fees?
Absolutely! Most of our volunteers choose to fundraise or get some help from their universities to cover their placement fees. Check out our blog for more info and advice.
+ How do you set up a fundraising page?
Great question! We find that fundraising pages are a great way to get the word out that you'll be doing some incredble work abroad. You can find out more about how to get that page set up and what makes a page more effective here.
+ What's it like being a Peer Mentor or Coordinator?
Alongside our Mental Health placements, we also recruit Coordinators to join us for 12-weeks at reduced fees.