Volunteer Experience: Phil

Nationality: British
Age: 57

How did you find out about Clara Luna?  
Volunteer Latin America website

What attracted you to working with Clara Luna?


What do you think your best skills are for being a volunteer?

Patience, willingness to take anything on

What is your current volunteer role with Clara Luna, briefly describe your typical day.

Physio with Ulises 3 times a week. Teaching English to various student 2 days a week, some Saturday mornings

How long have you been volunteering with us? (eg. 3 weeks out of 6)

9 weeks/9 weeks (We leave tomorrow)

Describe in 3 words what makes a good volunteer

Enthusiasm, goodwill, flexibility

What difference do you feel you have made so far?

Giving confidence to a few young people, carrying on physio work with Ulises, hopefully starting some young people on the path of learning English

Did you speak Spanish prior to volunteering with Clara Luna? No

Has your Spanish improved since volunteering with Clara Luna?

It could only improve! – immense progress

Describe in 3 words your experience here at Clara Luna

Fun Humbling wonderful