Here is some information that will be helpful to you in planning & some definite "need to know" as well. If you have committed to come as a volunteer with the Songhai Team, please take the time to look over & read every article that applies to you ... maybe even twice!!
UPDATED VOLUNTEER DOCS (2011)
The Ultimate 4-1-1
All you need to know is right here:
- Passport & Visas
- Vaccinations & Antimalarials
- Know Your Audience
- IMB resources
- Registration Forms*
- Child Protection Training & Background Screening*
- Travel Insurance
- Travel Arrangements & Airports
- What to Pack
- What to Wear
- Money & Budgeting
- Cameras & Photos
- How to Use a Squatty Potty
- For Ladies Only
- Prayer Walkers
- Medical Teams
- Getting Sick on the Field
- Fun & Adventure
- On-Field Orientation
- Post Trip Advice
For the Team Leader
Information on how to be an effective team leader & other valuable pre-field information
A shortened version of "need to know" information for ALL volunteers!
All the information you'll need to get the ball rolling for your trip & help you keep it rolling until you get on the plane!
Telling the Story
Will your team be involved with sharing stories from Scripture? Then this information will be very helpful to you!
Doing a medical or vaccination clinic? You will definitely want to read this!
Working with a translator
Unless you are fluent in Songhai, you will need to read this! Working with a translator is not as easy as it looks!
Everyone is always curious as to what they will eat in an impoverished country like Niger. Click here & find out!
Here's some free advice from a seasoned missionary! Read it & take it to heart!