Category Archives for Volunteers

Volunteering with SB: Pierre’s Story

Volunteering with SB: Pierre’s Story

1.      Tell us about yourself My name is Pierre Schelameur, I am 23 years old. I am French-American. I grew up in Paris and moved to the US for my Bachelor’s degree. I studied International Development…
Volunteers bring fitness to the men of Saida

Volunteers bring fitness to the men of Saida

Starting in mid-September, I, along with another volunteer named Taz, have been running a men’s fitness class at the Saida Center. Inspired by the women’s fitness class, that was already taking place, Taz and I…
Volunteering with SB OverSeas: To a better tomorrow

Volunteering with SB OverSeas: To a better tomorrow

“We all have the power to make a difference, by just keeping things simple”. That is what one of our volunteers said motivated her to embark on a new journey to Lebanon.   Since 2014,…
Volunteering in Lebanon: Sandon’s Story

Volunteering in Lebanon: Sandon’s Story

1. Tell us about yourself My name is Sandon Mims. I am from the United States, and was born in St. Augustine, Florida. I am 23 years old and graduated from the University of Florida…
Volunteering in Lebanon: Madison’s story

Volunteering in Lebanon: Madison’s story

Today we are talking to Madison, who is currently volunteering with us in Lebanon. After having come over in July for two months she deciding to stay a further two months with us. 1. Tell…
Volunteering in Lebanon: Éabha’s story

Volunteering in Lebanon: Éabha’s story

Tell us about yourself I’m Irish. I studied politics and then found myself working in Brussels, but had always had a love for the people and culture of the Middle East. I was heartbroken at…
Volunteering in Lebanon: Richard’s story

Volunteering in Lebanon: Richard’s story

Tell us about yourself   My name is Richard Dolder. I am a 20 year old Chemistry major studying at the University of Georgia in the United States.   How did you get involved with…
Volunteering in Lebanon: Alex’s story

Volunteering in Lebanon: Alex’s story

Tell us about yourself Heya everyone! I am Alex from Romania, I have worked for five years in the cruise industry, mostly organising tours. For the past year, I have been a freelancer. Therefore, I…
Volunteering in Lebanon: Abe Collier’s story

Volunteering in Lebanon: Abe Collier’s story

Tell us about yourself?   My name is Abe Collier. I’m in a ‘gap year’ in between work and a master’s degree, and wanted to help out a little in the world. I am so…