Senior Volunteer Network (SVN) | Christian Vocations

Senior Volunteer Network (SVN)

Type: Agency
SVN is a Christian educational charity. It operates as a network of members who are able to commit time to undertake short educational projects abroad. Generally members are retired Christian teachers who wish to use their experience, skills, and time to support the work of schools in developing countries, including informal teacher training and support.

SVN has been active in supporting teachers through short-term project primarily in Africa and Asia. Each project is tailored to the needs of the school. Most recently project have taken place in Rwanda, Singapore, the Philippines, as well as elsewhere. The host community usually provides accommodation and food but volunteers pay their own fares. SVN has a bursary found where up to 50% of travel costs can be provided as appropriate.