Episode 12 of Volunteer Stories features Matthew and Maria who are studying Social Work at FH St. Pölten in Austria. Both Matthew and Maria have done lots of volunteering including being an entertainment coordinator at a retirement home, being a library assistant, doing street work with young people, and supporting disabled people complete daily tasks, find work, and go on holiday.
Episode 1: Georgina and the environment
Episode 2: Oliver and European Voluntary Service in Wales
Episode 3: Connie and Scouting in Vienna
Episode 4: Kiryl, Winnie and Damir and European Voluntary Service in Austria
Episode 5: Funto and International Citizen Service in Nigeria
Episode 6: Volunteering with animals in the UK and New Zealand
Episode 7: Refugees in St. Pölten, Austria
Episode 8: St. Pölten Skate Association in Austria
Episode 9: Arun and European Voluntary Service in Austria
Episode 10: Volunteering for the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics
Episode 11: Calum, sports, jam making and International Citizen Service in Zimbabwe
Episode 12: Volunteering at a Library and university Social Work placements
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