Meet Ashleigh Walker…
Ashleigh, a volunteer from Australia, worked with PEPY Empowering Youth on marketing, communications and fundraising. Having had opportunities to apply her communication skills in various industries, Ashleigh was looking to further enhance her résumé with an experience in overseas volunteering. Ashleigh is now here to tells us about her experience volunteering in Cambodia.
Hi, Ashleigh! Can you tell us the achievement you were most proud of in your work term for PEPY Empowering Youth?
I was most proud of my planning and executing a campaign to raise awareness and funds for PEPY.
Do you think this volunteer experience helped your future career?
Yes, I think this experience has allowed me to explore marketing as a career, and it’s helped me decide what my next role will be!
What did you enjoy doing the most during your free time in Siem Reap?
I really enjoyed boxing.
Did you experience any kind of problems during your time in Cambodia?
I had some occasional sickness, and I would say I struggled with the food.
What would be your advice for future volunteers wanting to follow your example?
Do it! There will always be ups and downs, but it’s a great experience and journey and gives an insight into working and experiencing another culture.
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