My name is Yuliia Polyvka, and around 17 years ago, as a student, I started volunteering journey with YMCA. From the very beginning, YMCA inspired me as an organization that serves…
The leaders of non-governmental organisations often ignore the concept of “Work-Life Balance” as they are often driven by personal passion to enter such a job. Thus the risks of professional burnout become even higher.
We share a touching personal experience from Marina Ruf, 21 years old from Germany and presently a Social Work student in Düsseldorf.
Together with Salomé Wiedmer, Marina volunteered at the Greek island of Lesbos and this is part of their inspiring story