VSO


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VSO

Abbreviation for:
Voluntary Sector Option
voluntary sector organisation
voluntary service organisation
Voluntary Services Overseas
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Companies seeking to hire American Heroes should contact the VSO initially via their website.
With all the complexities of VSO, as it relates to the environmental constraints and requirements, the teams generally require intelligence support to three basic operations-force protection, force projection, and VSO expansion.
Brian Rockliffe (OBE), director of VSO UK and a former educationalist said: "With cut backs and job losses affecting the UK's higher education workforce, we're urging professionals in this sector to seriously consider taking an exciting, career enhancing and possibly life-changing break.
The VSO volunteer lives with her British boyfriend Tom Whitfield, 29, in the city's Area 6, which boasts "no power cuts and probably the best shower in Lilongwe".
VSO hope to raise at least pounds 40,000 through In Her Shoes to provide better healthcare resources for some of the world's poorest countries.
And on her very first day working in the poverty-stricken country, the 29-yearold met her soulmate Jonathan Ssentamu, a fellow VSO worker from Uganda.
VSO has placed her with the charity Disability Action Cambodia, and she will be living in basic accommodation alongside the volunteers who live there.
Having served in senior finance roles in manufacturing and as a consultant specialising in re-engineering SMEs, I found to my satisfaction that my particular skills were also valuable to VSO.
Every day my colleagues and I at VSO are touched by the inspirational achievements of women working in partnership with our volunteers across the globe.
VSO describes itself as 'the world's leading independent, international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries' (http://www.
But for the last 50 years people on Teesside have been volunteering their skills with VSO, and making a direct and personal impact on the struggle to combat global poverty.
A new report by VSO and ActionAid highlights that women's higher vulnerability to HIV and Aids is a result of their unequal social, economic and legal status.