Volunteer Posts

  • Volunteer reflection

    Submitted by Abe Pachikara, avid photographer and CFC supporter, who visited CFC schools in early July accompanied by his two sons. To celebrate my birthday on July 8th, I treated myself to a visit to Aranh, one CFC’s schools in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Tagging along with me were my two teen-aged sons, Paul and Siddhartha.

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  • Future Eagle Scout helps CFC schools

    Submitted by Zackiri Kith, youth volunteer My name is Zackiri Kith. I’m currently a Boy Scout working towards the rank of Eagle Scout, one of the highest achievements in scouting. An Eagle Scout candidate has to first plan, receive approval, and execute a community service project in order to achieve the Eagle Scout. For my

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  • The Path You Take

    Submitted by Kelly Procida, CFC’s Youth Ambassador and UN Youth Representative In eighth grade while living in Singapore, my family and I went on a volunteer trip to Cambodia with CFC. At the time, I didn’t know that this single trip would change my life forever. While there, we helped to build a library and

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  • Reflections from a CFC Intern

    Submitted by Euijeong (“Sophia”) Oh, CFC intern (Centennial College – Toronto, Canada) I’m the kind of person who always dreams about my future. I’m studying special events planning at Centennial College in Canada. There are lots of jobs for me to consider after graduating – working at hotels, restaurants, or event-planning companies. However, I’ve always

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  • Running with his “CFC Orange Family”

    Submitted by Peik Chun Chun is a former CFC student and current CFC Career Preparation Assistant. “On December 2, 2018, I ran a Khmer Empire half-marathon with CFC family in front of the famous Angkor Wat temples. I felt so excited to meet many people from difference places all around the world. This year I

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  • How far would you run for education?

    Submitted by Christin Spoolstra, former CFC Deputy Country Director In 2016, I ran my first-ever 10km at Angkor Wat alongside CFC as part of the first annual Race to Better Education. As I crossed that finish line, the sweat was mixed with pride – pride in myself and my personal accomplishment but also pride in

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  • Hurdling obstacles to raise funds in Kid’s Spartan Race

    Submitted by Renee France, CFC Singapore Operations Manager My six-year old daughter, Vivienne (Vivi), and her friend, Isabella (Bella), are both students at the Canadian International School (CIS) in Singapore. A few weeks ago, the school newsletter advertised the Kid’s Spartan Race in Singapore, an 800m dash complete with various obstacles – climbing, crawling, running

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  • Volunteer reflection

    Submitted by volunteer Charlotte Sansom Charlotte wrote this reflection after spending time in Siem Reap in August 2018 conducting research for her dissertation research. Charlotte’s mother, Katie Sansom, a teacher at Tanglin Trust School in Singapore, has been an integral leader for CFC’s international teacher training program since its early days. I grew up in

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  • Student volunteer reflection

    Submitted by Tom Atkinson, Year 12 student at Tanglin Trust School in Singapore. Tom wrote this reflection after returning from his school’s annual volunteer service trip in July 2018. “When we landed in Siem Reap, we were taken to Kravaan Primary School where we would spend the next three days helping the teachers with English

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  • Five Reasons Why I Decided to Return to Cambodia

    Submitted by volunteer Maria Sato Maria wrote this article in June 2017 before she returned to Cambodia as a long-term CFC volunteer. Her experience with CFC solidified her decision to pursue a career in teaching, and she will be starting Teach for America in Providence, RI this June. As some of you may know, I

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Join us for two exciting new events this fall!

Charity Classic Golf Tournament – Connecticut – September 22nd (click here)
Orange Party in Texas Hill Country – Mustang Waters Ranch – October 5th (click here)

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