Community Partner since 1990.

Men achieve certain greatness unawares, when working to another aim

Message of the day: Men achieve certain greatness unawares, when working to another aim. (Attributed to Ralph Waldo Emerson). Our first teaching day had a rainy start, but it didn’t dampen our ability to teach and to teach in an enjoyable manner for our students. It seems as though all of the teachers never fell […]

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Summer English Language Camp in Zakopane, Poland

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The months of June and July blossoms with the beginning of the summer English language camps in Poland. Teams of volunteers who arrive in Siedlce and Zakopane eager to work with elementary school and high school students play a very crucial role in educating the future leaders of Poland. The conversational English exercises take the form […]

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Repeat Poland Volunteer Featured in Community Magazine!

Poland Volunteer Featured in Community Magazine

Poland Volunteer Featured in Community Magazine: Judy of Woodbury, Minnesota was recently featured in her community’s magazine, highlighting her several Global Volunteers service program including two in Poland! Woodbury Magazine Article Retired science teacher Judy T. of Woodbury decided to try a volunteer trip in 1997 for the opportunity to travel, use her teaching skills […]

Twentieth Anniversary of Global Volunteers in Poland!

Dear Volunteers, Our partnership started together with the democratic changes in Poland. After many years of studying Russian we needed to have a well qualified English speaking Polish cadre that could lead us into the European Union and NATO. For all these years, you have offered us the most unique form of volunteering; you have […]

Team Journal ~ First Day of Teaching in Poland!

Journal Entry for October 5, 2010 I went in to today, Tuesday, a bit apprehensive and sleep deprived – it would seem that for me, it does not matter which side of the desk I am on when it comes to ‘first day jitters!’ But, breakfast came and went, and next thing I knew I […]

New English Lab at Cisie School

Thanks to the generosity of sponsors through Global Volunteers Sponsorship Program, the students from the elementary school in Cisie have a brand new English language lab. The funds donated by our sponsors were used for purchasing the appropriate furniture for the classroom (such as desks, chairs, white board, bookcases and bookshelves), the audio equipment, as […]

Poland Sponsors Invest in Learning

Through the generosity of Global Volunteers’ Poland classroom sponsors, the students of a small village elementary school are enjoying field trips, new teaching materials, school supplies and books to learn English this school year. We’re so grateful for sponsors’ commitment to ensure that the students have resources for their intellectual and social development, and that […]

Celebrating 2500 volunteers in Poland

Celebrating 2500 volunteers in Poland

We are proud to have taught conversational English in Siedlce, Poland since 1990. We are now celebrating 2500 volunteers in Poland!  Global Volunteers has worked in Poland since 1990. Next year we will celebrate our 20th anniversary in a close, fruitful partnership. Bud Philbrook came in 1989 and went to the Polish Parliament where he […]