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Julie Thompson

Freelance journalist

Julie Thompson is a freelance journalist from New Zealand who currently works with the Global Volunteer Network.

The Global Volunteer Network (GVN) is a private, Non Government Organization (NGO) based in Wellington, New Zealand. GVN connects people with communities in need by supporting the work of local community organizations in countries through the placement of international volunteers.

She interviews worldwide GVN volunteers who donate their time and skills to help out in villages, schools, orphanages, mobile health clinics, and environmental projects located in countries suffering extreme poverty.

Articles by Julie Thompson

Discovering the Chinese Way

Is volunteer traveling becoming a new type of tourism?

December 18, 2006