Entries by PassionistVolunteers

Brendan O’Leary Finds that Respect is the Key to Accompaniment

Written by Brendan O’Leary ‘Respect’ is a common salutation and valediction in Jamaica, the word often exchanged as a nicety in conversation between individuals. However, the colloquial use of respect only shadows a cultural and human importance of respect here. In Jamaica, more than it impacts communication, respect develops association and validation between people. The […]

Natalie Crawley’s “Day in the Gully”

By Natalie Crawley “Natalie, be carefull.” I cannot tell you how many times I heard those words before coming to Jamaica. I have always considered myself to be a very independent person; however, I knew that I was going to have to be much more cautious. When I first vistied Albion Gully with Jen, the […]

Video Contest: Vote for PVI Sean Clores!

Current PVI Sean Clores created a video about his volunteer experience for a scholarship competition. He didn’t win the scholarship, but he made the top 10! Congrats Sean!! Now he’s in a follow-up contest against the other 9 videos. Winning depends on people’s votes. Click on the link below for the contest. Go vote for Sean Clores […]