Our storytellers in Episode 16 are:
Pam has been serving with Global Volunteers since 1997 and has led over 50 service programs since 2000. Pam earned a Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work, and has been in private practice doing long-term psychotherapy for more than 40 years. She has served on boards for abused children, counseled patients with HIV, and participated in early research on death and dying. With all this, she says her “best job in the whole world is being a grandmother to my five grandchildren, ages 5 to 16.”
Daniel is Global Volunteers’ Country Manager in Peru, the country of his birth. He earned his BA in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics from The King’s College in New York and worked as an intern at the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington, D.C. Before joining Global Volunteers, Daniel was a teacher at Universidad SEL in Lima.
Ken is a Washington state lawyer with decades of hard-charging work in public administration behind him. Now, he enjoys his retirement by traveling worldwide to lend his compassion and knowledge to children who deserve extra help. An eleven-time volunteer, Ken has served in Montana and Romania nearly every year since 2005. Read more about Ken’s journeys here.
Jeff, a retired real estate professional, joined his first Global Volunteers team in 2003, seeking solace in service after the death of his wife. He discovered that teaching conversational English in Puglia, Italy launched his healing journey. Since then, he’s become a Global Volunteers team leader in Cuba, Vietnam, and on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation in Montana.