Kia ora e te whānau! I provide support to strengthen internal IPU systems and co-ordinate upcoming volunteer pre-departure briefings. I am passionate about the Pacific and the power of people to people connections to foster sustainable development outcomes. Having recently completed a UniVol assignment in Vanuatu, it’s fantastic to experience a different perspective of VSA. I love thinking about all aspects of the volunteer experience, their relationships with partner communities, and working to prep outgoing volunteers for the journey ahead!

Emily Richardson