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Saturday May 18 2013
09:00 AM

Comhlámh's Coming Home Weekend - May 2013

category dublin | irish social forum | event notice author Thursday March 14, 2013 15:45author by Susan Collins - Comhlámhauthor email susan at comhlamh dot orgauthor phone 01 478 3490 Report this post to the editors

‘The Coming Home Weekend’ is designed for people who have returned home from development work or volunteering overseas. The two days provide a fantastic opportunity to meet with other returned development workers and volunteers, hear each other's experiences, share tips for settling back, plan how to put to good use in Ireland the experiences gained overseas and have some fun!

How much?

The course will cost €50 per person, which covers all training materials, single ensuite accommodation costs, meals and refreshments.
When and Where?

9-5pm, 18th and 19th May 2013 inclusive (Residential), at All Hallows College, Gracepark Rd, Drumcondra, Dublin 9.

What is provided?

An informal and relaxed space to meet likeminded people, socialise and share experiences openly and safely
A reflection on the overseas experience
Strategies for being at "home"
A consideration for critical perspectives on volunteering
An opportunity to consider future activities and career options
A great networking opportunity

Who Should Attend?

The weekend is open to anyone who have worked or volunteered overseas for 3 months+ in a development/humanitarian/aid or human rights capacity.

What Else?

Facilitation is by Comhlámh staff and returned development workers; Participatory group format (individual, small group and large group sessions); Social gathering on Sat night optional.
What Past Participants have to say....

"Comhlámh's Coming Home Weekend really helped me find my feet on return from my overseas placement"
"Excellent, thanks, it was brilliant"
"Enjoyed it all! Go raibh mile maith agat...one greatful heart!"
And in one word...

"Supported"
"Refreshed"
"Motivated"
"Optimistic"

To Book Online, please go to http://www.comhlamh.org/courses/booking.php?course=comi...-2013

For booking-related queries please contact Susan: susan@comhlamh.org or for more detailed information contact Grainne: grainne@comhlamh.org or call 01-478-3490

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