This was a very intense experience, but it was an incredibly fulfilling one. I also got to learn some Arabic in an environment where I got lots of exposure to it which was great too. One thing I will say is that I expected the experience to be one where I had to bring a lot of enthusiasm to the work we did, and while I did this, I also found there’s plenty of enthusiasm, positivity and sunshine to be found from those you work with. What I love most is that as a volunteer, you’re also able to apply what you’re good at to what you’re doing e.g. I love doing creative activities and I was able to incorporate that into almost everything I did on placement. Future volunteers should be aware it is quite a busy placement with lots of work to be done.