The following is a brief description of each of the participants this week:
KATIE 18 from the UK is studying medical genetics. She spent 4 weeks with CVA at 2 locations. She enjoys the outdoors and wanted to spend some of her holiday doing something different.
GIULIA 18 from Italy is studying marine biology. She will be spending 8 weeks with CVA in Brisbane and Cairns. Her friend did work for CVA in America and recommended it to her. She likes all nature and also enjoys traveling.
VERONIQUE 42, is from Reunion Island. She is returning to study with the aim of becoming a French language teacher. She enjoys the environment and conservation aims and wanted to do something more with her holiday in Australia.
NICOLAS 19 from France is studying engineering. He likes to work on outdoor projects and is also using his 4 weeks with CVA to see some of the countryside and to help improve his English.
KIM MIN CHUL (or CEO) 23 is a safety engineering student from South Korea. His university recommended CVA to him and he enjoys the outdoors and traveling.
BAEK JONGSOO (or JOHN) 24 is from South Korea where he studies mechanical engineering. He is at the same university as Ceo and wanted to visit Australia as he thinks it is a beautiful country.
JU-YI-JUNG (or ERIC) 21 lives in Taiwan where he studies Public Administration. He has spent 4 weeks with CVA. He likes the natural world and likes to meet new people from different cultures.
ANDY 38 comes from the UK. He gave up work last year and has spent 6 months traveling around New Zealand and Australia. He has strong conservation beliefs and has spent 2 weeks with CVA trying to make a small difference to our local area.
JUSTIN, the Team leader is employed by CVA to manage groups of volunteers. He directs the work, trains the volunteers, shares accommodation with them for the week and generally looks after them.
Thanks to the whole team for the great effort this week.
week 3 photos - click any photo to see an enlarged gallery.