FAQ

Feel free to send us your questions that aren't covered here: info@yallahelp.org

 
 

Q. WHAT country can i travel to HELP IN?

A. We are currently in the process of finalizing our selection for the communities we will be providing help to.
 

Q. WHAT VOLUNTEER POSITIONS ARE AVAILABLE?

A. There are a variety of roles that volunteers play. It all depends on your passion and skill-sets. For example: you can help with organizing warehouse donations, item distribution, cooking, translation, education, medical, construction, entertainment, sports, transportation and other helpful ventures. Being able to play with children is always a major bonus.
 

Q. WHICH City are you based in?

A. We are based in Sharjah, UAE.

 

Q. WHERE WILL I LIVE?

A. We will select a hotel appropriate for your stay.
 

Q. what about transport?

A. We will have a team van to transport you between your place of accommodation and the project location. Everyone is expected to be punctual and leave each venue as a team.
 

Q. What about food?

A. 3 meals a day will be provided within the program package.

 

Q. HOW SHOULD I DRESS?

A. It's best to be sensitive to the different cultures we encounter. Dressing casually and practically is recommended; t-shirt and pants to the knees will do during summer time. We advise bringing a pair of comfortable walking shoes, waterproof footwear, a wind-breaker/rain coat, gloves and warm clothing depending on the season.
 

Q. what does s a typical volunteering day look like?

A. It depends on the itinerary, which is coming soon. 
 

Q. HOW LONG SHOULD I STAY?

A. We have a 1 Week and a 2 Week program package. Some people come out for a week to see the situation with their own eyes, and some are able to commit to a longer period of time to cover a variety of projects.
 

Q. IS IT SAFE?

A. We suggest always being with at least one member of the team, especially at night, and being cautious of your belongings.

 

Q. CAN i take photos and videos at the camps?

A. There are strict rules in place to not take images at the camps, unless you have permission from the camp authorities and the refugees themselves.
 

Q. DO i need a visa?

A. Please contact your local embassy to find out more about the country you would like to volunteer in and whether the passport you hold has different requirements to apply for a visa or to get a stamp upon arrival. Sometimes this information is Googlable.