Volunteer Translator: Heung Po Ki
Happy New Year!
Have you set any new target in a new year? Is joining a volunteer work your target to be achieved in this year? Social Career highly encourages you to participate in volunteer work in 2019 as not only you help the needy but you also gain a lot.
However, if you are a novice, you may find it difficult to choose a suitable volunteer service. Therefore, starting in 2019, Social Career will introduce the top 10 of the most popular volunteer services so as to let you know which kind of opportunity is popular and need your help.
The following are the top 10 volunteer opportunities in the first week of 2019.
10th – Arts with the Disabled Association Hong Kong (Freespace Happening)
Organisation: Arts with the Disabled Association Hong Kong
Schedule: 13 January 2019 1:30pm-7:30pm
Job description: Arts with the Disabled Association Hong Kong promotes equal opportunity to people with disabilities to have access to and excel in the arts and advocates an inclusive society through the arts. As one of the programme partners of Freespace Happening, Arts with the Disabled Association Hong Kong provide many different kinds of workshops for the public in order to let the participant can experience the joy of art. We are cordially inviting you to join us the promotion activities of Freespace Happening.
Job duty: introducing the organisation, computing flow, workshop assistant, distributing leaflet and crowd control etc.
9th – Feeding Hong Kong – sorting and packing food (3rd January 2019)
Organisation: Feeding Hong Kong
Schedule: 3rd January 2019 2:30pm -5:30pm
Job description: Responsible for sorting and packing food for the charity partner of Feeding Hong Kong in their warehouse.
By the way, sorting and packing surplus food helpers are required from time to time. Please visit https://socialcareer.org/#!/ngo/volunteering/feedinghk/600529 to know more.
8th – Volunteers for Gurkha Trailblazer 2019 (Charity Run)
Organisation: Child Welfare Scheme
Schedule: 12th January 2019 7am-5pm
Job description: Volunteers worked in different section and duties and all the donations will be donated to CWS and Gurkha Cemeteries Trust.
7th – Office work – follow-up phone calls of ‘Expedition 180′
Organisation: World Vision
Date: 7th January 2019 – 15th February 2019 1pm or 2:30pm – 5:30pm
Job description: World Vision is going to hold a new fund-raising activity – ‘Expedition 180′. The target of this activity will be the children and families in Southern Sudan who are affected by the conflict. Funds raised in this event will go to support World Vision’s integrated health and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) projects in South Sudan. In order to assist children and families in need, World Vision needs your help to contact the donator and encourage them to join ‘Expedition 180′!
Details as following:
Office work – follow-up phone calls of ‘Expedition 180′
Job description: Encourage donator of World Vision to participate in ‘Expedition 180′ through phone calls.
6th – Handcraft workshop
Organisation: Jockey Club Wang Tau Hom Youth S.P.O.T of the Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups
Schedule: 12th January 2019 (training date) 6 – 9:30 pm and 19th January 2019 3-5pm
Job description: Volunteers are first taught to make neon lighting and sachet. Then they will be the teacher to teach people in the district so as to pass the caring message.
5th- Volunteer Planting Programme
Organisation: Mission Healthy Greens
Schedule: 7th January 2019 9am – 5:30 pm
Job description: Assisting in farm work and Chinese narcissus carving course
By the way, Mission Healthy Greens needs your help from time to time, please visit https://socialcareer.org/#!/result?filter=%E6%A8%82%E8%80%95%E5%9C%92 to know more.
4th – Lion Walk (charity walk) Volunteer
Organisation: Leo Club of Kwun Tong Hong Kong
Schedule: 6th January 2019 9:30am – 1pm
Job description: Lion Clubs International District 303 Hong Kong & Macao, China has organized the annual raising fund activities and the Leo Club will also assist in this activity. This activity includes charity walk and carnival and the theme ‘Walk Hand in Hand’. The aim of the activity is to raise the awareness of the Lion Club’s members and the public towards the disabled children in Hong Kong.
Job duty: Stationing in the checkpoint along the road, helping distribute souvenirs at the finishing line and assisting in the booth.
3rd – ‘Volunteering 2gether’ activity (「1+1=義」)
Organisation: Social Career
Schedule: 6th December 2018 – 19th January 2019
Job description: The International Volunteer Day on 5th December has just passed and we want this day as a starting point to start our new activity ‘Volunteering 2gether’. In fact, asking your friends and family to do volunteer service is also a kind of volunteering as there is only one volunteer originally but now there are two. This is also the spirit of ‘Volunteering 2gether’. Because of you, society get double power!
Therefore, Social Career wants you to join ‘Volunteering 2gether’. Just invite one of your friends to register as a member of Social Career during the above period so there will be 10 thousand more volunteers in Hong Kong and can help more than 10 thousand people in need!
In order to encourage you to join us, Social Career is going to give 5 Impact Hours to you and your friend. Then you can use the points to redeem various rewards!
Join us now!
2nd – Function Assistant
Organisation: Carboncare InnoLab
Schedule:13th January 2019 1:30 – 6pm
Job description: Assisting in the screening and post-show event of ‘Before the Flood’ including jobs like venue setting and reception.
1st – ‘Day Run Night Walk for the Green Earth’ Volunteer
Organisation: The Green Earth
Schedule: 26th January 2019 7:30am – 2pm or 2pm – 10pm
Job description: ‘Day Run Night Walk for the Green Earth’ held on 26 January (Saturday). No matter you are a fast or slow runner, we welcome you to take the challenge to run at the highest mountain in Hong Kong to enjoy the extraordinary view.
At the same time, there is night walk. Starting from dusk, you can walk slowly in the countryside. The funds raised will be used to support TGE’s campaigns and education programmes that promote ‘zero-waste’ culture in society. In order to hold the event smoothly, The Green Earth needs your help! We are now recruiting volunteers at the event which assist at various checkpoints, water station, recycling stations and starting and finishing point.