Volunteer Translator: Stella
Have you started working on your new year volunteering plan yet? If you are using our Social Career app, you will realize it is not a tough task at all! How so? Our app will save your volunteering records automatically and create a “Social CV” for you.
Whenever you sign up for a volunteer event on the Social Career platform and attend as scheduled, the volunteering hours will then automatically display on your Social CV and in chronological order once confirmed by the recruitment agency. You can also find the whole accumulated hours of volunteering on the cv. Picture this, when you look at the cv that with a plentiful list of events you accomplished on the last day of 2019, how satisfying is it? You will realize it was such a harvest year for you.
So, see if there is any volunteer work suitable for you to join and take your action now!
Below are the ten most popular volunteer services on the second week of 2019:
Number 10: Serving autistic children
Recruitment agency: Methodist Centre
Schedule: 16/1/2019 – 2/2/2019
Job description: Autism is a kind of social development disorder, owing to their paranoid and emotional behaviors, taking care of them require a lot of patience. So, if you are full of love, come share some cheery time with these friends!
More suggestions: Methodist Centre has many other volunteering works that welcome young volunteers to join.
Number 9: Suicide Prevention Services
Recruitment agency: Suicide Prevention Services
Job description: Would you like to lend a hand to care for the elderly around you more and alleviate the problem of elderly suicide?
Number8: Helpers for elderly New Year’s gathering dinner
Recruitment agency: Talents across ages
Schedule: 26/1/2019 Time: 5-9pm
Job description: Talents across ages is now requesting dinner party volunteers for the elderly in Pok Oi Hospital, Tuen Mun Nursing Home which they will have to take care of 180 elderly at the venue. Job duties include helping to sit those elderly on wheelchairs and cutting food into smaller pieces for those in need.
Number 7: Volunteer group: getting to know those with multiple disabilities
Recruitment agency: The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups Jockey Club Verbena Youth S.P.O.T
Schedule: 25/1/2019- 3/3/2019
Job description: How much do you know about visually impaired and multiple disabled people?
If you are interested in getting to know more about them or interact with them, you are welcome to join no matter you have volunteered before or not. So do not miss out the chance!
More suggestions: If you are from Cheung Kwan O district, you are welcomed to have a look at the website for more volunteering opportunities.
Number 6: Learning never ends
Recruitment agency: Talents across ages
Schedule: 19/1/2019- 26/1/2019 time : 9am – 12pm
Job description: The project focuses on helping the elderly to increase their self-esteem and their social participation by picking up and developing new habits and skills.
The project hopes to let the elderly be teachers and teach the public how to make a unique “Mini Hong Kong style lantern” before the Chinese New Year. It will show that the elderly still have the empowerments and on the other side the participants can make their own gifts for their families and friends.
Number 5: Children Day Camp
Recruitment agency: The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups Jockey Club Wang Tau Hom Youth S.P.O.T.
Schedule: 19/1/2019- 20/1/2019 time: 8am – 7pm
Job description: To prepare and promote the one-time day camp to make children who joined learn more about environmental information so can build an environmentally friendly concept in their early childhood. For example, recycling, reducing waste at source and reducing the use of plastics.
More suggestions: If you are from Lok Fu district, you are welcomed to have a look at the website for more volunteering opportunities.
Number 4: Volunteers for a carnival
Recruitment agency: Direction Association for the Handicapped
Schedule: 19/1/2019 time: 10am-6pm
Job description: A carnival will be held in the open space between the Central Post Office and Lung Wo Road and are requesting helpers.
More suggestions: Direction Association for the Handicapped still have more volunteering services provide for wheelchair-bound people, you are welcomed to have a look at the website for more volunteering opportunities.
Number3: Caring for the solitary elderly
Recruitment Agency: Association for Engineering and Medical Volunteer Services
Dates of training: 22/1/2019, 24/1/2019, 31/1/2019 time: 7pm – 9pm
Schedule: 1/3/2018 – 31/8/2019
Job description: Volunteers will be two in a group, to visit solitary elderly or those with health issues. Volunteers will have to pay attention to the elderly’s health and give them social and emotional support. The time of elderly visit is flexible, volunteers can contact the elderly for the most suitable time for both.
Number2: Food classifying and packing (15/1/2019)
Recruitment agency: Feeding Hong Kong
Schedule: 15/1/2019 time: 9:30am – 12:30pm
Job description: Feeding Hong Kong is requesting volunteers to help to classify and packing food packages in the warehouse for Feeding Hong Kong’s partners.
More suggestions: Feeding Hong Kong’s name is on the most popular volunteering services list this week again, there are more days in need of helpers which is suitable for new volunteers or those who concern about the issue of food waste.
Number 1: Volunteers for carnival
Recruitment agency: U-Hearts
Schedule: 13/1/2019 time:10am – 6pm
Job description: U-Hearts sets up charity carnival for educational development every year. It is now recruiting volunteers to assist with the booths and crowd control.