Description:Plastic Free Seas is hosting a community beach cleanup. Gloves and bags will be provided. Volunteers must wear closed-toe shoes, bring a full reusable water bottle, sun protection and bug spray.
Remarks: This activity welcomes families to sign up — children aged 5 - 15 to be accompanied by an adult. Experienced staff will be on hand to make this an interesting and educational experience for the family.
Volunteers should be at least 15 years of age to attend this activity without a parent or guardian. Volunteers want to bring their children who age over 5, please create children's account and sign them up along with your registration or send us an email to HOHK@handsonhongkong.org to register.
Volunteers are expected to refrain from bringing single-use items to the beach, such as disposable plastic water bottles, rain coats, etc. If you are coming from Central, take the 8.30am or 1:30pm ferry from Central Ferry Pier #3 as appropriate. Follow signs to the buses and take the T4 or the T9 to the North Plaza (last stop). If you are coming from Sunny Bay or Tung Chung MTR, note there are buses which will take you directly to the North Plaza. Click here to find out the bus schedules.
Upon arrival at the beach, let the staff know that you are with HandsOn Hong Kong.
Please note this activity is only open to individuals and families. Companies should contact Plastic Free Seas directly to find out about their corporate programs.
Description: Hong Kong’s animal shelters are temporary homes for thousands of stray animals and most are located in rural areas.
Volunteers will come together to help carry out some clean-up at the shelter, provide general support and some love and care to the animals living in the shelter, such as bathing and hair dressing for the dogs.
Now they are trying to renovate their second floor, and looking for volunteers to help with moving the materials up to the floor.
Remarks : As the volunteers will be helping to clear the trees and waste, please kindly take into consideration of your level of stamina prior joining the program.
Description: Let's express your care to the elderly citizens by visiting them in Central district. Volunteer will work in small teams to have home visits to elderly citizens with low mobility or who live alone.
Volunteers are expected to look for elderly who may have emotional issues or a symton of depression, and invite them to join the new project "Happy Everyday" at Ho Kwok Pui-chun Social Centre for the Elderly to prevent from depression.
All volunteers who attend this activity must be registered with HandsOn Hong Kong. If you wish to have a friend or family member join you on this activity, they must first register with HandsOn and sign up for the activity.
The program is funded by Vera Ruttonjee Desai Charitable Fund and made possible by support from the English Schools Foundation
Description: Mr. Kwok Hing Kwan Neighborhood Elderly Centre provides community support to the elderly. Volunteers will delivery support to the enrolled elderly during the mobile literacy training program. Through this program, participants will acquire the skills of using smart phone to strengthen their social connection to the community and ultimately improve their quality of life.
All volunteers who attend this activity must be registered with HandsOn Hong Kong. If you wish to have a friend or family member join you on this activity, they must first register with Hands On and sign up for the activity.
Description: With support from Pernod Ricard, HandsOn Hong Kong and World Green Organization are collaborating to implement an exciting plastic reduction volunteer program that makes the donation and collection of plastic possible in Hong Kong housing estates--while also encouraging changes in our citizens' consumption of single-use plastic.
The second stage of the project will be launched on May 21st to 23rd in Kwai Chun Estate to begin promoting the concept of plastic reduction and recycling in the local community.
May 21st. Volunteers will be helping with setting up, managing the booth on-site and answering the questions that participants may have. It would be also a recycing day if the residents have bottles at home.
On May 22nd and 23rd residents will bring back their collected plastics to the recycling collection point. Volunteers will help with grouping the collected plastics, ensuring they are clean and suitable for recycling, carrying the recycling bins and helping participants to redeem some small gifts in exchange for their collected materials.