OTHER VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

HandsOn Hong Kong receives requests for volunteer services that do not appear on our calendar as they may require a specific skill set or offer a different scope of work. Here you may find some additional opportunities. Please contact the organization directly should you wish to support. 

 

Hong Kong Council of Early Education and Services (CECES)
Background(s) CECES was founded in 1982. Their primary focus is on underprivileged children, elderly and families in Hong Kong. CECES provides fun and friendly class environments for language, environmental science, health and wellness, sports and performing arts. 
Volunteer Position Facilitators / Teaching Assistants
Service Nature

Facilitators:
1) Lesson planning and design

2) Write short articles which can accurately capture the spirit and vision of CECES

3) Skilled translators for English and Chinese 

4) Take photographs and videos for promotion purposes 

 

Teaching Assistants:

1) Assist the main teacher 

2) Facilitate children's language and music learning (e.g. to encourage children to sign out loud by singing along yourself and guide them to understand the songs and the lyrics)

3) Lead a children group of 5 when having group activities 

4) Engage every kid in the learning activities and repeat instruction from the main teacher when necessary 

5) Assist in classroom management including morning and goodbye

Volunteers Needed 10
Requirements Some experience as a teacher, artist, dancer or writer is preferred.
Date & Time

SoCo English Music class:
Date: 
September 16, 23 & 30
October 7, 14 & 21
November 4, 11, 18 & 25
December 2, 9, 16 & 23

Time: 10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. 

** Commit a minimum of 3 hours a week. There is no limit for maximum hours, however a Certificate of Appreciation is presented when volunteering for more than 50 hours a week on a regular basis. 

Location Varies
Deadline of Application Ongoing
Interested parties, please Whatsapp Anny AuYeung at 94881807 for general enquiries. Call Khadija Ho at 97661878 for directions. 

 

Kids4Kids
Background(s) Kids4Kids is a Hong Kong based non-profit organization developed to inspire young people in Hong Kong to take action and make a positive social impact. Kids4Kids aims to develop social awareness and responsibility by providing platforms that empower kids to enact positive change in their community. To date, Kids4Kids has partnered with over 65 schools, 40 charity organizations, and has involved over 15,500 students. 
Volunteer Position English Storytelling Volunteer Leader
Service Nature

1) Pair up with a youth volunteer leader and guide s/he in leading the session;

2) Lead Events 1-2 times on site per month

3) Conduct volunteers on-site briefing

4) Responsible for volunteers on-site coordination

5) Event report and feedback

Volunteers Needed 1 per location
Requirements Experience Leaders
Date & Time

A -- Tai Kok Tsui, Kowloon
Saturday ,10: 45 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.
October 14 / November 4, 18 / December  2 

B -- Sham Shui Po, Kowloon
Saturday,  2: 15 p.m. - 3: 40 p.m.
October 21 / November 4, 18 / December 2, 16

C -- Cheung Sha Wan, Kowloon
Saturday, 10: 15 a.m. - 11: 45 a.m.
October 21 / November 4, 11, 18, 25

Volunteers have to attend training workshop on Oct 7th (Saturday) 10 – noon in Wan chai. There will be $100 training fee for the training workshop. Also, travel expense will be covered for each session. 

Location Tai Kok Tsui / Sham Shui Po / Cheung Sha Wan
Deadline of Application 8 October, 2017
Interested parties, please email/ call Priscilla Lin, Community Engagement Coordinator at priscilla@kids4kids.org.hk or 3618 6813.

 

Crossroads Foundation
Background(s) Crossroads Foundation is a Hong Kong based non-profit organisation. Our goal is to connect people in a broken world, bringing together those in need and those who can help. Through our Global Distribution division, we are donated high quality goods by business and private donors. We distribute these to people in need and to other NGOs, in Hong Kong and around the world.
Volunteer Position A---Goods Collection (Pickups Team)
B---Global Distribution Department (where most needed)
C---Processing – where most needed
D---HK Distribution Client Care
Service Nature Main Duties include:
A---We receive all kinds of donations from retailers, offices, schools and households. Our pickups team helps to collect these from locations around Hong Kong. This is a great hands-on way to be involved with our work. We need people who can represent Crossroads to our goods donors, and ensure that the donated items arrive in good condition.
B---Perhaps you like variety and would be happy to help in different areas of our Global Distribution department? We need people who can be flexible and assist where most needed. This may include restocking furniture for selection by local clients, assisting with storage and preparation of good for shipments, and joining our pickups team to receive items from donors.
C---We need people who are flexible and available to help in any processing department as needed. This may involve sorting stock, carefully packing goods, helping with data entry and even managing groups of volunteers.
D---We need extra hands – and people with a big heart – to welcome local clients and assist them with selecting items that meet their needs. This role may also involve inventory data entry and ensuring stock is stored tidily.
Volunteers Needed A---4
B---5
C---1
D---2
Requirements A---Involves heavy lifting at times.
B---No
C---No
D---Cantonese speakers particularly needed for this role
Date & Time A---Minimum commitment: 1 day per week, 3 month period.
B---No minimum commitment period.
C---Minimum commitment: 1 day per week.
D---Minimum commitment: 2 days per week, 6 month period
Location Crossroads Village, 2 Castle Peak Road, Gold Coast, Tuen Mun, Hong Kong
Deadline of Application Ongoing need
If interested in learning more, please email/ call Ms. Lilian Warui at volunteer@crossroads.org.hk or 2984 9309.

 

Animals Asia Foundation
Background(s) Animals Asia is devoted to ending the barbaric practice of bear bile farming and improving the welfare of animals in China and Vietnam. We promote compassion and respect for all animals and work to bring about long-term change. From government officials to locals on the ground, we work with all stakeholders to sustainable and effective change. We are dedicated to ending cruelty for all animals in Asia.
Volunteer Position Translator – English to Traditional Chinese (written only)
Service Nature Main Duties include:
(1) Assisting the fundraising programmes coordinator with translation of materials into traditional Chinese.
(2) Supporting the marketing assistant on translation of all web copy.
(3) Ad-hoc translation requirements.
The Chinese translations need to reflect the meaning of the English drafts so we are looking for individuals with a good command of both Chinese and English. Translators will usually be given 48hrs to complete translations when they are 1 to 2 A4 pages and 4 to 5 days if longer. Occasionally we need translations done for the next day, however, this is only if the translator accepts.
Volunteers Needed 2 - 3
Requirements Bilingual English & Chinese Translation experience is not a must
Date & Time Regular commitment from once to three times a week. Flexible Hours based on translation need
Location Remote - from home
Deadline of Application Ongoing
Interested person, please email your CV with a short paragraph on the topic of "why your would be suited to the position" to Manon Oliver at moliver@animalsasia.org

 

PathFinders
Background(s) PathFinders is a registered charity that helps migrant workers (including those who have overstayed their visas) who have become pregnant or have given birth to children in Hong Kong.
Volunteer Position

A -- Community Outreach Ambassador
B -- Supplies Coordinator

Service Nature

A---PathFinders’ Community Outreach programme aims to inform migrant workers about family planning, maternity rights, employment rights, PathFinders’ services, and other resources and support available to them.

Community Outreach Ambassador will lead PathFinders’ outreach events to engage with the community, including employers, students and the wider public by hosting booths at schools and partner organizations, running seminars, and distributing information on Sundays in public spaces.

Organize outdoor outreach events in public space on Sundays;

Lead volunteers team in distributing information and reach out to migrant workers community.

B--- Responsibilities:

1) Manage collection day
2) Coordinate supplies collection
3) Categorizing supplies
4) Organize supplies storage
5) Assisting the mothers with their children on collection day

PathFinders organize a Clothes Collection Day once a month for our beneficiaries to collect some much needed items. We need volunteers to help with sorting and distributing supplies and to assist the women with their children on this day.

Supplies Collection Day:

10am – Prepare supplies and organize into categories;

11am-1pm (Morning session) – Manage check in and check out procedure; ensure that the necessary forms are completed. Look after kids while their mothers are collecting supplies.

1pm-2pm: Lunch break.

2pm-4pm (Afternoon session) –  Manage check in and check out procedure; ensure that the necessary forms are completed. Look after kids while their mothers are collecting supplies.

4pm - Closing the day by packing up and organising any leftover items.

Volunteers Needed

A -- 2
B -- 2

Requirements

A--- Willingness to work on weekends;
       Flexibility to travel to public space throughout Hong Kong
       At least 3 months’ commitment 
       Age 18 years old or above

B--- Willing to get involved with labour work, i.e. lifting & shifting of goods
       At least 3 months’ commitment
       Age 18 years old or above

Date & Time

A--- Every Sunday, 11am-4pm
B--- Every Friday, 10am-4pm

Location

A--- Kowloon, Hong Kong Island, New Territories
B--- PathFinders’ Office Unit 2D Worldwide Centre, 123 Tung Chau Street, Tai Kok Tsui, Kowloon. 

Deadline of Application Open application timeline

If interested in learning more about Community Outreach Ambassador, please email/ call Gellin Byatt at gellin.byatt@pathfinders.org.hk or 6147 1082.

If interested in learning more about Supplies Coordinator, please email/ call Rebecca Pu at rebecca@pathfinders.org.hk or 6055 9931.