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. 

The School of Opportunity
Background(s) The School of Opportunity is an educational initiative of The Vine Community Service Limited. We aim to provide educational enhancement for less fortunate members of Hong Kong society by delivering quality teaching and learning which is otherwise not readily available (or affordable) in their everyone lives.
Volunteer Position Caregivers
Service Nature

Assist in the formation of a classroom setting conducive to learning and suitable to the physical, social, and emotional growth of students

Assist in the growth and facilitation of interactive parent and child literacy activities

Maintain welcoming and helpful relationship with each child’s family and encourage their involvement in the program

Volunteers Needed 2
Requirements Experience Childhood Educators
Date & Time Mondays and Tuesdays (17th, 18th, 24th, 25th, 31st of July & 1st, 7th, 8th of August) From 10 am to approx 2.30pm-3.00pm
Location Wan Chai
Deadline of Application 13th July, 2017
If interested in learning more, please email/ call Hyacintha Faustino, Project Manager at hyacintha.faustino@vcsl.org or 6207-1144.

 

Hong Kong Council of Early Education and Services 
Background(s) Hong Kong Council of Early Education and Services (CECES) provides informal, out-of-schools and in-schools educational programmes for the underprivileged children in Hong Kong. These include the learning of English, health and wellness, sports and environmental education.
Volunteer Position Volunteers will act as teaching assistants in the Wanchai Vine Church for underprivileged children  
Service Nature

Volunteers will help execute classes on the topics of "arts and craft" and "food and education" to children aged 7-10 years old.  This helps support the huge gap between the demand of educational support required by underprivileged families in Hong Kong and the inadequate resources and support in society.

Volunteers Needed 10
Requirements

1- Must attend a briefing session prior to begining the volunteer activity.  

2- A minimum of 3 volunteer hours must be fulfilled.

3- Must be proficient in the English language.

Date & Time

Briefing session:

Date: Saturday OR Sunday

Time: 2:30pm - 4:30pm

Volunteering sessions:

Date: Every Monday and Thursday from July 17 to August 10 (a total of 8 sessions)

Time: 10:00am to 12:00pm

Location

Briefing session: 213, Wing Lok Street 13/F C Sheung Wan

Volunteering sessions: The Vine Church, 29 Burrows Street, Wan Chai 

Deadline of Application Ongoing

Whatsapp Anny AuYeung at 9488 1807 for general enquiries.

 

香港遊樂場協會
機構背景

創立於一九三三年的「香港遊樂場協會」,是香港一所歷史悠久的非政府青少年社會服務機構。透過多元化的服務,致力培育青少年在德、智、體、群、美全面而均衡的身心發展,成為香港社會的接班人。本會服務分為「中央行政及機構傳訊部」、「社會工作部」及「文化及體藝部」三大部門。服務單位遍佈港島、九龍、新界及離島各區。 同時,本會亦與內地、澳門及東南亞鄰近地區的政府及公營機構有經常性的交流和合作,以促進彼此間之專業發展。 本會一直秉持「以人為本、追求卓越」的精神,貢獻社會,造福新一代,並致力成為一所本地及國際知名的專業青少年服務機構。

義工職位 恆常義工
義工服務內容

計劃開始時,每名學員會因應多項條件(包括性格、性別、年齡、興趣、居住地點、職志、家庭背景、信仰等),獲編配一名成年義工於計劃的三年間為其友師。

友師角色
友師,就是學員的成長嚮導。在計劃的三年中,擴闊學員的視野,啟迪志向,並協助他們建立自信和正面的處事態度,陪伴和帶領他們成長。

友師的責任
每月最少接觸學員一次,與學員分享生活經驗,給予意見、支持和鼓勵;
協助學員在計劃首兩年訂立個人發展規劃,並在第三年完結前利用累積儲蓄實踐既定目標;
出席由營辦機構或學校所舉辦的五節友師培訓活動及兩節分享會;和
在計劃不同階段向營辦機構和學校回饋意見。

(資料來自兒童發展基金:師友配對)

義工要求 義工對象年齡:   18 - 90
年滿18歲或以上
成熟、有責任感及具良好溝通技巧
承諾並參與計畫內所有培訓和活動,及於三年的計畫期內跟進獲配對的學員
自行聲明沒有性罪行定罪紀錄
曾擔任友師或具10-16歲兒童服務經驗者,可獲優先考慮
日期及時間

日期:2017年1月1日 - 2017年5月31日

時間:三年計畫

地點 全香港
申請截止日期 持續招募義工

透過電話報名+852 2433-5277
透過電郵報名 cdf@hkpa.hk
透過網頁下載報名表格 http://cdf.hkpa.hk

 

 

陳校長免費補習天地 (2017香港國際義工節)
機構背景

陳校長免費補習天地於2011年4月成立,是香港政府認可的非牟利慈善機構。透過召集社會各界的有心人士,加入我們的義務導師行列,為有經濟困難的弱勢學童提供完全免費的學習支援。

義工職位 恆常義工
義工服務內容 陳校長免費補習天地專門為本港基層學童提供免費一對一補習服務,截至2017年2月,我們已擁有超過9,467位已登記義師,10,608名學生報名,急需更多熱心人士加入義師行列。
義工要求 義務老師條件:
(1) 高中畢業或以上學歷
(2) 具備一顆公義之心,有熱誠、愛心、耐性和包容
(3) 願意一星期付出一小時的補習時間,並持續服務最少三個月
日期及時間

日期:即日起,持續服務最少三個月

時間:
一星期付出一小時的補習時間,實際服務時間可按義工時間表自由編排

地點 全香港
申請截止日期 持續招募義工
如有任何查詢請致電陳淑汶小姐(36210925), 或電郵至pa.hkcnc@gmail.com

 

Hong Kong Council of Early Education and Services
Background(s) Hong Kong Council of Early Education and Services (CECES) provides informal, out-of-schools and in-schools educational programmes for the underprivileged children in Hong Kong. These include the learning of English, health and wellness, sports and environmental education.
Volunteer Position Music Volunteer Teacher
Service Nature
This  May 1 event will be the first time we present Merry-Go-Ceces at DPark in Tsuen Wan.  This is a travelling learning centre.  We will present different corners for informal learning for the whole families.  The event is free of charge.  There will be the following learning areas: 
 
CECES Touch Ball
CECES Thera Bands
CECES MADD for English
CECES Telling Tales
CECES Musical Fun
CECES Exactly Maths
CECES Whacky Science
CECES DIY Art and Craft 
And school performances
 
We start setting up
At 10.00am 
The opening ceremony begins at 11.30am and the event runs till 7.00pm.   Our volunteers may stay the whole day or half the day.  We will provide an allowance for lunch and travelling.  
The event promises to be fun and enjoyable.  
There will be one meeting two weeks before the event to familiarise everyone about duties and responsibilities.  Once you sign up, we will allocate jobs.  We will try to match these jobs to your interests.
Volunteers Needed 20
Requirements TEACH MUSIC IN AN INFORMAL WAY using the WHOLE BRAIN APPROACH
Volunteers applying for these jobs should have an intense interest but do not have to be experts in the following areas:  teaching, children, singing, dance, drums.   These elements are integrated in our English Music course
 
Conditions:
You must attend a briefing session apart from the volunteering hours of service.  The minimum hours of volunteering services are 3 hours.   You can work up to as many as 50 hours on a long-term basis.   You will be presented with a certificate with the number of hours you have attended stated on it.    
 
You will be assisting in teaching Music in English to children aged 5 - 10 years of age.   
Date & Time
Briefing sessions:
Saturday OR Sunday, at 2.30 - 4.30pm
at 213, Wing Lok Street 13/F C  Sheung Wan
Get off the MTR station at Exit A2.  You will be on Wing Lok Street.  Walk toward the west until you come to 213.   Do not veer off the Wing Lok Street. 
 
Volunteering sessions
Apr 15, 16 (to be advised)
If you cannot attend volunteer sessions, please contact Anny or Sansan for briefing.
Location Sheung Wan
Deadline of Application Ongoing
Whatsapp Anny AuYeung at 9488 18 07 for general enquiries.
Call Sansan Ching at 9730 4475 for directions to get here.

 

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.