HandsOn Hong Kong (HOHK) is a legally registered charity serving as a hub for volunteers and NGO partners. We are dedicated to providing both high quality volunteer opportunities and high quality volunteers. HandsOn Hong Kong connects local organizations with the volunteer manpower they need to achieve their mission.
What does a volunteer do?
Volunteering is a voluntary act of an individual or group freely giving time and labour for community service. Many volunteers are specifically trained in the areas they work, such as medicine, education, or emergency rescue. Others serve on an as-needed basis, such as in response to a natural disaster.
Where can I volunteer in Hong Kong?
Where to Find Volunteer Work in Hong KongThe Asia Society Hong Kong Center.Association Concerning Sexual Violence Against Women.Autism Partnership Foundation.Beyond Vision Projects.Bring Me A Book.The Child Development Centre.China Coast Community.Christian Action.More items
What age group volunteers the most?
By age, 35- to 44-year-olds and 45- to 54-year-olds were the most likely to volunteer (28.9 percent and 28.0 percent, respectively). Volunteer rates were lowest among 20- to 24-year-olds (18.4 percent). Teenagers (16- to 19-year-olds) continued to have a relatively high volunteer rate, at 26.4 percent.
How do I get a job as a volunteer?
6 Tips For Turning A Volunteer Position Into A JobBe committed. Build relationships. Stay connected. Learn about the organization. Be passionate about the cause. Think about the skills you can show.21 May 2013
Is IVHQ trustworthy?
Since its start in 2007, IVHQ has built a solid reputation as a trusted, low-cost volunteer organization, with program fees starting at just $180. IVHQ partners with local NGOs and initiatives that allow volunteers gain meaningful experiences during their time abroad.
Can volunteers be called staff?
Individuals who volunteer or donate their services, usually on a part-time basis, for public service, religious or humanitarian objectives, not as employees and without contemplation of pay, are not considered employees of the religious, charitable or similar non-profit organizations that receive their service.
Does being a volunteer count as employment?
Volunteering. Volunteers are not employees and dont have to be paid. As with work experience and internship arrangements, all relevant factors must be considered to determine whether a person is a genuine volunteer or whether, in fact, an employment relationship exists even though the worker is called a volunteer.
What does IVHQ stand for?
International Volunteer HQ Limited (IVHQ) is a New Zealand-based volunteer travel company offering the worlds largest range of fully-hosted volunteer programs at the most affordable price.
Can you get paid to volunteer abroad?
You can get funded to volunteer abroad, but its important to remember that paid volunteer work isnt strictly a job abroad. You shouldnt expect to get paid a grandiose sum in cash for your time and labor.