KICK OFF PRESENTATION (8) PASYKAF (CYPRUS) IVISOC 2011
Volunteering in PASYKAF
is someone who
gives time, effort and
talent to a need or
Ellis & Campbell (2004)
Anyone can be a part of the PASYKAF
volunteer team. Any male or female of any
age and social status can join us, as long
as he or she is an active citizen.
What is highly important, is for the potential
volunteer to be sensitive on matters
related to cancer.
Contact, Support and
Activities Centres for
•Assistance on the operation of the Day Centre.
•Transportation of patients.
•Associates for giving lectures, hand crafting, cooking,
confectionary and gymnastics courses.
•Offering help in simple tasks like cooking and grocery
shopping etc, as well a keeping company to patients who are
•Accompanying and/or driving patients to Health centres for
•Travelling with patients abroad.
Why we need volunteers
PASYKAF volunteers are the KEY in order for the organization to achieve its
goals and fulfil its vision. They are the CORNESTONE of its operations and
•Organizing and coordinating of social, cultural and sporting
events for increasing the economic resources of the
•Crewing of counters at fairs.
•Selling tickets, coupons and lottery tickets.
•Making and selling of various kinds of craftsmanship.
•Helping and crewing at the organization’s events and fairs.
•Organizing of lectures and seminars.
•Preparation of files.
•Delivering and placing flyers and other informational material
at the volunteers’ workplace.
•Contacting people and/or companies over the phone during
the organization’s collection campaign all over Cyprus.
Why we need volunteers (2)
Donations in memory of
•Web assistance. Emailing of PASYKAF messages
and activities like campaigns and events.
•Collecting donations in memory of, at churches.
Why we need volunteers (3)
•Active and responsible participation.
•Cooperating smoothly with other volunteers
and personnel harvesting a friendly and
• Informing the Volunteers Executive for any
issues or problems that might arise.
•Keeping up with their responsibilities and
promises as they have agreed to.
• Total secrecy and confidentiality when
handling and accessing the organization’s
•Respect towards the ‘private space’ of the
person in aid and the organization’s premises.
What we expect from volunteers
•The Association provides the volunteer with proper
education depending on the nature and demands of the
•Respect to the volunteer. We encourage the two-way
communication since we believe that through this procedure
we can achieve the best possible outcome.
•On our behalf, we try to merge the skills, experience,
knowledge and motivations of volunteers with the needs of
•Development and promotion of a friendly and supportive
environment in order to establish and experience
volunteerism as a pleasant activity.
What is PASYKAF offering