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Volunteering

  1. 1. Volunteer Work in Japan
  2. 2. VOLUNTEERING...is viewed as● a meaningful activity for each other;● a connection with other people , called ”KIZUNA”;● like sports because sometimes it makes them tired;...but then● don’t have experience in volunteering or enough information andopportunities to participate in volunteer activities;● some people regard volunteering as a boring activity;● it is someone else’s role.http://www.ysa.org/blog/2013/03/07/how-japanese-youth-can-be-more-involved-their-communities
  3. 3. VOLUNTEERINGGov’t to encourage volunteer work by college students on scholarships (2011)● to raise awareness of public interests● urges universities to have students realize the public aspects of education andencourage them to “return knowledge and skills they have acquired to thesociety both now and in the future.”http://www.japan-press.co.jp/modules/news/index.php?id=1502Only six colleges giving credits to students for volunteer activities (2011)● Some universities give credits to students who do volunteer work, but thenmajority of the schools do not since such activities do not necessarily complywith each departments educational policyhttp://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2011/06/08/national/only-six-colleges-giving-credits-to-students-for-volunteer-activities/#.UXpQF6JmiSo

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