YCS Information Seminar

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YCS Information Seminar

  1. 1. Volunteering Information Seminar
  2. 2. Definition of Volunteering <ul><li>Definition </li></ul><ul><li>benefit to the community </li></ul><ul><li>of volunteer’s own free will – no coercion </li></ul><ul><li>no financial payment </li></ul><ul><li>in designated volunteer positions only </li></ul><ul><li>Principles </li></ul><ul><li>legitimate way to participate in activities </li></ul><ul><li>not for profit sector only </li></ul><ul><li>respects rights, dignity and culture of others </li></ul>
  3. 3. Volunteering Rights and Responsibilities <ul><li>Rights </li></ul><ul><li>covered by insurance </li></ul><ul><li>be reimbursed out of pocket expense </li></ul><ul><li>say “NO” if you feel you are being exploited </li></ul><ul><li>healthy and safe environment </li></ul><ul><li>Responsiblities </li></ul><ul><li>respect confidentiality & privacy </li></ul><ul><li>undertake training as requested </li></ul><ul><li>give notice before you leave organisation </li></ul><ul><li>follow policies and procedures </li></ul>
  4. 4. Other information in the Kits <ul><li>overseas opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>how to apply for volunteering position </li></ul><ul><li>how to choose organisation </li></ul><ul><li>FAQ </li></ul><ul><li>List of Community Organisations </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteers Online card </li></ul><ul><li>Duke of Edinburgh Award / SALP </li></ul><ul><li>* Soft copy will be available </li></ul>
  5. 5. MS Community Visitors Scheme Speaker : Sanne
  6. 6. LIVE Leadership, Involvement, Volunteer Experience Unit Speaker : Di
  7. 12. YCS ♥ s Japan

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