in being a volunteer?
Here are a few simple points you
may wish to know about before you get started as a K4K
Volunteering means you are seriously interested in
giving your time willingly to help others.
may involve skills that you have and want to offer
requires a willingness to learn and there is much
you may wish to learn.
at volunteering depends very much on keeping an
open mind, and not prejudging or acting with bias.
a volunteer, you are in the best position to know
your strengths and weaknesses. Do not over-commit
yourself because burnout is a possible risk.
Kits4Kids, volunteering can be divided into direct
and indirect volunteering.
This area of volunteering is for those who enjoy meeting
and working with disadvantaged people. If you are a
see, touch and feel type you can work effectively with
disadvantaged children and Kits4Kids professionals.
This area of volunteering is for those who prefer to
work quietly in the background and offer their skills
in a number of activities.
- Administrative work such as manning hotlines and
- Organising and planning various activities for
- Offering paramedical training and sharing medical
- Cleaning, repairing and maintenance of premises
used for care of the disadvantaged.
- Assisting in the production of publications and
newsletters in areas such as photography, copywriting,
copy editing, graphic design and printing.
Both types of volunteers have a unique role to play in
helping the disadvantaged communities in Kits4Kids and
|Please email Kits4Kids at
firstname.lastname@example.org if something in you is calling.