and Voluntary Works
organizations provide diversity of volunteer opportunities, including
escort, tutoring, visits, counseling, medical care, etc. There are also
a wide range of service targets, such as children, young people, elders,
chronically ill, mentally handicapped, ex-drug addicts, ex-prisoners,
new arrivals, etc. The HKCSS estimates that the number of volunteer services
reach 950,000 man-times each year.
volunteer services, people in Hong Kong express their care and concern
to the disadvantaged, and actualize the spirit of mutual help.
organizations promote volunteering as a lifestyle and integral part of
daily life. In addition to providing volunteer opportunities, they also
provide training and organizing work. Some even collaborate with schools,
community organizations, and corporations to promote volunteering.