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Service Code: O-242
Service Name: Dolphin Research Volunteer Positions at Ocean Park
Organisation: Ocean Park Corporation
Service Content:

Ocean Park accepts local and international students to join its research internship and volunteer programme. The Park’s ex-situ conservation efforts focus on various aspects of dolphin cognition and perceptions that are keys to the survival of the species. Our studies are designed to investigate the mechanism and ontogenesis of dolphin echolocation, shape perception and target localisation through sound. Our cognitive experiments focus on the dolphins’ ability of problem solving, associative learning as well as on mutualistic and altruistic cooperation. These projects include several pilot studies on the interdisciplinary filed of biology, physiology, phycology and engineering.

Applications are not restricted from the above-mentioned fields. The selection is based on both academic results and extracurricular merits, but most importantly on the candidates’ dedication and self-motivation. We have fulltime (5 days/week) and part-time (min. 1.5 days/week) On-site volunteer positions and Off-site positions for Behavioural and Acoustic data analysists. All positions are unpaid with a minimum commitment of 3-months. Successful candidates receive specific training according to the assigned positions.

Starting date: January 2020

Role of Volunteer: Interns and volunteers receive intensive hands on experience by participating in all aspects of the ongoing research and laboratory activities, including assistance in the daily research sessions with the dolphins, data processing and analysis, and also assisting with the projects administrative and maintenance requirements.
No. of volunteers to be recruited:

On-site volunteers: 6-8 fulltime or max 20 part-time students
Behavioural data analysist: 4-6 students
Acoustic data analysist: 1-2 students

Application Method:

Qualifications and requirements

On-site volunteers:

  • • Have a positive attitude and strong willingness to learn
  • • Good oral/written communication skills in English
  • • Basic computer knowledge
  • • Able to work independently as well as in a team
  • • Must be responsible for food, accommodation and transportation
  • • Past experience with animals is desirable
  • • Able to comply with OP volunteer rules and regulations
  •  
Off-site working volunteers – Behavioural data analysist:

  • • Have a positive attitude and strong willingness to learn
  • • Self-motivation
  • • Good oral/written communication skills in English
  • • Computer knowledge: Excel, Word, QuickTime Player 7
  • • The ideal candidate will have strong attention to details and ability to work precisely and accurately
  • • Able to comply with OP volunteer rules and regulations

 

Off-site working volunteers – Acoustic data analysist:

  • • Have a positive attitude and strong willingness to learn
  • • Self-motivation
  • • Good oral/written communication skills in English
  • • Basic programming knowledge
  • • Experience with MATLAB and Audacity
  • • The ideal candidate will have strong attention to details and ability to work precisely and accurately
  •  

Able to comply with OP volunteer rules and regulations
To apply please submit the following (same for all positions):

  • • Statement of Interest
  • • Period of Availability
  • • Preferred Position
  • • Academic Records
  • • Letters of Reference
  • • Curriculum Vitae
Enquiry: Please send applications to Ms Eszter Matrai, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with "Dolphin Research Volunteer" in the subject line.
Deadline: 7th November 2019
 
Service Code: O-241
Service Name: Call for Volunteers for FLOW with AFTEC @ Shalowan
Organisation: The Absolutely Fabulous Theatre Connection (AFTEC)
Service Content:
Organised by the Absolutely Fabulous Theatre Connection (AFTEC), Flow with AFTEC @ Shalowan is an arts festival on the theme of water. Following on from the great success of 2018’s festival on Flight, this year’s multi-disciplinary outdoor adventure includes installations, music, workshops, family activities and more. 
 
We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers who are friendly & eager to help for Flow with AFTEC @ Shalowan. In return we hope to provide an opportunity to try new things, meet new people, gain experiences & have fun. 
 
Date: 1 Nov 2019 (Fri) – Schools visit 
2 Nov 2019 (Sat) – Public 
3 Nov 2019 (Sun) – Public 
8 Nov 2019 (Fri) – Schools visit 
9 Nov 2019 (Sat) – Public 
10 Nov 2019 (Sun) – Public 
 
Venue: Shalowan Village, Lantau Island (10-minute ferry ride from Tung Chung) 
Shift A: 9am – 2pm 
Shift B: 1:30pm – 6:30pm 
Shift C: 9am – 6:30pm (Simple lunch will be provided)
 
Key Dates: 
15 Sept (Sun)                  Application Deadline
5 Oct (Sat)                      Volunteers workshop (Compulsory) 
19 Oct (Sat)                    Pre-event voluntary work (Optional)
                                        Training on-site @Shalowan (Compulsory)
1/2/3/8/9/& 10 Nov          Event days (Fri, Sat, Sun)
11 Nov 2019 (Mon)         Post-event voluntary work (Optional)
 
Requirements 
- Proficiency in spoken Cantonese & English 
- Permanent Hong Kong resident aged 16 & above 
(Non-permanent HK resident will also be considered) 
- Energetic, pleasant & team players 
- With interest in arts, cultural, science or outdoor events 
- Attend briefing & training session + complete a minimum of one shift during Flow 
- Physically fit to work outdoors (Universal access is not available)
 
Recognition & Appreciation : 
- FLOW volunteer T-shirt 
- Completion Certificate 
- Snacks and drinks 
- Transportation subsidy¹ (For the first 50 volunteers ONLY) 
- Volunteers who complete 2 event days or above will be given a free ticket to AFTEC’s theatre shows in late November 
- Participate in FLOW with AFTEC programme
 
¹ HK$100 for volunteers who complete 2-3 event days; HK$200 for volunteers who complete 4 event days or above (unavailable if corporate subsidy is provided)
 
Role of Volunteer: Event Stewards / Reception & Information / Facilitators
No. of volunteers to be recruited: Not Specific
Application Method: Registration link: http://bit.ly/flowvolunteer_registration
Enquiry: 2520 1716/ This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Deadline: 15 September 2019
 
Service Code: O-240
Service Name: Recruiting Facilitators for “Smoke-free Teens” Training Camp
Organisation: Hong Kong Council on Smoking and Health
Service Content: About “Smoke-free Teens” Training Camp
- COSH has been organizing Smoke-free Teens Programme annually since 2012 to nurture teenagers to become future leaders in the society and to promote smoke-free culture. The training camp, as part of the programme, aims to train a group of Smoke-free Teens (Form 1-4 or aged 14-18) to take up the role of spreading and promoting smoke-free messages in their schools and community through organizing smoke-free activities. Participants will acquire various knowledge and skills through workshops, team building and adventure-based activities in the training camp.

Date (4 camps, 2-Day-1-Night)*
- 8:30am, 18 July 2019 – 6pm, 19 July 2019
- 8:30am, 23 July 2019 – 6pm, 24 July 2019
- 8:30am, 30 July 2019 – 6pm, 31 July 2019
- 8:30am, 6 August 2019 – 6pm, 7 August 2019

*Candidates are encouraged to join all of the above sessions.
Role of Volunteer: Roles of Facilitators:
- Assist COSH staff in overseeing the activities, general camp operations;
- Lead a group of Smoke-free Teens to participate in the activities to ensure a safe and smooth camp;
- Assist in enhancing Smoke-free Teens’ knowledge on the hazards of smoking, related tobacco control issues, as well as share findings/ experiences (e.g. how to help youth smokers quit, organizing events or activities etc). Briefing will be provided;
- Facilitate group discussion and group activities; and
- Assist Smoke-free Teens in understanding their roles on promoting tobacco control.
No. of volunteers to be recruited: 16-20 per camp
Application Method: Application Form
Details
26 April 2019 to 24 May 2019
Enquiry: Ms Tracy WONG   2185 6399   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Deadline: 24 May 2019 (Friday)
 
Service Code: O-239
Service Name: 敢跑慈善籌款賽義工
Organisation: 香港撒瑪利亞防止自殺會
Service Content: 協助敢跑慈善籌款賽活動前期物資整理及派發
Role of Volunteer:

整理派發選手包

No. of volunteers to be recruited: 共招募24名義工
Application Method: 以電郵及電話直接報名 https://goo.gl/forms/hzJnzEb55RlgRHHl2
Enquiry: 2363 7533 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (聯絡人:梁先生)
Deadline: Feb 26, 2019
 
Service Code: O-238
Service Name: Para site Guided Tour at ArtBasel 2019
Organisation: Para site HK
Service Content: Volunteer
Role of Volunteer: Please see attachment for details
No. of volunteers to be recruited: 15
Application Method: CV and contact to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Enquiry: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Deadline: Feb 22, 2019
Selected candidate will be notified to attend an interview at early march.
 
Service Code: O-237
Service Name: Dolphin Research Volunteer Positions at Ocean Park
Organisation: Ocean Park Corporation
Service Content: Ocean Park accepts local and international students to join its research internship and volunteer programme. The Park’s ex-situ conservation efforts focus on various aspects of dolphin cognition and perceptions that are keys to the survival of the species. Our studies are designed to investigate the mechanism and ontogenesis of dolphin echolocation, shape perception and target localisation through sound. Our cognitive experiments focus on the dolphins’ ability of problem solving, associative learning as well as on mutualistic and altruistic cooperation. These projects include several pilot studies on the interdisciplinary filed of biology, physiology, phycology and engineering.
Applications are not restricted from the above-mentioned fields. The selection is based on both academic results and extracurricular merits, but most importantly on the candidates’ dedication and self-motivation.
We have fulltime (5 days/week) and part-time (min. 1.5 days/week) On-site volunteer positions and Off-site positions for Behavioural and Acoustic data analysists. All positions are unpaid with a minimum commitment of 3-months. Successful candidates receive specific training according to the assigned positions.
Starting date: February 2019
Role of Volunteer: Interns and volunteers receive intensive hands on experience by participating in all aspects of the ongoing research and laboratory activities, including assistance in the daily research sessions with the dolphins, data processing and analysis, and also assisting with the projects administrative and maintenance requirements.
No. of volunteers to be recruited: On-site volunteers: 4-6 fulltime or max 10 part-time students
Behavioural data analysist: 4-6 students
Behavioural data analysist: 1-2 students
Application Method: Qualifications and requirements
On-site volunteers:
  • • Have a positive attitude and strong willingness to learn
  • • Good oral/written communication skills in English
  • • Basic computer knowledge
  • • Able to work independently as well as in a team
  • • Must be responsible for food, accommodation and transportation
  • • Past experience with animals is desirable
  • • Able to comply with OP volunteer rules and regulations

Off-site working volunteers – Behavioural data analysist:
  • • Have a positive attitude and strong willingness to learn
  • • Self-motivation
  • • Good oral/written communication skills in English
  • • Computer knowledge: Excel, Word, QuickTime Player 7
  • • The ideal candidate will have strong attention to details and ability to work precisely and accurately
  • • Able to comply with OP volunteer rules and regulations

Off-site working volunteers – Acoustic data analysist:
  • • Have a positive attitude and strong willingness to learn
  • • Self-motivation
  • • Good oral/written communication skills in English
  • • Basic programming knowledge
  • • Experience with MATLAB and Audacity
  • • The ideal candidate will have strong attention to details and ability to work precisely and accurately
  • • TAble to comply with OP volunteer rules and regulations

To apply please submit the following (same for all positions):
  • • Statement of Interest
  • • Period of Availability
  • • Preferred Position
  • • Academic Records
  • • Letters of Reference
  • • Curriculum Vitae
Enquiry: Please send applications to Ms Eszter Matrai, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with "Dolphin Research Volunteer" in the subject line.
Deadline: 17th January 2019
 
Service Code: O-236
Service Name: 九龍樂善堂企業健康推廣平台
Organisation: 九龍樂善堂
Service Content: 「樂善堂企業健康推廣平台」每年需要大量的義工協助為在職人士提供的免費戒煙/戒酒外展服務,例如煙害/酒害講座、簡單的健康檢查、不同類型的社區健康活動等,讓社會大眾更深入了解吸煙/飲酒行為對社會環境及個人的負面影響。現呼籲有志為社會大眾推廣「健康生活」出一分力的朋友加入我們的義工行列,參加今年度的義工訓練工作坊。具體內容如下:

目標:
  1. 了解煙、酒害的基本認識
  2. 提升其溝通技巧
  3. 學習使用一氧化碳呼氣測試機、血壓計及黃斑點病變快速測試,讓義工為未來投入義工服務而作準備

內容:
  1. 煙、酒害重點簡介
  2. 基本輔導技巧,學習如何跟物質濫用者打開話匣子
  3. 學習使用AUDIT test、一氧化碳呼氣測試機、血壓計及黃斑點病變快速測試(完成工作坊後,將獲頒發證書一張,並即場登記成為本計劃義工)


日期及時間*:2018年9月27-28日 (星期一至五)(4pm – 6pm)
2018年9月29-30日 (星期六及日)(2pm – 4pm)
地點:九龍城龍崗道61號九龍樂善堂三樓會議室
註:參加者必須完成義工訓練工作坊,方可參加本計劃之義工活動
*參加者只需出席一天的工作坊即可。


 

Role of Volunteer: (1) 為社會大眾提供簡單的健康檢查(一氣化碳呼氣測試機及血壓計等)
(2) 為有需要的人士提供簡單的戒煙/戒酒輔導
(3) 協助進行不同類型的健康推廣活動
No. of volunteers to be recruited: 50-100
Application Method: 有意參加的同學請於21/9/2018或之前填妥義工報名表,然後傳真至2718 4634或電郵至 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Enquiry: 註冊社工黃先生(電話:2272 9863)
Deadline: 21 September 2018
 
Service Code: O-235
Service Name: Mentor@Home Scheme家「友」良師計劃
Organisation: Hong Kong Christian Service
Centre for Harmony and Enhancement of Ethnic Minority Residents (CHEER)
香港基督教服務處 融匯-少數族裔人士支援服務中心
Service Content: Since 2009, Mentor@Home has been providing face-to-face, one-to-one, home-based language training to ethnic minorities (EM) residents who are unable to attend formal language classes.
Our mentees are non-Chinese residents who are unable to attend Chinese/English courses conducted in classroom settings in the community. They might be persons with physical disability, housewives fully-occupied by household duties or senior residents with low mobility, etc.
Role of Volunteer: Voluntary mentors have to:
  • Attend a briefing session to learn more about the characteristics of EM and the operation of the scheme
  • Teach basic Cantonese / English (for daily conversation) to EM mentees
  • Submit a simple log sheet every month

To be eligible to enroll as a mentor, you MUST BE:
  • Aged 16 or above,
  • Secondary 5 education level or above,
  • Appreciate cultural diversity, and
  • Willing to provide at least 15-hour one-to-one and home-based language training to needed EM mentee.

      Remarks:
      • A gift coupon valued $300 will be offered to each mentor after completion of the 15 mentorship hours and submitting all necessary documents
      • A service certificate can be provided upon request
No. of volunteers to be recruited: 12
Application Method: Complete the Mentor Enrollment Form and send to CHEER by:
  • WhatsApp (5634 4585) or
  • Fax (3106 0454) or
  • E-mail ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) or
  • Post (Unit 3, 6/F, Futura Plaza, 111-113 How Ming Street, Kwun Tong, Kowloon)
Enquiry: Ms Fiona Hui at 5634 4585 (WhatsApp message), or 3106 3104 (phone call), or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Deadline: Open until filled
 
Service Code: O-234
Service Name: “Smoke-free Teens” Training Camp Facilitator
Organisation: Hong Kong Council on Smoking and Health
Service Content: The Smoke-free Teens Programme has been organised annually since 2012 by Hong Kong Council on Smoking and Health (COSH) to equip participants with knowledge on tobacco control and smoking hazards, and different skills through training camp and organisation of various activities to promote smoke-free culture.
COSH is recruiting voluntary camp facilitators who are studying in university and can speak fluent Cantonese to lead the Smoke-free Teens to participate in camp activities, assist them in understanding their roles on promoting tabacco control, and help ensure a smooth and safe camp. An honorarium (HK$300/camp) per camp with meals and accommodation will be provided to each facilitator.
 
Camp dates and time (4 camps, 2-Day-1-Night)*
  • • 8:30am, 18 July 2018 – 6pm, 19 July 2018
  • • 8:30am, 24 July 2018 – 6pm, 25 July 2018
  • • 8:30am, 30 July 2018 – 6pm, 31 July 2018
  • • 8:30am, 6 August 2018 – 6pm, 7 August 2018
  • *Candidates are encouraged to join all of the above sessions.
Role of Volunteer:
  • • Assist COSH staff in overseeing the activities, general camp operations;
  • • Lead a group of Smoke-free Teens to participate in the activities to ensure a safe and smooth camp;
  • • Assist in enhancing Smoke-free Teens’ knowledge on the hazards of smoking, related tobacco control issues, as well as share findings/ experiences (e.g. how to help youth smokers quit, organizing events or activities etc). Briefing will be provided;
  • • Facilitate group discussion and group activities; and
  • • Assist Smoke-free Teens in understanding their roles on promoting tobacco control.
 
Click HERE for more information about the role of facilitators.
 
Programme website
No. of volunteers to be recruited: 16-20 per camp
Application Method: Complete the volunteer registration form and send to Hong Kong Council on Smoking and Health by post (Unit 4402-03, 44/F, Hopewell Centre, 183 Queen’s Road East, Wanchai, Hong Kong) or email ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ).
Enquiry: Ms Tracy Wong or Ms Eunice Fung at 2185 6399 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Deadline: 10 July 2018
 

 

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