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Community Service

Pay it forward: Raising children who are 'bucket fillers'

March was volunteer month in my family. It started with flag day, standing outside a shopping centre in Causeway Bay, soliciting donations for the Hong Kong Society for Rehabilitation.

Tuesday, 7 May, 2013, 11:41am

The Crystal Method

The Crystal Method

Community Service II

(Ultra)

24 Apr 2005 - 12:00am

Voluntary service isn't so voluntary

Nowadays in school and university, everyone talks about the importance of doing voluntary service. The number of hours an applicant has spent in community service has become a relevant criteria in university and job interviews. There are even scholarships that are offered specifically to these dedicated members of society.

30 Jan 2005 - 12:00am

Youth 'too busy' to lend a hand

LACK of sufficient free time is the main reason young people are not more involved in voluntary service, a recent youth poll indicated.

Over 75 per cent of a total of 536 young people interviewed said they had not done any voluntary service over the past six months.

14 Apr 1995 - 12:00am

Efforts of volunteers recognised

PATIENCE, bravery and innovation are traits that mark the young people who topped the list of ''outstanding volunteers'' recently named by the Government's Summer Youth Programme Committee.

12 Jan 1994 - 12:00am

Civic awareness through service

SEVEN hundred students from over 100 secondary schools spent three days at a fun-filled camp at the Wu Kai Sha Youth Village recently.

The camp was to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Community Youth Club (CYC) set up in 1978.

21 Jul 1993 - 12:00am

Young offenders serve community

JUVENILE delinquents at correctional homes have been doing voluntary work at community centres and homes for the elderly and the handicapped in recent years.

They have been selling flags, cleaning beaches, planting trees and providing entertainment for the elderly and the physically or mentally handicapped.

5 Jul 1993 - 12:00am