[UG] Community Engagement Organisers : Positive Ageing Learners Programme (CEOs- PAL)
Have you ever thought of serving the seniors in need in the neighboring community with the talents and gifts you have? According to the 2016 Hong Kong census, about 150,000 seniors aged 65 and above live alone, and almost 300,000 elderly live with their spouse. Seniors in social isolation under the pandemic is vulnerable to loneliness, and loneliness is both a contributing factor, and a result, of many physical and mental health problems such as anxiety, depression and even cognitive decline.#
The Providence Foundation's Elderly Care Programme 悟宿基金會「老」吾老計劃 Community Engagement Organisers : Positive Ageing Learners Programme (CEOs- PAL) of the Undergraduate Halls aims to serve seniors in our neighboring Wong Tai Sin community in two ways: Engage with seniors through a series of learning programmes on maintaining a positive ageing AND in a senior-youth buddy team reach out to seniors in social isolation to provide care and support.
We are now recruiting volunteers and all Undergraduate students are welcome to join. Partner with us to make a difference! The registration form can be found in HERE. Please complete the form by 17 September 2021 (Friday), 1pm.
Volunteers are fully sponsored in the programme and will receive certificate on outstanding performance and CCL on recognised activities.
|15 Sep 2021, 12nn & 4pm
17 Sep 2021, 1pm
20 - 23 Sep 2021
Sep 2021 - May 2022
For enquiries, please meet the Hall Life Team at S1902 in the Undergraduate Halls or write to email@example.com.