Traveling halfway around the world to pursue charitable objectives with young cyclists, an app that helps the visually impaired, the European Voluntary Service in 60 seconds, creativity on International Volunteers’ Day and the International Camp for Disabled Youth of the Order of Malta in videos and newspaper articles. Here we’ll show you 10 separate examples of volunteer work appearing in the media.
Long planning, looking into the needs, application process and preparation training – all these steps had to be fulfilled before the new program has recently started. Arriving to the practical phase from the preparatory work, 24 psychologists started to work at the institutions of the Hungarian Charity Service of the Order of Malta in the central Hungarian region from January.
Let’s do something new, something more exciting, something different from usual. These were the keywords while planning the Christmas programme for children at the housing estate of Ócsa. This year instead of mandarines, chocolate and material presents, we brought special, creative games for the kids and edited a video from their personal messages to each other.
Select 27 youth coordinators from 17 countries, add 4 experienced and enthusiastic trainers, bring them to Iceland, host the group in the inspiring environment of a hostel which used to be a biscuit factory, give tools and methods to them, that they can use later on in projects and youth exchanges – this is how you end up with a perfect international training!
This year Santa Claus has arrived to the housing estate of Ócsa in sneakers and a T-Shirt with Brazilian captions. His reindeers needed to be fed with salty nuts, in order to bring him back to his home in Lappland. The food had to be collected by children in a game with more stations.
However Hungarian is definitely top-rated among the most difficult languages in the world, volunteers from abroad at Hungarian Charity Service of the Order or Malta are proving the opposite. Mascha, Lotte, Henning, Charlotte, Gerhard and Theresa are from Germany and for a whole year they worked at different cities all around Hungary.