Dubai PR Network, Online Press Release from Dubai and Middle East
 
Charity & Humanity(Government, Legal & Humanity)
Filter PR by
  
Registration is now open for two upcoming editions of Dubai Cares' Volunteer Globally taking place in 2018
 
Registration is now open for two upcoming editions of Dubai Cares' Volunteer Globally taking place in 2018
  • Registration to be completed through the UAE Volunteer Platform
  • Two editions of Volunteer Globally will take place in Senegal and Nepal 
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 15 May 2018:   Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, announced today that it will be organizing two editions of Volunteer Globally, one of the main pillars of Dubai Cares’ community outreach activities, to mark the “Year of Zayed 2018”. The organization is now accepting applications from interested volunteers through the UAE Volunteer Platform for both editions, with the first taking place in Senegal between September 2 and 8 and the second in Nepal between October 30 and November 6.
 
Each edition of Volunteer Globally will involve 15 UAE-based volunteers travelling to a remote village to set the foundation of a new school alongside members of the community, while also participating in cultural education workshops.
 
Interested volunteers, aged 21 years and above, can submit their application by visiting www.volunteers.ae before Sunday 27th May, 2018. For each edition, 50 applicants will be shortlisted based on the responses provided in the application, with priority given to volunteers who register first. A one-on-one interview will be held with applicants, out of which only 15 volunteers will be selected to participate in each edition. The 50 shortlisted applicants for the Senegal edition will be invited to participate in one-on-one interviews between June 10th and 13th, 2018, while another 50 shortlisted applicants will be interviewed for the Nepal edition between July 1th and 5th. Following the interview process, Dubai Cares will select a total of 30 volunteers who will participate in Volunteer Globally 2018 in Senegal and Nepal.
 
Speaking about this initiative, Abdulla Ahmed Alshehhi, Chief Operating Officer at Dubai Cares, said: “Given the huge demand for this initiative, we feel great pride at announcing that we will be organizing two editions of Volunteer Globally this year. This community engagement initiative truly reflects the UAE’s values of empathy and charity instilled in all of us by our late Founding Father, late Sheikh Zayed. We had an immensely rewarding and fulfilling experience last year in Nepal and the positive impact left on the community there will be felt for many years to come. I am confident that this year it will be a life-changing experience for all participants as it will give them a real insight into the lives of people living in disadvantaged communities in developing countries. Ultimately this initiative is about achieving a positive impact and changing the lives of children and young people by providing them with that most valuable asset of all – an education.” 
 
Each edition of Dubai Cares’ Volunteer Globally comprises a weeklong mission to build a school in a developing country. Working alongside the local community, volunteers will assist in digging, picking, mixing concrete and making bricks. Volunteers will also immerse themselves in the local culture, interacting with families, learning local values, and forming positive relationships with the local population.
 
Prior to the trip, all volunteers will receive a comprehensive briefing which will cover the ground situation in the country they are visiting, the socio-economic background, and an overview of the activities that will be undertaken as part of the school-building mission.
 
Dubai Cares will cover the cost of the trip for all chosen volunteers, while volunteers are responsible for covering the cost of vaccinations, medication and medical check-ups prior to travelling.
 
Speaking about this year’s initiative, Rana Awad, Community Engagement Manager at Dubai Cares said, “Through Volunteer Globally, we have so far helped construct three schools in Cambodia, two in Nepal and one in Senegal and provided access to education to 1,150 students. This year, we are looking forward to continue building schools alongside our volunteers and positively changing the lives of children in underprivileged communities around the world. We are confident that the selected volunteers for the upcoming 2018 editions of Volunteer Globally will demonstrate their sense of commitment, compassion and global citizenship during this unique week-long volunteering mission.” 


Posted by : Dubai PR Network Editorial Team
Viewed 4008 times
PR Category : Government, Legal & Humanity
Posted on : Tuesday, May 15, 2018  10:05:00 AM UAE local time (GMT+4)
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of DubaiPRNetwork.com.
Previous Story : OMO Set To Launch the 9th Edition Of Its Charitable Initiati...
Next Story : FOCP and Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities in Dubai ...
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine
Back to Section Home

Related Stories



 
 
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Mouawad Acquires The 51.38 Carat Dynasty Diamond From ALROSA [17403-Views]
Cerruti 1881 MOLVENO timepiece and cufflinks [13286-Views]
Nazih Introduces New Dr. Renaud Skincare Range [8601-Views]
Five Awesome Reasons to Visit LEGOLAND® Dubai During the Eid Al Adha Holiday [8546-Views]
Back-to-School Shopping Made Easy with SOUQ.com [8442-Views]
Business Wear by Hugo Boss [7564-Views]
The new Rado HyperChrome Chronograph in bronze and high-tech ceramic [7393-Views]
Head to Modhesh World for Summer Fun Before the School Run [7387-Views]
Spectacular live entertainment for the entire family at Majid Al Futtaim malls in the UAE ... [7033-Views]
Never Run Out of Space for Those Joyful Summer Holiday Memories With Western Digital [6917-Views]
Eid Gift Guide 2018 [6887-Views]
Eberhard & Co. immortalizes a legend [6411-Views]
Trend Alert! Clueless About Plaid? kate spade Found Fresh Ways to Showcase the Gorgeous Pr... [6259-Views]
New Addition to the HUAWEI Nova 3 Series: On-trend and fashionable HUAWEI nova 3i now on s... [6039-Views]
The Marriott International cyclist team completes 600km R2A cycle challenge [5893-Views]
The Moon Collection From Lacoste [5826-Views]
OMEGA Showcases its Passion for Golf at the 2018 PGA Championship [5697-Views]
American Eagle Takes It to the Ne(X)t Level With Fall Jeans Campaign [5624-Views]
Calligraphy, etching and Palestinian embroidery: Learn it all at Tashkeel this September [5325-Views]
Samsung Launches the Galaxy Note9 in the UAE [5020-Views]
XTouch Announces the Launch of the Robot Family Range of Rugged Mobile Phones [4929-Views]
Why Are Chipmakers Making Smaller and Smaller Processors? [4831-Views]
du LaLiga HPC Top Talents Arrive in Spain for 21-day Annual Scouting Camp [4624-Views]
Aperitivo di Ferragosto [4538-Views]
Let your kids enjoy some dancing at James & Alex Dance Studios [4459-Views]
 
RSS Facebook Twitter LinkedDin
 
Top Sections
 
Top Stories