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Volunteering with animals

What is volunteering? Volunteering is often described as an unpaid activity where someone gives their time to help a non-profit organization in the aim to improving the life of other. One of the best known benefits of volunteering is the impact on the community. But not only human community can be the target of volunteering, […]

The History of Volunteering in the UK

Volunteering has a rich and traceable history in the UK, from the first medieval volunteer hospitals to “professional” volunteer organisations and support that are now operating at national and international levels. Acts of volunteering in the UK can be traced back to medieval times when churches were responsible for helping the sick and poor. Indeed, […]

The Future Of Voluntarism After Covid-19, A Volunteer Perspective

by Maëlle Julou This period of a health emergency, so particular and so absurd, made us realize the need, in our society, for volunteering. How emergency management would not have been the same without those people who made themselves available to the community, by their own will, making available what they could offer, to those […]

VOLOUNTEER POWER

Picture by Zoe Moisidou I perceive volountarism as a “human power”­. You give somenthing and realize that, without aspectation you receive even more than what you gave. It’spriceless but with a big value. It’s based on human trust and human needs , for this reason, i think it’s an essential way to build relations. Relations […]