Institutional volunteering

One of the most difficult situations for practicing volunteer coordinators is when a volunteer leaves, either voluntarily or at the request of the coordinator or the organisation. In both cases, personal, emotional attachment, and difficulty in managing emotions take a toll. Of course, it is much easier to let go of a volunteer if theyContinue reading

Team building starts right from the moment one enters the institution. Not only does working in a team increase the efficiency of the work to be done, it also gives a sense of security. I know that I have someone to rely on; if I get stuck, I can ask for help. There are manyContinue reading

The individual and social benefits of volunteering can be summarised as follows [1]strong>. Benefits of volunteering for the volunteer: learning new skills, gaining work experience, experience of organisational and work culture, getting to know occupations, career orientation, establishing working relationships, experiencing existence in a community, providing the individual with existential and mental stability, sense of usefulness,Continue reading

When defining the scope and responsibilities of volunteers, it is worth offering at least 2-3 different positions at the start of the programme, as this will give the volunteers more opportunities, potential changes, and opportunities for improvement, and will make the host organisation more attractive to them. It is expedient for the institution to makeContinue reading

Operation of the ‘Value Protector Movement’: volunteers collect their community values in a wide range of categories: agriculture and good industry, health and lifestyle, built environment, industrial and technical solutions, cultural heritage, memorials, world heritage sites, sports, natural environment, tourism and hospitality. The Value Protector Movement encompasses activities across our borders in the Carpathian Basin.Continue reading