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Helping children suffering from Parental Alienation

Helping children suffering from Parental Alienation | Global Volunteering | Scoop.it

Parental alienation involves the “programming” of a child by one parent to denigrate the other “targeted” parent, in an effort to undermine and interfere with the child's relationship with that parent, and is often a sign of a parent’s inability to separate from the couple conflict and focus on the needs of the child.  As Amy Baker writes, parental alienation involves a set of strategies, including bad-mouthing the other parent, limiting contact with that parent, erasing the other parent from the life and mind of the child , forcing the child to reject the other parent, creating the impression that the other parent is dangerous, forcing the child to choose between the parents by means of threats of withdrawal of affection, and belittling and limiting contact with the extended family of the targeted parent.

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Since every child has a fundamental right and need for an unthreatened and loving relationship with both parents, I think those children need every protection from their parents. Parents should realize how dangerous it is to neglect their children. Parents should be more affectionate toward their young children. Awaring of this problem would be so necessary.

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Nice to meet you ^^!

Nice to meet you ^^! | Global Volunteering | Scoop.it
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Hello guys ^^ ! I am Stella and SooJIn Lee in Korean name. 

 

Many people think volunteering as a hard work. However, there are many easy ways to do volunteer and you can do with your own skills. I also hope to do more volunteering from now on. I hope I can share happiness and love with others. I am learning many kinds of volunteering and people`s great services by working on scoop.it.  I read and appreciated many articles and videos that show people volunteering internationally.They taught me their love and energy toward others regardless of their age and gender. 

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Jeannie Yoo's comment, May 27, 2013 3:37 AM
Stella!♥ I like your profile introduction lol
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Thanks Jeannie~~!!
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American Volunteering Spirit

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“I have seen Americans making great and sincere sacrifices for the key common good and a hundred times I have noticed that, when needs be, they almost always gave each other faithful support.” –Alexis de Tocqueville.

 

Benjamin Franklin started the first volunteer firefighting company in 1736. 

Clara Barton established the American Red Cross in 1881.

John F. Kennedy created the Peace Corps in 1961.

Abraham Lincoln once said, “I like to see a man proud of the place in which he lives. I like to see a man live so that his place will be proud of him.”

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Alexis who is famous for his discoveries about America cultures and politics has left a great saying. And I respect others too. 

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China punishes factories for pollutions

China punishes factories for pollutions | Global Volunteering | Scoop.it

China's environmental watchdog punished 15 factories, as well as companies in two industrial parks, in the first quarter of the year for violations that resulted in water or air pollution.

 

The plants were mainly punished for excessive or illegal discharges of exhaust gas and waste water, as well as noise and dust pollution, the statement said.

 

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I think this action is well done. Because last year, underground water in 57 percent of monitoring sites across China is polluted or extremely polluted. In addition, 298 million rural residents do not have access to safe drinking water. I hope the pollution rates gets lower and the local people can access to safe water. The earth doesn`t become clean and safe place to live in when only one country tries to make one. All other countries should take some actions to reduce the water or air pollution. Let`s start for this! ^^

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Amelia's comment, May 15, 2013 8:33 AM
Based on my experience, China is really getting more and more polluted every year. In the city where I used to live, Ningbo, the air is getting dirtier every day, especially because my university is located near the industry zone. The pollution is everywhere and i hope it will get better... thanks for sharing..
SooJin-Stella Lee's comment, May 26, 2013 10:50 AM
Really?? I am so sad ㅜㅜ I also have some related information from articles that I read several years ago. That is since China has been developing a little later than other developed countries, China wants to keep operate factories. Though the powerful countries want to stop China to lower the pollution rates. However, I think now China is working to reduce pollution rates. And in Korea, there are winds carrying yellow sand and possible polluted airs, so we have lots of difficulites related to that too.
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Bikers become angels of abused children

Bikers become angels of abused children | Global Volunteering | Scoop.it

They have the patches, the vests and the bikes, but this is no motorcycle club, instead it's a non-profit organization dedicated to making child abuse victims feel safe. They're members of B.A.C.A. -- Bikers Against Child Abuse. Members are assigned a child, giving them vests, motorcycle rides, a blanket of love. 

 Organizers say children who feel safe and protected are more likely to tell the truth about their abuse because threats made by an abuser are offset by the presence of the protective bikers.

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I think this is a fairly good way to help children. Abused children don`t easily tell the truth and try to solve the diffiult situations. However, if tough and strong bikers with soft hearts are with them, then they will have more chances of being cured. And I found out that this organization called B.A.C.A is contacted by state agencies, prosecutors or therapists to help child abuse victims.

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Teen Birthrate in Arkansas Still High

Arkansas still leads the  country in the number of babies born to teenage mothers, according to a  new report from the National Center for Health Statistics.  The report says that the teen birth rate in Arkansas has fallen considerably since 2007, but teens  in Arkansas give birth at a rate of 51 per 1,000 females of their age  group.   

 The good news is that the teen birth rate in the US is dropping overall.  It dropped by nearly one half in 10 years.

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 This isn`t just a problem only in Arkansas but it happens all over the world. I hope the teen birth rate will be decreased and hope more good situations will be formed for the teenage girls to live in. They can get comprehensive sex education that covers contraception and abstinence. Also they should be encouraged to have babies when they are older or when they are more independent from their parents.  

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Amelia's comment, June 3, 2013 10:09 AM
Thank you for raising this topic. However, let's think about the good side of it. Although they are teenager, but at least they did not do the abortion. I am glad that they still be strong and think positively.. I hope the situation getting better there.
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Volunteer in Guatemala with IVHQ

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This video is about twenty people volunteering in Guatemala. They painted the house and did some medical project treating fever, flu and worked in animal shelter and worked with coffee farmers to help them. One of the participants in this program said that that experience brought about mutual benefits. Because volunteers come with time, work, energy and knowledge while they take away Spanish culture and international experience in Guatemala. I think volunteering with people in developing countries where helps are needed is going to be amazing. I will also get excellent expriences.

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Who Volunteers in Haiti?

Who Volunteers in Haiti? | Global Volunteering | Scoop.it

Who would be willing to give up the "idyllic beach vacation" or "adventure travel tour" and volunteer their time and energy to help others in one of the poorest countries in the world?  I was surprised and heartened to receive hundreds of requests from people all over the world wanting to give their time and money to help. These are the folks that take Dr. King's quote "injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere" to heart. These are the folks that are taking action and making a difference, in any small way they can, in local and global communities alike.

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I think those volunteers are so courageous going to Haiti. They work eight to 10 hour days in the heat of the day on any number of exhausting tasks. The benefits are that they can have the perfect vacation there and do volunteering works. If we start to use our free time on doing these works, then I think we will have the good globe for us to live in. Since it means people all over the world have cordial minds and want to share peaceful feelings.

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Cho Rong Kim's comment, May 24, 2013 2:44 AM
Oh..I really love their beautiful and real minds towards those children :D One day I want to be volunteer for poor people
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Helping children suffering from Parental Alienation

Helping children suffering from Parental Alienation | Global Volunteering | Scoop.it

Parental alienation involves the “programming” of a child by one parent to denigrate the other “targeted” parent, in an effort to undermine and interfere with the child's relationship with that parent, and is often a sign of a parent’s inability to separate from the couple conflict and focus on the needs of the child.  As Amy Baker writes, parental alienation involves a set of strategies, including bad-mouthing the other parent, limiting contact with that parent, erasing the other parent from the life and mind of the child , forcing the child to reject the other parent, creating the impression that the other parent is dangerous, forcing the child to choose between the parents by means of threats of withdrawal of affection, and belittling and limiting contact with the extended family of the targeted parent.

SooJin-Stella Lee's insight:

Since every child has a fundamental right and need for an unthreatened and loving relationship with both parents, I think those children need every protection from their parents. Parents should realize how dangerous it is to neglect their children. Parents should be more affectionate toward their young children. Awaring of this problem would be so necessary.

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New England Aquarium News and Updates: National Volunteer ...

New England Aquarium News and Updates: National Volunteer ... | Global Volunteering | Scoop.it

National Volunteer Week 2013: By the Numbers

The volunteer program at the New England Aquarium influences virtually all corners of our operation, and the best way to demonstrate this is through numbers. 61,583 hours
Amount of time our 663 adult volunteers served last year. This is the equivalent of nearly 31 full-time employees.18 departments
Number of departments in which volunteers serve across the Aquarium, including animal husbandry, administration, research, conservation and visitor experience—in locations across the greater Boston area.

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 I was surprised to find out many volunteers with their own talents provide services for marine mammals and instructions for the visitors. Since I am scared of touching them, I would like to volunteer as an instructor for the visitors. Also, I hope to do scuba diving someday to see those mammals. Why don`t you apply for these activities ? ^^

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Volunteering in Arusha - Child Orphanage

Volunteering in Arusha - Child Orphanage | Global Volunteering | Scoop.it

This orphanage that counts 44 kids many hiv positive, have gained many goals with support of people who visited Tanzania either for holidays as well as some amazing volunteer help. Getting better educational grounds with opportunity to learn English from Early age is huge bonus for these kids. In addition to better education Shadows of Africa arranged regular safe daily transport to school and back, providing daily meals, money for uniforms, shoes, clothes and with kind support that is always appreciated kids from now on can learn computer skills on donated laptop.

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I am so sad to hear that the education for Tanzanian children is still privilege and luxury. We who are sitting in front of computer somewhere in a cozy place find these situations terribly bad. Also, they are asking for some volunteers who can help kids in free time after school!!!!! Children need helps when they are doing homework, practicing english, making crafts or gaining any new skills.

Nowadays I am thanking a lot  to my parents and Heavenly Father that I can study with great teachers and freinds in excellent environment including my home and university. ^^

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Air Pollution Linked to Low Birthweight

Air Pollution Linked to Low Birthweight | Global Volunteering | Scoop.it

Women who are exposed to particulate air pollution emitted by vehicles, urban heating and coal-fired power plants are significantly more likely to have low birthweight babies, a recent study found. No one is immune from particulate air pollution, said study co-principal investigator and APHA member Tracey Woodruff, PhD, MPH, of the University of California San Francisco. Air pollution from vehicles and other sources, including coalfired power plants, can have a negative effect on birthweights, according to a recent study of more than 3 million births.

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  I think there are the fundamental steps for us to do for protecting babies. Sometimes we can go on the public transportation not on our private cars. We can open and shut the refrigerator less often and use less heaters and air conditioners. Let`s think about and put into practice what we can do to protect babies and ourselves.

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Johan Cooke named Educator of the Year

Johan Cooke named Educator of the Year | Global Volunteering | Scoop.it

Johan Cooke, Principal at Quinte Christian High School, has been named Educator of the Year and is to be presented with the Sir Mackenzie Bowell Award at a public event during Education Week.

 

 He initiated what has become an annual trip to Halifax, during which he works alongside students and volunteer parents for five days in soup kitchens and performing various volunteer services such as painting, landscaping, construction and day care. Cooke’s intent was to encourage his students to have a positive impact on society, and bring their experience back with them and contribute locally. The nomination included several letters of support. A Grade 12 QCHS student wrote: “I have learned so much from Mr. Cooke. He has helped guide me in how to lead by sharing personal accounts from his life as a leader. I think Mr. Cooke deserves the Educator of the Year Award because more than any teacher, he has inspired me to work in life to my highest potential.”

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He has inspired students and even their parents by encouraging students to have positive attitudes and supports through volunteering trip. He made his students volunteer with authentic minds. Since I am majoring in English Education, I think he did such a impressive work for me to follow his steps. Let`s follow him ^^ 

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Developing nations join hands to combat climate change

Developing nations join hands to combat climate change | Global Volunteering | Scoop.it

 At the recently concluded 7th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation to Climate Change (CBA7) in Bangladesh, government officials from Africa and Asia formed an alliance to support climate change efforts aligned to their development plans.

 

Atiq Rahman, director of the Bangladesh Centre for Advance Studies (BCAS) that co-organised the conference, said, “The issues of climate, development and vulnerability of the poor must be central to the future decision-making process. There must be assured, adequate and sustainable financial resources for the poorest of the world impacted by climate change-induced extreme events.”

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Some countries in Africa and Asia are working hard together to combat climate change. They are sharing many information about climate change issues and making plans for public awareness. I was especially pleasant to hear that Bangladesh was a leader in adaptation and builing sustainability of climate change. I hope Bangladesh win from bad situations without more troubles.

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Humanitarian-Award

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RETURN TO THE FOREST wins Best Shorts 2012 Humanitarian Award! Congrats to filmmakers Patricia Sims and Michael Clark
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Breaking ground for abused kids

Breaking ground for abused kids | Global Volunteering | Scoop.it

VOLUNTEER Lifeline counsellor Linda DeBolt has become the first person in Australia to finish a new course designed to help children who have been affected by sexual abuse. The course aims to meet the growing demand on child counselling services. "The course explains the effect of trauma and the effect on neurobiology; it also talks about approaches to counselling and how to help people. " Then there's legal issues and sexual development. It was really worthwhile.

"I hope more people support this organisation and the work they are doing."

Bravehearts - a national child protection organisation - says the pressure on its counselling services has increased by 300% since the Federal Government's Royal Commission into child abuse.

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I hope more people including me learn a new course designed to help abused children. I heard schools in South Korea need more professional counselors and I think this will be same in most of the other countries. Abused children are very likely to be neglected from the society. They are easily scared because of the past terrible experiences. I want to cure their hurt feelings and I hope many of you think as me !!!

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Teenager Honored in Washington DC for Volunteer Work

Teenager Honored in Washington DC for Volunteer Work | Global Volunteering | Scoop.it

M’lea Scott, a 14-year-old from Raleigh, spent the weekend in Washington D.C. being honored for her work collecting pennies for the homeless. The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards honor one middle school and one high school student from each state.

Her project started two years ago when she and her grandmother were in their church parking lot. “This man walked up to us and asked if we had any money. And she only had her check for church, and I didn’t have any money at all,” she said. That bothered M’lea, but she knew that even in tough economic times, people would be willing to give up their pennies. She started collecting them, and pretty soon had the support of her school and her family. In one year, she was able to collect $1,000 to donate to the Union Mission at Thanksgiving. The following year, she gave them $1,500.

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She won $1,000 through the award and she said she’ll put it right back into the donation fund. This girl could have her own wishes to eat great food or buy new stuff and so on. However she decided to donate for the children and veterans. She is not just sitting somewhere and dreaming herself what she can do for the poor, but she is taking real actions for them. She also wants to inspire other teens to do something for their communities. And I am sure that many will try to help the poor even though their work can be regarded as small services.

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Cho Rong Kim's comment, May 13, 2013 1:17 PM
Helping others! Giving our hands to them and donation are really great! :D
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Song Hye Kyo(송혜교), a Korean star, Volunteers her time

Song Hye Kyo(송혜교), a Korean star, Volunteers her time | Global Volunteering | Scoop.it

This is the third year she has taken care of stray animals at this particular shelter but she has worked for animal rights and cared for abandoned dogs for about a decade. Also, while filming the drama and playing the role of Oh Young, the blind heiress, she became acutely aware of the challenges faced by the visually impaired. 

  Song Hye Kyo also had a special Celine handbag named for her and arranged to have a part of the proceeds donated to a worthy cause. On another occasion, she gave her time to the Doosan construction group, to help them build an elementary school in China. As a model for the campaign, "The Future Lies with Children," she donated her modeling fees to the school's construction. The fees were estimated to be in the hundreds of millions of won. Song said, that since she received love and support from Chinese fans, this was her opportunity to "give something back."

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She has been performing in lots of Korean movies and soap dramas and famous for her beauty internationally. I found out that she has been also a great volunteer. She said that she has been giving her time, love and supports back to people who need her help. I am particularly impressed that she loves children and that she is donating her modeling fees to build an elementary school.

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Ji Woong Jang's comment, May 29, 2013 10:19 PM
With this kind of articles which can affect to mass people, it helps people to find the motivation. I am always glad to see this here ^^
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you are wellcome ^*^
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As Sweden burns, is it time to rethink our immigration policy

As Sweden burns, is it time to rethink our immigration policy | Global Volunteering | Scoop.it

 In Sweden, for instance, unemployment among those born outside the country stands at 16 per cent, compared with six per cent for native Swedes, according to the OECD. Dr van de Beek says: "Countries with extensive welfare provisions, such as the Netherlands, Sweden and Britain, attract more lowskilled workers and there is a higher risk that these will become unemployed and turn into welfare recipients.

 

France last year expelled 10,000 Roma gypsies, in a blatant breech of EU law, while Italy houses them in refugee-style camps.

 

Spain, once Europe's largest absorber of immigrants, is now so ravaged by recession that hundreds of thousands are leaving the impoverished country each year.

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I am not happy with what happened to the poor immigrants and I hope good actions will be taken to help them. Protecting the immigrants and their rights is not easy. I think the countries with extensive welfare provisions are doing great works even if there are some problems to be solved related to the immigrants lives. I also think that many other countries will follow the good models of those countries when they receive the poor immigrants.

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Busy Volunteer and Mother Named Signal Mountain Woman Of The Year

Busy Volunteer and Mother Named Signal Mountain Woman Of The Year | Global Volunteering | Scoop.it

Betty Fassnacht, left, presents Carrie Jones as the Signal Mountain Woman of the Year at the annual Signal Mountain Community Guild Dogwood Luncheon. Her activities at Nolan Elementary include Membership Vice President, Mountain Education Foundation Vice President, School Kidz School Supply Fundraiser Chair, Homeroom Mom, Classroom Volunteer, and Book Fair Volunteer, among many others. She has been involved in the Mountain Education Foundation as an Advisory Board Member, Phone a Thon, Run For Education, Rummage Sale, Banquet Table Chair and Golf Tournament Volunteer Coordinator. Last fall she hand-delivered packets for 120 table hosts for the very successful 2013 Moujntain Education Foundation banquet. At the same time she facilitated the ordering and delivery of over 300 school kits for a fundraiser for Nolan students. Since she has a preschooler, she has served as the Moppets Child Care Coordinator. She has also been active in the Signal Mountain Newcomers as a director and memership chair. She has also volunteered at the Signal Mouintain Golf and Country Club as the Social Committee Chair and the Ladies Golf Association.

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I found out the award that is given to Mrs. Jones was often given to somebody who contributes time and talent in an outstanding way to improve the community. And she has an amazingly positive attitude while accomplishing tasks that are seemingly impossible for a busy mother of three children. I want to learn from her. Even if  I came to have my babies, I don`t want to act like a stranger to my kids and a stranger to poor people. I might not be able to do lots of works as she does now but I will also have positive attitudes toward my family and neighbors. Let`s follow her ^^

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Ken Morrison's comment, April 27, 2013 7:20 AM
HI Stella. Your are building a nice site! I saw your comments in the digital question form that I gave yesterday. Your advice is great! I agree. As for your questions on how to get others to view your scoop.it page. There are a few answers.
1) We must be patient
2) We must make a plan
3) If we build a good score, Scoop.it will advertise it more
4) If you build a community within scoop.it, they will share it
Ken Morrison's comment, April 27, 2013 7:21 AM
5) You can promote it outside of scoop.it. Email the link to friends and ask them to come and give advice and comments. Reach out to other people on scoop.it who have similar interests and ask for their opinion.
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Those are some things that can help make other people see your page.
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CRMC celebrates National Volunteer Week - Cookeville Herald Citizen

CRMC celebrates National Volunteer Week - Cookeville Herald Citizen | Global Volunteering | Scoop.it

COOKEVILLE — April 21-27 is National Volunteer Week and Cookeville Regional has more than 160 volunteers who give up their time every week to come in and serve those from the community who come in as patients, visitors and employees and staff.

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They are very old and they are still working which is volunteering themselves. We should respect them and should try to get their energy. They say they are enjoying servicing together and meeting friends. They are not doing this by any of the obligation. Also, some say in this volunteering program, these services help you maintain a healthy lifestyle by staying active and involving in your community. By volunteering, you have the chance to help others, share your talents and meet new people. You have the opportunity to broaden your skills and knowledge.  This kind of spirit is amazing that I cannot imagine their age. I am getting a bunch of energy from them ^^

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Teaching English in developing countries

Teaching English in developing countries | Global Volunteering | Scoop.it

Big classes and few resources; these are often the features of volunteer teaching or teaching English in the developing world. However, get it right and these TEFL  classes can also be some of the most rewarding to teach. Read on for tips and ideas to get you started

1. Use your students as a resource.  Ask your students to bring in items to talk or write about.

2. Start collecting real items from home now for when you go; forms, posters, menus, photos, and ready-to-go lessons since you may not be able to access such valuable resources when overseas.

3. Be ready for bigger classes than you might expect! Maybe as many as 100 students of varying levels. This means planning in plenty of group and pair work activities so students have plenty of chance to practice together.

4. Be creative with what you do have. Use mime, movement. chant, songs and simple games  - and have fun.

5. Find out as much as you can beforehand about your classes/school.


Via Ana Luisa Lozano
SooJin-Stella Lee's insight:

One of the reasons that I am majoring in English Education is that I can teach students more professionally in the developing world. I thought learning English benefits them in various ways. However, I did not have clear information about how to provide them effective classes. I found out that I should be more friendly toward them than other students in the develped countries. Those five instructions fairly helped me a lot. I hope we can help them to study happily and live more peaceful lives.

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Sometimes Less means More... The Real Challenge of Being a Teacher! When it is just  you and your students... no one or nothing else!

 

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Grandparents volunteer each summer to help abused kids at Bellingham camp

Grandparents volunteer each summer to help abused kids at Bellingham camp | Global Volunteering | Scoop.it

Jim and Phyllis Quist of Ferndale have one biological grandchild plus 628 they have "adopted" over two decades during a weeklong summer camp in Whatcom County for children with a history of being abused or deprived.

 

Q: What are the kids like?

Phyllis: Many of the kids have trust issues. We see some kids arrive scared, angry, withdrawn. By the second day of camp, it's so wonderful to see them smiling and laughing and having a great time.

 

Q: How does all this make you feel?

Phyllis: We really feel blessed to have this awesome opportunity.

Jim: We have the best job in camp, being grandparents for all the children.

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The fact that many volunteers with differnt career help abused or deprived kids made me admire them. I hope I also can use my knowledge and skills to help those kids. I think the volunteers have the cordial mind.

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Bristol Fire Company Seeks Volunteers to Help

Bristol Fire Company Seeks Volunteers to Help | Global Volunteering | Scoop.it

 Bristol Fire Company is looking for community members who can provide administrative assistance and support to assist with the station’s day-to-day operations. Utilizing their professional expertise, these volunteers are responsible for performing non-emergency duties for Bristol Fire Company, such as fundraising, fire safety education, maintenance, accounting, clerical support, human resources, grant writing and web development.

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I am surprised to find out that there are other ways to volunteer in the fire department. Volunteers don`t have to run into the buring buildings and rescue people from automobile accidents. They can only do the administrative assistance. And fire company says that those help are so beneficial. This company is looking for new volunteers. I think working only as the administrative assistant will also require lots of courage.  

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CEO Joins PG&E Volunteers to Beautify State Park

CEO Joins PG&E Volunteers to Beautify State Park | Global Volunteering | Scoop.it

http://bcove.me/jq53okav - A video about this service.

 

SAN FRANCISCO — It was rainy and windy in San Francisco today (April 4), but that didn’t stop PG&E CEO Tony Earley and dozens of employees from kicking off the utility’s first Month of Service.

 

At PG&E, volunteers have long supported Earth Day with cleanups throughout the Northern and Central California. This year, projects include everything from installing solar panels in Chico to serving meals to the homeless in Fresno.

 

Employee volunteer Kimberly Fletcher, an administrative assistant at PG&E’s headquarters, said she was thrilled to learn that she would be working alongside her company’s CEO. “It’s a super treat, I tell you,” Fletcher said. “He and his wife came out to work with us. And they’re working with us. They’re actually getting their gloves dirty with us. It means a lot. It does.”


Via Realized Worth
SooJin-Stella Lee's insight:

This company is very nice and awesome to volunteer on Earth Day. They are strong enough to work in rainy days and are showing great examples for other company workers. CEO`s Volunteering with employees together was one of the fantastic things and that will help the relationship between them.

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SooJin-Stella Lee's comment, April 25, 2013 7:50 AM
Thank you !!
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Volunteer at an African Wildlife Reserve

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Living within the wildlife reserve you'll be working on everything from anti-poaching patrols and wildlife surveys to helping with visiting school groups, planting trees with the kids and making fuel briquettes and eco stoves in the local villages. We are in desperate need of volunteers to work on a number of our projects and we have a special placement offer for volunteers arriving between now and September 2013, staying for a minimum of 1 month.

 

Location

Kuti is just an hour and a half from Malawi's capital city, Lilongwe, and 30 minutes from Senga Bay, just before the Salima town. The reserve is a haven for wildlife, from big mammals like giraffe, zebra, sable and impala through to the hundreds of species of birds and the habitats are quite spectacular, including the best spot for sunsets in Malawi!


Via Marcus Clarke
SooJin-Stella Lee's insight:

Many people love watching various types of animals in the zoo and like taking care of plants and animals. If you volunteer for this, you can not only see beautiful wildlifes which you cannot see whenever you want also protect what they might happen to be disappear. I am specially interested in this program because I can be more harmonious with nature and experience the anti-poaching patrols, eco stoves, and plant trees. We can save the earth ^^

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