District Establishes a Team of Foreign Volunteers
A team of foreign volunteers a first of its kind in Shenzhen was established by Futian district which will give expats more opportunities to help other while getting involved in volunteering. The team’s first members include ten expats from seven countries and have already received volunteer certificates.
The volunteers are all excited on their new roles as volunteers and are eager to do activities in which they can lend a hand. One volunteer said that the idea of having an expat as a volunteer shows interest in others and it’s a way for them to give back to the community and to the city. Other volunteers are not new to the activity since the also involved in international volunteer programs in their home cities and they are looking forward in doing various activities especially to children living in Shenzhen.
The inaugural expat volunteer program saw applications of more than 60 expats while the remaining applicants will be getting their certificates in the coming weeks.