The Sharjah Voluntary Work Award presented a workshop for children entitled: “Skills for Love of Volunteer Work”, as part of the programs of the Hassad Volunteer Camp organized by the Department of Social Services for children aged 6 to 12 years, and the award aims, through this workshop, to hone volunteering skills among the younger generation The importance of volunteering.
The workshop, presented by Maryam Al Obaidli, the Public Relations Coordinator, began with a story about “Volunteering Buds”, a story issued by the Sharjah Voluntary Work Award as part of its publications directed to children. Expressing volunteer work.
In turn, Fatima Musa Al Balushi, Executive Director of the Award, confirmed that this dedicated workshop is one of the aspects of cooperation and partnership established by the Award with many government institutions in Sharjah, including the Department of Social Services, noting that such workshops implemented by the Award for the benefit of children seek to enhance and refine their hobbies. and children’s skills and their acquisition of the necessary knowledge in the field of volunteer work, especially that instilling the values of volunteerism in children is a priority for the award.
The Executive Director of the award added that such programs contribute greatly to educating our children and occupying their free time with useful things, especially some negative behaviors that children are exposed to as a result of emptiness, or the effects of the conditions of the Corona pandemic (Covid-19), and therefore it shares « The award» visions with other parties that volunteer programs for children are one of the programs that protect our children from these negative behaviors or influences.