Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

Voluntary Work Unit


- 2020/02/08

Voluntary Work Unit

About the Unit:

Volunteering is charitable work to help and support the country and society. No return is expected. It is a type of support between humans that stems from noble character and is considered sublime and beautiful work.

Its importance lies in building the personality of the individual, increasing self-confidence, acquiring new skills and experiences, and making good use of free time, according individuals' special status in society and guiding them to become involved in volunteering.

It also strengthens social ties among people and promotes cooperation and mutual benefit; it educates citizens and reduces negative behavior.

Vision: To spread the culture of volunteerism and highlighting its role in the development of the individual and society.

Mission: To uphold volunteering work, invest students' energies and motivate them towards community service by enabling them to acquire volunteer skills and the diversification of its fields.

Volunteer Team:

  • Dr. Amer Al-Shehri: Head of the Voluntary Work Unit, Male Section.
  • Dr. Rasha Majlad: Head of the Voluntary Work Unit, Female Section.
  • Dr. Samir Shakhari: Administrative Supervisor of the Voluntary Work Unit.

Voluntary Work Goals:

  • Spreading the culture of volunteering in all its fields in innovative ways within the university.
  • Doing some work that matches the student's desires and inclinations.
  • Good and useful investment of leisure time.
  • Establishing an effective partnership between voluntary organizations and bodies.
  • Developing the capabilities and talents of volunteers.
  • Satisfy some psychological and social needs.

Sections of the Volunteer Work Unit:

Students: Building field teams.

Academic departments: Providing volunteer work according to the department specialization.

College: The college provides voluntary activities to the community.

Specialized volunteer teams:

  1. Crisis Management Team:

Duties:

  • Readiness and responsiveness when an emergency occurs.
  • Supporting security to get situations back to normal after the causes of disorder are gone.
  • Providing support and assistance when any risks occur, while ensuring fast access and speedy implementation.
  • Coordination and communication with all participating bodies.
  • Prompt intervention appropriate to the situation when needed and urgent contact with security personnel.
  • Organizing an event in partnership with civil society organizations.
  1. Academic Specializations Team:

Language and Translation Team:

Duties:

  • Organizing courses and workshops targeting the community to introduce the correct ways of studying languages.
  • Providing competent translators for translation at conferences and exhibitions.
  • Organizing an event in partnership with civil society organizations.

Applied Sciences Team:

Duties:

  • Organizing courses and workshops to inform students of the latest inventions and discoveries.
  • Assisting societies in their technical services provided to the community.
  • Educating the community about the importance of information security and how to protect personal files.
  • Educating the community about the ideal ways to use medicines according to instructions.
  • Educating the community about the safe use of canned and chilled food.
  • Organizing an event in partnership with civil society organizations.

The Humanities and Educational Sciences Team:

Duties:

  • Organizing courses and workshops to introduce negative social phenomena and how to prevent them.
  • Educating the student about their rights and duties inside the college and in society and how to practice them.
  • Developing a culture of dialogue and communication between students on various topics.
  • Developing students' desire to read and organize reading competitions.
  • Organizing an event in partnership with civil society organizations.

 

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