Help Women of Vision with 100 volunteers for less than an hour for By signing up as Woolworths MySchool cardholders

Johannesburg, Gauteng

  • Women of Vision

    needs your help

    VOLUNTEER
  • 100 volunteer(s) still needed
  • less than an hour
  • Other
  • 16 August 2017
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  Volunteers (4)
  Similar Needs (11)
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Our Need

Help Women of Vision with 100 volunteers for less than an hour for By signing up as Woolworths MySchool cardholders

Need Background

Each time you shop at Woolworths - you can add value. If you are a new MySchool cardholder or existing cardholder - we urgently need you and as many people as possible to please support our organisation and the educational projects we run by adding us as a beneficiary:
Simply go to: http://www.myschool.co.za/
The Beneficiary Name is: Women Of Vision
Region is : Johannesburg-West

Volunteers

A Deloitte for Good user volunteers By obtaining a mySchool card
13 day(s) ago

By obtaining a mySchool card


Itumeleng volunteers Perfect Communication skill Computer literacy
3 month(s) ago

Perfect Communication skill Computer literacy


Rendani volunteers general maintanance
3 month(s) ago

general maintanance


Rendani volunteers maintanance
3 month(s) ago

maintanance


Stay safe

  1. Don’t pass any personal information to people you haven’t met offline before
  2. When meeting one of your contacts offline for the first time, always be sure to arrange to meet in a public place.
  3. Make sure that you are not left alone with someone that you have never met before.
  4. Know where you’re going. If you’re headed off the beaten track or into an unfamiliar part of town, be sure you have directions and a GPS or map book.
  5. If you feel unsafe, consult the person in charge and let him or her know.
  6. Avoid wearing expensive jewellery: it could get damaged, lost or stolen.
  7. Ask, ask, ask! If you’re worried about something or concerned about your safety in a certain situation, ask the person in charge.
  8. Look out for hazards. Every job has its hazards—even jobs you don’t get paid to perform. For example, if you’re volunteering at an animal shelter, be sure to ask whether the animals are likely to bite and how to avoid it.

Keep in contact

  1. Once you respond to a need, we will send your contact details to the relevant cause. They should get in contact with you soon.
  2. If you don’t hear from the cause, contact them by visiting the ‘About the cause’ page.
  3. Be sure you have the telephone number of your contact handy when you head out to volunteer.
  4. Make sure you’ve organised a good meeting spot and have accurate directions.

Stick to your commitments

  1. Don't overcommit. You can create more problems than you solve if you keep missing the volunteering time you’ve committed to.

Volunteer around your strengths

  1. You probably have some fantastic skills that our causes can really make use of.
  2. Use the skills of your profession to help causes in need. A designer can help to design posters or signage for a cause; a teacher can help to tutor children, and a plumber can help fix taps.
  3. Use your hobbies to help out. Perhaps you’re an avid gardener who can help to set up a vegetable patch for a cause, or perhaps you’re a fantastic cook who can provide a meal once per month to a charity. We’re always looking.
  4. Use volunteering as an opportunity to enhance your skills. Interested in writing? Perhaps you can help an animal shelter with their weekly newsletter.
  5. All skills are useful. Perhaps you’re great at organising and can help a charity with a spring clean. Or perhaps you’re a great storyteller and can read stories once per month at an orphanage.
  6. Avoid volunteering activities that don’t suit your strengths. If you’re not good with children, don’t volunteer to help out at a school.

About this Cause

Women of Vision

We help the community and surrounds particularly the vulnerable by offering educational programmes,outreach and food aid


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