QU’s offers volunteerism and community service program

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Qatar University's volunteerism and community service
Students interested in being part of the volunteerism and community service should adhere to various duties and responsibilities the programme entails.
 
Since its inception in 1977, Qatar University (QU) continues to serve as Qatar’s primary institution of higher education and has become today a beacon of academic and research excellence in the region. 
 
QU is committed to providing high-quality education in areas of national priority and has a remarkable volunteerism and community service program.
 
 
Students interested in being part of the volunteerism and community service should adhere to various duties and responsibilities the programme entails.
 

The duties include:

 
  • Insure meaningful experiences for students in community service.
  • Coordinate and advise student volunteer programs.
  • Coordinate volunteer programs within the various units of the Student Affairs Sector.
  • Coordinate volunteer programs with the various colleges.
  • Identify areas for volunteers' involvement off campus.
  • Cooperate with faculty and staff of QU to achieve its objectives.
  • Identify QU resources that can be used for the volunteer programs.
  • Create opportunities of volunteerism to students, staff and faculty of QU.
 

The responsibilities the QU’s volunteerism and community Service include:

 
  • Develop critical thinking skills.
  • Be flexible and adapt efficiently to change.
  • Practice skills of effective verbal and non-verbal communication.
  • Acquire conflict resolution and problem solving skills.
  • Develop a scheme of self-awareness to evaluate one's strengths and weaknesses.
  • Value and appreciate the diversity in its various forms (gender, race, ethnic groups,  disadvantaged groups, age groups).
  • Gain knowledge of civic engagement and responsibility.
  • Develop a framework of Global understanding and citizenship.
 
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In addition to those learning outcomes, it is believed that the participants (volunteers), the events, the programs and activities of the center will contribute positively to the career choice of QU students and teamwork basics. Moreover, many researches proved that volunteers or students who perform voluntary work experience positive academic development and educational success.

Source: QU

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