In order to enable its students to possess the attributes of being morally and intellectually responsive with social awareness and a caring attitude for needy people, TWC requires all its students, both degree and sub-degree, to complete 30 hours of community service as part of the graduation requirement.
Community Service Team
The Community Service (CS) Team was set up in 2012 to encourage students to get involved in volunteer service. Over the past years, the team had helped a cross section of society including the elders, children, low income families, person with intellectual disabilities, patients, people in recovery of mental illness, psychotropic substance abusers, youths and the animals.
The CS team encourages students to serve the community by applying their professional knowledge and skills. The team members are responsible for organizing various types of community service activities and training workshops. Through the participation of such activities, students are able to develop a right attitude of life, good interpersonal and communication skills, and a sense of social awareness.
Community Service Team Event
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Submission of Community Service Record
Students who are performing voluntary service in other non-profit making organizations which are NOT arranged by SAO are advised to submit the TWC Community service programme Approval form(NGOs) to SAO before performing the service. After completion of service, students should submit the completed TWC Community Service Hour Log Form to SAO within one month.
Check your Community Service Record
Your community service record will be updated monthly and you are advised to check it regularly. You can check it via http://twcweb.twc.edu.hk/CSP/ with your student login and password.
Recognition for volunteers
To cultivate a culture of participation in volunteer work, SAO strives in encouraging students to join the “Volunteer Movement” organized by the Social Welfare Department since 2008. You can record your service hours on the “Volunteer Service Record Book” and SAO will nominate eligible students for the corresponding award as below:
Gold Certificate (completion of 200 service hours within a year, i.e. Jan to Dec)
Silver Certificate (completion of 100 service hours within a year)
Bronze Certificate (completion of 50 service hours within a year)
You can collect the volunteer service record book from SAO and browse http://www.volunteering-hk.org/ for more information or consult us direct.