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Volunteering as a builder of community spirit at libraries

In the blog series ”Volunteering is diamond”, we publish articles or videos about volunteering by students who study volunteer leadership at the HUMAK Open University of Applied Sciences. One might not perceive library as the first place to volunteer. Yet,… Continue Reading →

Why volunteer?

What motivates people to volunteer? In Finland, motivators for volunteers are poorly known, but they should be examined. This information would benefit both civic activity professionals and volunteers. Finns are active volunteers. Volunteering in Finland 2018 report (In Finnish) shows… Continue Reading →

Editorial: New ways for meeting

Finnish people have been isolated in their homes due to the coronavirus epidemic – or those who have had the opportunity to do so. However, some of us don’t get along alone at home. There are also vulnerable people among… Continue Reading →

Volunteering as a path to the job of your dreams

In the blog series ”Volunteering is diamond”, we publish articles on volunteering by students who study volunteer leadership at the HUMAK Open University of Applied Sciences. I knew that volunteering is significant to me. However, I couldn´t guess that it… Continue Reading →

How to reach potential volunteers?

”I would like to help but I don´t really know how.” ”I have been thinking that I could do something good for a long time.” I have heard these phrases several times from the people close to me. People are… Continue Reading →

Even in the summer, it’s worthwhile to be a volunteer

For many people, summertime means freedom from work and studies. Abdirizak, 26, from Vantaa, missed having something to do and volunteered with elderly people. – I do have time to play football and go swimming in the evenings and on… Continue Reading →

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