Agency for Volunteer Service ("AVS") founded in 1970, is a non profit organization with charity status mainly financed by funds from the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, The Community Chest of Hong Kong, The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust, and public and private donations.
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In view of the latest COVID-19 situation, the service hours of our Hong Kong Institute of Volunteers will be amended from 17 January 2022. Please refer to the latest news of the service hours of our offices and centres.
“Give Me 5．行義快” Donation Campaign is a new initiative aiming to raise fund for the development of volunteer service. Catering groups and restaurants are invited to be “Caring Restaurants”, to appeal their customers to donate HK$5 in support of volunteering development, and / to pledge for 5 hours of volunteer service from now till February 2022.
To recognize the contributions and achievement of Hong Kong Community Volunteers members and corporate members to the community, the “International Volunteer Day Recognition Ceremony 2021” was held on 11 December 2021. The Honourable Caspar Tsui Ying-wai, JP, Secretary for Home Affairs attended to officiate at the Ceremony.
To further promote family volunteering, Agency for Volunteer Service and Hong Kong Disneyland Resort jointly launch the Family Plus Volunteer Scheme again.
The 9th Hong Kong Volunteer Award Presentation Ceremony was successfully held on 1 November 2021 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. 13 awardees were selected, including 5 individual volunteers, 5 volunteer groups and 3 corporates.