APG School, Road No 6359, Bilad Al Qadeem, Kingdom of Bahrain
A Youth Appeal Volunteer Group was launched in 2015. This volunteer base works with a variety of different causes - in recent, working with children that are dyslexic. This volunteer group aims to help people across different areas to improve the overall community and wellbeing. Students are encouraged to volunteer in their spare time to give back to those who need it. This youth group is for students of APG School. For more information, please click here .
TedED is a student-led club at Dubai International Academy. The TED-Ed Clubs program aims for students to discover, nurture, explore and present their big ideas in the form of short, TED-style talks. The educators interact with 50+ students every Thursday for 50 minutes discussing the various explorations and indulging in a debate. This is only available for students who attend the Dubai International Academy.
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The Dubai International Academy’s EcoClub is a student club based at the school which focuses on environmental education, conversation, and sustainability. The EcoClub benefits students as it provides them with a platform to grow and develop their skills in sustainability and the environment. This is only available for students who attend the Dubai International Academy.
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UAE Red Crescent is a volunteer base that aims to support and assist the community as a social, cultural and economic level. Established in 1983 and gaining recognition of the Red Cross in 1968, the Red Crescent continues to strengthen roles in the field of humanitarian work domestically and internationally to provide an example. Red Crescent allows for people to volunteer and donate through their platform. For more information, please click here .
The MBC Student Initiative has been developed for students looking to work in the media sector upon graduation. The initiative provides the opportunity to showcase creativity and gain valuable know work expose and knowledge in an industry leading company. For more information, please click here .
Youth with a Mission (YWAM) was founded in 1960 and is a global movement of Christians from different age groups, cultures and traditions who are dedicated to serving Jesus throughout the world. YWAM original focus was to get the youth involved with missions and has since then developed a strong focus on working with the youth - looking to get people of all ages involved. For more information, please click here .
Dubai Cares is a volunteer platform that is working towards Sustainable Development Goal 4 of the United Nations. Goal 4 is to ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning by 2030. Dubai Cares looks to do this by supporting programs in childhood education by providing access to quality education across various areas. Dubai Cares is always on the lookout for volunteers or people who are able to support them towards goal 4. For more information, please click here .
The Community Development Authority (CDA) is a volunteer-based organisation that looks to drive sustainable development across Dubai and the UAE. The CDA focuses on investing their energies and resources on developing strong and effective partnerships with private and non-profit sectors with the intent of improving the social sector. CDA looks to match the aspirations of the Government of Dubai to achieve sustainable development. For more information, please click here .
We Are All Police is an initiative landed by Abu Dhabi’s police with the aim of strengthening the community and increasing its communication and engagement within the community. Secondly, We Are All Police intends to provide further security and safety in the Emirate neighbourhood and encourage people to provide a positive presence in their community. We Are All Police offers a variety of training courses much like first aid, sense of security, dealing with community disasters and so on. For more information, please click here .
The SANID program works to professionally train and prepare the youth of UAE to be able to respond and manage a situation in a crisis in order to support the country in disasters and emergencies. SANID collaborates and draws from successfully proven international models such as the Swedish Civil Defence League and the US Citizen Corps. There are various featured training opportunities available such as ‘Prepared Citizen’ and ‘Basic Disaster’. To date, these programs have influenced the lives of over 23,000 people with a total of 37,000 registered volunteers. For more information, please click here .
Takatof is a volunteer organisation that aims to change the lives of people every year through various opportunities. Takatof was established in 2007 by The Emirates Foundation in order to raise awareness of those in need in the community. Takatof looks to empower and encourage young people to participate in volunteer work to grow themselves but importantly, others in the process. There are a variety of projects focusing on the environment, education, health, and sports to name a few available through Takatof. For more information, please click here .
Volunteers is a platform designed to bring together different volunteering opportunities for people in one place. Volunteers believe in a strong volunteer platform that is able to support the nation at times of need and maintain a solid foundation in society that encourages kindness and sharing. There are many diverse volunteer opportunities on volunteers.ae. Please feel free to take a look around their website to answer any questions you may develop. For more information, please click here .
The Global Youth Council works to bring together cross-cultural understanding, it aims to develop and uphill leadership skills and grow students to create a positive impact at various universities and communities. The GYC operates as a knowledge-transfer mechanism which works to implement the best learnings and practices from various students across the UAE. For more information, please click here .
The Corporate Youth Council (CYC) functions as a representative arm of youth across the UAE’s private and public sector enterprises. The Council works as a game changer for the young population in varying private and public sectors. The Council looks to act as a platform for youths to contribute to the leadership and vision of various companies and their respective environments. CYC believes the youth can empower and build their strengths that will assist in helping top decision-makers to make better choices. For more information, please visit here .
The Ministerial Youth Council (MYC) was established after the success of the Federal Youth Authorities other councils established. Peers are selected from youth working in certain ministries, with the intent of creating a youth committee that will congregate and benefit their own federal entity by discussing challenges and creating solutions. The MYC may work with different areas of the Emirates Youth Council and the Ministry of State Affairs. For more information, please click here .
The Local Youth Council (LYC) was established post the launch of the Emirates Youth Council along with seven other local councils. The members of LYC look to act as role models for the Emirati Youth, engage with the youth and listen to the wants and needs of their peers whilst inspiring the nation. The LYC serves as an outreach team that works to encourage and improve participation in studies, surveys, programs and various youth initiatives. For more information, please click the link here .
The Emirates Youth Council (EYC) was formed with the vision to empower Emirati Youth to lead the world across all fields and at every international benchmark. The Youth Council is a consultative branch of the UAE Government. Together, the EYC works with the government in policies, strategies, and ways to empower the youth of Emirati. The council sets out to bring the views of the Youth into the actions of the government whilst empowering and developing Emirati Youth in the process. For more information, please click here .
Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
The American International School in Abu Dhabi features two student councils. These cover both Elementary and Secondary Students. The Secondary Student Council (SSC) focuses on representing the needs of all Middle School and High School students. The SSC overall aims to improve the students quality of atmosphere and environment through various activities and events held over the year. Students involved will have the opportunity to develop their leadership, communication, and other various skills over their time involved. For more information, please click here .
Our mission is to empower children with books, raise awareness for the importance of literacy, and provide equal access to books for children around the world. We believe that books have the power to change a child's life and give them the opportunity to rise above circumstance. By providing equal access to books, we provide the tools to succeed and build better lives for themselves. Additionally, by raising awareness for literacy, we spread the love for books within our own communities and teach people about the beneficial qualities of books. Our vision is to eradicate illiteracy, whether it is hidden within our own communities, or affecting a child halfway across the world, and integrate books into a part of our everyday lives. Join us in our fight against illiteracy!
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