Voluntary Groups, NGOs and Charities - Hong Kong Business Directory - Angloinfo

Voluntary Groups, NGOs and Charities

Organisations that provide support, raise awareness or money for those in need. Charities and groups seeking donations or volunteers for a wide range of causes, including children, youth outreach, animal protection, environmental issues, alcohol and drug abuse and support for the disabled.  

Changing Young Lives Foundation
Hong Kong childrens charity helping underprivileged youngsters in Hong Kong and mainland China. They are always looking for volunteers to help with their programmes and fundraising projects. Office at 302 Queens Road Central, Hong Kong.
Agency for Volunteer Service
Develops and coordinates multiple volunteering services throughout Hong Kong. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 09:00-18:00; Wednesday and Friday 09:00-21:30. 602, Duke of Windsor Social Service Bldg., 15 Hennessy Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong.
Oxfam Hong Kong
Oxfam Hong Kong is an independent development and relief agency working with poor people regardless of race, creed or politics to provide lasting solutions to problems of poverty and suffering. 2 charity shops in Hong Kong, check the website for location.
Help for Domestic Helpers
Helpers for Domestic Helpers (HDH) is a non profit organization providing free advice and assistance on employment, immigration and human rights issues to domestic workers in Hong Kong.
Community Drug Advisory Council
Volunteers required for interactive programmes to help educate people on drugs, alcohol, smoking and health issues.
Make-A-Wish Hong Kong
Charity to grant wishes to children with life-threatening illnesses. Help needed with marketing, translation, fundraising and design.
HandsOn Hong Kong
Recruits and trains volunteers looking to help with community projects.
World Wide Fund for Nature Hong Kong
The WWF focus on environmental education and conservation issues. Volunteers are needed to help with fundraising projects and office work.
Red Cross
The Hong Kong Red Cross provides first aid training and health courses, has a number of rehabilitation services and a mobility equipment loan service. They regularly seek volunteers to help with disaster relief and development.
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
Charity dealing with all aspects of animal welfare. Branches throughout Hong Kong plus a mobile clinic. Opening hours (Headquarters) 08:45 - 18:00, 5 Wan Shing Street, Wan Chai.
St. Barnabas Society and Home
Religious charity seeking to help the homeless. Volunteers required for a variety of tasks, including the sorting of donated clothes, visiting the homeless and general office work. 21 Fung Mat Road, Western District, Hong Kong.
Children's Heart Foundation
The primary aim of the foundation is to provide financial and psychological support to families with children suffering from congenital heart disease. The foundation is entirely dependent on donations and fund raising activities.
Bring Me a Book
Non-profit organisation helping children who dont have access to books through quality, hardback children’s books and read aloud training to children and families. Regular fundraising events. Volunteers welcome.
The Community Chest of Hong Kong
The Community Chest is an independent, non-profit making organisation set up to raise funds for member social welfare agencies. Based at Unit 1805, Harcourt House, 39 Gloucester Road, Wnchai.
Watchdog Early Education Centre
Volunteers required to help with the support and education of young children with learning difficulties.
Hong Kong Vocational Centre
Volunteers are needed to help adults with intellectual disabilities to lead normal lives, by assisting in everday activities and in supporting individuals in a new job. Sai Ying Pun Community Complex, 2 High Street, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong.
Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF
Range of volunteering services, from sorting foreign donated currency to assisting with charity sales and charity runs. Monday to Friday 09:00-18:00. 3/F, 60 Blue Pool Road, Happy Valley, Hong Kong.
Online meeting place for charities and volunteers in Hong Kong allowing people to search and join various projects.
Junior Achievement Hong Kong
Charitable organisation seeking to help young people in Hong Kong learn business and entrepreneurial skills. Recruiting volunteers to help teach and support children, as well as corporate sponsorship.
Ronald McDonald
A home allowing severely ill children to live with parents while receiving constant medical care. Seeking volunteers to help with administration and the care of children. 23 To Shek Street, To Shek Village, Shatin, New Territories.
China Coast Community
Care home for English-speaking elderly residents requiring volunteers to help with days out, craft workshops and professional services such as hairdressing and physical therapy.
American Women's Association
Voluntary non-profit charitable organisation for international women. Offers many educational and social activities including tours of Hong Kong, sports clubs, mother and toddler playgroups and a volunteer community programme for a wide range of causes.
Society for the Promotion of Hospice Care
Providing palliative and hospice care and offering training, workshops and community education projects. G/F, 16 Ngoi Man Street, Shau Kei Wan, Hong Kong
Sight-saving charity looking for medical volunteers and help with day-to-day clerical work and fundraising.
The Women's Foundation
Organisation working to improve the lives of women and girls in Hong Kong. Regular events and volunteer opportunities.
Friends of the Earth (Hong Kong)
Friends of the Earth (HK) was established in 1983 as a charitable organization, it is one of Hong Kongs most prominent green groups and is dedicated to protecting the environment regionally by engaging government, business practices and lifestyles.
Suicide Prevention Services
Hotline service dedicated to depressed, desperate and suicidal people of all ages. Administration telephone number: 2382 2007
Riding for the Disabled Association
The association is regularly looking for volunteers to help disabled riders, by walking with them or leading them. Lessons are held at the Pok Fu Lam Riding School, 75 Pokfulam Reservoir Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong.
Volunteer Action for Peace (VAP)
VAP offers 2-4 week projects for volunteers looking for environmental work.
Mother's Choice
Non-profit organisation regularly needs volunteers to take care of the babies and children and to teach English, drama, arts and crafts. Based at 42B Kennedy Road, Mid-Levels, Hong Kong.
KELY Support Group
A non-government bilingual organisation advises youths on issues such as drugs and alcohol abuse, and youth development. Office hours from 9am to 6pm. Weekly support programs provide peer support to young people. Email hotline: contact@kely.org
The Child Development Centre
Volunteers required to help with the care and teaching of children with special educational requirements.
Volunteers welcome to help with a range of work including dog walking, animal care support, humane education, kennel keepers and to help find permanent homes for the animals. Centres around Hong Kong, headquarters: 5 Wan Shing Street, Wanchai, Hong Kong.
Non-profit organisation looking for volunteers or donations of goods or money to help with global crises such as poverty and natural disasters.
Hong Kong Society for the Protection of Children
Volunteers needed to help with events educating parents about child development, as well as regular support in childcare and academic guidance.
Volunteers needed to man the English hotline and listen to those in need.