Hong Kong Red Cross - Youth Unit

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Youth Unit


Our Red Cross Youth Units, as members of the International Red Cross Movement, aim at protecting life and health, serving the community and putting the spirit of humanity in action. These uniformed units are attached to secondary schools, youth centers and our Red Cross Divisional Headquarters, and members are aged from 12 to 17.

 

Uniqueness of Activities
  • Through ‘Progressive Activities Scheme’, members are nurtured stage by stage to embrace the mission of Red Cross Uniformed Groups; and to be equipped with leadership skills, health care knowledge, discipline and social service skills in order to provide a variety of quality services to the needy in the community.
  • Members are involved in managing and launching services to enable them to attain personal growth.

 

Progressive Activities Scheme

Objectives

Activities

1. Protecting life and health

Training on first aid skills, health care skills, small scale saving skills, health and hygiene education, community service and health-check skills, etc.

2. Serving the community

Encouraging members to participate in voluntary service to help people with different needs, including the wounded, the homeless, the poor, the sick, the discriminated and the left-out

3. Enhancing friendship and mutual understanding

Through different recreational and group activities, and international exchange activities to encourage members to broaden their horizons and their social circles, to understand and accept others, and to establish friendships.

4. Promoting the spirit of the Red Cross

Promoting the Red Cross' spirit of humanity through lessons, games, competitions, promotion efforts and big events.

5. Attaining personal growth

Through marching, group life and skills training to help members put their leisure time into meaningful uses and develop them into responsible and confident citizens in the community.

 

The annual big events include:
  • The mass parade
  • First aid competition
  • Health care skills competition
  • Best service themes competition
  • World Red Cross Day health promotion programme
  • International friendship activities, etc.

 

Youth members learn 1st Aid eagerly, in order to protect others.
Youth members support World Red Cross Day activities by action.
Youth members provide health check service to the community regularly.
Youth members practice drill for their personality development.
Youth members participate in leadership training.
Youth members promote RCY activities in their own community.
Youth members learn 1st Aid eagerly, in order to protect others.
Youth members participate in leadership training.
Youth members provide health check service to the community regularly.
 
 

 

Youth Units - Participating Schools / Organization

UNIFORM GROUPS' INFORMATION SHEET

 

How to Join

At the moment, all activities and training of our Red Cross Uniformed Groups are conducted in Cantonese, and most of our reference materials are in Chinese. Due to resource limitations, HKRC have not conducted any solely-English-speaking uniformed groups.

If you are from the English speaking communities in Hong Kong and are interested in knowing more about our Uniformed Groups and other ways of participation, please contact us: Hong Kong Red Cross Youth & Volunteer Department

 

Head Office

Tel: 2507 7145
Fax: 2845 3313
Email: yvd@redcross.org.hk