Volunteering in the shelter, sanitation, water, and environment sector at URDA can be a rewarding and fulfilling experience. Working in this sector requires the ability to interact with people from diverse backgrounds and handle challenging and sensitive humanitarian situations.
Volunteer activities in this sector vary, including distributing food, clothes, and medicine, cleaning and renovating shelters, providing healthcare and educational services, and ensuring access to clean water, sanitation, and hygiene.
Working in this sector may demand a considerable amount of patience, compassion, and sensitivity when dealing with people. It can also be physically and mentally demanding, so you should be prepared to work diligently and adequately prepare for the challenges you might face.
As a volunteer in this sector, you will get to know people from different backgrounds and learn how to effectively communicate with them. You will also acquire new skills in planning, organizing, and time management. This experience will be an opportunity to help improve the lives of others and provide assistance to those in need, bringing personal satisfaction and a sense of achievement when engaging in volunteer work in this sector.