KOICA Holds the KOICA Volunteer Program Partners Workshop for the year 2018
On Thursday, September 27, 2018, KOICA held the “2018 KOICA Volunteer Program Partners Workshop” which aims at introducing the representatives of the Jordanian Government to the program and giving KOICA’s partners the opportunity to voice their opinions and suggestions in order to further develop the program in the future.
The Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Jordan, H.E. Mr. Lee Bom-Yon, and the Secretary General of the Ministry of Labor, H.E. Eng. Hani Khliefat; commenced the event by expressing their gratitude to the participants, program partners and hosting organizations for their contribution to the program’s success for the past 12 years.
During the workshop, three KOICA volunteers showcased their experiences and activities during their terms of service in Jordan accompanied by their own students who in return shared their unforgettable experiences with the volunteers. Ms. Kim Gayeon, a Korean language lecturer at the University of Jordan (UJ) presented her activities for the past 2 years in the Korean Language Department, with UJ student; Ms. Aseel Zeidan, who elaborated on Ms. Kim’s unique teaching methods which helped her and her fellow students enhance their language proficiency. In addition to Ms. Cho Sun Hwa and Ms. Lim Yujin who are providing their services at Al Arda Youth Center for Girls and Ajloun Youth Center for Girls consecutively, both co-presented about KOICA Youth Development volunteers in Jordan. During the presentation they introduced the volunteers’ activities and roles in their hosting organizations, and eventually concluded the presentation announcing the new collaboration activity which will provide various artistic, physical and musical activities aiming at enhancing the abilities of the Jordanian youth.
The workshop also included an introduction of the WFK volunteer program in Jordan, a discussion of the volunteers’ service regulation and safety management, a presentation of KOICA satisfaction survey and feedback of the volunteers’ activities, in addition to a photo exhibition of KOICA volunteers’ various activities in their hosting organization.
The workshop was concluded with KOICA renewing its commitment to increasing its partners’ satisfaction with its utmost efforts.
Currently, there are 19 Korean volunteers in the fields of Education, Youth Development, Social Welfare, Health, etc. who are providing their voluntary services at various public organizations aiming at strengthening the tight relation between the two countries, and contributing in a brighter future for all.
KOICA is always looking forward to answering your inquiries and listening to your opinions through the WFK Hotline 06-592-6245.