Volunteer Training x Onion Skin Tie-Dye Workshop 「蔥蔥染」洋蔥皮紮染x義工體驗工作坊


Can you imagine you can turn onion skin into an art piece?


You are going to learn how to make a dye by food waste with a group of ex-mentally ill people. A plain cloth will soon become artistic and colourful. Through volunteer training, you will also learn the basic concepts and importance of spiritual health; the skills of communicating with ex-mentally ill people.


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Reflective Journal Details

Sponsored Session 26 Sep 2017 (Tue)
Time 14:30 – 17:30 (3 hours)
Venue New Life Building, New Life Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association, Shek Kip Mei (Map)
  • Through volunteer training, you will learn:
    • The basic concepts of being a volunteer;
    • How to make good use of your strengths and skills in the voluntary activities;
    • The basic concepts and importance of spiritual health;
    • The skills of communicating with ex-mentally ill people.
  • Tie-dyeing a cloth by onion skin;
  • Promoting the idea of inclusion and reducing bias towards the ex-mentally ill people by getting in touch with them;
  • Learning skills to enhance both mental and physical health through experiential activities, sharing, and reflections.


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This activity will be conducted  in Cantonese  and is a  CCL-recognized event .
Participants will receive a  Certificate of Attendance which is issued by the New Life Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association  upon completion of the workshop.

Fee Full Sponsorship (Deposit: HKD$50)
Eligibility Full-time UGC-funded undergraduates of HKBU
Registration Method From 4 Sep to 8 Sep 2017 (Mon to Fri), bring along your student ID card and pay $50 deposit in cash at the GE Office (AAB805, 10am to 12:45pm, 2:30pm to 5:45pm). The deposit will be refunded to students who attend the activity and submit reflective journals on time. Limited quotas. First come, first served!
Remarks: To let more students learn about the importance of mental wellness and the methods of upcycling, each student can only register for one activity under the “New Life Series”.
Registration Deadline 5:45pm, 8 Sep 2017 (Fri)
Important Notes Please refer to the GE Off Campus webpage.
Enquiry Shirley 3411 2864 / Alison 3411 2049 / ge@hkbu.edu.hk


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