Deanship of Community Service and Continuing Education Organizes Day-Long Workshop to Activate and Disseminate the Culture of Volunteering

King Khalid University, Media Center

Under the patronage of His Excellency, Dr. Faleh Bin Rajaa Allah Al-Solamy, Rector of King Khalid University, the Deanship of Community Service and Continuing Education organized a workshop on activating and spreading the culture of volunteering. The activity took place yesterday morning in the Central Stands of the University City in Abha.

The workshop was attended by the Director of the Coordination Council of the Aseer Charity Organization, Mr. Ali Hassan, and the Deputy of the Technical College in Abha, Mr. Maalawi Asiri. The Dean of Community Service and Continuing Education at the University, Dr. Mubarak Hamdan, moderated the workshop. During the workshop, participants presented shows on volunteering and its impact on the society.

The workshop aimed mainly at introducing the participants to the concept of voluntary work, its importance, its fields, and mechanisms. Participants in the workshop participated in the discussion, dialogue, and brainstorming.

The workshop was also attended by the Friends of the Coordination Council in the Aseer Region, a number of employees of the charitable societies, the Civil Defense Department in Abha and Khamis Mushait, the Office of Social Affairs, the Chamber of Commerce, in addition to a group of University students and volunteers.

At the end of the workshop, and in the name of the University, the Dean of Community Service and Continuing Education honored the participants with certificates of appreciation for the considerable efforts put forth to ensure the success of the workshop.