Forming Real Volunteers Who Are Ready to Serve Community

Volunteer Camp 2021 was held at the ASRAM Edupark Camping Area, Sleman Regency, at the end of October. This activity for volunteers of Masyarakat Relawan Indonesia is expected to be able to produce tough volunteers who are ready to serve in the community.

MRI volunteers
Many MRI volunteers join Volunteer Camp at the ASRAM Edupark Camping Area, Sleman Regency, Yogyakarta. (ACTNews)

ACTNews, YOGYAKARTA – Masyarakat Relawan Indonesia (MRI) Special Region of Yogyakarta carried out 2021 Volunteer Camp at the ASRAM Edupark Camping Area, Sleman Regency, Yogyakarta, Saturday (10/30/2021). This activity is expected to produce quality volunteers and expand their role in various humanitarian missions in the community.

Fauzi Husada Carnelian, Head of MRI for the Special Region of Yogyakarta, said that the activity was a great start to consolidate and strengthen the contribution of volunteers in the community. The theme “Real Volunteers, Never Stop Serving” was echoed in this activity. Hopefully, after the volunteer camp, volunteers will be ready to serve the community, especially in the Special Region of Yogyakarta.

Alhamdulillah, the activity has run for two days by adhering to the health protocol such as temperature check for participants, guests, and committees. Volunteers enthusiastically participated in each attractive session," said Fauzi, Tuesday (11/2/2021).

Fauzi continued, in the camp, volunteers were provided with various knowledge of volunteerism to guide them to serve in the community, such as social development, Emergency First Aid and Fire Rescue training, and other accident handlings.

Meanwhile, Brigadier General Afianto, the Commander of Korem 072/Pamungkas, who attended the activity, advised all volunteers. He hopes that MRI team will become tough volunteers as humanitarian missions are challenging. Therefore, tough volunteers who are willing to serve the community are very needed.

“Good luck in learning. I hope for this activity to run smoothly and successfully so that it can give birth to strong volunteers who are ready to take part in humanitarian missions," said Afianto.[]