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NGO´s and volunteering

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: SA00BC62
Curriculum: SA 2021
Level: Bachelor of Social Services
Year of Study: 1 (2021-2022)
Semester: Spring
Credits: 2 cr
Responsible Teacher: Huhta, Heli
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Courses During the Academic Year 2021-2022

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
3001SA2021-1A2022-01-01 – 2022-07-31Heli HuhtaFinnish2021-12-01 – 2022-01-10
3002SA2021-1B2022-01-01 – 2022-07-31Heli HuhtaFinnish2021-12-01 – 2022-01-10

Still need to take the course? See the courses during the academic year 2023-2024.

Learning Outcomes

The student understands the placement of the 3rd sectori in society and the service system.
- The student understands the basic tasks and purpose of the organizations
- The student understands the diversity of the activities and the opportunities for the volunteer work to compleet social services
- The student get to know the basics of organizational activities and participates in voluntary activities in practise.

Student's Workload



- Fields of activity in 3rd sector and the principles guiding them
- Working in organisations, peer review and experiences in volunteering as a reinforcement of professional competence
- 3rd sector and voluntary work in society and service system
- Rights and obligations of voluntary work
- Basic principles of voluntary work
- The student volunteers in the field of their choise

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Material announced by the teacher.

Assessment Criteria

Grade 1
The student can recognise 3rd sector as a part of society´s service system.
The student understands basic funktion and purpose of 3rd sector.
Grade 3
The student is aware of fhe role of volunteering, the rights and responsibilities of the volunteer in the service system.
The student understands basic principles of voluntarism.
Grade 5
The student can implement and develop voluntary work.

Further Information

The student gives feedback on the course through the Spark system.