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Resident Service

Volunteer Activities

  • Resident Service
  • Learning Korean Culture
  • Volunteer Activities

About Songpa Volunteer Center

The Songpa Volunteer Center was established on July 4, 1996, as the first district-level volunteer center, and has contributed to promoting residents' social participation, spreading volunteer spirit and creating and developing local communities. The center was awarded the Presidential Award and received the top rating in the volunteer activity promotion category of Seoul City's district evaluation for ten consecutive years. In 2018, the center was awarded the top prize in the Excellent Volunteer Program Contest held by the Ministry of the Interior and Safety. The center has taken the lead in developing volunteer activities in Korea.

Operational system 

송파구청 자원봉사센터 운영체계

Current status

  • Location: 2F, Songpa-gu Residents' Hall, 242, Baekjegobun-ro, Songpa-gu
  • Building total area: 214.56 ㎡
  • Full-time employees: 11
  • Registered volunteers: 172,350 (as of June 30, 2019)
  • Registered volunteer groups: 217
  • Website: www.songpavc.or.kr

Projects underway (31 projects in 6 areas)

  • Volunteer training and activity promotion: Basic and on-site volunteer training, operation of the official blog and SNS channels

  • Teenage volunteer training (at elementary, middle and high schools) 

  • Promotion of volunteer activities  Aurora Project for the volunteer activities of retired senior citizens and mural painting project for the beautification of the urban environment

  • Volunteer camp installation and operation (19 camps in 6 areas)

  • Evaluation of and organization of volunteers

    • Awards to volunteers with excellent performance and the building of volunteer activity demand network
  • Songpa-gu Volunteer Festival

Major Volunteer Programs

  • ·Volunteer Camp operation and management
  • -In order to bring the spirit of volunteer closer to everyone, the Volunteer Camp is a cluster of smaller volunteer organizations that focus on various volunteer programs and ensuring that they are efficiently operated.
  • Volunteer Camp operation and management
  • ·Volunteer Cooperative School Introduction
  • -This is an educational program that offers volunteer classes in line with school curriculum through the partnership between the Songpa Volunteer Center and the schools in Songpa (elementary, middle, and high schools).
  • Volunteer Cooperative School Introduction
  • ·Volunteer classes and workshops
  • -Intermediate Class on Volunteering for adults, specialized classes for volunteers, Volunteer Group Leadership Workshop, Volunteer Camp training and workshop,
  • Volunteer classes and workshops
  • ·Other volunteer associations and activities
  • -Youth, Parent, Senior, Village (Apartment) Volunteer Groups
  • Other volunteer associations and activities