On Saturday, 27th November, 2010 5 employees from FIS participated in the volunteering activity at APSA, Bangalore.
The session saw the participation of 40 youth who are in the 11 months training at Smile Twin e Learning centre. The session began with welcome note by Mr.Devraj from APSA. He encouraged students to make complete use of this opportunity and develop skills to create a good of cover letter and resume.
The session began with a few ice breaking games conducted by the FIS employees.
These ice breakers warmed up the group and brought participants into discussion of the session. Followed by it was the resume and cover letter making session in which the students participated actively. The second session was about the team building and functioning.
The FIS volunteers had designed an activity to make the students learn the importance of working together irrespective of different personalities and background. In the final session the volunteers facilitated the students to create their email accounts and register on the STeP alumni group. Overall, the activity was an event of learning the basics of job market and tips to prepare them to join the work force.
“Interacting with the kids was definitely a wonderful experience. It was the first of its kind for all the volunteers and each of us liked it thoroughly and would like to be a part again in future sometime. All in all the whole experience was very well cherished.” – Dharani Medappa, FIS Bangalore