Building a Successful Career as Social Worker In Mauritius

Social work is a practice-based career and field of study that fosters social change, development, cohesiveness, and empowerment. A social worker works with people’s heritage to help them manage their daily lives with respect and dignity.

Understanding human growth, behaviour, social, economic, cultural structures, and relationships are part of social work practice. Community development is the core component of social work. It concentrates on increasing the literacy rate, creating and generating employment opportunities, poverty eradication, and eradicating acute hunger, gender equality and welfare of the vulnerable sections of the society by adopting social work methods.

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My YUVA Internship Experience: I Came Out as a Better Person

Joining YUVA as an intern was my first step into the job market. I did not quite know what to expect for what was supposed to be my big dive into the professional world. On the other hand, the corporate world I at least had some knowledge of, the non-profit world, felt like I had stumbled upon Narnia, scary, vast, and unexplored but exciting, nonetheless.

While I did have some informal experience in social work from the past occasional fundraising event in the past, working for a large NGO such as YUVA in a formal setting was a completely novel experience. My journey there was no less than an adventure. After suffering numerous rejections and endless ghosting by big corporations, I applied for an internship at YUVA on a whim, resigned to another rejection or worse, no reply at all. The shock I received after being contacted merely hours after sending my application for an interview left me reeling. I remained sceptical until the day of the interview, by the end of which I was so sure I’d already destroyed any chance at professional redemption due to my nervous disposition. I believed it was nothing short of a miracle when I was allowed to intern directly under the supervision of the executive director, Mr Krishna Athal.

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Bringing Smiles to Little Ones: Donate for New Year 2022

YUVA is on a mission to gift books and toys to 368 underprivileged kids for New Year 2022. Donate today to bring a smile to the faces of little ones.

Donate to buy toys & books for 368 disadvantaged kids

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Donation Total: $100.00

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Donate to Underprivileged Kids for New Year 2022

Any act of kindness, however small, will not only be remembered throughout 2022 but throughout a whole lifetime.

Donate to buy toys & books for 368 disadvantaged kids

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Donation Total: $100.00

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