YSS Platform for Creating Global Volunteers

Last update: 03/01/2019

By Noraizura Ahmad

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- Sathesh Kumar Seluaraj used to feel shy, unsure of himself and struggled when talking to people.

That was before the 21-year-old joined the Student Volunteer Foundation (YSS).

The Building Services Engineering student at Sultan Azlan Shah Polytechnic said that working with YSS had not only boosted his self-confidence but also helped in character-building and self-management.

“Some may see volunteer work as dirty, tiring or a waste of time but that is a misconception. A lot of the work shapes us to become a better person and to serve the community with sincerity,” he said.

YSS has also taught him to take on the reins of leadership, particularly when his team was facing an issue or crisis while on a mission.....