Social Volunteering Activity Based on Your Zodiac

Apr 19, 2020 | by Brigita Natasha

The zodiac, or often known as the sign of the Sun, not only reflects the position of the sun in the ecliptic circle, but can reflect our character and personality. Through the zodiac, you can also learn how to study, work, travel destinations, self-care activities, and the right partner for you.

In addition, the zodiac can also show the right volunteering activities and social organization for you in Indonesia! For those of you who are confused about where to volunteer, let’s check out this list.

1. Aries (March 21 – April 19)

Courageous and ambitious, that’s Aries. Their enthusiasm and high self-confidence make Aries always ready to be a leader who can be relied on and involved in the most difficult situation. With this personality, Aries are ideal candidates to start their own social activities, or even start a social enterprise.

Aries who like challenges, of course, are the perfect fit for disaster Management activities. This activity requires volunteers that are brave, tough, and able to coordinate well and therefore, very suitable for Aries.

Aksi Cepat Tanggap and Dompet Dhuafa are two very well-known names in this field. However, there are many more disaster management organizations where you can join in, such as Muhammadiyah Disaster Management Center (MDMC), Human Initiative, Yayasan Buddha Tzu Chi, and Sekolah Relawan. These organizations, waiting for you to join them and help those in need.

2. Taurus (April 20 – May 20)

People who have Taurus as their zodiac sign are famous for their love of luxury and comfort. But not only that, Taureans are also known as hard workers who are very ambitious and focused. As one of the zodiacs in the earth element, Taurus has a deep relationship with the environment.

Therefore, Taureans people will feel a much higher connection with environmental conservation activities. Activities that require your hand to get closer to nature, such as planting mangrove seedlings with Lindungi Hutan, can be the right choice for Taureans.

Clean up along the river bank with Komunitas Peduli Ciliwung or joining a clean-up in September throughout Indonesia with World Clean Up Day Indonesia are also some activities that you bull signs will enjoy. If you want to enjoy cleaning on the beach or under the sea, you can also join Divers Clean Action.

3. Gemini (May 21 – June 20) 

Gemini’s interest in many things, makes them want to clone themselves so they could learn and do everything. Gemini is also a social butterfly. Meeting, talking and being among people is a source of happiness for Gemini. 

Of course, we can entrust Gemini with activities that will involve many people, organize a talk show for TedX, and volunteer at Festival Relawan or Happiness Festival which is run by United in Diversity every year. 

In addition, Gemini’s receptive and responsive nature will be very beneficial in all situations involving Animalia Kingdom, including when working in an animal shelter or saving abandoned animals. Lots of animal shelters, such as Jakarta Animal Aid Network and Natha Satwa Nusantara Foundation need your helping hand. The Center for Orangutan Protection (COP) and the Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS) Foundation can also be your place to make an impact. 

4. Cancer (June 21 – July 22) 

At first, Cancer can come across as cold, but Cancer is actually someone who is gentle, has sincere affection and is loyal. Not only is a person who makes their family feels comfortable, but a Cancer is a person who also cares deeply about their family, so often takes the role of a caregiver. 

This makes Cancer fit in activities that focus on family and community development. Cancer will certainly like activities that focus on building home for the family by Habitat for Humanity. 

The empowerment of mothers by Aisyiyah and microfinance training for women entrepreneurs from middle-low-income families run by Yayasan Cinta Anak Bangsa (YCAB) will certainly be very interesting for Cancer.

5. Leo (July 23 – August 22)

The zodiac, represented by a lion, is the king and queen of the forest. This passionate figure, full of passion and dedication, is a true leader who is always wholehearted and consistent in what they do.

With their cheerful personality and spontaneity, but still able to have power as an influential leader, Leo is well suited to work with children. Social activities that focus on children and adolescents, can make Leo channel the figure of a good brother/sister in you.

You’re very lucky, Leo, because there are so many choices for you to share with children. For those who are interested in alternative schools, of course you can join Teras Cerdas. You who live in Banten, can directly volunteer at Istana Belajar Anak Banten (Isbanban).

Kelas Inspirasi will give you the opportunity to share stories that inspire all children in Indonesia. Speaking of dreams, The Inspiration Factory Foundation, has a Dream Program for underprivileged children, which will certainly be of interest to you.

6. Virgo (August 23 – September 22)

Logical, practical, systematic. Virgo is a good and very wise problem solver. Not only a perfectionist and disciplined person, Virgo is a gentle and supportive person who always wants to help in every situation.

Virgo is ideal for working with the elderly, people with disabilities, young children and animals. Organizations that involve care for the elderly, such as Alzheimer Indonesia, as well as people with disabilities, such as Rumah Autis and Pandulisane, are very suitable for Virgo.

Their wisdom will also make Virgo a good teacher. Teaching children in rural areas with Indonesia Mengajar, as well as with grassroot movements such as Sakura Manggarai and the Second Chance Initiative, will help Virgo to create impact.

7. Libra (September 23 to October 22)

Scales, the symbol of the Libra zodiac, shows the zodiac’s love of balance and harmony. Because Libra always strives to reach equilibrium in every aspect of their life, Libra is so disliking of inequality and injustice.

From voicing about Human Rights, together with Amnesty Indonesia and the Sandya Institute, to voicing gender equality at the UN, are activities that will be favored by Libras. Libras can also be involved with a global movement that raises rights and opportunities for women, which has been carried out in almost 120 countries, called Girl Up.

Volunteering in activities that will channel your ideals of justice and peace, especially for marginalized people, through Yayasan Satu Keadilan and Search for Common Ground is perfect for you, Libra.

8. Scorpio (October 23 – November 21)

Scorpios always know what they want in life, and never hesitate to work hard to achieve it. They deep empathy and commitment make them always try to find the cause and truth of every change or problem around them.

This personality makes Scorpio very interested in contributing their time to be able to heal others. Providing consolation for cancer patients with Komunitas Taufan, palliative care for people with terminal illness from Rachel House, would be very interesting to be explored by Scorpio.

You can also focus on the issue of malnutrition in Nusa Tenggara with 1000 Days Fund, the Tuberculosis issue by joining the KNCV Foundation, giving access to health care for the population in remote areas with Doctor Share, and education about mental health along Into The Light.

9. Sagittarius (November 22 – December 21)

True adventurers, geographically, intellectually, and spiritually. Through their adventures, Sagitarians see the truth and various cultures from their own eyes, thus shaping them into an open-minded and adaptable figure, with a high sense of humor.

The adventurer will certainly be very suitable to contribute in Indonesian tourism or in cultural exchange activities, such as that carried out by Bina Antarbudaya. In addition, Sagitarian is an excellent storyteller, who definitely excels storytelling for children along with Ayo Dongeng Indonesia.

This open-minded figure fell in love with activities related to peace and tolerance. You can join Sabang Merauke and Toleransi.id, to participate in caring for tolerance in Indonesia.

10. Capricorn (December 22 – January 19)

Often misinterpreted as a cold person, Capricorn is actually an optimistic and cheerful person as they mature. “I can do it!” is their jargon, because of that Capricorn is a great leader and always successful when starting something, both social initiatives and social enterprise.

Their capable managerial ability will be a great help for volunteer organization to develop. Many NGOs that focus on organizational management training, change management consultancy, and institutional transformation, waiting for Capricorns to join.

Sekolah Relawan will build your skills in volunteerism education, while Rumah Perubahan founded by Prof. Rhenald Kasali will be your place to make real changes. The all-capable Capricorn can also certainly share their abilities through Akademi Berbagi.

11. Aquarius (January 20 – February 18)

Aquarian is famous for their independent, eccentric, and very progressive personality. This zodiac idealism makes them often ask ‘Why is someone afraid to change?’. With its nature that always encourages empathy and compassion, Aquarius is a zodiac with a very high sense of humanity.

Therefore, Aquarian is very suitable to work in social fields that advocate for human rights, or help those in marginal groups, such as street children, beggars, laborers, people with disabilities, and refugees.

Rumah Penyuluhan Kreatif and Sahabat Anak, which focuses on education for street children and beggars, needs you Aquarians to join. For those of you who are interested in the issue of refugees, can help in terms of advocacy with Suaka, or in terms of education with Roshan Learning Center and HELP for Refugee.

12. Pisces (February 19 – March 20) 

Pisces, represented by fish swimming in the opposite direction, have empathic and sensitive nature. Their kind and gentle personality, always refreshed with their love of music and romance. With their high creativity, Pisces is a true artist.

Volunteering activities that involve art, will make Pisces fall in love. Be it involved in music shows, art exhibitions for Indonesian women, discussions about Indonesian fabrics, to teach children to paint and dance, it is very appropriate for you who is a Pisces zodiac.\

There is a community for Indonesian cloth lovers, named Wastra Indonesia. In addition, you can join a multidisciplinary arts center called Komunitas Salihara. Meanwhile, Traditional Games Return, gives you a place to not only teach children, but also reminisce with various traditional Indonesian games.

Apparently there are so many social activities that can be done. Come on, join right now! Because, every contribution you make, will bring meaningful change to the world. You can also find information about other such genres available here.

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