Welcome to your Course 1 - Chapter 2 1. Professional background. All of the following reasons make it important to know your skills and professional background except; It ensures that you are of use to your project. It is not important. I can contribute to a project without skills and professional background. It makes it easier for the project coordinators. It ensures that you complete your project at a high standard. 2. Skills and professional background at work Read the following and answer the question which follows. “At a very young age I developed a passion for helping others. After finishing high school, I went to Victoria medical school where I spent the next seven (7) years preparing to be A doctor. As part of my education at Victoria medical school, I spent two days per week at the local hospital assisting the doctors and nurses. Additionally, I have completed a course in social work at the local college in my community. Because of my professional background, I am now going to Ghana to assist at the local communities. Which type of project/s would be best suitable for this volunteer? Education Medical Social Construction Nature/Wildlife3. Knowing your skills and professional background Read the following approaches to volunteering and state which one is the better approach. "Because I received a training in advance of my volunteer work I started thinking about my limits on the project. If something does not feel right, than I will not do it. They wanted me to give physical therapy to a patient in the hospital, but I have never done this before. I said that I did not want to do this because I was not trained for this. " "I give physical therapy to the children at the Special Needs school. Whether I am a physical therapist? No Haha. I just came from high school in California. I think it's strange that we are allowed to touch the children and move their paralysed body parts. But if we do not, who will do it? "