Dedicated Webpage for Elderly Job Seekers

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Volunteer Work Opportunities

Volunteer work is a service contributed by any person volunteer to the improvement of society by personal time and spirit without any material reward.

Elderly Commission

The Elderly Commission (EC) was established in 1997 and its main task is to provide advice to the Government of the HKSAR in the formulation of a comprehensive policy in caring for elders. To learn more about the EC, please visit the EC website (

Senior CLIC

Senior CLIC is a community legal information website developed by the Law and Technology Centre of The University of Hong Kong. It is specially designed with a view to providing Hong Kong elderly people with basic information about the law, crimes, and legal issues which elderly people are interested in, need to know about, and may affect them.

Employees' Compensation Insurance Residual Scheme

Under the Employees' Compensation Ordinance (ECO), employers are required to take out employees' compensation insurance policies for their employees (including full-time and part-time employees of different ages) to cover their liabilities both under the ECO and at common law. If an employer encounters difficulties in acquiring employees' compensation insurance cover, he may apply to join the Employees' Compensation Insurance Residual Scheme.

Launched since 2007, the Employees' Compensation Insurance Residual Scheme has been operating effectively as a market of last resort to ensure that employers in various industries are able to obtain employees' compensation insurance cover, thereby safeguarding the employees' rights and benefits. For Scheme details, please visit the website of the Employees' Compensation Insurance Residual Scheme Bureau.

Friendly Employment Practices for Mature Persons

The Labour Department has produced a casebook "Friendly Employment Practices for Mature Persons and Families" to showcase the successful experiences of various enterprises in engaging mature persons and implementing family-friendly employment practices. A pamphlet entitled "Promote Employment of Mature Persons" has also been produced to enhance public awareness on the subject and encourage employers to adopt friendly employment measures for mature persons.

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