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Teh Tarik Sessions @ The Red Box - Stroke Survivor 101

Description

Stroke is more common than we think. In Singapore, 1 person suffers a stroke every hour. This session will introduce participants to what stroke is, how it affects the body, the lives of survivors and their loved ones, some prevention strategies and how participants can step up to volunteer at S3 to befriend and support stroke survivors in their recovery journey.

Join Stroke Support Station (S3) as they share on how they are supporting Stroke Survivors and their caregivers. 

Learn about Stroke Prevention, the story of a stroke survivor and also volunteering opportunities with S3 !

 

Event Programme 

7.00pm – Registration / Dinner 

7.30pm – Introduction to YCS / Icebreakers 

7.40pm - Start of sharing session by S3 

9.00pm - Q & A session 

9.30pm - End of session

*Dinner is provided 

 

About our speakers 

Stroke Support Station (S3) is Singapore's first dedicated wellness centre to meet the gaps in post-stroke care of stroke surivors and their caregives in the community. By offering a unique platform for consistent stroke support, education and training, S3 provides its members with resources and coping skills to regain their independence.

Date
27/04/2018 (Single-Day)
Duration
Evening
Apply By
26/04/2018
Location
Learning Hub, The Red Box, 113 Somerset Road
Type
Teh Tarik
Point-of-Contact
Edmond Kwek
Contact Email
Edmond_Kwek@nyc.gov.sg
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#OOTB: Reconnecting Youths Offline

Description

More often than not, we indulge ourselves online and tend to forget the most important and closest people in our life - family. In this event we aim to explore and uncover how connected you are with your family and what family means to you. Discover new ways to forge stronger bonds with your family through fun games and activities aimed at deepening your understanding on relationships with your family.

A walk in the park - Privilege Walk

Take a step forward or take a step back. This activity allows you to find out how connected you are to your family. Through a variety of questions posed, participants will be able to determine how they stand from others in how bonded they are to their families. 

Join us for a night full of other exciting activities and get to meet new people!

Date
04/05/2018 (Single-Day)
Duration
7.00pm to 9.30pm
Apply By
30/04/2018
Location
Youth Park (In front of the Red Box)
Type
Action for Good
Point-of-Contact
Ong Shu Min
Contact Email
Ong_Shu_Min@NYC.gov.sg
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Hack for Good - Communities, Uncovered

Description

If you want to KNOW MORE ABOUT THE SPECIAL NEEDS COMMUNITY and have the DESIRE TO SERVE but don't know what to do, this workshop is for you! 

Join the workshop to:

  • Better understand and appreciation real needs on the ground
  • Ideate on innovative solutions with fellow like-minded youths
  • Get an opportunity to be hosted by a Community Partner to implement your ideas 

Stay tuned for the Community Partners that are coming on board.

 

Workshop Programme

9am - 10am: Registration & Breakfast

10am - 10.30am: Opening & Community Partner Introduction

10.30am - 11.30am: Round 1 - Immersion & Ideation 

11.30am - 12.30pm: Round 2 - Immersion & Ideation 

12.30pm - 1pm: Closing! 

 

*This session is especially suitable for youths who have always wanted to serve but not sure what the needs on the ground are and who to approach. After the session, youths are strongly encouraged to join one of the projects discussed.
Do sign up only if you are looking to serve for an extended period of time for a project and idea that fits you.*

If you have any questions, kindly email Lyana, Yuslyana_YUSOF@nyc.gov.sg. 

 

 

Hack for Good is a marketplace for youths with ideas for social good. 

Date
12/05/2018 (Single-Day)
Duration
9am - 1pm
Apply By
06/05/2018
Location
The Red Box, 113 Somerset Road, S(238165)
Type
Hackathon
Point-of-Contact
Lyana Yusof
Contact Email
Yuslyana_YUSOF@nyc.gov.sg
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Eldercare Training session 4 - For eldercare volunteers

Description

Come join us for an eldercare training session comprising physical, psychosocial and mental health aspects of ageing. It is holistic and comprehensive approach to ageing because physical, psychosocial and mental health factors can be risk factors in determining the wellbeing of the older adults.

This session will be useful for volunteers currently volunteering with seniors.

 

In this session, you will go through the following modules:

 

1. Health Monitoring

  •  Identify key aspects of health of seniors
  •  Know what, when and how to report information pertaining to the older person’s health status

 

2. Emergency & Crisis - Tips on how to handle

  • Increased their knowledge on handling general emergencies
  • Increase their awareness of selfcare aspect in handling emergency & crisis.

 

3. Elder abuse and neglect

  • Identify the different forms of elder abuse
  • Reporting suspected cases of elder abuse to the relevant personnel

About our Trainers

Hua Mei Training Academy

Hua Mei Training Academy, the country’s only dedicated provider of training in community-based eldercare, offering professional and entry-level certificate courses, as well as informal training and public education

 

Event Programme

9.00am – Registration / Breakfast

9.30pm - Start of Eldercare Training Session

11.00am – Break

1.00pm - End of session

*Lunch will be provided

Date
19/05/2018 (Single-Day)
Duration
9.30am to 1.00pm
Apply By
18/05/2018
Location
The Red Box, 113 Somerset Road, S(238165), Level 2, Learning Hub
Type
Training
Point-of-Contact
Edmond Kwek
Contact Email
edmond_KWEK@nyc.gov.sg
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Our Little Red Dot and Beyond (13 June)

Description

Youth Corps Singapore has specially curated a sharing titled “Our Little Red Dot and Beyond” for participants of the Youth Expedition Project (YEP) to allow participants to understand additional perspectives and the significance of their roles. The 3-hour programme will cover the following topics:

  • The Little Red Dot and the Singaporean Identity
  • Our Friends and Neighbours: ASEAN and Beyond
  • Youths and Volunteerism

This training is best attended before embarking on your YEP Overseas Project.

The costs of this training is fully subsidised by Youth Corps Singapore.

 

Our Little Red Dot and Beyond (13 June)

Join us as we learn more about this place we call home and complex challenges we must solve together with our friends in the world and how you can make an impact.

Limited vacancies for each run, please register early.

 

Date: 13 June 2018 (Wednesday)

Time: 2.00pm to 5.00pm [Registration at 2.00pm]

Venue: The Red Box (113 Somerset Road) - Learning Hub, Level 2

 

Date
13/06/2018 (Single-Day)
Duration
3 hours
Apply By
06/06/2018
Location
The Red Box (113 Somerset Road) Learning Hub, Level 2.
Type
Information Session
Point-of-Contact
Nicholas Lee
Contact Email
nicholas_lee@nyc.gov.sg
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Teh Tarik Sessions @ The Red Box - Introduction to Social Services

Description

Keen to know more about what social services are about? Introduction to Social Services will equip new volunteers with knowledge on a hollistic overview of the social service landscape. In line with the thematic month of children, this session will also incorporate some discussion about issues regarding children's welfare in society.

 

Event Programme

7.00pm – Registration / Dinner

7.30pm – Introduction to YCS / Icebreakers

7.40pm - Start of sharing session by Ann Tat

9.15pm- Q & A session

9.30pm - End of session

*Dinner is provided

 

About our speaker

Mr Goh Ann Tat

Ann Tat holds a Graduate diploma in social work and a Master in Public Admin. Having served in the non-profit, education and public sector, Ann Tat is passionate about social and community development. Having been involved in youth work for some time, he believes that youths can be a force of change. He has been involved in various initiatives including supporting Engineering Good (a registered charity) in the beginning years.

Date
21/06/2018 (Single-Day)
Duration
7.30pm to 9.30pm
Apply By
20/06/2018
Location
The Red Box, 113 Somerset Road, S(238165), Level 2, Learning Hub
Type
Teh Tarik
Point-of-Contact
Edmond Kwek
Contact Email
Edmond_kwek@nyc.gov.sg
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Recess Time! - Children Sector

Description

When you volunteered with children at a YCS event...did you have fun doing various activities with children together? Interacted with children who gave you a memorable experience? Excited to share all these stories with other volunteers and make new friends?

Join us for the CYF Cluster Recess Time to hear about the stories of others who have volunteered, and be inspired to do more for the community. Especially for you, there will be fun games, small group conversations, and a special lucky draw!

Come with your open heart and mind, and it will be a memorable night of meeting new friends and learning :)

Dinner will be provided, with additional snacks/tidbits.

Registration begins at 6.45pm.

 

This session will be hosted by the Children Youth Family (CYF) Cluster, so as long as you are interested to be part of a network that have the heart to serve the CYF sector, you are most welcomed! It's time to meet more people who are passionate about the areas that you are too.

Date
22/06/2018 (Single-Day)
Duration
6.45pm - 9.30pm
Apply By
15/06/2018
Location
The Red Box, Level 2 Learning Hub
Type
Social Event
Point-of-Contact
Lyana Yusof
Contact Email
Yuslyana_YUSOF@nyc.gov.sg
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Teh Tarik Sessions @ The Red Box - A Bully-free Singapore

Description

What is bullying? What can you do if you are being bullied? How can you help to stop bullying?

Come join Singapore Children's Society in learning more about how you can help identify the different forms of bullying, and how you can help to create a bully-free Singapore!

 

Event Programme

7.00pm – Registration / Dinner

7.30pm – Introduction to YCS / Icebreakers

7.40pm - Start of sharing session Singapore Children's Society

9.15pm- Q & A session

9.30pm - End of session

*Dinner is provided

 

 

Date
29/06/2018 (Single-Day)
Duration
7.30pm to 9.30pm
Apply By
28/06/2018
Location
The Red Box, 113 Somerset Road, S(238165), Level 2, Learning Hub
Type
Teh Tarik
Point-of-Contact
Edmond Kwek
Contact Email
Edmond_kwek@nyc.gov.sg