One Smile



Time Frame

12 Mar 2017 to 12 Mar 2017

Project Partner

Youth Corps Singapore


Volunteer Befriender

Closing date: 20 Feb 2017
Number of sessions: 1

As a Volunteer Befriender, you will be walking along the busy streets of Orchard Road in groups of threes to encourage the public to join us in our journey of making people smile. You will have the opportunity to engage the public by getting them to write notes of appreciations for our pioneer generation and pasting them onto a bulletin board which each group will be carrying. At the same time, you will encourage the public to be part of this initiative by passing on a gift and a note to seniors around them. Through this, One Smile hopes to encourage a cycle of giving and receiving where complete strangers are able to make one another smile through a simple act.  

Commitment required for the event would be on the event day itself, 12th March 2017, from 12.30PM - 5.30PM, inclusive of briefing. No prior experience required; just come with an open mind and have fun!

Start: 12 Mar 2017 12:30
End: 12 Mar 2017 17:30
Vacancy: 30 out of 30 positions filled
Location: Orchard Road
Skills: Befriending

Session List

Session Start Date & Time End Time Duration (hours)
Attendance 12/03/2017 12:00 AM 05:00 AM 5

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