Super Explora with MINDSville

Type

Local

Time Frame

09 Dec 2017 to 09 Dec 2017

Project Partner

Movement for the Intellectually Disabled of Singapore (MINDS)

Opportunities

Volunteer Befriender

Closing date: 08 Dec 2017
Number of sessions: 1

As a Volunteer Befriender, you will have the opportunity to understand more about Intellectual Disability (ID), though interaction with adult residents from MINDSville @ Napiri (Adult Disability Home).

You will partner with adult residents with ID to work together, ideally on a 1-to-1 pairing to participate in a photography walk with smartphone cameras, kite designing & flying and picnic outing at Marina Barrage.

Commitment required for this event will be on the event day.
Please ensure that you are availabile on 9th December 2017, Saturday, from 8:30AM - 2:00PM

You will be gathering at MINDSville @ Napiri in the morning first for a volunteer briefing, before setting off to Marina Barrage with our friends.

Prior experience is preferred but not required, just an open heart and mind.

*UPDATE 11/11: Thanks everyone for your support and interest for this programme! Sign-up is currently full. For those who are still interested to KIV, feel free to email us at projectausm@gmail.com and we will contact you if there is any additonal opportunties that cropped up. Cheers! :)

 

Start: 09 Dec 2017 08:00
End: 09 Dec 2017 14:00
Vacancy: 21 out of 21 positions filled
Location: Marina Barrage
Skills: Befriending

Session List

Session Start Date & Time End Time Duration (hours)
Briefing + Outing with MINDSville 09/12/2017 08:00 AM 02:00 PM 6

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