Time Frame

03 Mar 2018 to 10 Mar 2018

Project Partner

Youth Corps Singapore


Volunteer Befriender

Closing date: 27 Feb 2018
Number of sessions: 2

Are you a strong advocate for upcycling and also enjoy working with children?
As a Volunteer Befriender, you will have the opportunity to befriend children from disadvantaged families from the Jalan Kukoh community.
You will partner with a child from the neighbourhood andwork together through art & craft activities to create and design drawstring pouch and tote bagfrom pre-loved clothing. The redesigned craft work will be showcased at a mini exhibition where the children will present on their individual artwork.
Commitment required for this event will be the 1 Orientation & Training session and the actual session event day.
Please ensure that you are available on both dates:
Orientation & Training – 3 March, 4:00PM – 6:00PM, The Red Box
Actual event day: 10 March, 9:00AM – 2:00PM, at CATCH PLUS (10 Jalan Kukoh, Singapore 162010)
Note: Orientation & Training is compulsory for all volunteers.
Prior experience with children or art & craft is not required, just come with an open heart and mind!

Start: 03 Mar 2018 16:00
End: 10 Mar 2018 14:00
Vacancy: 19 out of 20 positions filled
Location: Orientation and Training at The Red Box. Actual Event at Catch+ (10 Jalan Kukoh)
Skills: Befriending

Session List

Session Start Date & Time End Time Duration (hours)
Orientation and Training 03/03/2018 04:00 PM 06:00 PM 2
Actual Event Day 10/03/2018 09:00 AM 02:00 PM 5

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Youth Corps Singapore is a national institution that supports young Singaporeans who are keen to serve the community. As the champion for youth volunteerism, it harnesses the energy and passion of youths to ignite positive change in the society through community service.

Bringing together Singapore Citizens and PRs aged 16 to 35, Youth Corps Singapore provides a platform for youths to learn new skills and meet like-minded peers, who aspire to go forth and create a better Singapore and a better world for all.

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As a Member of Youth Corps Singapore, you can make friends with people like yourself at various platforms. Whether it’s health, education, or environmental causes, we offer a diverse range of volunteering opportunities and events for our Members, from community service events to regular volunteering.

Members can also join our Leaders Programme as Aspirants. We provide relevant trainings where you can take your skills and knowledge of service-learning to the next level, and apply them to a project to impact the community. You will also forge greater bonds with fellow Aspirants, and enjoy exclusive perks. When you are conferred as a Leader, you get to continue to develop yourself, initiate community projects and rally your friends to join you on a good cause.

The Red Box

Set in the heart of Orchard Road, The Red Box is a place for youths to gather, exchange ideas and take action to make Singapore a better home for all. Its name draws inspiration from the red box of Singapore’s Founding Prime Minister, Mr Lee Kuan Yew. It represents the late Mr Lee’s love and conviction towards creating a better Singapore.

The Red Box is open to all Youth Corps Members to ignite positive change in our community. Look out for various enrichment and engagement sessions at The Red Box.