YOLDEN (Arts) @ Thye Hua Kwan Nursing Home (Hougang)

Type

Local

Time Frame

17 Aug 2018 to 08 Dec 2018

Project Partner

Youth Corps Singapore

Opportunities

Volunteer Befriender

Closing date: 22 Aug 2018
Number of sessions: 12

YOLDEN (Arts) @ THK Nursing Home (Hougang) Round 1

As a volunteer befriender, you will befriend and facilitate arts-based activities (e.g. paint-blowing, sponge-printing and bean mosaic) for elderly clients of a nursing home. You will be equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills to engage the elderly. The training curriculum will include:

(i)   AIC Wellness Programme – modified Art Expression Toolkit training; and

(ii)   NAC Sensory Art Training

 

Volunteer Befrienders are required to attend the following compulsory Orientation & Training sessions. Details as follows:

(i)   25 August: AIC Training & Ageing Simulation + Orientation at THK, 8.30am to 6.30pm @ 'NYC Breakout Area& 'THK @ Hougang'

(ii)   8 September: NAC Sensory Art Training, 8.30am to 1.30pm @ Jurong Point

The commitment for this regular service programme is at least 7 out of 10 sessions, for a period of 5 months from August 2018 to December 2018, in addition to the compulsory Orientation & Training sessions.

Start: 25 Aug 2018 08:30
End: 08 Dec 2018 17:00
Vacancy: 23 out of 35 positions filled
Location: 48 Hougang Avenue 8, Singapore 538793
Skills: Befriending

Session List

Session Start Date & Time End Time Duration (hours)
Orientation & Training 1 25/08/2018 08:30 AM 06:30 PM 10
Orientation & Training 2 08/09/2018 08:30 AM 01:30 PM 5
Session 1 15/09/2018 01:00 PM 05:00 PM 4
Session 2 22/09/2018 01:00 PM 05:00 PM 4
Session 3 29/09/2018 01:00 PM 05:00 PM 4
Session 4 06/10/2018 01:00 PM 05:00 PM 4
Session 5 13/10/2018 01:00 PM 05:00 PM 4
Session 6 27/10/2018 01:00 PM 05:00 PM 4
Session 7 03/11/2018 01:00 PM 05:00 PM 4
Session 8 10/11/2018 01:00 PM 05:00 PM 4
Session 9 24/11/2018 01:00 PM 05:00 PM 4
Session 10 08/12/2018 01:00 PM 05:00 PM 4

Volunteer Coordinator

Closing date: 17 Aug 2018
Number of sessions: 13

Do you like interacting with the elderly? Are you keen to learn how to engage the elderly through arts-based activities? Are you ready to take on the challenge as a youth volunteer leader? If yes, come join the YOLDEN (Arts) programme!

As a volunteer coordinator, in addition to engaging the elderly, you will be empowered to create a positive volunteering experience for the volunteer befrienders. You will take on a leadership role to coordinate the engagement sessions, manage the volunteer befrienders during each session, facilitate debrief sessions and discussions among volunteer befrienders, and assist in administrative work (e.g. attendance-taking and tracking).

You will be equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills to engage the elderly. The training curriculum will include:

(i)   AIC Wellness Programme – modified Art Expression Toolkit training; and

(ii)   NAC Sensory Art Training

 

Volunteer Befrienders are required to attend the following compulsory Orientation & Training sessions. Details as follows:

(i)   17 August: VC Training, 7pm to 10pm @ The Red Box

(ii)   25 August: AIC Training & Ageing Simulation + Orientation at THK, 8.30am to 6.30pm @ Venue TBC

(iii)   8 September: NAC Sensory Art Training, 8.30am to 1.30pm @ Jurong Point

The commitment for this regular service programme is at least 7 out of 10 sessions, for a period of 5 months from August 2018 to December 2018, in addition to the compulsory Orientation & Training sessions.

Start: 17 Aug 2018 19:00
End: 08 Dec 2018 17:00
Vacancy: 8 out of 14 positions filled
Location: 48 Hougang Avenue 8, Singapore 538793
Skills: Facilitation, Volunteer Management, Befriending

Session List

Session Start Date & Time End Time Duration (hours)
Orientation & Training 1 17/08/2018 07:00 PM 10:00 PM 3
Orientation & Training 2 25/08/2018 08:00 AM 06:00 PM 10
O&T 3 08/09/2018 09:00 AM 02:00 PM 5
Session 1 15/09/2018 01:00 PM 05:00 PM 4
Session 2 22/09/2018 01:00 PM 05:00 PM 4
Session 3 29/09/2018 01:00 PM 05:00 PM 4
Session 4 06/10/2018 01:00 PM 05:00 PM 4
Session 5 13/10/2018 01:00 PM 05:00 PM 4
Session 6 27/10/2018 01:00 PM 05:00 PM 4
Session 7 03/11/2018 01:00 PM 05:00 PM 4
Session 8 10/11/2018 01:00 PM 05:00 PM 4
Session 9 24/11/2018 01:00 PM 05:00 PM 4
Session 10 08/12/2018 01:00 PM 05:00 PM 4

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