Big Brother Big Sister Programme
07 Jul 2018 to 22 Dec 2018
Youth Corps Singapore
Big Brother Big Sister
Closing date: 05 Jul 2018
Number of sessions: 10
Befriend, accompany & have fun with children & youth with ASD on our forthnightly playdates!
Other than regularly buddying the children, the big brothers and big sisters will have to form their own teams of 3 – 4 to adopt a playdate, where they will be in charge of planning and organising the activities for that playdate. Eg: watching movies & cartoons, sandwich making, doing simple craft or even having science experiment.
Commitment will stretch beyond the 10 regular sessions we are looking at (July to December). When planning the activities, the big brothers big sisters are expected to meet in their own teams, and even to meet the caregivers/staff for a consultation session (if necessary).
*YCS Members and Leaders who attended the sharing session on 29 June will be given priority.
All Big Brothers & Big Sisters must commit to the compulsory training on 7 July 2018, 2.30pm to 6pm.
|Session||Start Date & Time||End Time||Duration (hours)|
|Training||07/07/2018 02:00 PM||05:00 PM||3|
|Ideation & Bonding||28/07/2018 09:00 AM||01:00 PM||4|
|Saturdate 02||18/08/2018 09:00 AM||01:00 PM||4|
|Saturdate 04 Terrarium||29/09/2018 09:00 AM||01:00 PM||4|
|Saturdate 05 Kaleidoscope||13/10/2018 09:00 AM||01:00 PM||4|
|Saturdate 06 Mash Potatoes||27/10/2018 09:00 AM||01:00 PM||4|
|Saturdate 07 Art Jamming||10/11/2018 09:00 AM||01:00 PM||4|
|Saturdate 08 Cat Playdate||18/11/2018 10:00 AM||01:00 PM||3|
|Saturdate 09||08/12/2018 09:00 AM||01:00 PM||4|
|Saturdate 10||22/12/2018 09:00 AM||01:00 PM||4|
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