Project Palli-Active

Type

Local

Time Frame

23 Feb 2019 to 18 May 2019

Project Partner

-

Opportunities

Volunteer Befriender

Closing date: 09 Feb 2019
Number of sessions: 7

Interested in visiting a hospice and engaging with end-of-life patients? Join us as a Volunteer Befriender!

As a Volunteer Befriender, you will have the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of what palliative care is about, and enhance the life of patients at the hospice in many ways! 

Roles of a Volunteer Befriender (VB):

  1. Shadow nurses and assist in their daily operations.

  2. Engage the patients in games and activities.

  3. Ensure the patients’ safety during the entire programme duration.

No prior experience/training in palliative care is required as training will be provided. The commitment to this regular volunteering programme is at least two Saturdays a month, for a period of 3 months from late Feb to mid May 2019.

All volunteers are required to attend a mandatory training on 23 February 2019, Saturday, 8.30am to 4.30pm and at least 5 out of 6 volunteering sessions on Saturday mornings, from 11.30am - 1.30pm.

Start: 23 Feb 2019 08:30
End: 18 May 2019 13:30
Vacancy: 22 out of 29 positions filled
Location: Assisi Hospice (832 Thomson Road Singapore 574627)
Skills: Befriending

Session List

Session Start Date & Time End Time Duration (hours)
Compulsory Training 23/02/2019 08:30 AM 04:30 PM 8
Shadowing/On the Ground Training 09/03/2019 11:30 AM 01:30 PM 2
Shadowing/On the Ground Training 23/03/2019 11:30 AM 01:30 PM 2
Engagement Session 06/04/2019 11:30 AM 01:30 PM 2
Shadowing/On the Ground Training 20/04/2019 11:30 AM 01:30 PM 2
Shadowing/On the Ground Training 04/05/2019 11:30 AM 01:30 PM 2
Engagement Session 18/05/2019 11:30 AM 01:30 PM 2

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