15 Mar 2019 to 23 Mar 2019
Movement for the Intellectually Disabled of Singapore (MINDS)
Closing date: 13 Mar 2019
Number of sessions: 2
As a volunteer befriender, you will be paired with a MYG member as a volunteer buddy to assist in cleaning up the beach at East Coast Park. There will also be activities for volunteer buddies and MYG members to learn more about the beach environment. The event will end off with a bonding session through fun activities and picnic!
As you open up your mind to learn more about intellectual disabilities, take this chance to understand more about PwIDs through the different activities, while also stepping up to contribute to keeping the beach environment clean and safe for our marine creatures at the beach of East Coast Park!
Compulsory commitment required:
- Orientation & Training: 15 March 2019 (Friday), 7:00pm - 10:00pm at The Red Box, and
- Actual Event: 23 March 2019 (Saturday), 9:00am - 2:30pm at East Coast Park*
Volunteers are required to attend the Orientation & Training on 15 March 2019 (Friday), 7.00pm - 10:00pm at The Red Box (Compulsory).
*Note: Once volunteers come on board to this project, they can choose to take a catered bus from Jurong East MRT to East Coast Park, or make their own way straight to ECP. This can be further discussed during the O&T.
|Session||Start Date & Time||End Time||Duration (hours)|
|Orientation & Training||15/03/2019 07:00 PM||10:00 PM||3|
|Event Day||23/03/2019 09:00 AM||03:00 PM||6|
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