YOLDEN (Sports)

Type

Local

Time Frame

05 Jul 2019 to 26 Oct 2019

Project Partner

St. Andrew's Nursing Home

Opportunities

Volunteer Coordinator (VC)

Closing date: 30 Jun 2019
Number of sessions: 13

As a Volunteer Coordinator (VC), you will be empowered to create a positive volunteering experience for the Volunteer Befrienders (VBs). Some of your responsibilities include but are not limited to leading a group of VBs and seniors, ensuring the safety and well-being of the participants, ensuring the smooth running and timely execution of the programme activities and conducting debriefs for VBs.

 

VCs are required to commit to the following:

  • Compuslory VC Training on 5 July 2019, 7pm to 10pm @ The Red Box, Dungeon;

  • Compulsory Orientation & Trainings on: 13 July 2019, 8am to 6.30pm @ The Red Box, Learning Hub, L2 AND 20 July 2019, 8am to 1pm @ St. Andrew's Nursing Home (Henderson); and

  • At least seven (7) Befriending Sessions of which dates are below, from 12.15pm to 4.45pm. @ St. Andrew's Nursing Home (Henderson).

 

If you are a first-time VC, we recommend that you attend the Volunteer Coordinator Track training on 6 July 2019 at Employment and Employability Institute (e2i Singapore). For more info and to register, please click here.

Start: 05 Jul 2019 19:00
End: 26 Oct 2019 17:15
Vacancy: 0 out of 10 positions filled
Location: St. Andrew's Nursing Home (Henderson) 303 Henderson Rd, Singapore 108925
Skills: Facilitation, Volunteer Management

Session List

Session Start Date & Time End Time Duration (hours)
Volunteer Coordinator Orientation & Training 05/07/2019 07:00 PM 10:00 PM 3
Orientation & Training 1 13/07/2019 08:00 AM 07:00 PM 11
Orientation & Training 2 20/07/2019 08:00 AM 01:00 PM 5
Session 1 27/07/2019 12:15 PM 05:15 PM 5
Session 2 03/08/2019 12:15 PM 05:15 PM 5
Session 3 17/08/2019 12:15 PM 05:15 PM 5
Session 4 24/08/2019 12:15 PM 05:15 PM 5
Session 5 07/09/2019 12:15 PM 05:15 PM 5
Session 6 14/09/2019 12:15 PM 05:15 PM 5
Session 7 28/09/2019 12:15 PM 05:15 PM 5
Session 8 05/10/2019 12:15 PM 05:15 PM 5
Session 9 19/10/2019 12:15 PM 05:15 PM 5
Session 10 26/10/2019 12:15 PM 05:15 PM 5

Volunteer Befriender (VB)

Closing date: 06 Jul 2019
Number of sessions: 12

As a Volunteer Befriender, you will be engaging and befriending the residents from St. Andrew’s Nursing Home (Henderson) through fun adapted sport activities.

 

Your role as a befriender is to:  

-       Engage and befriend the residents

-       Conduct the visual analog scale to determine (training will be provided)

-       Ensure safety of the residents

 

VBs will only be accepted into the YOLDEN (Sports) programme if they can commit to the 2 compulsory Orientation & Training sessions and at least 7 out of 10 befriending sessions.

-       Orientation & Training 1: 8.30am to 6.00pm @ The Red Box, Learning Hub, L2

-       Orientation & Training 2: 8.30am to 12.30pm @ St. Andrew's Nursing Home (Henderson)

-       Befriending Sessions: 1.00pm to 4.15pm @ St. Andrew's Nursing Home (Henderson)

 

Start: 13 Jul 2019 08:30
End: 26 Oct 2019 17:00
Vacancy: 6 out of 28 positions filled
Location: St. Andrew's Nursing Home (Henderson) 303 Henderson Rd, Singapore 108925
Skills: Befriending

Session List

Session Start Date & Time End Time Duration (hours)
Orientation & Training 1 13/07/2019 08:30 AM 06:30 PM 10
Orientation & Training 2 20/07/2019 08:30 AM 12:30 PM 4
Session 1 27/07/2019 01:00 PM 05:00 PM 4
Session 2 03/08/2019 01:00 PM 05:00 PM 4
Session 3 17/08/2019 01:00 PM 05:00 PM 4
Session 4 24/08/2019 01:00 PM 05:00 PM 4
Session 5 07/09/2019 01:00 PM 05:00 PM 4
Session 6 14/09/2019 01:00 PM 05:00 PM 4
Session 7 28/09/2019 01:00 PM 05:00 PM 4
Session 8 05/10/2019 01:00 PM 05:00 PM 4
Session 9 19/10/2019 01:00 PM 05:00 PM 4
Session 10 26/10/2019 01:00 PM 05:00 PM 4

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