YOLDEN (Physiotherapy) Round 9

Type

Local

Time Frame

20 Jul 2019 to 07 Dec 2019

Project Partner

Moral Home for the Aged Sick

Opportunities

Volunteer Befriender (VB) (Round 9)

Closing date: 17 Jul 2019
Number of sessions: 15

Round 9 of YOLDEN Moments with the Elderly will be starting in July 2019! Come join us in the national youth movement to create an elderly friendly Singapore.

As a Volunteer Befriender, you will have the opportunity to gain insights into the elderly sector and in particular, the needs of the seniors in the Nursing Home. Join us to befriend elderly residents as well as like-minded youths! 

Roles of volunteer befrienders include:
(i) Befriending the seniors
(ii) Assisting them in physiotherapy sessions
(iii) Engaging the seniors before lunch

No prior experience/training in physiotherapy is required as training will be provided. All volunteers are required to attend a mandatory training and orientation session on 20 July 2019, Saturday, 9am to 1pm.

The commitment for this regular service programme is at least two Saturdays a month, for a period of 6 months from July 2019 to December 2019. Sessions are on Saturday mornings, from 9am to 1pm.

Start: 20 Jul 2019 09:00
End: 07 Dec 2019 13:00
Vacancy: 29 out of 40 positions filled
Location: Moral Home for the Aged Sick, 1 Jalan Bilal S468854
Skills: Befriending

Session List

Session Start Date & Time End Time Duration (hours)
Orientation & Training (O&T) 20/07/2019 09:00 AM 01:00 PM 4
Befriending Session 1 27/07/2019 10:00 AM 01:00 PM 3
Befriending Session 2 03/08/2019 10:00 AM 01:00 PM 3
Befriending Session 3 17/08/2019 10:00 AM 01:00 PM 3
Befriending Session 4 24/08/2019 10:00 AM 01:00 PM 3
Befriending Session 5 07/09/2019 10:00 AM 01:00 PM 3
Befriending Session 6 14/09/2019 10:00 AM 01:00 PM 3
Befriending Session 7 28/09/2019 10:00 AM 01:00 PM 3
Befriending Session 8 05/10/2019 10:00 AM 01:00 PM 3
Befriending Session 9 19/10/2019 10:00 AM 01:00 PM 3
Befriending Session 10 26/10/2019 10:00 AM 01:00 PM 3
Befriending Session 11 09/11/2019 10:00 AM 01:00 PM 3
Befriending Session 12 16/11/2019 10:00 AM 01:00 PM 3
Befriending Session 13 30/11/2019 10:00 AM 01:00 PM 3
Befriending Session 14 07/12/2019 10:00 AM 01:00 PM 3

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