HAPPY CLUB 4.0 @ Telok Blangah Heights

Type

Local

Time Frame

03 Aug 2019 to 19 Oct 2019

Project Partner

Montfort Care

Opportunities

Volunteer Befriender with HAPPY CLUB!

Closing date: 27 Sep 2019
Number of sessions: 2

Calling out to all who have a heart for seniors! Come join us as a volunteer befriender!

Orientation and Training (COMPULSORY)

Date: 5 Oct 2019, Saturday
Time: 9.00AM to 11.30AM
Venue: BLK 51 TELOK BLANGAH DRIVE
Nearest MRT station: Telok Blangah CCL (7-10 min walk to Blk 51)

Outing to Botanic Gardens

Date: 12 Oct 2019, Saturday
Time: 8.00AM to 1.30PM
Meeting Venue: BLK 51 TELOK BLANGAH DRIVE 
Nearest MRT station: Telok Blangah CCL (7-10 min walk to Blk 51)

Roles of a Volunteer Befriender:
-Walking and befriending the seniors during the event
-Watch out for the safety and wellbeing of the elderlies during the event
-Assist the volunteer coordinators in maintaining the group walking together
-Make lots of memorable memories :)
-Take a nice stroll with everyone and have fun!

The commitment for this service programme is only 2 days!!
This project is a Pay-it-Forward Award (PIFA) project supported by Youth Corps Singapore. PIFA is available for Youth Corps Leaders who have completed the Leaders Programme.

Start: 05 Oct 2019 09:00
End: 12 Oct 2019 13:00
Vacancy: 0 out of 15 positions filled
Location: Telok Blangah and Botanic Gardens
Skills: Befriending

Session List

Session Start Date & Time End Time Duration (hours)
Orientation and Training (COMPULSORY) 05/10/2019 09:00 AM 12:00 PM 3
Outing to Botanic Gardens 12/10/2019 08:00 AM 01:00 PM 5

Volunteer befrienders

Closing date: 17 Jul 2019
Number of sessions: 11

Calling out to all who loves exercise, fitness, Zumba and have a heart for seniors! Come join us as a volunteer befriender on every Saturday, 830AM - 1130AM at BLK 51 TELOK BLANGAH DRIVE from 10 Aug to 19 Oct. There is no session on every last Saturday of the month (27 Jul, 31 Aug & 28 Sep).

Nearest MRT station: Telok Blangah CCL (5-10 min walk to Blk 51)

As a Volunteer Befriender(VB) your role will include:

  1. Befriending and engaging the elderly during the execution of exercises

  2. Ensuring the safety of the elderly at all times

  3. Assist with any ad-hoc duties

  4. Spread happiness and have lots of fun!

There will be a separate Orientation & Training session on 3 Aug, 1pm - 4pm at 28 Telok Blangah Rise #01-219 S090028. The Orientation & Training session is COMPULSORY.

The commitment for this regular service programme is at least 7 out of the 10 sessions, for a period of 3 months from 3 Aug to 19 Oct 2019

Start: 03 Aug 2019 09:00
End: 19 Oct 2019 12:00
Vacancy: 12 out of 20 positions filled
Location: Blk 51 Telok Blangah Drive
Skills: Befriending

Session List

Session Start Date & Time End Time Duration (hours)
Session 1 03/08/2019 09:00 AM 12:00 PM 3
Orientation and Training 03/08/2019 01:00 PM 04:00 PM 3
Session 2 10/08/2019 11:52 PM 02:52 AM 3
Session 3 17/08/2019 09:00 AM 12:00 PM 3
Session 4 24/08/2019 09:00 AM 12:00 PM 3
Session 5 07/09/2019 09:00 AM 12:00 PM 3
Session 6 14/09/2019 09:00 AM 12:00 PM 3
Session 7 21/09/2019 09:00 AM 12:00 PM 3
Session 8 05/10/2019 09:00 AM 12:00 PM 3
Session 9 12/10/2019 09:00 AM 12:00 PM 3
Session 10 19/10/2019 09:00 AM 12:00 PM 3

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