Walk with Me: Bicentennial Edition



Time Frame

04 Aug 2019 to 18 Aug 2019

Project Partner

Youth Corps Singapore


Volunteer Befriender

Closing date: 06 Aug 2019
Number of sessions: 1

As a Volunteer Befriender (VB), you will be paired up with a senior buddy from Lion’s Befrienders as you explore the "From Singapore to Singaporean Bicentennial Exhibition" at Fort Canning Centre. The event will consist of the exhibition and also an activity to interact with the seniors. 

Your main roles are to:

  1. Interact and engage with your senior buddy. Note that most are Mandarin or dialect speaking. 

  2. Explore the Bicentennial Exhibition alongside your senior buddy. Help to explain certain sections of the show if seniors are confused. 

  3. Look out for the safety and welfare of your senior buddy throughout the event. 


Important Things to Take Note:

  • VENUE: Meeting and Dismissal point will be at 80 Circuit Road Food and Market Centre 370080 (5 mins walk from Macpherson MRT exit E) 
    • 2-way transport will be provided to the exhibition. We will end off with a short debrief at Macpherson.
  • TIME: 12 pm - 5 pm 
  • ATTIRE: Red YCS shirt and long pants
  • WELFARE: Refreshments will be provided 

Start: 18 Aug 2019 12:00
End: 18 Aug 2019 17:00
Vacancy: 19 out of 19 positions filled
Location: Macpherson, and Fort Canning Centre
Skills: Befriending

Session List

Session Start Date & Time End Time Duration (hours)
Event day 18/08/2019 12:00 PM 05:00 PM 5

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