Big Brother Big Sister 3.0

Type

Local

Time Frame

06 Sep 2019 to 01 Feb 2020

Project Partner

-

Opportunities

Big Brother Big Sister

Closing date: 28 Aug 2019
Number of sessions: 12

Befriend, accompany & have fun with children & youth with ASD on our forthnightly playdates!

Other than regularly buddying the children, the big brothers and big sisters will have to form their own teams of 3 – 4 to adopt a playdate, where they will be in charge of planning and organising the activities for that playdate. Eg: outings to park, sandwich making, doing simple craft or even having science experiment.

Commitment

  • Attend at least 5 out of 10 playdates
  • Plan & organise at least one playdate (in teams of 3 to 4)

 

Participants who are present at the Sharing Session on 14 Aug will be given priority.

Start: 06 Sep 2019 19:00
End: 01 Feb 2020 13:00
Vacancy: 30 out of 30 positions filled
Location: The Red Box
Skills: Event Management, Facilitation, Befriending

Session List

Session Start Date & Time End Time Duration (hours)
Training 06/09/2019 07:00 PM 10:00 PM 3
Orientation & Ideation Session 13/09/2019 07:00 PM 10:00 PM 3
Indoor Playdate 1 28/09/2019 09:00 AM 01:00 PM 4
Outdoor Playdate 2 12/10/2019 09:00 AM 01:00 PM 4
Indoor Playdate 3 26/10/2019 09:00 AM 01:00 PM 4
Outdoor Playdate 4 09/11/2019 09:00 AM 01:00 PM 4
Indoor Playdate 5 23/11/2019 09:00 AM 01:00 PM 4
Outdoor Playdate 6 07/12/2019 09:00 AM 01:00 PM 4
Indoor Playdate 7 21/12/2019 09:00 AM 01:00 PM 4
Outdoor Playdate 8 04/01/2020 09:00 AM 01:00 PM 4
Indoor Playdate 9 18/01/2020 09:00 AM 01:00 PM 4
Outdoor Playdate 10 01/02/2020 09:00 AM 01:00 PM 4

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