PROJECT EMPATHIZE

Type

Local

Time Frame

01 Jul 2015 to 30 Jun 2016

Project Partner

Movement for the Intellectually Disabled of Singapore (MINDS)

Opportunities

CNY Give for Gifts 5th Feb

Closing date: 03 Feb 2016
Number of sessions: 1

You will get a chance to interact with both the clients from MINDS Tampines Training & Development Center and the residents around the area as we will be giving out the CNY-themed cards that the clients have painted for the residents door to door! The purpose for this event is to promote awareness of the center around its neighborhood and create a more inclusive society.

Hope you can join us for a meaningful day of fun!

 

Start: 05 Feb 2016 14:00
End: 05 Feb 2016 16:00
Vacancy: 3 out of 5 positions filled
Location: MINDS Tampines Training & Development Center
Skills: Volunteer Management, Befriending

Session List

Session Start Date & Time End Time Duration (hours)
Default 05/02/2016 12:00 AM 02:00 AM 2

First Aiders - Celebrate World Down Syndrome Day

Closing date: 13 Mar 2016
Number of sessions: 1

Join our team on 18th March to advocate World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD)! 

World Down Syndrome Day takes place on the 21st of March annually. It is a day for commemorating Down Syndrome and we hope that through our event, we can raise public awareness, understanding, inclusion for persons with Intellectual Disabilities (PWIDs) in Singapore, as well as increase participation annually on the 21st!

We need YOU to overlook our volunteers' welfare. You do not need to be certified first aider but if you are, that would be great! On top of that, you can help explain what Down Syndrome is, what it means to have Down Syndrome, and how people with Down syndrome are essential in our lives and communities. 

We will be teaming up with students from SIM and Loyang Secondary to help us advocate this special cause to the public! What are you waiting for?! Join us!

Hope to see you there!

 

NOTE:

A briefing will be given on the day of the event. No lunch would be provided so do have a heavy meal before you come down! A volunteer t-shirt would be provided.

Start: 18 Mar 2016 14:00
End: 18 Mar 2016 18:00
Vacancy: 2 out of 2 positions filled
Location: Orchard/Somerset
Skills: First-aid

Session List

Session Start Date & Time End Time Duration (hours)
Default 18/03/2016 12:00 AM 04:00 AM 4

BEFRIENDER - Christmas Give for Gifts (10th Dec)

Closing date: 29 Nov 2015
Number of sessions: 1

Want to make a difference this Christmas? Get involved and join us for a fun-filled day to spend it together with Persons with Intellectual Disabilities (PWIDs). You would be required to make craft works such as coasters with our clients and guide them along the whole process! Lots of fun is guaranteed! Lunch and a Volunteer T-Shirt would be provided!

Start: 10 Dec 2015 12:30
End: 10 Dec 2015 16:00
Vacancy: 15 out of 20 positions filled
Location: MINDS Tampines Training & Development Centre Block 267 Tampines Street 21 #01-09 Singapore 520267
Skills: Befriending

Session List

Session Start Date & Time End Time Duration (hours)
Default 10/12/2015 12:00 AM 04:00 AM 4

PUBLICIST - CELEBRATE World Down Syndrome Day 2016!

Closing date: 11 Mar 2016
Number of sessions: 1

Join our team on 18th March to advocate World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD)! 

World Down Syndrome Day takes place on the 21st of March annually. It is a day for commemorating Down Syndrome and we hope that through our event, we can raise public awareness, understanding, inclusion for people with Intellectual Disabilities (PWIDs) in Singapore, as well as increase participation annually on the 21st!

We need YOU to give out colourful socks and temporary tattoos to the public and encourage them to participate by wearing either the socks or temporary tattoos we have given them. On top of that, you can help explain what Down Syndrome is, what it means to have Down Syndrome, and how people with Down syndrome are essential in our lives and communities. 

We will be teaming up with students from SIM and Loyang Secondary to help us advocate this special cause to the public! What are you waiting for?! Join us!

Hope to see you there!

 

NOTE:

A briefing will be given on the day of the event. No lunch would be provided so do have a heavy meal before you come down! A volunteer t-shirt would be provided.

Start: 18 Mar 2016 14:00
End: 18 Mar 2016 18:00
Vacancy: 21 out of 21 positions filled
Location: Orchard/Somerset
Skills: Advertising & Marketing

Session List

Session Start Date & Time End Time Duration (hours)
Default 18/03/2016 12:00 AM 04:00 AM 4

BEFRIENDER - Christmas Give for Gifts (8th Dec)

Closing date: 29 Nov 2015
Number of sessions: 1

Want to make a difference this Christmas? Get involved and join us for a fun-filled day to spend it together with Persons with Intellectual Disabilities (PWIDs). You would be required to make craft works such as coasters with our clients and guide them along the whole process! Lots of fun is guaranteed! Lunch and a Volunteer T-Shirt would be provided!

Start: 08 Dec 2015 12:30
End: 08 Dec 2015 16:00
Vacancy: 19 out of 20 positions filled
Location: MINDS Tampines Training & Development Centre Block 267 Tampines Street 21 #01-09 Singapore 520267
Skills: Befriending

Session List

Session Start Date & Time End Time Duration (hours)
Default 08/12/2015 12:00 AM 04:00 AM 4

BEFRIENDER - CNY Give For Gifts (22nd Jan)

Closing date: 22 Jan 2016
Number of sessions: 1

Want to make a difference this Lunar New Year? Get involved and join us for a fun-filled day to spend it together with Persons with Intellectual Disabilities (PWIDs). You would be required to make craft works with our clients and guide them along the whole process! Lots of fun is guaranteed! Volunteer T-Shirt provided!

Start: 22 Jan 2016 12:30
End: 22 Jan 2016 16:00
Vacancy: 3 out of 8 positions filled
Location: MINDS Tampines Training & Development Centre Block 267 Tampines Street 21 #01-09 Singapore 520267
Skills: Befriending

Session List

Session Start Date & Time End Time Duration (hours)
Default 22/01/2016 12:00 AM 04:00 AM 4

BEFRIENDER - CNY Give For Gifts (29th Jan)

Closing date: 29 Jan 2016
Number of sessions: 1

Want to make a difference this Lunar New Year? Get involved and join us for a fun-filled day to spend it together with Persons with Intellectual Disabilities (PWIDs). You would be required to make craft works with our clients and guide them along the whole process! Lots of fun is guaranteed! Volunteer T-Shirt provided!

Start: 29 Jan 2016 12:30
End: 29 Jan 2016 16:00
Vacancy: 8 out of 8 positions filled
Location: MINDS Tampines Training & Development Centre Block 267 Tampines Street 21 #01-09 Singapore 520267
Skills: Befriending

Session List

Session Start Date & Time End Time Duration (hours)
Default 29/01/2016 12:00 AM 04:00 AM 4

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Who We Are

Youth Corps Singapore is a national institution that supports young Singaporeans who are keen to serve the community. As the champion for youth volunteerism, it harnesses the energy and passion of youths to ignite positive change in the society through community service.

Bringing together Singapore Citizens and PRs aged 16 to 35, Youth Corps Singapore provides a platform for youths to learn new skills and meet like-minded peers, who aspire to go forth and create a better Singapore and a better world for all.

What We Offer

As a Member of Youth Corps Singapore, you can make friends with people like yourself at various platforms. Whether it’s health, education, or environmental causes, we offer a diverse range of volunteering opportunities and events for our Members, from community service events to regular volunteering.

Members can also join our Leaders Programme as Aspirants. We provide relevant trainings where you can take your skills and knowledge of service-learning to the next level, and apply them to a project to impact the community. You will also forge greater bonds with fellow Aspirants, and enjoy exclusive perks. When you are conferred as a Leader, you get to continue to develop yourself, initiate community projects and rally your friends to join you on a good cause.

The Red Box

Set in the heart of Orchard Road, The Red Box is a place for youths to gather, exchange ideas and take action to make Singapore a better home for all. Its name draws inspiration from the red box of Singapore’s Founding Prime Minister, Mr Lee Kuan Yew. It represents the late Mr Lee’s love and conviction towards creating a better Singapore.

The Red Box is open to all Youth Corps Members to ignite positive change in our community. Look out for various enrichment and engagement sessions at The Red Box.