A Walk to Remember (Pilot)

Type

Local

Time Frame

11 Jun 2016 to 17 Jun 2016

Project Partner

Youth Corps Singapore

Opportunities

Volunteer Befriender

Closing date: 26 May 2016
Number of sessions: 2

Some children may lack caregivers' support and attention at home due to their parents' long working hours. Buddy with these children from Lakeside Family Services and experience the Jubilee Walk! Together, you will visit iconic locations that connect the past, present and future elements of the Singapore story.

Your role as a Volunteer Befriender includes:

  1. Be an older sibling/friend to the children.
  2. Encourage active participation of the children.
  3. Ensure safety of the children.

More information can be found in the factsheet under the ‘Gallery’ section.

Interested volunteers need to be able to commit to BOTH the following two sessions:

  1. Volunteer Orientation & Training (Compulsory): 11 June (Saturday), 1.30pm to 6.00pm
  2. Event Day to befriend the children: 17 June (Friday), 12.00pm to 5.30pm

Start: 11 Jun 2016 13:30
End: 17 Jun 2016 17:00
Vacancy: 38 out of 46 positions filled
Location: National Museum of Singapore
Skills: Coaching & Mentoring, Team Building, Befriending

Session List

Session Start Date & Time End Time Duration (hours)
Orientation & Training 11/06/2016 01:30 PM 05:30 PM 4
Actual Day 17/06/2016 12:00 PM 05:00 PM 5

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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.

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