A Walk to Remember (Official Launch)

Type

Local

Time Frame

03 Sep 2016 to 24 Sep 2016

Project Partner

Youth Corps Singapore

Opportunities

Station Master

Closing date: 31 Aug 2016
Number of sessions: 3

Are you articulate, confident, proactive and fun-loving? Do you have a passion for acting or have past experience being a storyteller to children? We want you!

Experience being a Station Master (SM) at the Common Space for Common Good – A Walk to Remember this September!

As an SM, you get to bring life a character that represents the Singapore story and lead in exciting station activities with children! Costumes and scripts will be provided.

SMs should:

  • Attend the compulsory SM Training on 3 September, 9.30am to 6pm;
  • Participate in the trial run on 10 September, 9.30am to 6.30pm; and
  • Come prepared to take some breaths away on 24 September, 10am to 7pm.

Start: 03 Sep 2016 09:30
End: 24 Sep 2016 19:00
Vacancy: 10 out of 18 positions filled
Location: Training on 3 Sep: The Red Box, Orientation & Training on 10 Sep: National Museum of Singapore, Actual day on 24 Sep: Depends on trail assigned
Skills: Facilitation, Team Building, Befriending

Session List

Session Start Date & Time End Time Duration (hours)
SM & VC Training 03/09/2016 09:30 AM 05:30 PM 8
Orientation & Training 10/09/2016 09:30 AM 05:30 PM 8
Actual Day 24/09/2016 10:00 AM 07:00 PM 9

Volunteer Coordinator

Closing date: 29 Aug 2016
Number of sessions: 3

Looking to hone your leadership skills and learn more about volunteer management? If you are responsible, outgoing and proactive, we want you!

Experience being a Volunteer Coordinator (VC) at the Common Space for Common Good – A Walk to Remember this September!

As a VC, you are empowered to create a positive volunteering experience for the Volunteer Befrienders (VBs). Besides that, you get to ensure that the programme runs smoothly and that the VBs and children beneficiaries enjoy themselves! Training will be provided.

VCs should:

  • Attend the compulsory VC Training on 3 September, 9.30am to 6pm;
  • Meet with your VBs on 10 September, 9.30am to 6.30pm; and
  • Come prepared to lead your VBs on 24 September, 10am to 7pm.

Start: 03 Sep 2016 09:30
End: 24 Sep 2016 19:00
Vacancy: 15 out of 24 positions filled
Location: Training on 3 Sep: The Red Box, Orientation & Training on 10 Sep: National Museum of Singapore, Actual day on 24 Sep: Depends on trail assigned
Skills: Coaching & Mentoring, Facilitation, Team Building, Volunteer Management, Befriending

Session List

Session Start Date & Time End Time Duration (hours)
AWTR (Official Launch) - SM & VC Training 03/09/2016 09:30 AM 05:30 PM 8
AWTR (Official Launch) - VB Training 10/09/2016 09:30 AM 05:30 PM 8
AWTR (Official Launch) - Event Day 24/09/2016 10:00 AM 07:00 PM 9

Volunteer Befriender

Closing date: 05 Sep 2016
Number of sessions: 2

Calling for youths with a passion for children!

Experience being a Volunteer Befriender (VB) at the Common Space for Common Good – A Walk to Remember this September!

As a VB, you get to buddy with children with diverse family backgrounds and be an older brother or sister to them. You’ll also experience the Jubilee Walk together and play the role of a tour guide as you visit iconic locations that tell of the past, present and future elements of the Singapore story.

VBs should:

  • Attend the compulsory Orientation and Training on 10 September, 10.30am to 6.30pm;
  • Come prepared to befriend children on 24 September, 11am to 7pm; and
  • Be able to converse in English and Mandarin / Malay

Start: 10 Sep 2016 10:00
End: 24 Sep 2016 19:00
Vacancy: 75 out of 90 positions filled
Location: Orientation & Training on 10 Sep: National Museum of Singapore, Actual day on 24 Sep: Depends on trail assigned
Skills: Facilitation, Befriending

Session List

Session Start Date & Time End Time Duration (hours)
Orientation & Training 10/09/2016 10:00 AM 06:00 PM 8
Actual Day 24/09/2016 11:00 AM 07:00 PM 8

Makeup Artist

Closing date: 29 Aug 2016
Number of sessions: 1

Calling for aspiring/experienced Makeup Artists!

“Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder”, but we believe that it is also in the hands of a makeup artist.

Join us as a Makeup Artist (MA) at the Common Space for Common Good – A Walk to Remember this September!

As a MA, you will use your creativity to put on the final touches to the show! You will be doing up the makeup of our Station Masters, who will be in costumes, at the start of the event.

MAs should:

  • Come prepared to do makeup on 24 September, 11.45am to 2pm;
  • Bring their own makeup.

Start: 24 Sep 2016 11:45
End: 24 Sep 2016 14:00
Vacancy: 1 out of 3 positions filled
Location: National Museum of Singapore, Asian Civilisation Museum or Marina Barrage (Depending on allocated trail)
Skills: Volunteer Management, Befriending

Session List

Session Start Date & Time End Time Duration (hours)
Actual Day 24/09/2016 12:00 AM 03:00 AM 3

Logistics Crew

Closing date: 27 Aug 2016
Number of sessions: 2

Behind the scenes, we have our unsung heroes hard at work, putting together the little details so that our event flows smoothly.

Be part of our Logistics Crew (LC) at the Common Space for Common Good – A Walk to Remember this September!

As a LC member, you are vital in supporting the overall operations of the event. You will take charge of the management of the heritage sites and assist Station Masters in the preparation of the venues.

LC should:

  • Attend the compulsory Orientation and Training on 10 September, 9.30am to 6.30pm;
  • Come prepared to support event operations on 24 September, 10am to 7pm.

Start: 10 Sep 2016 09:30
End: 24 Sep 2016 19:00
Vacancy: 6 out of 6 positions filled
Location: Orientation & Training on 10 Sep: National Museum of Singapore, Actual day on 24 Sep: Depends on trail assigned
Skills: Event Management, Volunteer Management

Session List

Session Start Date & Time End Time Duration (hours)
Orientation & Training 10/09/2016 09:30 AM 06:30 PM 9
Actual Day 24/09/2016 10:00 AM 07:00 PM 9

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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.