We Are Stronger Together

Type

Local

Time Frame

01 Oct 2016 to 01 Oct 2016

Project Partner

Youth Corps Singapore

Opportunities

Volunteer Befriender

Closing date: 21 Sep 2016
Number of sessions: 1

Come join us as a Volunteer Befriender (VB) at the Common Space for Common Good – We are Stronger Together event this October!

As a VB, you will be paired up with a senior buddy. You will get to enjoy conversations with the senior to understand more about them and work as a team to complete an interesting range of shared activities!

VBs should:

- Attend the compulsory Orientation and Training on 24 September, 10.00am to 12.00pm

- Come prepared to befriend seniors on 1 October, 8.30am to 1.00pm; and

- Be able to converse in English and Mandarin/Malay/Tamil/Dialects

Start: 01 Oct 2016 08:00
End: 01 Oct 2016 13:00
Vacancy: 326 out of 400 positions filled
Location: Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park Activity Lawn 1
Skills: Befriending

Session List

Session Start Date & Time End Time Duration (hours)
VB - Actual Day 01/10/2016 12:00 AM 05:00 AM 5

Volunteer Coordinator

Closing date: 21 Sep 2016
Number of sessions: 1

Come join us as a Volunteer Coordinator (VC) at the Common Space for Common Good – We are Stronger Together event this October!

As a VC, you will take on a leadership role and will be empowered to facilitate the interaction between seniors and Volunteer Befrienders (VBs). You will manage group dynamics, take care of the well-being of the group, run and oversee the various activities and ensure a smooth flow of events. VCs will also learn more about volunteer management and facilitation and will conduct the debriefing for the VBs in their respective groups.

VCs should:

- Attend the compulsory VC Training on 24 September, 1.00pm to 5.00pm.

- Come prepared to lead your VBs on 1 October, 8.30am to 1.00pm; and

- Be able to converse in English and Mandarin/Malay/Tamil/Dialects

Start: 01 Oct 2016 08:00
End: 01 Oct 2016 13:00
Vacancy: 64 out of 400 positions filled
Location: Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park Activity Lawn 1
Skills: Befriending

Session List

Session Start Date & Time End Time Duration (hours)
VC-Actual Day 01/10/2016 12:00 AM 05:00 AM 5

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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.