STARSKids

Type

Local

Time Frame

02 Dec 2016 to 09 Dec 2016

Project Partner

Youth Corps Singapore

Opportunities

Volunteer Befriender (VB)

Closing date: 28 Nov 2016
Number of sessions: 6

Come join us as a Volunteer Befriender (VB) at the Common Space for Common Good – STARSKids programme this December!

As a VB, you will be paired up with a young buddy whom you will befriend and guide through the 5 day enrichment programme. You will work together to unpack and reinforce the value of “Respect” via story-telling, arts and crafts, and sports and games.

VBs should:

· Attend the compulsory Orientation and Training on 2 December, 9.00am to 1.00pm at The Red Box (Somerset).

· Come prepared to befriend their buddies every day from 5 – 9 December, 1.00pm to 6.00pm at Punggol Family Service Centre; and

· Be able to converse in English and Mandarin/Malay/Tamil

Start: 02 Dec 2016 09:00
End: 09 Dec 2016 18:00
Vacancy: 13 out of 15 positions filled
Location: Punggol Family Service Centre, #01-01, 616 Punggol Drive, Singapore 820616
Skills: Coaching & Mentoring, Facilitation, Team Building, Training & Development, Befriending

Session List

Session Start Date & Time End Time Duration (hours)
STARSKids VB - Training 02/12/2016 12:00 AM 09:00 AM 9
STARSKids VB - Day 1 05/12/2016 12:00 AM 09:00 AM 9
STARSKids VB - Day 2 06/12/2016 12:00 AM 09:00 AM 9
STARSKids VB - Day 3 07/12/2016 12:00 AM 09:00 AM 9
STARSKids VB - Day 4 08/12/2016 12:00 AM 09:00 AM 9
STARSKids VB - Day 5 09/12/2016 12:00 AM 09:00 AM 9

Volunteer Coordinator (VC)

Closing date: 20 Nov 2016
Number of sessions: 6

Come join us as a Volunteer Coordinator (VC) at the Common Space for Common Good – STARSKids programme this December!

As a VC, you will take on a leadership role and will be empowered to facilitate the interaction between the Volunteer Befrienders (VBs) and children. 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. You will work together with the VBs and children to unpack and reinforce the value of “Respect” via story-telling, arts and crafts, and sports and games. VCs will also learn more about volunteer management and facilitation and will conduct the debriefing for the VBs after every session.

VCs should:

· Attend the compulsory VC Training & Site Recce (date and venue TBC),

· Come prepared to meet your VBs on 2 December, 9.00am – 1.00pm at The Red Box (Somerset),

· Come prepared to lead your VBs every day from 5 – 9 December, 1.00pm to 6.00pm at Punggol Family Service Centre; and

· Be able to converse in English and Mandarin/Malay/Tamil

Start: 02 Dec 2016 09:00
End: 09 Dec 2016 18:00
Vacancy: 1 out of 2 positions filled
Location: Punggol Family Service Centre, #01-01, 616 Punggol Drive, Singapore 820616
Skills: Coaching & Mentoring, Facilitation, Team Building, Training & Development, Volunteer Management, Befriending

Session List

Session Start Date & Time End Time Duration (hours)
STARSKids VC 02/12/2016 12:00 AM 09:00 AM 9
STARSKids VC 05/12/2016 12:00 AM 09:00 AM 9
STARSKids VC 06/12/2016 12:00 AM 09:00 AM 9
STARSKids VC 07/12/2016 12:00 AM 09:00 AM 9
STARSKids VC 08/12/2016 12:00 AM 09:00 AM 9
STARSKids VC 09/12/2016 12:00 AM 09:00 AM 9

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