YOLDEN (Arts) @ Ren Ci (Moulmein)

Type

Local

Time Frame

25 Nov 2016 to 19 Aug 2017

Project Partner

Youth Corps Singapore

Opportunities

Volunteer Coordinator

Closing date: 10 Jan 2017
Number of sessions: 15

Note: Revised Programming Details

Do you like interacting with the elderly? Are you keen to learn how to engage the elderly through arts-based activities? Are you ready to take on the challenge as a youth volunteer leader? If yes, come join the YOLDEN (Arts) programme!

As a volunteer coordinator, in addition to engaging the elderly, you will be empowered to create a positive volunteering experience for the volunteer befrienders. You will take on a leadership role to coordinate the engagement sessions, manage the volunteer befrienders during each session, facilitate debrief sessions and discussions among volunteer befrienders, and assist in administrative work (e.g. attendance-taking and tracking).

You will be equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills to engage the elderly and manage the volunteer befrienders. The training curriculum will include:

(i)                  Training for Volunteer Coordinators

(ii)                AIC Wellness Programme – modified Art Expression Toolkit training; and

(iii)               “Dementia Champions” training (Introduction to Ageing and Dementia &Communication with the Elderly)

The commitment for this regular service programme is at least 8 out of 12 sessions, for a period of 6 months from March 2017 to Aug 2017, in addition to the compulsory training sessions.

 

Start: 15 Feb 2017 19:00
End: 24 Jun 2017 16:45
Vacancy: 7 out of 9 positions filled
Location: Ren Ci Nursing Home (50 Jln Tan Tock Seng Singapore 308438) (Nearest MRT: Novena)
Skills: Facilitation, Volunteer Management, Befriending

Session List

Session Start Date & Time End Time Duration (hours)
VC Briefing Session 15/02/2017 07:00 PM 09:00 PM 2
Orientation and Training 1 18/02/2017 08:30 AM 03:30 PM 7
Orientation and Training 2 25/02/2017 09:00 AM 05:00 PM 8
Session 1 11/03/2017 01:45 PM 04:45 PM 3
Session 2 18/03/2017 01:45 PM 04:45 PM 3
Session 3 25/03/2017 01:45 PM 04:45 PM 3
Session 4 08/04/2017 01:45 PM 04:45 PM 3
Session 5 15/04/2017 01:45 PM 04:45 PM 3
Session 6 22/04/2017 01:45 PM 04:45 PM 3
Session 7 13/05/2017 01:45 PM 04:45 PM 3
Session 8 20/05/2017 01:45 PM 04:45 PM 3
Session 9 27/05/2017 01:45 PM 04:45 PM 3
Session 10 10/06/2017 01:45 PM 04:45 PM 3
Session 11 17/06/2017 01:45 PM 04:45 PM 3
Session 12 24/06/2017 01:45 PM 04:45 PM 3

Volunteer Befriender

Closing date: 15 Jan 2017
Number of sessions: 14

Note: Revised Programme Details

Do you like interacting with the elderly? Are you keen to learn how to engage the elderly through arts-based activities? If yes, join the YOLDEN (Arts) programme!

As a volunteer befriender, you will befriend and facilitate arts-based activities (e.g. paint-blowing, sponge-printing and bean mosaic) for elderly clients of a nursing home. You will be equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills to engage the elderly. The training curriculum will include:

(i)                  AIC Wellness Programme – modified Art Expression Toolkit training; and

(ii)                “Dementia Champions” training (Introduction to Ageing and Dementia & Communication with the Elderly)

The commitment for this regular service programme is at least 8 out of 12 sessions, for a period of 6 months from March 2017 to June 2017, in addition to the compulsory training sessions.

 

 

Start: 18 Feb 2017 08:30
End: 24 Jun 2017 16:45
Vacancy: 19 out of 21 positions filled
Location: Ren Ci Nursing Home (50 Jln Tan Tock Seng Singapore 308438) (Nearest MRT: Novena)
Skills: Befriending

Session List

Session Start Date & Time End Time Duration (hours)
Training and Orientation 1 18/02/2017 08:30 AM 05:30 PM 9
Training and Orientation 2 25/02/2017 09:00 AM 05:00 PM 8
Session 1 11/03/2017 01:45 PM 04:45 PM 3
Session 2 18/03/2017 01:45 PM 04:45 PM 3
Session 3 25/03/2017 01:45 PM 04:45 PM 3
Session 4 08/04/2017 01:45 PM 04:45 PM 3
Session 5 15/04/2017 01:45 PM 04:45 PM 3
Session 6 22/04/2017 01:45 PM 04:45 PM 3
Session 7 13/05/2017 01:45 PM 04:45 PM 3
Session 8 20/05/2017 01:45 PM 04:45 PM 3
Session 9 27/05/2017 01:45 PM 04:45 PM 3
Session 10 10/06/2017 01:45 PM 04:45 PM 3
Session 11 17/06/2017 01:45 PM 04:45 PM 3
Session 12 24/06/2017 01:45 PM 04:45 PM 3

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