Youth Corps Service Week: Shop for a Cause

Type

Local

Time Frame

03 Mar 2017 to 11 Mar 2017

Project Partner

Youth Corps Singapore

Opportunities

Volunteer Coordinator

Closing date: 28 Feb 2017
Number of sessions: 2

This opportunity is open to those aged 18 and above.

As a Volunteer Coordinator, 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 seniors beneficiaries enjoy themselves!

Commitment required for this event includes:

·         Briefing and recce – 3 March 2017, Friday, from 7.00pm to 9.30pm

·         Event day – 11 March 2017, Saturday, from 8.15am to 2.00pm

Volunteer Coordinators are required to have strong experiences in community service and have leadership experiences.

Start: 03 Mar 2017 18:00
End: 11 Mar 2017 14:00
Vacancy: 8 out of 8 positions filled
Location: AWWA Senior Activity Centre, Ang Mo Kio Avenue 6
Skills: Coaching & Mentoring, Facilitation, Team Building, Volunteer Management, Befriending

Session List

Session Start Date & Time End Time Duration (hours)
Shop for a Cause VC Briefing 03/03/2017 06:00 PM 08:00 PM 2
Shop for a Cause VC Event Day 11/03/2017 09:00 AM 02:00 PM 5

Volunteer Befriender

Closing date: 02 Mar 2017
Number of sessions: 1

As a Volunteer Befriender, you will get to buddy up with seniors and be a friend to them by buying groceries at a supermarket in Changi Airport and touring the facility. You will also build friendship with them over lunch.

Commitment required for this event will be on the event day, 11 March 2017, Saturday, from 8.30am to 2.00pm. No prior experience is required, and briefing will be conducted on the event day for all volunteers.

Start: 11 Mar 2017 09:00
End: 11 Mar 2017 14:00
Vacancy: 33 out of 37 positions filled
Location: AWWA Senior Activity Centre, Ang Mo Kio Avenue 6
Skills: Befriending

Session List

Session Start Date & Time End Time Duration (hours)
Shop for a Cause VB Event Day 11/03/2017 09:00 AM 02:00 PM 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.