Volunteer Role Name: Family Coaches

Volunter Role Description:

  • Looking for family coaches who can journey with families through the programme duration of 4 years, on Saturdays.

    Once to twice a month, 4 hours each session, minimum commitment of 1 year. Volunteers will be working in pairs.

    Roles include:
    • To engage and coach parents through monthly sessions and home visitation
    • To support in the facilitation and provide guidance to parents during session activities
    • To co-lead/ lead session introductory activities
    • To assist in the setting up and packing of logistics before and after each session
    • To provide timely updates and feedback on the parents under their coaching to ADP staff team
    • To participate in twice yearly family outings


Volunteer Specifications:

  • Good engagement skills; confident in engaging parents from diverse backgrounds

  • Good level of maturity

  • Prior experience in working with parents and/or ability in appreciating the parenting journey (need not be a parent themselves)

  • Ability to conduct oneself and be a good role model

  • Positive worldview of families from lower SES – ability to appreciate their strengths and challenges

  • Passionate, accountable and committed to journeying with families


No. of Volunteers Needed:

  • 6


Volunteer Site:

  • North Area of Singapore (Woodlands, Yishun, Ang Mo Kio)



  • Weekends (Sat)

  • Volunteer training tentatively in Mar 2020



  • Mar 2020 onwards


Time Shift:

  • 4 hours per session   


Contact Person:


Commitment Level:

  • Regular (> 3 months)


Volunteer Role Type:

  • Befriending & Mentoring


Registration Closing Date:

  • 31 Dec 2020