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Opportunities in Toa Payoh

Befriender

St Luke's ElderCare

Volunteer Role Description:


- Befriending seniors through:
1) Chatting
2) Music and song performance
3) To prevent any accidents, ensure the elders' wellbeing during the activities.
4) Assist in activities such as escorting to toilet door, escorting group outings, serving meals, etc.

Volunteer Role Specifications

  • Minimally 18 years old and above

  • Both genders are welcome

  • Open to singer/musical performer

  • Able to communicate in any local languages (e.g. English, Mandarin).

  • Will be helpful if volunteer is able to speak any dialects (eg. Hokkien, Cantonese, etc).

  • Minimum commitment period: 3 months

  • Open to split groups of volunteers (e.g. contribute for a period of time such as 2 to 6 months by different groups but will serve about twice a month).

  • Attire: Smart Casual with covered shoes

  • Orientation and briefing will be provided.

  • Address: 136 Bishan Street 12, #01-432, Singapore 570136

Regular (>3 months)

Weekdays

Toa Payoh

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5 volunteers needed

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Shane Kwan
97419392
pohsankwan@slec.org.sg

Befriender & Mentor

Sparkle Care @ Shunfu

Volunteer Role Description:

  • To lead and run programs at the centre at Shunfu, Marymount.

Volunteer Requirements:

  • Able to assist with handicraft, art and craft, sewing or knitting.

  • Able to lead and run the programs.

  • Minimally 21 years old and above.

  • Both genders are welcome.

  • Able to communicate in any local languages (e.g. English, Mandarin).

  • Will be helpful if volunteer is able to speak any dialects (eg. Hokkien, Cantonese, etc).

  • Minimum commitment period: 3 months

  • Attire: Smart Casual

  • Address: 313 Shunfu Road, Singapore 570313

Regular (>3 months)

Weekdays (2-3 times per week)

Toa Payoh

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20 volunteers needed

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Teo Mei Ling Jacqueline
Contact: 97821704
Email: jacqueline.teo@pcf.org.sg

Befriender (CCSS - Active Ageing)

Care Corner Singapore

Volunteer Role Description


  • Volunteer to engage seniors via 2 face-to-face interaction and 2 phone calls per month minimally to prevent social isolation, monitor senior's well-being, and provide socioemotional support.

  • Exact dates/times of volunteer to be decided and agreed by both the staff in-charge and the volunteer. However, to promote familiarity and bonding between the senior and volunteer, volunteers are expected to at least commit regularly (once per fortnight)

    Toa Payoh AAC TP5/TP62B/TP106/TP131/TP149/TP170/TP261A
    Centres operate Monday to Friday, 0900hrs to 1800hrs
    Centres operate on Saturdays, 0900hrs to 1300hrs

Volunteer Specifications
- Able to converse well with seniors in Mandarin (preferred) or English and preferably in 1 other local dialect.
- Experience in senior befriending is a bonus, but not necessary as guidance will be provided.
- Be patient, polite, sensitive and respectful to the needs of seniors, and be able to discern appropriate conversation topics.
- Able to complete online feedback form within 24 hours after engagement with senior (applicable for phone/off-site befriending)
- Proactive, responsible and accountable for other minor tasks assigned.
- Preferably 18 years old and above (Students, Working Adults, Retirees, Seniors)
- No specific gender

- Strict adherence to the current COVID-19 precautionary measures.
- Should the volunteer be unwell or receive text messages from MOH regarding their close contact with a positive COVID-19 case, the volunteer will have to inform the staff-in-charge and not proceed on to volunteer until he/she is cleared.
- Able to commit for a minimum of 3-month period.

Regular (3 months)

Weekdays, Weekends (1h per session)

Toa Payoh

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30 Volunteers Needed

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Eunice Soh Contact: 69784095 Email: eunicesoh@carecorner.org.sg

Boccia Ramp Assistant

Muscular Dystrophy Association (Singapore)

Volunteer Role Description

  • Responsibilities / Assignments: Help players adjust ramp according to the position that they require.

  • Attire Required: Sports attire

  • Town/Region(s) of Service: Bishan

  • Value added service beyond centre's existing scope

Volunteer Specifications

  • Minimum age: 18 years old and above

  • Able to commit every Wednesday from 1.30 pm to 4.30 pm.

  • Boccia sessions will be conducted in MDAS.

  • Trainings will be provided upon confirmation

  • English Proficiency

Regular (>6 months)

Wednesday

Toa Payoh

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4 volunteers needed

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Christinabel Ng
96530908
programmes@mdas.org.sg

Health Advocate @ Toa Payoh Polyclinic

National Healthcare Group Polyclinics (NHGP)

Chronic conditions do not show obvious symptoms in the early stages. It is essential for individuals to take charge of their health, to go for regular screening to detect any health conditions and manage them early.


Health advocates promote preventive screening programmes and encourage positive health behaviour among patients, loved ones and the community.


Volunteer Role Description

  • Promote preventive screening programmes

  • Giving out screening kits (e.g., Faecal Immunochemical Test (FIT) kits & assist with sign-up

  • Provide thematic health education (at the booth or on foot)

  • This could be shared during the screening as we explain the role for health advocate to volunteers.

Volunteer Specifications & Additional Information

  • Bilingual (Spoken English and another language or dialect), relevant training will be provided.

  • Minimally age 17 years old and above (by the year of birth).

  • Fully vaccinated against COVID19.

  • Attire Required: Volunteer t-shirt and badge will be provided.

  • Preferably weekdays

  • Commit up to at least 3 months (minimally once a week, 2 hours per session)

    Monday to Friday: 7:30am - 4:30pm
    Saturday: 7:30am to 12:30pm
    Sunday & Public Holiday: Closed

Regular (>3 months)

Weekdays, Weekends

2003 Lor 8 Toa Payoh Singapore 319260

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20 volunteers needed

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Mak Hui Min
Contact: 6496 6767
Email: volunteer@nhgp.com.sg

Mindful Steps (CREST@TP)

Care Corner Singapore

Volunteer Role Description

  • Mindful Steps aims to promote the physical and mental wellness of residents in Toa Payoh.

  • Be able to walk 1.5km and engage with participants (likely to be seniors) during the walk.

Volunteer Specifications & Additional Information


Minimum age: 18 and above

Language proficiency: English, Mandarin and preferably 1 other local dialect.

Time of event: 8.15am - 10am

Commitment Level: Once to twice a month

Attire: Sportswear, no slippers allowed.

Regular

13 Feb 2023
13 Mar 2023
10 Apr 2023
8 May 2023
22 May 2023
12 June 2023
26 June 2023
10 July 2023
24 July 2023

Toa Payoh

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3 volunteers needed

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Dawn Neo
Contact: 90473783
Email: dawnneo@carecorner.org.sg

Performing Arts

St Luke's ElderCare

Volunteer Role Description

  • To facilitate ongoing in-house art programme.

  • To support the “Performing Arts” role e.g. Able to sing or play musical instruments.

Volunteer Role Specifications


  • Minimally 18 years old and above

  • Both genders are welcome

  • Able to communicate in any local languages (e.g. English, Mandarin).

  • Will be helpful if volunteer is able to speak any dialects (eg. Hokkien, Cantonese, etc).

  • Minimum commitment period: 3 months

  • Open to split groups of volunteers (e.g. contribute for a period of time such as 2 to 6 months by different groups but will serve about twice a month).

  • Attire: Smart Casual with covered shoes

  • Orientation and briefing will be provided

  • Address: 136 Bishan Street 12, #01-432, Singapore 570136

Regular (>3 months)

Weekdays

Toa Payoh

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Shane Kwan
97419392
pohsankwan@slec.org.sg

Programme Support (AAC TP131)

Care Corner Singapore

Volunteer Role Description

  • Proactive with good interpersonal skills and comfortable communicating with seniors.

  • Have volunteering experience in engaging seniors in a community setting.

  • Good organization skills, responsible and accountable to tasks assigned.

  1. To assist the team during weekly programmes, e.g. art workshops, games sessions etc. Interact with seniors and encourage participation/ engagement.

  2. Volunteer may be required to assist in bringing items to seniors at their homes (ration distribution exercise).

  3. Volunteer may be required to assist seniors to come to the Senior Activity Centre, e.g. fetch and send seniors on wheelchair to the centre for activities.

  4. Volunteers may be required to call seniors to remind them of their classes/workshops/ration collection dates.

Volunteer Specifications & Additional Information

  • Preferably 21 years old and above.

  • Able to converse in local languages (e.g. English, Mandarin, Bahasa Melayu, Tamil) or dialects (e.g. Cantonese, Hokkien, etc.)

  • Physically fit

  • Strict adherence to: put on masks during engagement and sanitize hand before and after engagement.

Regular

Weekday

Blk 131 Lorong 1 Toa Payoh #01-01 Singapore 310131

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13 Volunteers Needed

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Jenny Ang
Contact: 62555182
Email: tp.sac131@carecorner.org.sg

Programme Support (AAC TP149)

Care Corner Singapore

Volunteer Role Description

  • Proactive with good interpersonal skills and comfortable communicating with seniors.

  • Have volunteering experience in engaging seniors in a community setting.

  • Good organization skills, responsible and accountable to tasks assigned.

  1. To assist the team during weekly programmes, e.g. art workshops, games sessions etc. Interact with seniors and encourage participation/ engagement.

  2. Volunteer may be required to assist in bringing items to seniors at their homes (ration distribution exercise).

  3. Volunteer may be required to assist seniors to come to the Senior Activity Centre, e.g. fetch and send seniors on wheelchair to the centre for activities.

  4. Volunteers may be required to call seniors to remind them of their classes/workshops/ration collection dates.


Volunteer Specifications & Additional Information

  • Preferably 21 years old and above.

  • Able to converse in local languages (e.g. English, Mandarin, Bahasa Melayu, Tamil) or dialects (e.g. Cantonese, Hokkien, etc.)

  • Physically fit

  • Strict adherence to: put on masks during engagement and sanitize hand before and after engagement.

Regular

Weekdays

Blk 149 Lor 1 Toa Payoh #01-963 Singapore 310149

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15 Volunteers Needed

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Sharleen Lau
Contact: 62583122
Email: tp.sac149@carecorner.org.sg

Programme Support (Thye Hua Kwan)

Thye Hua Kwan Toa Payoh Blk15

Volunteer Role Description:


- To assist the team during weekly programmes
- Interact with seniors and encourage participation/ engagement.
- Volunteer may be required to assist in bringing items to seniors at their homes (ration distribution exercise).
- Volunteer may be required to assist seniors to come to the Activity Ageing Centre, e.g. fetch and send seniors on wheelchair to the centre for activities.

Volunteer Role Specifications


- Preferably 18 years old and above.
- Able to converse in local languages (e.g. English, Mandarin, Bahasa Melayu, Tamil) or dialects (e.g. Cantonese, Hokkien, etc.)
- Physically fit
- Friendly, sociable, patient, willing to communicate with seniors. Passion to help others.

- Proactive with good interpersonal skills and comfortable communicating with seniors.
- Have volunteering experience in engaging seniors in a community setting.
- Good organization skills, responsible and accountable to tasks assigned.

2 months

Weekdays (2-3 times per week)

15 LORONG 7 TOA PAYOH
Singapore 310015

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3 Volunteers Needed

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Ginelis Lim
+6569506646
ginelislim@carecorner.org.sg

Roving Guide @ Toa Payoh Polyclinic

National Healthcare Group Polyclinics (NHGP)

Volunteer Role Description

  • Support, guide and educate patients to build their digital literacy knowledge in the polyclinic / healthcare environment (e.g. use of self-help kiosks, telemedicine, healthhub mobile app).

  • Assist patients in navigating the appointment journey (e.g. wayfinding)

  • Assist in answering any general enquires, move around proactively look out for anyone in need of help.

Volunteer Specifications & Additional Information

  • Bilingual (Spoken English and another language or dialect), relevant training will be provided.

  • Minimally age 17 years old and above (by the year of birth).

  • Fully vaccinated against COVID19.

  • Attire Required: Volunteer t-shirt and badge will be provided.

  • Preferably weekdays

  • Commit up to at least 3 months (minimally once a week, 2 hours per session)

    Monday to Friday: 7:30am - 4:30pm
    Saturday: 7:30am to 12:30pm
    Sunday & Public Holiday: Closed

Regular (>3 months)

Weekdays, Weekends

2003 Lor 8 Toa Payoh Singapore 319260

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20 volunteers needed

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Mak Hui Min
Contact: 6496 6767
Email: volunteer@nhgp.com.sg

Tech Support (Cataloging)

Singapore Association of the Visually Handicapped (SAVH)

Volunteer Role Description:

  • To catalogue e-books into different genres for the visual impaired.

Volunteer Requirements

  • Preferably 18 to 50 years old

  • Able to converse, read and write in English

  • Tech savy and have knowledge of using Itunes

  • Commitment up to at least 1 month (minimally 2 times per week)

  • Attire: Smart Casual

Other Requirements

  • Strict adherence to the current COVID-19 precautionary measures.

  • Should the volunteer be unwell, please inform the staff-in-charge and not proceed on to volunteer until he/she is cleared.

Regular

9am - 12pm
1pm - 4pm

Weekdays

SAVH @ 47 Toa Payoh Rise

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5 volunteers needed

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Eunice: eunicesoh@carecorner.org.sg ; 6978 4095

Tech Support (Converting CDs to MP3 files)

Singapore Association Of The Visually Handicapped (SAVH)

Volunteer Role Description:

  • To convert National Library Board CDs to MP3 files for the visual impaired.

  • *A mandatory video will be sent prior for all volunteers to watch before attending the volunteering session.

Volunteer Requirements

  • Preferably 18 - 50 years old

  • Able to converse, read and write in English

  • Tech savy and have knowledge of using Itunes

  • Commitment up to at least 1 month (minimally 2 times per week)

  • Attire: Smart Casual

Other Requirements

  • Strict adherence to the current COVID-19 precautionary measures.

  • Should the volunteer be unwell, please inform the staff-in-charge and not proceed on to volunteer until he/she is cleared.


Regular

9am - 12pm
1pm - 4pm

Weekdays

SAVH @ 47 Toa Payoh Rise

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5 volunteers needed

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Eunice: eunicesoh@carecorner.org.sg ; 6978 4095

Visual Arts

St Luke's ElderCare

Volunteer Role Description

  • To facilitate art program that promotes fine motor skills through simple and enjoyable activities such as painting, crafts, etc by centre staff.

Volunteer Role Specifications

  • Minimally 18 years old and above

  • Both genders are welcome

  • Able to communicate in any local languages (e.g. English, Mandarin).

  • Will be helpful if volunteer is able to speak any dialects (eg. Hokkien, Cantonese, etc).

  • Minimum commitment period: 3 months

  • Open to split groups of volunteers (e.g. contribute for a period of time such as 2 to 6 months by different

  • groups but will serve about twice a month).

  • Attire: Smart Casual with covered shoes

  • Orientation and briefing will be provided.

  • Address: 136 Bishan Street 12, #01-432, Singapore 570136

Regular (>3 months)

Weekdays

Toa Payoh

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5 volunteers needed

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Shane Kwan
97419392
pohsankwan@slec.org.sg

Volunteer Events Support

Care Corner Singapore, Volunteer & Community Engagement Team


Role Description

Volunteers will be involved in supporting and running events that are held by the team.


Volunteers will provide support in all events-related work such as:

  • Events planning

  • Logistics packing / transporting

  • Set up and tear down of event space

  • Site recce

  • Booth manning


Volunteer Requirements

  • Minimum age: 18

  • Willing to travel around Singapore for all events related matters

  • Able to work in a team

  • Able to commit on weekdays & weekends

Adhoc, Event-based

Tampines, Toa Payoh, Woodlands, Onsite

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5-10 volunteers needed

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Volunteer Tutor

Lumie Lessons

Volunteer Role Description:

  • Provide quality education by tutoring Primary - Secondary school students from low-income families in partnership with Lumie Lessons Education Social Enterprise. 

  • Tutoring opportunities are open for all subjects at Pri-Sec level.

Volunteer Specifications & Additional Information:

  • At least 16 years of age and sat for "O" and/or "A"-levels examinations 

  • Able to commit to at least 1 student for online/on site tutoring

  • Minimum commitment of 3 months (1.5 hours per week)

  • Volunteer will be screened by Lumie Lessons' recruitment team following application before assignment to tutoring role

  • To note: Exact dates/time/venue to be decided and agreed by both the staff in-charge from Lumie and the volunteer.

Regular (>3 months)

Weekdays
Weekends

Toa Payoh/Virtual/Islandwide (TBC)

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20 volunteers needed

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Eunice: eunicesoh@carecorner.org.sg ; 6978 4095

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