Opportunities in Woodlands

Befriender

Pacific Activity Centre Treegrove @ Woodlands

Volunteer Role Description

  • Increase outreach 

  • Befriending with Frail and Homebound Seniors 

  • Care and Concern

  • Assist the Staff 

(Your contact information will be shared with the receiving SSA)

Volunteer Specifications

  • Mature

  • Age 18-59

  • Bilingual and Dialects

Regular (>3 months)

Weekdays

Woodlands

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4 Volunteers Needed

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Annie Yap
Contact: 66845386
Email: annieyap@pachealthactivitycentres.com

Befriender (Enhanced Grain of Hope)

National Kidney Foundation

Volunteer Role Description

  • Volunteers will visit patients once a month and provide additional engagement through tele-befriending i.e. phone calls/video calls/texting 

  • May have additional requests based on clients needs, e.g. simple general house cleaning

Volunteer Specifications

  • NKF traffic light top (will be provided), jeans/long pants, shoes

  • Fully vaccinated 

  • At least 16 years old

  • Preference for female volunteers 

  • Volunteers will be paired up

Regular (> 3 months)

Weekdays, Weekends

Woodlands

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5 Volunteers Needed

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Kelvin Yeo Contact: 65066313 Email: kelvin.yeo@nkfs.org

Champions Kids Mentor

Singapore Anglican Community Services (SACS); Grace Light Springs, in partnership with Light of Christ Church Woodlands

Volunteer Role Description

  • Provide tuition to K2 - P6 children on a weekly basis.

  • Mentor the youth and be a positive role model

  • Encourage healthy self-esteem and build self-confidence in the children

Volunteer Specifications

  • Preferably experienced in teaching children (e.g. current or ex-teachers)

  • Able to handle oneself in a professional and mature manner

  • Willing to travel to onsite location (Christ Church Secondary School)

  • Enjoys interacting with children

Regular (>3 months)

Sat (2 - 4pm)

Woodlands

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4 Volunteers Needed

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Comlink Outreach and Needs Assessment

Ministry of Social and Family Development, Social Service Office@ Woodlands/ Sembawang

Volunteer Role Description

  • Conduct door-to-door outreach and administer needs assessment surveys for families residing in rental blocks in Woodlands Town 

  • Volunteers will be reaching out to families with children under 21 years old 

  • Opportunity for volunteers to work with SSO @ Woodlands to design, curate and run local programmes for residents in the rental blocks

(Your contact information will be shared with the receiving SSA)

Volunteer Specifications

  • At least 18 years old with an interest in the social service sector 

  • Basic interview/ engagement skills 

  • Ability to connect and communicate with various groups and profiles of people 

  • Ability to converse in an additional language other than English 

  • Volunteers should be comfortable with using technology (such as mobile phones/ tablets) to administer surveys 

  • Volunteers should be comfortable with standing and walking without air-condition 

  • Willing to travel to Woodlands/ Sembawang 

  • Commitment level: At least once a week/ bi-weekly for three months 

  • Slots available: Weekdays or Weekends (daytime for half a day, 3 to 5 hours), Weekday nights (7pm to 10pm)

Regular (>3 months)
At least once a week/ bi-weekly for three months

Weekdays or Weekends (daytime for half a day, 3 to 5 hours)
Weekday nights (7pm to 10pm)

Woodlands

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20 Volunteers Needed

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Leo Zhi Qing
Manager
Contact: 6766 0263 / 8717 3561
E-mail: LEO_Zhi_Qing@msf.gov.sg


Ong Chew Leng
Team Leader
Contact: 6766 0263 / 8717 3561
E-mail: ONG_Chew_Leng@msf.gov.sg

Dialysis Centre Volunteer

National Kidney Foundation

Volunteer Role Description

  • To assist with triage duties at NKF's dialysis centres

  • Commitment between Mondays and Saturdays 

  • Duration of each session (hrs): 1.5 to 2.5 hrs 

  • Session start time: (a) 6.30am; (b) 11.00am; (c) 4.00pm 

  • Session end time: (a) 8.00am; (b) 1.30pm; (c) 6.00pm 

  • Minimum commitment period: At least 2 months and at least 8 shifts

Volunteer Specifications

  • NKF traffic light top (will be provided), jeans/long pants, shoes

  • Fully vaccinated 

  • At least 16 years old

  • Willing to perform ART self-test before each deployment to the centre

  • Physically fit, able to stand for prolonged hours & perform duties that require some physical strength e.g. assisting patient on wheelchair

  • Attend a compulsory 1-day in-person training on either a Thursday or Saturday

  • Commit to at least 2 months and be able to perform at least 8 shifts (you can either choose to perform one or multiple shifts on the same day)

Project Basis

Weekdays, Weekends

Woodlands

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2 Volunteers Needed per shift

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Selena Tan
Contact: 65062154
Email: selena.tan@nkfs.org

Kang Le Day Hospice

HCA Hospice Care

Volunteer Role Description

  • Operational assistance to planning and executing of programs at Kang Le Day Hospice

(Your contact information will be shared with the receiving SSA)

Volunteer Specifications

  • Willing to engage in physical contact with clients who are terminally ill (e.g. cancer)

  • Volunteers are at least 18 years old

  • Phyiscally Fit

  • Have interest in end-of-life care

  • Willing to engage in physical contact with clients who are terminally ill

  • Preferably able to speak dialects

  • Religion-sensitive

  • Need not have prior experience as training will be provided

  • Volunteers to dress smart casual, no revealing clothing allowed

Regular (> 3 months)

Weekdays
1.30 - 3pm
1.5 to 3 hours per shift

Woodlands

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5 Volunteers Needed

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Tan Zhen Xiu
Contact: 81267815
Email: zhenxiut@hcahospicecare.org.sg

Phone Befriender

Sree Narayana Mission

Volunteer Role Description

  • What is required of the job: Able to converse in English and Mandarin, Able to connect with seniors, patient with strong interpersonal skills 

  • Responsibilities / Assignments: Make 1 phone call every fortnight to one or two seniors preferably on weekdays  mornings or afternoons and engage in  conversation of mutual interest,  offering support and guidance. Volunteer has to provide regular updates of conversation to Programme Manager. Volunteers will be using their  own phone to dial the seniors. Each call can take about ten to thirty minutes. 

  • Attire Required: Smart Casual, Presentable 

  • Service Area: Phone Befriending

  • To reach out to seniors and ensure the  safety and well-being of seniors who  might be socially isolated due to the  situation

Volunteer Specifications

  • Able to converse in English and additional native language (Mandarin) 

  • Able to connect with seniors at ease 

  • Strong interpersonal skills, patient and posess sharp listening skills  

  • Able to commit for a minimum of three months

Regular basis (>3 months)

Weekdays, weekends

Woodlands

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10 Volunteers Needed

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Shernice Yeo
Contact: 86896939
Email: shernice.yeo@snm.org.sg

SSO - Befrienders

Ministry of Social and Family Development

Volunteer Role Description

  • Be a helping hand to help multi-stressed families and individuals who are battling with their issues to provide a positive pro-social support network for these families

  • Be a pair of listening ears/eyes to help these families and their children to get their needs better understood and supported by the government and community agencies

  • To provide regular updates to SSO on the engagement status and family's coping through submiting online well-being report

(Your contact information will be shared with the receiving SSA)

Volunteer Specifications

  • Must be Singaporean or PR 

  • Aged 21 and above 

  • Preferably with at least 6 months of volunteering experience or received relevant trainings 

  • Work independently and a team player  

  • Enjoy interacting with people of different age group, good communication skills 

  • Empathetic and caring individuals who are patient to listen and build rapport with the befriendees  

  • Able to understand the needs of disadvantaged families, preferably has prior befriending/mentoring experiences 

  • Able to speak English and any other language(s), preferably Mandarin, Malay, Tamil and dialects 

  • Able to write in English (bonus) 

Regular (> 3 months)

Weekdays, Weekends

Woodlands

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Any number of Volunteers

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Leo Zhi Qing
Manager
Contact: 6766 0263 / 8717 3561
E-mail: LEO_Zhi_Qing@msf.gov.sg

Vigil Angels

HCA Hospice Care

Volunteer Role Description

  • Project Vigil Angel aims to provide a very dignified death for the dying clients and leaving behind a comforting memory for the bereaved  families

  • To partner a nurse to provide basic nursing care for clients and respite care for the family

  • Volunteers will be invited to support when a client makes a request. This can be within 24h on weekdays or Saturdays. The team will typically provide the  experience between 9am - 6pm from Mon - Sat

(Your contact information will be shared with the receiving SSA)

Volunteer Specifications

  • Willing to engage in physical contact with clients who are terminally ill (e.g. cancer)

  • Volunteers are at least 18 years old

  • Physically Fit

  • Have interest in end-of-life care

  • Willing to engage in physical contact with clients who are terminally ill

  • Preferably able to speak dialects

  • Religion-sensitive

  • Need not have prior experience as training will be provided

  • Volunteer will go through screening process

Regular (>3 months)

Weekdays
5 hrs per shift

Woodlands

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10 Volunteers Needed

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Tan Zhen Xiu
Contact: 81267815
Email: zhenxiut@hcahospicecare.org.sg

Youth Befriender

Calvary Community Care

Volunteer Role Description

  • Befriend and converse with youths 

  • Coordinate or conduct activity (badminton, basketball or other games that volunteers are keen to run) 

  • Academic Coaching 

  • Ensure the safety of youths during conduct of activity

  • Building supportive relationships for youths which is what some of the youths lack.

Volunteer Specifications

  • 20 years old and above 

  • Mature and able to be a good role model to youths 

  • Passionate to connect with youths and find ways to build on their strengths

  • Attire Required: C3 Volunteer shirt and jeans

  • Minimum commitment of 6 months

  • Able to commit weekly (3h per session)

Regular (>3 months)

Weekdays (Mon, Thu, Fri)

Woodlands

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1-2 Volunteer Needed a day

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Cheryl Yeo Contact: 97690556 Email: cherylyeo@calvary.sg