Opportunities in Woodlands

Activity Facilitator (Chit-Chat Session) [Woodlands]

Sree Narayana Mission (Singapore)

Volunteer Role Description

  • Planning and implementation of online programme (Lim Kopi, Jiak Roti/Chaaya & Chat)

  • Content Creation and  Conceptualisation

  • Slide/Material preparation 

  • Facilitation

  • Reduction in staff workload 

  • Value added service from volunteer to hands on the experience in  programme planning for senior  beneficiaries

  • Service Area: Senior Beneficiaries

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

Volunteer Specifications

  • Proficient in English and conversational in Mandarin/Dialects

  • Creative 

  • Experienced and comfortable in hosting/facilitate online activity 

  • At least 21 years old and above 

  • Familiar with Zoom platform


Project basis

Weekdays

Woodlands

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5 Volunteers Needed

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Vince Tan
Contact: 92330532
Email: vince.tan@snm.org.sg

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

Orange Valley Senior Activity Centre (Woodland Peak)

Volunteer Role Description

  • Weekly phone or virtual service or house visit provide a listening ear, links to other services and to monitor generalwell being. 

  • Support and companionship to lonely, or emotionally distressed seniors 

  • Attire Required: Preferred plain white/black T shirt 

  • Service Area: Marsiling

  • Reduction in staff workload 

  • Increase in number of seniors to be active in community 

  • Support seniors' needs particularly the frail and vulnerrable and seniors who are in isolation

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

Volunteer Specifications

  • Minimum 21 years old 

  • Male and Female 

  • Comprehending, attending and conversant skills. 

  • Able to communicate with seniors in English and Mandarin. Dialects speaking are also welcome.

  • Available any 4 hours between 9am to 5pm from Mondays to Sundays. Minimum 1 month commitment and can volunteer weekly or fortnightly.

Project-Basis (<=3 months)

Weekdays and weekends

Woodlands

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10 Volunteers Needed

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Teresa Theng
Contact: 91692111
Email: teresatheng@orangevalley.sg

Befriender, Outreach Associate, Roadshow Booths Engagement

AWWA CREST

Volunteer Role Description

  • Responsibilities / Assignments:  Befriender, Outreach Associate, Roadshow Booths Engagement 

  • Attire Required: Comfortable 

  • Service Area: Woodlands and Sembawang

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

Volunteer Specifications

  • 18 yo and above 

  • Any gender 

  • Enjoy engaging older adults, enjoy equipping, enjoy befriending 

  • No equipment / vehicle required 

  • Briefing provided 

  • Any language proficiency

Regular (>3 months)

Weekdays, Weekends

Woodlands

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Any number of volunteers

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Nicodemus Ching
Contact: 97849247
Email: Nicodemus_ching@awwa.org.sg

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

Emcee for Fundraising event

Care Corner

Volunteer Role Description

  • To be emcee for Care Corner Singapore's Fundraising Dinner and Dance on 3rd Dec 2021

  • To meet with organisers prior to the event to understand overall agenda, type of event, participants and important guests involved.

  • Engage the audience with charisma and set the tone for the event.

  • To work with organisers on the timeliness of program flow

Volunteer Specification

  • Fluent in English and Mandarin

  • Minimum 18 years old

  • Has prior emcee experience

  • Able to work independently

  • Adaptable and able to react appropriately to situations during live event

Project-Basis (<=3 months)

Flexible

Woodlands

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Front Desk Reception and Administrative Support

Care Corner FSC (Admiralty)

Volunteer Role Description

  • Support the Social Service Professionals (SSPs) by managing front desk / reception duties which includes attending to phone calls and walk-in and ensuring smooth front office operations

  • Provide ad-hoc administrative support such as office supplies/stationery stock-take and organising, filing and where needed, provide help in counselling fees payment

Volunteer Specifications

  • Min. 18 years of age, friendly and mature with a warm disposition

  • Client-centric, experience in customer service preferred

  • Fluent in English and Mandarin/Malay

  • Able to take on tasks independently

  • Onsite volunteer orientation and training is provided

Regular (>3 months)

Weekdays

Woodlands

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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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Amanda Chua
Contact: 68919510/ 91898336
Email: AmandaC@hcahospicecare.org.sg

MINDS - Virtual Engagement [Woodlands]

MINDS

Volunteer Role Description

  • Interact with the special needs community

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

Volunteer Specifications

  • Able to commit from 10.30am to 11.30am and/or 2pm to 3pm

Regular (>3 months), Project based

Weekdays, Weekends

Woodlands

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5-10 volunteers Needed

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Chan Jianhong
Contact: 98564578
Email: jianhong.chan@minds.org.sg

Outreach Project Support Assistant

Orange Valley Senior Activity Centre (Woodland Peak)

Volunteer Role Description

  • House visit to do survey of needs and collect feed backs 

  • Distribute flyers or attending to phone calls to residents of Marsiling to create publicity of SAC's Eldercare services and programmes 

  • Responsibilities / Assignments: Completion and collate survey and feedbacks data 

  • Attire Required: Preferred plain white/black Tshirt 

  • Service Area: Marsiling

  • Reduction in staff workload 

  • Increase in number of seniors to be active in community 

  • Support seniors' needs particularly the frail and vulnerrable seniors who need support

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

Volunteer Specifications

  • Minimum 21 years old 

  • Male and Female 

  • Comprehending, attending and conversant skills. 

  • Able to communicate with seniors in English and Mandarin. Dialects speaking are also welcome.

  • Available any 4 hours between 9am to 5pm from Mondays to Sundays. Minimum 1 month commitment and can volunteer weekly or fortnightly.

Project-Basis (<=3 months)

Weekdays and weekends

Woodlands

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10 Volunteers Needed

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Teresa Theng
Contact: 91692111
Email: teresatheng@orangevalley.sg

Program Co-facilitator (Centre based)

Orange Valley Senior Activity Centre (Woodland Peak)

Volunteer Role Description

  • Phone invite seniors to centre's activities and programmes

  • Assist facilitator in preparatory work and logistics 

  • Co-faciliate on site or virtual online programme 

  • Attire Required: Preferred plain white/black Tshirt 

  • Service Area: Marsiling

  • Reduction in staff workload 

  • Increase in number of seniors to be active in community 

  • Continual support to motivate particularly the frail and vulnerrable, and seniors who are in isolation

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

Volunteer Specifications

  • Minimum 21 years old 

  • Male and Female 

  • Has exposed to assisting role support on activities and programs is preferred 

  • Preferred Knowledge of microsoft for preparatory activity/program plan 

  • Comprehending, attending and conversant skills. 

  • Able to communicate with seniors in English and Mandarin. Dialects speaking are also welcome.

  • Available any 4 hours between 9am to 5pm from Mondays to Sundays. Minimum 1 month commitment and can volunteer weekly or fortnightly.

Project-Basis (<=3 months)

Weekdays and Weekends

Woodlands

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4 Volunteers Needed

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Teresa Theng
Contact: 91692111
Email: teresatheng@orangevalley.sg

Project - E-learning Module

National Healthcare Group Polyclinics (NHGP)

Volunteer Role Description

  • Collaborate with the Service Leadership and Patient Relations (SLPR) divison to develop a browser based virtual platform for staff on effective service communication.

  • Effective communication with patients and their caregivers is the cornerstone of a family-centered care. This project will allow staff in the polyclinics to journey through the various touch points of a patient/caregiver when going for an appointment at the polyclinic.

  • This virtual platform will allow staff to empathise in the shoe of a patient or caregiver, and to learn the importance of effective communication during handover of service point. The learning will help enhance the care and services provided in the polyclinics.

Volunteer Specifications

  • You will need experience in multimedia software, gamining software and information technology.

  • Commitment; to volunteer through the whole project (i.e. pre-planning, development to post-review)

  • You will work remotely on projects and is expected to have access to your own laptop / computer.

  • Maintain close contact with Reporting Supervisor.

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

Regular (>3 months)

Weekdays, Weekends

Woodlands

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10 Volunteers Needed

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Mak Hui Min
Contact: 64966767
Email: volunteer@nhgp.com.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


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

Scriptwriter

Care Corner

Volunteer Role Description

  • Has experience in scriptwriting 

  • To script Care Corner's 40 years journey serving the community and condensed the story into a 2 hours programme for the year end fundraising dinner.

  • Require to work closely with staff from conception of story to final production which may entail frequent online meetups during initial stage and physical meeting nearer to event date

  • Fluent in spoken and written English

Volunteer Specification

  • Minimum18 years old

  • Has prior experience in scriptwriting for any events eg, school event and/or personal pursuits

  • Able to work independently

Project-Basis (<=3 months)

Flexible

Woodlands

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Teacher Aides

Thye Hua Kwan Moral Charities Ltd

Volunteer Role Description

  • Attire Required: Will be provided 

  • Service Area: Classroom

  • Serve as an additional pair of hands to  assist in supporting students' learning in  the classroom

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

Volunteer Specifications

  •  Above 18 years of age (parental consent required for those under the age of 18)

  • Response whenever a center needs relief help (for volunteers who only able to render on ad hoc basis)

  • Able to cope with physical demands

  • No major health problems

  • Able to communicate in English 

  • Passion for working with children with special needs

  • Has patience in handling special needs students

  • May have to clear medical check and background screening

Regular (>3 months)

Weekdays, 2-4 hrs per shift

Woodlands

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10 Volunteers Needed

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Desmond Wong
Contact: 63094355
Email: desmond.wong@thkmc.org.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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Lionel Chai
Contact: 97274725
Email: LionelC@hcahospicecare.org.sg

Volunteer Mentor

Youth Guidance and Outreach Services

Volunteer Role Description

  • What is required of the job: Facilitation and good communication skills 

  • Responsibilities / Assignments: To educate, equip and empower youths with pro-social skills and resilience 

  • Attire Required: YGOS Polo Tee (Will be given when volunteers are confirmed for programme) 

  • Service Area: Woodlands, Yishun, Jurong 

  • To provide youths with a positive adult mentor that can journey with the youth through ups and downs of life, as well as teach and learn from one another. 

Volunteer Specifications

  • Minimum 21 years old 

  • Proficient in English and Chinese  

  • Volunteer Induction and training will be provided for volunteers 

  • Available from 2pm to 5pm on weekdays on fortnightly basis

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

Regular basis (>3 months)

Weekdays

Woodlands

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15 Volunteers Needed

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Ng Jia Min
Contact: 90472007
Email: jiamin.ng@ygos.org.sg