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Artwards @ Yishun Community Hospital

Posted by VolunteerSG Admin | Posted in Call for Volunteers | Posted on 03-03-2016

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Artwards @ Yishun Community Hospital
About the program:
Artwards is a charity project by Artsolute that aims to brighten the wards for the those in hospital care. Artwards project has been transforming four wards at the National University Hospital since 2013 til today into settings for workshops and performances of dance, drama, painting, and storytelling.
Artwards is now growing and will now be reaching out to the brand new Yishun Community Hospital to engage elderly patients who are in recovery with visual arts and games. 
Volunteers will receive an introduction on how to use visual art or games to create conversation and engagement with elderly patients  Following which volunteers are to engage with patients in the ward at Yishun Community Hospital with the guidance of Artsolute’s facilitators and assistance of YCH’s nurses.
 
About Yishun Community Hospital:
Yishun Community Hospital opened in late January and is a new style of hospital designed for patients recovering and preparing to go home. The patients will stay at the hospital for an average of 28 days. The layout of the hospital mimics that of the household, with common dinning and rest areas.
 
Skills Needed:
- An interest in talking to people
*You do not need to be experienced in the arts to join
* Volunteers must be 16 yrs of age
 
When & Where:
Yishun Community Hospital, 2 Yishun Central, 768024
5th March – 29th April
Every Saturday from 2-4:30pm
*You do not need to attend every session
*First time volunteers must attend a briefing/training before the session starting at 1pm. 
 
About Artsolute:
Based in Singapore since 2011, the vision of Artsolute is to raise a caring and active society through the arts. This is through activating young people to lead and participate in projects of community development, cultural exchange, and psychosocial intervention. Artsolute has conducted workshops art for social and community development in schools, communities, hospitals, for children to elderly in Singapore and South East Asia.
 
Contact:
Jodi Thiele
86128236

The Asian Festival of Children’s Content (AFCC) 2016

Posted by VolunteerSG Admin | Posted in Call for Volunteers | Posted on 03-03-2016

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The Asian is an annual event organised by the National Book Development Council of Singapore (NBDCS) to celebrate and promote the creation and appreciation of children’s books and content, with a focus on Asian themes.

In 2016, the 5-day festival will feature Japan as the Country of Focus, as well as over 100 local and international speakers including authors, illustrators, publishers, and media professionals from countries like Singapore, Japan, Australia, Philippines, New Zealand, Germany, Ireland, England and the United States.

Title: Asian Festival of Children’s Content (AFCC)

Date: 24 – 29 May 2016

Purpose of event: The Asian Festival of Children’s Content (AFCC) brings together content creators and producers with parents, teachers, librarians, and anyone interested in quality Asian content for children. This Festival provides an opportunity for writers, illustrators, editors, publishers, agents, distributors, parents, children, teachers, and librarians to meet, learn, develop their craft, and discover business opportunities.

Scope of volunteer duties: To help as Room Wardens (includes time-keeping), ushering and registration duties

Contact details: Interested volunteers can contact Judi at judi@bookcouncil.sg.

Volunteers have played a big role in helping with our Festival for the past few years. Volunteers who help out at AFCC will be able to attend the sessions during the Festival for free, and get a chance to learn from educators and literary professionals from around the world. Meals will also be provided for them.

Find the full programme line-up at www.afcc.com.sg

 

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Common Space for Common Good calling for Volunteers

Posted by VolunteerSG Admin | Posted in Call for Volunteers | Posted on 13-02-2016

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Youth Corps Singapore’s signature initiative, Common Space for Common Good, will kick off with a mass volunteering event for youths to participate in based on their interests. During this one-day event, youths can engage in various community service activities islandwide to impact beneficiary groups such as the elderly, low-income families, special needs and the environment. Volunteers will participate in four hours of community service, then head back to The Red Box for a mini-carnival and installation to celebrate the spirit of volunteerism!

Below is the list of island-wide community service that volunteers will be participating in. While they may choose to volunteer based on their interested causes, they may not be able to choose the type of activity to volunteer for under each cause.

 

Appreciate the Pioneers

-        Activities and lunch with the elderly

-        Physiotherapy & enjoy hawker fare with elderly wheelchair users

-        Activities at Home

-        Shopping at NTUC and lunch with elderly

-        Engage elderly in art and craft session and enjoy lunch together

Befriend the special needs

-        Art and craft session with people with intellectual disabilities

-        Touring the Heritage Garden and picnic at Singapore Botanical Gardens

Care for the Environment

-        Coastal and park clean up

Delight the Family (Fully subscribed)

-        Join underprivileged families to explore the Singapore Sports Hub

Registration is now open and will close at 2359hrs on 3 March 2016. Sign up at bit.ly/YCS4Good!

Please Note: This event organizer has assured that  ‘The Privacy and Data Protection Agreement clause’ (in the online application form) concerning personal info being used for marketing purposes was referred to marketing the event, as opposed to commercial marketing. 

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Call for Volunteer Piano Guardian

Posted by VolunteerSG Admin | Posted in Call for Volunteers | Posted on 09-02-2016

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Play Me, I’m Yours Singapore 2016 is looking for piano guardians to assist in looking after some lovely street pianos from 14th March to 6th April! 

Originating from the UK, this nationwide community arts project is set to give a burst of colour and music to our neighbourhoods spaces and streets and WE WANT YOU!

25 pianos, decorated by 25 social organisations working 25 local artists will be placed in public spaces all over Singapore. 

This project aims to engage, connect performers, artists and social welfare organisations with the public!

After the project, the pianos will be donated or auctioned off where the proceeds would go back to the 25 social welfare organisations.

*Please note this piano guardian position is only opened to those who are 18 years of age (as of 14th March 2016) and above.

There is also a compulsory briefing on 8th or 9th March (time TBC) at The Ground Theatre at *SCAPE.

You’ll receive the Official PMIY tee shirt as a token for your contribution. Please do sign up by the 21st of Feb to ensure you get the tee shirt in your preferred size.

Interested piano guardians may sign up here: http://www.streetpianos.sg/2016/volunteer-portal

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Museum Volunteer Guides Recruitment for The Peranakan Museum

Posted by VolunteerSG Admin | Posted in Call for Volunteers | Posted on 05-02-2016

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Apply at   https://goo.gl/JjeOw9

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Fair Assistant – Affordable Art Fair Spring – 20 – 24th April

Posted by VolunteerSG Admin | Posted in Call for Volunteers | Posted on 05-02-2016

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Fair Assistants for Affordable Art Fair Spring – 20 – 24th April

DURATION

Fair Assistants will be scheduled for shifts according to their availability from 20 – 24 April 2016. A briefing will be done on 19 April to familiarize fair assistants with the operations of Affordable Art Fair Singapore.

VENUE

F1 Pit Building, 1 Republic Boulevard

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

·      Front-of-house assistants

·      Artwork Storage

·      Features & Education Areas

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

·      Small remuneration per shift

·      A pair of complimentary tickets

·      Staff meals

·      Certificate of Appreciation

·      Insurance coverage during the Fair

APPLICATION

Please fill in the form, link below or email vanessa@affordableartfair.com for more information.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/11wq71b5amJyUOznlRjgvVoo3_7y8n3xSfGeq6o7eeuY/viewform

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Apply at https://goo.gl/JjeOw9

Posted by VolunteerSG Admin | Posted in Call for Volunteers | Posted on 30-01-2016

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Volunteer with Loving Heart

Posted by VolunteerSG Admin | Posted in Call for Volunteers | Posted on 28-01-2016

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LHMSC(J) volunteer recruitment poster

Stroke Therapy

Posted by VolunteerSG Admin | Posted in From our Supporters | Posted on 25-01-2016

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WHERE TO DONATE YOUR THINGS IN SINGAPORE

Posted by VolunteerSG Admin | Posted in Donate | Posted on 21-01-2016

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GIVE AWAY YOUR PRE-LOVED OR GENTLY-USED GOODS TO CHARITY

If you’re looking for a way to give back to society in Singapore, donating your gently-used things helps

the less fortunate and declutters your home

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Check out the places here  

http://thehoneycombers.com/singapore/where-to-donate-your-things-in-singapore-give-away-your-pre-loved-or-gently-used-goods-to-charity/

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