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Club Camp 2011 Facilitators 8-10 Nov 2011

Volunteer Vacancy: CABIN Club Camp 2011 Facilitators (Youth Camp)   Date:  8th – 10th November 2011 (Tuesday – Thursday)                                                                                                                                           Time: 10:30am (Day 1) – 12:00pm (Day 3) *3 Day 2 Night – Overnight Camp  Venue: Ministry of Education (MOE) Labrador Campsite  Minimum Age: 17 and above  Commitment:  Full-day training session on 22th October 2011 and 3 Day 2 Night – Overnight Camp   No. of volunteers needed: 30  We are looking for volunteers who can help out as youth camp facilitators at the above mentioned camp in November 2011. It’s a 3 days 2 nights camp, and our target participants are 90 secondary school students (13 – 15 years old) from 5 different secondary schools. This is a leadership cum community service training camp for CABIN Club members, who are the student leaders helping out the teachers and CABIN Workers to man the youth drop-in centre in their school. CABIN Club is a Co-Curricular Activity (CCA) in secondary schools. The theme of the camp is ‘To Experience Through Service’ – In this 3 days 2 nights camp, CABIN Club members will be exposed to ‘Service Learning’, where they will attend training workshop conducted by external vendor and staff from Singapore Children’s Society. They will also be participating in Community Involvement Project (CIP) – visiting the Elderly Home / Elderly Estate to conduct befriending and cleaning services. Beside the learning component, there will be an outdoor activity – Team Challenge, Campfire and BBQ Dinner. We hope you can join us in the fun and be a mentor to our youths. Roles & duties:  To facilitate group activities and discussions. Be a mentor and befriender to the youth campers.  Volunteer Requirements: 1) Volunteers who have had experience working/interacting with youths preferred. 2) Volunteers without experience are welcomed as training will be provided. 2) Volunteers who have a passion working with youths and educating them through fun and games. 3) Committed, responsible, energetic and fun-loving individuals with good communication skills If you are interested, please contact Mr Eric Wong at 6276 5077 or email to ewong@childrensociety.org.sg for more details. Deadline for application: 31st August 2011. http://www.childrensociety.org.sg/volunteer/adhoc_vacancies.htm

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