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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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Volunteer for MINDS

Posted by VolunteerSG Admin | Posted in Call for Volunteers | Posted on 20-05-2017

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Me Too! Club is a new programme of MINDS planned to enhance the social integration of people with intellectual disabilities (PWIDs) through leisure activities and befriending activities. It is best suited for PWIDs who cannot participate in community-based services due to health reasons and/or other reasons or would prefer a less intensive programme. Me Too! Club offers age-appropriate activities that cater to the interests of persons with moderate to severe disabilities. Activities include weekly leisure/enrichment activities, monthly outings, and home visits for befriending the clients.

We are looking for adhoc and regular volunteers to support our programmes on the weekdays. This will be ongoing i.e. no deadline for sign-ups.

For adhoc volunteers:
- Join Me Too! Club weekday activities at least once a month. Each activity spans for 2-3 hours in the afternoons on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.

- Plan and/or execute activities for adults with intellectual disabilities i.e. art and craft, sports, gardening, bowling, swimming, etc.

- Attend volunteer case reviews once every 3 months, to discuss about the progress of clients and how to better support them

For regular volunteers:
- Join weekday activities at least once a month (2-3 hours) on Tuesday/Wednesday/Friday.

- Plan &/or execute activities for adults with intellectual disabilities (clients)

- Prepare materials for activities &/or home visits together with other volunteers

- Conduct home visits to our clients at least 1x/week (may be conducted after working hours/on weekends)

- Fill & submit home visit log within 1 week of every home visit

For interested volunteers, they can sign up via our link here: www.tinyurl.com/metooclub. For more enquiries, they can contact me at juliang.mtc@minds.org.sg, or call 65478501

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