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SAFRA will be holding our 6th Edition of the unique and prestigious Swim for Hope 2016, which will take place from Friday to Sunday, 14-16 October 2016, across 5 SAFRA Clubhouses across Singapore. The event aims to target across up to 3000 participants over a span of 3 continuous days. Swim For Hope aims to raise funds for meaningful causes through swimming that will bring hope to three (3) special beneficiaries –  SAF Care Fund, Community Chest and Special Olympics Singapore. The first program aims to provide additional support and care to SAF servicemen who are severely disabled due to military service. The second program engages the community in supporting the underprivileged, and for the last program, we are looking at creating a positive impact while enhancing potential athletes with intellectual disabilities by using sports as a platform. Volunteers’ Info Date:                           14 Oct 16 (Fri) Venue:                         SAFRA Mount Faber Reporting Time:          11:45am Attire:                          Sporty Casual (Event Singlet) Volunteer Numbers:    30 Volunteers’ Benefits •      An Event Singlet •      Meals and refreshment provided •      Certification for volunteering •      Able to clock CIP hours while having fun (10 Hours) •      Volunteer with friends through a memorable way to give back to society •      Cultivate a sense of leadership & volunteerism spirit in youths •      Able to use this experience to jump start social service / events career   Individual – Email Michelle at wmichelle@safra.sg with your Name, NRIC, Contact Number Group registrations – Appoint a Group Coordinator and email Michelle at wmichelle@safra.sg with the list of Names, NRICs, and Contact Numbers.  

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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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