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Posted by VolunteerSG Admin | Posted in Call for Volunteers | Posted on 21-07-2012

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We are a non-profit charity for the arts and we wish to advocate for a “Colourful Singapore!” Social Creatives is a non-profit arts charity that aims to promote art with a purpose and we do community art. We hope to make Singapore and society colourful both visually but more importantly emotionally. Through promoting public arts appreciation in a collective effort in addressing the gaps of society. Art in HeArt!

 

More information can be found on www.socialcreatives.com

We have an upcoming event which we hope to engage your support. The success of the project depends on how many people we can send out on the streets to create the desired impact.

COLOURFUL SINGAPORE
We are a non-profit charity for the arts and we wish to advocate for a “Colourful Singapore!”

 

When:                             5 August 2012 (In conjunction with Singapore National Day)
Time Sessions:               9am – 3pm or 2pm – 8pm
Where:                             Island wide
Distribution Points:    MRT Stations: Orchard, Kallang, Pasir Ris, Jurong East and Newton

About our fundraising event “Colorful Singapore”:
In conjunction with Singapore National Day on 9 August 2012, we aim to bring creativity and vibrancy to the streets of Singapore on the 5 August 2012, in our flag day fundraising activity for Social Creatives.

We will have 5 face painting stations and donation bags collection points at Orchard, Kallang, Pasir Ris, Jurong East and Newton MRT stations. Volunteers are encouraged to come in colourfully clad outfits, mascots and costumes and have their faces painted!

Volunteers will go out and advocate to promote the arts to bring about a colourful Singapore!
The public can show their support by donating to our fundraisers into the donation bags which they will be carrying.

Pls email Amanda Chen at amanda@socialcreatives.com to volunteer

Volunteer for Jurong Lake Run 2012

Posted by VolunteerSG Admin | Posted in Call for Volunteers | Posted on 14-06-2012

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Jurong Lake Run 2012

 7 July 2012

Jurong Lake Run 2012 is a volunteer-initated community project that aims to provide runners with a unique running experience. Following the event’s resounding success in 2011, Jurong Lake Run 2012 aims to engage more of the community. This year, Jurong Lake Run 2012 targets a total of 12,000 participants and aims to benefit 7 local charitable organisations.

 

As Jurong Lake Run 2012 will be an even bigger running event than the previous year in terms of the number of participants, more volunteers are needed to support the event’s multiple operations. Volunteers will get to be a part of the exciting race day operations and meet like-minded enthusiastic volunteers!

Those interested pls go to http://www.juronglakerun.com/volunteers/

or email email Shu Hui at shuhui@juronglakerun.com

Positions available

  1. Route Marshal – Guide runners along the route and respond to emergency situations (eg. injured runner) if necessary.
  2. General Assistant – Assist in ad-hoc duties such as helping to distribute volunteer t-shirts and be deployed to wherever there is a shortage of manpower.

 

Role Title Route Marshal No. of Volunteers: 50
Role Title General Assistant No. of Volunteers: 50
Programme/ Activity Description Jurong Lake Run 2012 is community sports event that aims to bring together members of the public, competitive runners and the corporate sector. Proceeds from this event will go to supporting local charitable organizations.
Criteria At least 13 years old

Able to stay overnight at Taman Jurong Community Club on 7th July

Enthusiastic about volunteering for a sports event

Location Chinese Garden, Japanese Garden and Jurong Lake Park (Meeting point: Taman Jurong Community Club)
Duration & Frequency One-off event

Reporting time: 11pm, 7th July 2012

Event day: 8th July 2012

Name of Service Coordinator Ng Shu Hui (Email address: shuhui@juronglakerun.com)
Support for Volunteers Instruction by Key Appointment Holders on 8th July
Reward for Volunteers Overnight allowance: $6

Transport allowance: $4

Limited edition Volunteer T-shirt

Certificate of Appreciation (mailed directly to volunteers within 3 months after Jurong Lake Run 2012)

CIP Acknowledgement Letter (if required by volunteer)

Other information Supper, breakfast, light snacks and lunch will be provided
Beneficiaries
  1. Singapore Children’s Society
  2. Children’s Cancer Foundation
  3. Loving Hearts Multi-Service Centre (Jurong Central)
  4. Singapore Association of Mental Health
  5. Aspiration Wan Qing Lodge
  6. Lakeside Family Centre
  7. Concern & Care Neighbourhood Link

Singapore National Games 2012 calling for Volunteers

Posted by VolunteerSG Admin | Posted in Call for Volunteers | Posted on 14-06-2012

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Greetings from Singapore Sports Council and People Association.

 

SNG will be held from 1 – 9 September 2012.   An inaugural event, it aims to be a meaningful and memorable sporting festival that ignites passion, builds character, connects people and bonds Singaporeans. Jointly organised by the Singapore Sports Council (SSC) and the People’s Association (PA), SNG 2012 offers opportunities for mass participation and greater involvement of residents.

By involving people from all walks of life, the Games will promote active and healthy living, as well as cultivate volunteerism in the community. The minimum age we are looking at is 13 years old.

Check out the various Volunteer Roles https://app.sportsvolunteer.sg/tabid/223/default.aspx?title=JobDescription&EventID=47

Please feel free to contact me if you need any clarification at Derrick_ANG@ssc.gov.sg

Look forward to your support of SNG 2012.

http://www.singaporenationalgames.sg/

Warm Regards

Ang Ting Wei, Derrick

 

Volunteer for Singapore HeritageFest Singapore 20-29 July

Posted by VolunteerSG Admin | Posted in Call for Volunteers | Posted on 14-06-2012

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Volunteer for “New York New York” Flash Mob @ Raffles place

Posted by VolunteerSG Admin | Posted in Call for Volunteers | Posted on 14-06-2012

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Date of Activity  6/7 Aug 2012

As we are a an institute focusing only on US education, we want to bring the fun of new york to Singapore.

The flash mob marks the start of the carnival.

We are recreating the same flash mob dance in the show “Friends with Benefits”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sMsLKir1_LI

We need 50 Participants for this Event!

Every participants will get a goodie bag that is worth more than $500! (The goodie bags includes bears, training vouchers, Tshirts, stationary and more)

 There will be statue of liberty too right in the middle of raffles place park!

 We want to create some fun in one of the busiest CBD districts in Singapore!

Calling everyone who watched the movie “friends with benefits” to be part of this magnificent flash mob which will be featured on local media!

 Kindly leave your contact details and email to eric@aventis.edu.sg

 i)Name

ii)Contact Number

iii)Email Address

 http://itsmyturn.sg/participate/details/page/new-york-new-york-flash-mob-volunteers-needed-

 Should you have further queries please do not hesitate to contact me via 91919516 (mobile) / 67203333 or email eric@aventis.edu.sg.

Eric Tan (Bcom)

Assistant Program Manager

Aventis School of Management

Graduate School for Professionals

Stroke Rehab at Kinesis

Posted by VolunteerSG Admin | Posted in From our Supporters | Posted on 05-06-2012

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Museum Volunteers – deadline extended!

Posted by VolunteerSG Admin | Posted in Call for Volunteers | Posted on 31-05-2012

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To apply as a Weekend Museum Volunteer   go to http://sites.google.com/site/museumvolunteers/museum-volunteer-training-2012

 

Submission has been extended to 7 June 2012.

 

Sunday Times 20 May 2012

FAR FROM BORING

His friends said museums were dusty and boring. To prove them wrong, Mr Dinesh Sathisan, a National University of Singapore history major, signed up as a volunteer guide.

Then 24 years old, he was the youngest guide in his batch to be trained at the Asian Civilisations Museum in 2005. Up to today, the 31-year-old defence policy officer relishes the stories behind the museum’s artefacts.

Visitors are often captivated by a bronze-cast statue of the Hindu goddess Uma. So he tells them how the god Shiva was so similarly entranced that he made her his wife.

HOOKED FROM THE START

Ms Deanna Rashid’s first visit to the Asian Civilisations Museum was a night-time foray in 2010 at the behest of a German friend, who said tickets were half-price at night. She was immediately hooked.

There was no guide so the 36-year-old recruiter at an oil and gas firm relied on the descriptions, but she enjoyed the experience enough to go back a second time. She also signed up to become a guide with Museum Volunteers.

Last month, she became one of the museum’s 41 new weekend guides, after half a year of training. She can now identify different Buddha statues and trace their artistic influences to 1,000-year-old exchanges between India, Cambodia, China and Vietnam.

‘I really wanted to be an ambassador for our South-east Asian heritage,’ she says.

Youth Volunteers for Mid Autumn Festival

Posted by VolunteerSG Admin | Posted in Call for Volunteers | Posted on 28-05-2012

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Stroke Rehab

Posted by VolunteerSG Admin | Posted in Announcement | Posted on 15-05-2012

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Stroke

 

Many studies has shown that neuroplasticity is possible in adults even months after a brain injury. Repetition of consistent movement therapy is key and has been shown to have a great impact on brain re-wiring in stroke/neuro patients.

 

Neuroplasticity = The brain and the nervous system’s capacity to renew and re-wire itself

 

Kinesis Stroke Rehab uses the latest technologically advanced equipment

The Bionic Leg Tibion – A wearable robot to help patients in their Sit-to-Stand movement, walking and climbing the stairs

The ReJoyce upper arm hand-station – using computer games to motivate and make therapy fun for the patients.

 

Know anyone that may benefit from such therapy?

Call us for an assessment 63520800

 

Hua Mei looking for Volunteers

Posted by VolunteerSG Admin | Posted in Call for Volunteers | Posted on 08-05-2012

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About Hua Mei EPICC

The essence of Hua Mei EPICC is person-centred care for frail and at-risk elders, delivered through a team-managed approach.     

EPICC’s multi-disciplinary team, comprising social worker, nurse, doctor, programme assistants drivers and volunteers, works with the elders in the programme and their care partners to help optimize the elders’ medical and psycho-social wellness, and to support their ageing at home.

The elders attend a community club on premise 3 to 5 times a week. Many of them have multiple chronic medical conditions, limited social support and few financial means. But they have not lost their capacity to enjoy wellness and wonder.

Why we need volunteers

As EPICC is a multi-faceted programme that engages its participants on multiple levels – from health enhancing behaviour to social outings, from physical exercise to board games – it requires a lot of hands to keep it going.

Older people are an integral part of our community. They know it too – and they welcome interacting with people of different ages and personalities.

Calling volunteers who like working with elders!

Hua Mei EPICC (Elder-centred Program for Integrated Comprehensive Care) is a new service for frail and at-risk elders living in the community. It is part of the cluster of medical and psycho-social programmes which constitute the Hua Mei Centre for Successful Ageing, a Tsao Foundation Initiative.

 

Volunteering at EPICC requires commitment but rewards one with challenge, heart-touching moments, and joy.

Positions available

1.       Volunteer Escort

2. Programme Support

 

To find out more about EPICC and how your skills and talents can enrich the lives of its participants, please register for our ‘Briefing on EPICC’.  

 

Event Details

Date & Time     : 26 May 2012, 10.30am

Venue              : Training Room 1

  Tsao Foundation, 298 Tiong Bahru Road #15-01,

  Central Plaza, Singapore 168730

 

To reserve your seat, please email volunteer@tsaofoundation.org or ask for Jeremy at 65939552.

Role Title Volunteer Escort No. of Volunteers: 8
Purpose The volunteer helps to ensure the comfort and safety of the elder.
Programme / Activity Description Hua Mei EPICC (Elder-centred Programme for Integrated Comprehensive Care) provides integrated medical and social services to frail and at-risk elders to enable them to continue living in the community.
Job Description To escort EPICC participant to medical appointment at clinic or hospital
Criteria  

  • Knowledge of basic safety conduct
  • Ability to speak basic English or Mandarin, and Chinese dialects or Malay
  • Some experience with pushing and parking the wheelchair

 

Location 298 Tiong Bahru Road, #15-01/06 Central Plaza, S168730
Duration & Frequency According to participants’ medical appointment schedule
Name of Service Coordinator Ruth Wong
Support for Volunteers Programme and Safety Orientation
Reward for Volunteers Skills in helping frail persons to travel, negotiating with medical staff, communicating with older persons, among others.
Other information Meal or tea will be provided
Beneficiaries Frail and at-risk elders who live in the community