• Posted by SG Volunteer Team on May 24th, 2018

Volunteer Position – Communications and Engagement Specialist

Routes of Change is looking for a Communications and Engagement Specialist

Ready to apply your awesome skills and sink your teeth into some meaningful work where your talents will have an impact?

Markus Pukonen, the founder of Routes of Change, is circumnavigating the earth for five years without using a motor while raising support for local sustainability movements.

Routes of Change is seeking Social Media assistance and a Communications and Engagement Specialist to assist the CEO (Chief Exploring Officer) with communications, fundraising and marketing functions, including but not limited to:
– Publishing content across communication platforms to engage a variety of audiences (e.g., media releases, blogs, website, marketing materials)
– Curating content for social media, researching trends, related stories, etc.
– Public relations and media coordination

Skills/knowledge sought:
– Exceptional understanding of social media and best practices
– Knowledge of sustainability-related issues and challenges facing our planet.
– Other languages are an asset
– Some skills in Graphic design or open to developing it.
– Creativity, enthusiasm and a passion to follow your dreams!

You’ll thrive in this position if you are:
– Self motivated, a creative thinker with good communications skills
– Passionate about exploring online communities
– Competitive or goal oriented.

The ideal candidate may be a student pursuing a degree in Sustainability and/or Marketing and Communications looking to build their portfolio.

Note: this position is currently on a volunteer basis; opportunities for compensation will be assessed based on funding.

Time Commitment: Flexible hours/negotiable
Location: Flexible/Remote Based

Routes of Change is a registered non-profit society based in Tofino, BC, Canada. Markus Pukonen is the founder and was named one of Canada’s Top Modern Day Explorers by Canadian Geographic.

More information on Routes of Change is available here: http://routesofchange.org

Ready to make a difference? Send your best to markuspukonen@gmail.com

  • Posted by SG Volunteer Team on May 21st, 2018

Looking for Volunteer Camp Leaders

Metropolitan YMCA Singapore (MYMCA) is looking for youth volunteers to be its Camp Leaders.

Its Learning & Adventure Programmes are for 4-12 years old, and there will be 3 kids camps this upcoming holidays.

Volunteers must be 16 years old and above and must be able to commit for the duration of the specific camp they express interest in.

All volunteers will have to undergo a full day training before helping in the camp.

One of the camps, “SURVIVOR: Superhero” day camp, will be held on 28-31 May, from 8.30am to 4.30pm.
Volunteers of day camps are to report at 8.00am and the programme will end at 5.30pm.

For more information on the other camps please visit https://mymca.org.sg/activity?type=Holiday%20Camps

All of MYMCA’s proceeds for camps will fund their outreach projects for communities and the low income families.
If you are interested to volunteer for MYMCA’s outreach projects you can visit https://mymca.org.sg/programmes

For those who interested or wish to find out more, please contact Daniel at 68398345 or email Daniel.Ang@mymca.org.sg

  • Posted by SG Volunteer Team on May 10th, 2018

Volunteer for Lions Befrienders Flag Day 2018

Lions Befrienders is a Social Service Organisation which was formed in 1995 by the Lions Clubs of Singapore and a Lions District Project.

Its mission is to provide friendship and care for seniors to age in place with community participation, enabling them to enjoy meaningful and enriching lives.

To sustain its services to the vulnerable seniors, Lions Befrienders will hold its annual Flag Day on 25 August 2018, Saturday. It aims to raise $150,000 from this event that will benefit the seniors.

Join as a Flag Seller to make a difference today!

Flag sellers are great assets, they not only assist in raising funds, but also in spreading the awareness of the seniors to the public. Your support will enable Lions Befrienders to end social isolation amongst its seniors, empowering them to live active, healthy & happy lives in our community.

Register @ https://www.lionsbefrienders.org.sg/get-involved/flag-day-2018.

For group registration and more information, please contact Ms Lim Li Na at 6681 4967 or via email at lina.lim@lb.org.sg

  • Posted by SG Volunteer Team on May 10th, 2018

Volunteers needed for Morning Star Programmes

Morning Star is a registered Charity and Institute of Public Character (IPC) which aims to strengthen family relationships in Singapore.

The organisation is currently looking for volunteers to help in these areas:

1. Volunteering @ CareNights
CareNights is the first and only programme in Singapore that provides transitional night care for children of families in need. It caters to parents who need to work overtime, perform shift work frequently, attend night classes or to attend to life crisis situations. Children aged 7-14 years are served, and run nightly Mondays to Fridays, from 6pm to 10pm.

Volunteers will be supported with comprehensive training on managing and communicating with children.

Volunteers are expected to:
• Assist to manage the behaviours of the children
• Assist the children with their academic work
• Facilitate/lead activities such as speech & drama, dance, art & craft, singing, preparing simple meals, educational or recreational games
• Promote CareNights to the community by going on home visits or participating in community events, such as job fairs or roadshows
• Assist with recruitment of volunteers for CareNights
• Assist in maintaining the safety and well beings of the children, security and cleanliness of the centres.

• At least 18 years old
• Open to working with children aged 7-14 for at least 6 months or at least 72 hours of service in a year
• Willing to learn new ways of engaging and communicating with children

2. Advocacy and Fundraising
Volunteers are needed to go on roadshows to help publicise the various programmes, conduct block visits and to aid in fundraising events/activities.

• At least 18 years old
• Willing to work on weeknights and weekends

A monthly briefing is conducted for volunteers to find out more about CareNights and other programmes/services within Morning Star that require help from volunteers. This 1.5 hour long sharing will give you greater clarity and help you decide if this is an area of work that you would like to venture into.

The briefing will be conducted on the following Thursdays, 7pm:
24 May: Bedok North Centre
21 June: Primavera Centre
26 July: Hougang Centre
30 August: Sengkang Centre
20 September: Bedok North Centre
25 October: Primavera Centre

Please call 62851377 or email volunteer@morningstar.org.sg to register your interest.