My volunteering schedule

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” – Gandhi

Group

Day

Time

Area

The New Charis Mission

Wednesdays

1930-2200

Ang Mo Kio

Lions Befrienders

Saturdays

1000-1230

Macpherson

Joy Gathering

Saturdays

1430-1730

Buangkok

Lions Befrienders

Sundays

1400-1800

Aljunied

Volunteer requirements

“Everybody can be great…because anybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

Things to have from the start

Things to learn over time

Interest

Passion

An open mind

Knowledge which may be helpful to beneficiaries

A smile

Ability to connect with people

A mobile phone and email address

Prioritisation and time management skills

Other than that, there are no specific requirements.

Not comfortable with elderly?

Here are a few other organisations which I have volunteered with before:

Cause

Group

Children

MCYC Community Services Society

Environment

Ground-Up Initiative

Ex-convicts

Singapore Anti-Narcotics Association

Family

Viriya Community Services

Special needs (mental)

Institute of Mental Health

Special needs (physical)

Singapore Disability Sports Council

Those looking for more short-term events

giving.sg has countless one-off events which anyone can join!

Contact

You can contact me to find out more about my weekly visitations, or to give me feedback:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/julian.choo.37
Email: julian123237@hotmail.com
Phone: 9830 3568

You can also contact each organisation’s recruitment coordinator directly if you intend to commit for 6 months or more:

Lions Befrienders: Emily Ong (emilyong@lionsbefrienders.org.sg / 6681 4972)
The New Charis Mission: Christopher Lim (christopherlim@tncm.org.sg / 6483 3707)
Joy Gathering: Julian Choo (julian123237@hotmail.com / 9830 3568)