My volunteering schedule

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

Group

Day

Time

Area

Lions Befrienders

Tuesdays

1400-1800

Macpherson

The New Charis Mission

Wednesdays

2000-2200

Ang Mo Kio

Joy Gathering

Saturdays

1430-1700

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

Mental health

Institute of Mental Health

Special needs (mental)

Movement for the Intellectually Disabled of Singapore

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)