Volunteer programmes

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CAN Carers | Centre Volunteer | Support Volunteer | Volunteer Assistant Trainer

Lions Befrienders also offers a host of volunteering opportunities for those keen to assist in centre related activities. We welcome volunteers who can share their skills and engage seniors in activities such as making handicrafts, performing simple exercises, teaching languages, supporting centre activities and fundraising.

Register as a CAN Carer

Interested personnel, please apply here.

Upon review, we would invite all eligible volunteers online to discuss the role requirements and get to know you better. Training and orientation are provided upon your acceptance.

1. Completion of 3 E-modules

2. Attend orientation

Grow with us

  • Additional training opportunities/courses
  • Committed volunteers will be invited for appreciation events and/or giveaways

Be a Centre Volunteer

It is important for senior citizens to maintain social integration in their silver years. At our Senior Activity Centres (SAC) or Active Ageing Centres (AAC), our seniors can interact with their peers through a variety of activities ranging from online engagement to physical activities. Active aging is a collaborative effort, and seniors can continue to age with joy and vigour with your help.

Join us as a Centre-Volunteer today and co-create together!

Your help will include (but not limited to):

  • Facilitate activities for seniors
  • Assisting Lions Befrienders staff with ad-hoc tasks
  • Logistics preparation prior to the start of each activity
  • Coordinate with other volunteers for events, if any
  • Periodical medical chaperone when required

Criteria:

  • Volunteers must be aged 18 & above (students are welcome to apply)
  • Able to converse in Mother tongue and one other dialect is an advantage
  • Able to only commit on weekdays only
  • Able to commit at least once a month for a period of one year
  • Available for at least 2 hours each session
  • Comfortable with travelling to one of the locations – Ang Mo Kio/Boon Keng/Clementi/Ghim Moh/Queenstown/Tampines (Refer here for exact address)

Register as a Centre Volunteer

Interested personnel, please apply here.

Upon registering, the following steps must be completed before commencement of volunteering.

1. Completion of 2 E-modules

2. Attend orientation

Grow with us

  • Additional training opportunities/courses
  • Committed volunteers will be invited for appreciation events and/or giveaways

Be a Support Volunteer

Looking to volunteer for a good cause yet find it challenging to commit on a regular basis? Worry not. We are looking for passionate individuals who can contribute their skillsets to aid in the holistic development of seniors and volunteers-alike.

Your assistance will not only benefit the seniors, but also shed light on volunteerism in a multi-faceted approach. With varied roles, we are certain they will appeal to your area of interests and also contribute towards a good cause.

Your help will include (but not limited to):

  • Ad-hoc duties such as medical chaperone
  • Assisting with logistics such as setting up of event spaces
  • Translation works for events and/or collaterals
  • Reviewing of articles
  • Designing of posters for commercial purposes
  • Assisting with outreach to frail and home-bound seniors for advocacy
  • Technical support for web-based courses and/or trainings
  • Photography / videography and video editing

Criteria:

  • Volunteers must be above 18
  • Abe to articulate in Mother tongue
  • Available for project-basis or when the opportunity arises
  • Possess skillsets based on one or more of those listed above
  • Keen to learn and accept responsibility
  • Technically savvy in terms of modes of communication (e.g. email, WhatsApp etc.)

Things to take note:

  • Volunteers will be notified of their eligibility via email
  • Assignments will be communicated through email correspondences

Register as a Support Volunteer

Interested personnel, please apply here.

Be a Volunteer Assistant Trainer

We are looking for Volunteer Assistant Trainers to help us with our training needs.

Your help will include (but not limited to):

Facilitate Training & Development

    1. Lead/co-lead basic orientation training sessions, either onsite or via online platforms for newly onboarded volunteers
    2. Drives learner development and continuous learning by actively providing feedback and learner support
    3. Provide education and training on befriending/ageing/basic health care topics
    4. Provide administrative and logistical support to the Trainer

Criteria:

Competencies & Knowledge Required:

  1. Knowledge on stakeholder engagement & management
  2. Knowledge on learning experience delivery/coaching and mentoring
  3. Familiar with PowerPoint & ZOOM presentation
  4. Experience with emceeing skills or addressing people
  5. Good communication and interpersonal skills, preferably bilingual

Things to take note:

  1. Commit to at least four sessions within the calendar year
  2. Able to attend Saturday mornings or occasionally Weekday evenings sessions
  3. Possess your personal laptop/desktop device when conducting sessions at home

Register as a Volunteer Assistant Trainer

Interested personnel, please send in your resume to training@lb.org.sg

 

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