A Walk Around Kampong Gelam @ Malay Heritage Centre


A Walk Around Kampong Gelam @ Malay Heritage Centre
By Youth Corps Singapore

ABOUT
  • A Walk Around Kampong Gelam is back once again this June! Don’t miss out on this opportunity in cultivating an appreciation and understanding of the Malay culture with children from CareHut@Eunos. Are you looking forward to making a meaningful difference through an exploration of the Malay heritage? Join us in making this a timeless walk with the children!

    We are looking for volunteers who are interested in engaging groups of children through activities by taking on the role of Volunteer Coordinator(VC), Volunteer Befriender(VB), Social Media Volunteer(SMV) and Station Master(SM), at Malay Heritage Centre (MHC) through either role-playing featured characters or a heritage guide. Training provided!

    For VCs and SMs, please note that signing up for the Orientation and Training (O&T) Session on 18 June 2022 is compulsory for this volunteering opportunity. Please check that you have signed up for the O&T before registering for the actual event on 24 June 2022.

    This is a Youth Corps Singapore community service opportunity.

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Social Media Volunteer

Social Media Volunteers (SMV) would be required to take photos and videos during the heritage tour and the walk around Kampong Gelam to capture meaningful moments between our volunteers and children clients. These visuals would hopefully encourage more youth volunteers to volunteer with children in the future!

Requirements

  • Age Range: 16 to 35 years old

Skills

Befriending
Social Media Execution

Shifts

Date Time Location Registration open on Registration close on Available Slots Registration Status
Compulsory 24/06/2022 09:00 AM– 05:00 PM 85 Sultan Gate Malay Heritage Centre Singapore 198501 20/05/2022 12:00 PM 09/06/2022 12:00 PM 0

Station Master

Station Masters (SM) will be leading activities at the respective stations at the Malay Heritage Centre. This includes engaging the children through role-playing featured characters at the different sites to engage children through interactive activities. You will help the children gain a deeper appreciation of Singapore’s multicultural diversity and the unique contribution of Malays in Singapore, both past and present.

Script and costumes will be provided and there will be a short dry run with inputs given by the museum docents! 

No prior experience required.

 

SM commitment: 

  1. Compulsory SM Orientation & Training 

  • 18th June 2022, 2pm to 5pm, Malay Heritage Centre

  • This training will equip you in the areas of Group Facilitation, Befriending and Story-telling skills

 

  1. Event Day

  • 24th June 2022, 9am to 5pm, Malay Heritage Centre

If you are interested to join us as a SM for this event, please note that you will first need to attend a separate training session under the Orientation and Training session so that you are prepared to take on the role.

Requirements

  • Age Range: 16 to 35 years old

Skills

Befriending
Facilitation
Story-telling

Shifts

Date Time Location Registration open on Registration close on Available Slots Registration Status
Compulsory 18/06/2022 02:00 PM– 05:00 PM 85 Sultan Gate Malay Heritage Centre Singapore 198501 20/05/2022 12:00 PM 09/06/2022 12:00 PM 0
24/06/2022 09:00 AM– 05:00 PM 85 Sultan Gate Malay Heritage Centre Singapore 198501 20/05/2022 12:00 PM 09/06/2022 12:00 PM 0

Volunteer Befriender

As a Volunteer Befriender(VB), you will be taking the role of a buddy with 1-2 child. Get to know the children through the museum exploration, walk around Kampong Gelam, as you guide them to appreciate and be engaged in the activities, making heritage education fun for them!

Requirements

  • Age Range: 16 to 35 years old

Skills

Befriending

Shifts

Date Time Location Registration open on Registration close on Available Slots Registration Status
24/06/2022 09:00 AM– 05:00 PM 85 Sultan Gate Malay Heritage Centre Singapore 198501 20/05/2022 12:00 PM 09/06/2022 12:00 PM 2

Volunteer Coordinator

As a Volunteer Coordinator (VC), you will be empowered to lead a group of 5 Volunteer Befrienders (VBs) and 5 children, creating a positive volunteering experience for them.

Some of your responsibilities include, but are not limited to, overseeing the group’s movements during the activities, ensuring their safety and well-being, ensuring the smooth running and timely execution of the programme, as well as liaising with YCS staff for updates or assistance. VCs will also be involved in the learning and development of their Volunteer Befrienders (VBs) by overseeing the VBs with the children and providing feedback on the VBs’  volunteering performances for their own learning and growth. 

 

VC commitment: 

  1. Compulsory VC Orientation & Training 

  • 18th June 2022, 2pm to 5pm, Malay Heritage Centre

  • This training will equip you in the areas of Volunteer Management, Befriending, Group Facilitation skills.

 

  1. Event Day

  • 24th June 2022, 9am to 5pm, Malay Heritage Centre

If you are interested to join us as a VC for this event, please note that you will first need to attend a separate training session under the Orientation and Training session so that you are prepared to lead your team. 

*Any prior experience in facilitation will be appreciated*


Requirements

  • Age Range: 16 to 35 years old

Skills

Befriending
Facilitation
Volunteer Management

Shifts

Date Time Location Registration open on Registration close on Available Slots Registration Status
Compulsory 18/06/2022 02:00 PM– 05:00 PM 85 Sultan Gate Malay Heritage Centre Singapore 198501 20/05/2022 12:00 PM 14/06/2022 12:00 PM 1
24/06/2022 09:00 AM– 05:00 PM 85 Sultan Gate Malay Heritage Centre Singapore 198501 20/05/2022 12:00 PM 14/06/2022 12:00 PM 1