Buddy Up


ABOUT
  • Buddy Up with a Silver Generation Ambassador from the Agency for Integrated Care to offer support to seniors, encourage seniors to stay active and connect them to government schemes that they can benefit from!

    Each engagement with the senior can last up to 45 minutes. Training will be provided.

    Volunteers have to commit to at least 2 sessions.

    This is a Youth Corps Singapore community service opportunity. 

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Volunteer Befriender

As a buddy, your role will be to record the needs of the seniors during the conversation and support the Silver Generation Ambassador. 

 

In pairs, you will head to seniors’ homes to:

1) Connect them to active ageing programmes, befriending, and care & support

2) Explain government policies

3) Help them apply for assistance

 

Please note:

  • Volunteers have to commit to a minimum of 1 briefing and 2 engagement sessions. Only volunteers who are able to commit to the above will be accepted into the programme. 

  • Once you have selected a shift, you should be able to commit to the shift.  

 

 

Briefing dates (choose 1 date):

29 Oct - 10am to 11am

30 Oct - 10am to 11am

Session dates (choose minimum 2 dates):

29 Oct, 5 Nov, 12 Nov, 26 Nov - 2pm - 6pm

10 Nov, 17 Nov, 24 Nov - 7pm - 9.30pm

 

Please sign up using this link: https://go.gov.sg/buddyup

 


Requirements

  • Age Range: 18 to 35 years old

Skills

Befriending

Shifts

Date Time Location Registration open on Registration close on Available Slots Registration Status
29/10/2022 10:00 AM– 11:00 AM 113 Somerset Road Virtual Redbox Singapore 238165 01/09/2022 12:00 AM 26/10/2022 12:00 AM 10
29/10/2022 02:00 PM– 06:00 PM Blk 422 Choa Chu Kang Ave 4 #01-234 Singapore 680422 Singapore 680422 01/09/2022 12:00 AM 26/10/2022 12:00 AM 1
30/10/2022 10:00 AM– 11:00 AM 113 Somerset Road Virtual Redbox Singapore 238165 01/09/2022 12:00 AM 26/10/2022 12:00 AM 17
05/11/2022 02:00 PM– 06:00 PM Blk 422 Choa Chu Kang Ave 4 #01-234 Singapore 680422 Singapore 680422 01/09/2022 12:00 AM 26/10/2022 12:00 AM 0
10/11/2022 07:00 PM– 09:30 PM Blk 422 Choa Chu Kang Ave 4 #01-234 Singapore 680422 Singapore 680422 01/09/2022 12:00 AM 26/10/2022 12:00 AM 1
12/11/2022 02:00 PM– 06:00 PM Blk 422 Choa Chu Kang Ave 4 #01-234 Singapore 680422 Singapore 680422 01/09/2022 12:00 AM 26/10/2022 12:00 AM 0
17/11/2022 07:00 PM– 09:30 PM Blk 422 Choa Chu Kang Ave 4 #01-234 Singapore 680422 Singapore 680422 01/09/2022 12:00 AM 26/10/2022 12:00 AM 2
24/11/2022 07:00 PM– 09:30 PM Blk 422 Choa Chu Kang Ave 4 #01-234 Singapore 680422 Singapore 680422 01/09/2022 12:00 AM 26/10/2022 12:00 AM 2
26/11/2022 02:00 PM– 06:00 PM Blk 422 Choa Chu Kang Ave 4 #01-234 Singapore 680422 Singapore 680422 01/09/2022 12:00 AM 26/10/2022 12:00 AM 0