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Project AL:PHA - Transit Point @ Margaret Drive [YCDT-S]


Project AL:PHA - Transit Point @ Margaret Drive [YCDT-S]
By Youth Corps Singapore

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  • Look into the lenses of seniors’ lives and empower them with Project AL:PHA (Active Lenses: Photographing Humanely Aspects)!

    Project AL:PHA hopes to provide seniors with the opportunity to use photography as a means of self-expression, reflection and intergenerational connections, with your volunteering support.

    As a volunteer, you will engage seniors in reflective storytelling through photography walks, enhancing their well-being holistically and delaying cognitive degeneration. You will also hear the seniors’ life stories, which give you a chance to gain their wise insights while promoting a sense of social connectedness and community for them.

    The dates for this programme are:

    • 29 Nov 2023 (Orientation and Training)

    • 30 Nov, 1 Dec, 7 Dec & 8 Dec 2023 


    Project AL:PHA has 2 available roles:

    • Volunteer Befriender (VB)

    • Volunteer Coordinator (VC)

       

    REGISTER HERE: https://forms.office.com/r/25C0fAwLAy
    Apply now to be a volunteer of Project AL:PHA and make a difference in your community!


    This opportunity is brought to you by the Youth Corps Development Team (SHINE).

     

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Volunteer Befriender

As a Volunteer Befriender for Project AL:PHA, you will have the opportunity to make a meaningful impact in the lives of seniors through mobile photography trails and digital scrapbooking. You will build lasting relationships through befriending and engaging in meaningful conversations and reflective storytelling with the seniors. There will be compulsory training provided for volunteers, and volunteers will be supported throughout their journey in Project AL:PHA.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist seniors during photography sessions and captioning of photos in their digital scrapbooks.
  • Engaging seniors in conversations. 
  • Check in with seniors on their experiences during the activities.

The dates are as follows:

1. Orientation & Training (O&T) [Shift 1]
Date: 29 Nov 2023
Time: 3pm - 6pm
Location: 51 Margaret Dr, Singapore 149296

2. Sessions [Shift 2 - 5]
Dates: 30 Nov, 1 Dec, 7 Dec, 8 Dec 2023
Time: 2.30pm - 5.30pm
Location: 51 Margaret Dr, Singapore 149296

REGISTER HERE: https://forms.office.com/r/25C0fAwLAy

Volunteer befrienders are required to go for the orientation and training (shift 1) but are welcome to sign up for any session shifts (shifts 2-5) according to their flexibility and comfort. We also prefer volunteers who have a laptop/tablet that they can bring.

 

Requirements

  • Age Range: 16 to 35 years old

Skills

Befriending

Shifts

Date Time Location Registration open on Registration close on Available Slots Registration Status
29/11/2023 03:00 PM– 06:00 PM 51 Margaret Drive Transit Point @ Margaret Drive Singapore 149296, 11/10/2023 12:00 AM 27/11/2023 09:00 PM 19
30/11/2023 02:30 PM– 05:30 PM 51 Margaret Drive Transit Point @ Margaret Drive Singapore 149296, 11/10/2023 12:00 AM 27/11/2023 09:00 PM 5
01/12/2023 02:30 PM– 05:30 PM 51 Margaret Drive Transit Point @ Margaret Drive Singapore 149296, 11/10/2023 12:00 AM 27/11/2023 09:00 PM 9
07/12/2023 02:30 PM– 05:30 PM 51 Margaret Drive Transit Point @ Margaret Drive Singapore 149296, 11/10/2023 12:00 AM 27/11/2023 09:00 PM 11
08/12/2023 02:30 PM– 05:30 PM 51 Margaret Drive Transit Point @ Margaret Drive Singapore 149296, 11/10/2023 12:00 AM 27/11/2023 09:00 PM 11

Volunteer Coordinator

As a Volunteer Coordinator for Project AL:PHA, you will play a crucial role in helping to support and manage our team of Volunteer Befrienders. Your main responsibility will be to ensure that the seniors receive the best possible support and companionship from our volunteers, and ensuring the Volunteer Befrienders are taken care of as well.

You will gain valuable skills in leadership, project management, and communication. You will also have the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the lives of seniors in our community and to help bridge the gap between generations.

A group of Volunteer Coordinators will manage a team of Volunteer Befrienders.

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan and lead group bonding and debrief sessions.
  • Prepare and lead for the 3 different trails.
  • Support in the management of volunteer befrienders.

The dates are as follows:

1. Orientation & Training (O&T) [Shift 1]
Date: 29 Nov 2023
Time: 3pm - 6pm
Location51 Margaret Dr, Singapore 149296

2. Sessions [Shift 2 - 5]
Dates: 30 Nov, 1 Dec, 7 Dec, 8 Dec 2023
Time: 2.30pm - 5.30pm
Location51 Margaret Dr, Singapore 149296

 

REGISTER HERE: https://forms.office.com/r/25C0fAwLAy

Volunteer coordinators are required to go for the orientation and training (Shift 1) and are highly encouraged to sign up for all four session shifts (Shifts 2-5). 

Requirements

  • Age Range: 16 to 35 years old

Skills

Befriending

Shifts

Date Time Location Registration open on Registration close on Available Slots Registration Status
29/11/2023 03:00 PM– 06:00 PM 51 Margaret Drive Transit Point @ Margaret Drive Singapore 149296, 11/10/2023 12:00 AM 27/11/2023 09:00 PM 1
30/11/2023 02:30 PM– 05:30 PM 51 Margaret Drive Transit Point @ Margaret Drive Singapore 149296, 11/10/2023 12:00 AM 27/11/2023 09:00 PM 2
01/12/2023 02:30 PM– 05:30 PM 51 Margaret Drive Transit Point @ Margaret Drive Singapore 149296, 11/10/2023 12:00 AM 27/11/2023 09:00 PM 2
07/12/2023 02:30 PM– 05:30 PM 51 Margaret Drive Transit Point @ Margaret Drive Singapore 149296, 11/10/2023 12:00 AM 27/11/2023 09:00 PM 3
08/12/2023 02:30 PM– 05:30 PM 51 Margaret Drive Transit Point @ Margaret Drive Singapore 149296, 11/10/2023 12:00 AM 27/11/2023 09:00 PM 4