DLC @ Geylang East Home for the Aged


DLC @ Geylang East Home for the Aged
By Youth Corps Singapore

ABOUT
  • Accelerate digital literacy for seniors through volunteering for Digital Learning Circles! In collaboration with IMDA, volunteer befrienders will engage seniors weekly from Senior Activity Centres (SACs) for 4 sessions to teach them to communicate digitally, access digital services and pay digitally. There is a fixed curriculum provided by IMDA and training will be provided for volunteers.

    This is a Youth Corps Singapore community service opportunity.

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Volunteer Befriender

As a Volunteer Befriender, you will be engaging seniors at the Senior Activity Centre to teach them digital skills and to access various apps such as Wireless@SG, Gov.sg, SingPass Mobile, video calling etc. 

 

Volunteers are required to commit to:

 

1) Orientation and Training (Online)

 

31 October 2020 (Saturday), 9am to 1pm 

 

Please note:

  • This session will be held online. Further details will be shared via email when you have been accepted for the volunteering opportunity. 
  • Content on how to use the apps and tips on befriending will be shared during this session.
  • All volunteers have to be trained before deployment.

 

2) Four (4) engagement sessions (Physical)

 

3, 10, 17, 24 Nov, 1.30pm to 5pm

 

Location: Geylang East Home for the Aged 

Blk 98 Aljunied Crescent #01-411 S380098

Please note:

  • Volunteers will be physically engaging seniors in small groups in accordance to safe management practices.
  • Volunteers have to commit to all 4 engagement sessions.

 

Please select ALL shifts when applying for this opportunity. Volunteers who are able to commit to the Orientation & Training session and 4 engagement sessions will be accepted into the programme.

Requirements

  • Age Range: 16 to 35 years old

Skills

Befriending
Dialect-Speaking

Shifts

Date Time Location Registration open on Registration close on Available Slots Registration Status
31/10/2020 09:00 AM– 01:00 PM Singapore 238165, Virtual Red Box (ZOOM) 02/10/2020 12:00 AM 27/10/2020 12:00 AM 1
03/11/2020 01:30 PM– 05:00 PM 98 Aljunied Crescent Hdb-geylang East Singapore 380098 02/10/2020 12:00 AM 27/10/2020 12:00 AM 0
10/11/2020 01:30 PM– 05:00 PM 98 Aljunied Crescent Hdb-geylang East Singapore 380098 02/10/2020 12:00 AM 27/10/2020 12:00 AM 0
17/11/2020 01:30 PM– 05:00 PM 98 Aljunied Crescent Hdb-geylang East Singapore 380098 02/10/2020 12:00 AM 27/10/2020 12:00 AM 0
24/11/2020 01:30 PM– 05:00 PM 98 Aljunied Crescent Hdb-geylang East Singapore 380098 02/10/2020 12:00 AM 27/10/2020 12:00 AM 0