“Give a man a fish
and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a
lifetime.” - Chinese Proverb
We at MINDS believe that
volunteers play a critical role in empowering our clients and promoting
inclusion of persons with intellectual disability into our society today.
Are you ready to join us in making a difference?
If you are interested to volunteer with MINDS for
any of the following volunteering opportunity stated below except for
3. Individual volunteer - Weekend
activities, kindly write in to the respective persons in charge with the
following information where applicable:
Frequency (e.g. one time/weekly/biweekly/yearly/to be
Available date(s) and timing(s)
Area(s) of interest for volunteering
Provide sponsorship of activity
Any other information you would like us to know
The list of volunteering
opportunities below is not exhaustive, and we welcome you to brainstorm
about how you can help.
We sincerely appreciate
your support and would like to seek your kind understanding that the vacancy
for volunteer may be limited, and we will try to respond to you if there are suitable volunteering opportunities.
If your team is looking for ways to make a difference in the community,
while encouraging greater teamwork among employees and giving opportunities
to enhance skills development, MINDS has the following opportunities of
"Adopt" a MINDS facility to provide support on a regular basis e.g.
embark on a yearly outing/monthly outing/weekly interaction
Organise and sponsor ad hoc outings for MINDS clients (e.g.
baking/cooking studio, USS, hawker centre, movie premiere, picnic etc.)
Organise and sponsor ad hoc Fundraising or Awareness Campaign for
Organise Carnival/Camp (June/Dec) for MINDS clients
We are open to hearing from you on your ideas as well.
be a vacancy for individual volunteers, an interview and visit to selected
MINDS facility will be arranged for the potential volunteer where
applicable. Volunteers have to fill in MINDS volunteer application form
before volunteering with MINDS.
3. Individual volunteer - Weekend activities
Engage persons with intellectual disability in activities such as
art and craft, sports, singalong, life skills activities at MINDS MYG.
MINDS MYG is MINDS' dedicated volunteer arm that servers over 200
beneficiaries across ten regular projects on weekend afternoons. For
more information on volunteering with MINDS MYG, hop on to
Individuals who wish to conduct workshops for at least 10 weeks, one
session per weeek. i.e. art and craft, cooking, baking, sports, physical
activities, team bonding games, etc.
Volunteers who wish to volunteer on Mondays, Wednesdays and/or
Fridays 1-3pm every week for at least 6 months.
Weekly activites include activities such as arts and crafts,
sports, activities of daily living, etc. where clients and MTC
volunteers will interact together. These weekly activities aim to
empower our clients in terms of communication skills in order to
make them feel less socially isolated. The venue of the weekly
activities varies as per activity.
Volunteers who want to do home visits for at least 6 months.
The home visit programme is one where volunteers head down to
clients' homes once a week to spend time with them and to get to
know them better. Volunteers can also engage in other activities
such as reading, writing, colouring, counting, walking around the
neigbourhood, and other activities that they (as well as the
caregivers) think is suitable for clients.
If you have any specific skillsets (e.g. photography,
videography, designing, baking, medicine, food and nutrition, dentistry etc)
that you would like to contribute, do drop us a note at