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Weekday Centre-Based Volunteer

About the Activity

Assist our Training Officers (TOs) with daily tasks at our centres to attend to our client’s needs

Weekday Centre Based Volunteer

Key Responsibilities :
We are looking for volunteers to support the running of activities such as Project Engage, Morning Walks and more!

Morning Walk Befrienders:

Volunteers are required to:
  1. Befriend and accompany clients during morning walks
  2. Ensure safety of clients
  3. Physically support clients with uneven gait
  4. Support in handing out (not feeding) morning tea break after the walks

Project Engage Volunteers:
  1. For 1.5 to 2 hours every week, PWIDs engage in activities of their choice
  2. They get to choose 1 out of 3 activities through picture cards and they will engage in the chosen activity i.e. baking, yoga, craft, speech and drama, drumming, reading, etc.
  3. PWIDs are then engaged via principles of Active Support:
    • Maximising choice and control
    • Every moment has potential
    • Graded assistance
    • Little and Often
  4. Volunters will support MINDS Training Officer to ensure that clients are engaged in the activities, and help in packing and cleaning up.
Morning Walks:
1 hour during weekday morning

Project Engage:
2 hours between 10.30am to 3.30pm depending on centre
Weekly on weekdays
Minimum Length of Service:
At least 2 months
– An open mind to serve our clients and learn from our MINDS Training Officers
– Minimum 16 years old
  1. Volunteer Onboarding and Orientation
  2. Volunteer Debrief by our TOs
  3. Role-Based Trainings
  4. Guidance by our TOs and experienced volunteers
  5. Regular check ins by MINDS staff
Napiri Training & Development Centre (NTDC)
7 Lorong Napiri, S547533

Ang Mo Kio Training & Development Centre (ATDC)
Blk 134, Ang Mo Kio Ave 3, Street 12, #01-1677, S560134

Yishun Training & Development Centre (YTDC)
Blk 652 Yishun Avenue 4 #01-507, S760652

Eunos Training & Development Centre (ETDC)
11 Jalan Ubi, Blk 3, #01-21, S409074 Kembangan-Chai Chee Community Hub

Tampines Training & Development Centre (TTDC)
Blk 267, Tampines Street 21, #01-09, S520267

Clementi Training & Development Centre (CTDC)
Blk 304, Clementi Ave 4, #01-487, S120304

Faber Training & Development Centre (FTDC)
Blk 207 Clementi Avenue 6 #02-01, S120207

Jurong Training & Development Centre (JTDC)
18 Boon Lay Way #02-97, TradeHub 21, S609966

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