From Me to You
24 Mar 2018 to 09 Jun 2018
Lakeside Family Services
Closing date: 22 Mar 2018
Number of sessions: 11
We are looking for passionate youth volunteers who are keen to work with the elderly and assist in the mobile technology session.
From Me To You will take place from 24th March 2018 to 2nd June 2018 at The Agape and Family@Agape, a community space established by Lakeside Family Services for residents in Taman Jurong. Address: 21 Yung Ho Rd, Singapore 618593. Nearest MRT: Lakeside Station.
As a Volunteer Befriender (VB), your roles and responsibilities include:
- Befriending and engaging the elderly during the mobile technology session.
- Assist and help with any technical issues.
You will be equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills to engage the elderly during the Orientation and Training.
The commitment for this regular service programme is at least 8 out of 11 sessions, for a period of 3 months from March 2018 to June 2018.
Do take note that the workshop is conducted in Chinese and most of the seniors are Chinese speaking.
|Session||Start Date & Time||End Time||Duration (hours)|
|Orientation and Training||24/03/2018 09:00 AM||11:00 AM||2|
|Session 1||31/03/2018 09:00 AM||12:00 PM||3|
|Session 2||14/04/2018 09:00 AM||12:00 PM||3|
|Session 3||21/04/2018 09:00 AM||12:00 PM||3|
|Session 4||28/04/2018 09:00 AM||12:00 PM||3|
|Outing 1||05/05/2018 09:00 AM||12:00 PM||3|
|Session 5||12/05/2018 09:00 AM||12:00 PM||3|
|Session 6||19/05/2018 09:00 AM||12:00 PM||3|
|Session 7||26/05/2018 09:00 AM||12:00 PM||3|
|Outing 2||02/06/2018 09:00 AM||12:00 PM||3|
|Session 8||09/06/2018 09:00 AM||12:00 PM||3|
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