Volunteering with Lakeside Family Services is a great opportunity to give back to different segments of the community. We care for children and youths through a variety of programmes. We also journey with families facing incarceration and empower seniors by promoting active ageing.
Join us and bridge the gap to build stronger families, better lives!
Date: 14 Mar 2022 - 07 Dec 2022
Time: 08:30 AM to 05:45 PM
Venue: The GRIT Project @ Nanyang
Description: A short-term school holiday engagement programme that exposes children from 7 to 12 years old to positive values while inculcating life and social skills.
We are looking for volunteers who are keen to befriend children, facilitate discussions and encourage them to participate in activities.
In 2022, the dates of the 4 runs are as follows:
September Holidays - 7 September 2022 (Primary 1 to 3, 7-9 years old), 8 September 2022 (Primary 4 to 6, 10-12 years old)
December Holidays - 28, 29, 30 November (Primary 1 to 3, 7-9 years old) & 5, 6, 7 December (Primary 4 to 6, 10-12 years old)
* Each day of involvement is from 8.30am to 6.00pm.
Date: 25 Jan 2022 - 13 Nov 2022
Time: 09:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Description: KidsREAD is a nationwide reading programme aimed at cultivating the love of reading among children aged 4 to 8 who are from less privileged families. Each session spans 1 hour where children are engaged in a fun and interactive programme by trained volunteers.
We are looking for volunteers who are keen to work with children to improve their level of English literacy.
Commitment- weekly 1 hour on Saturdays between 9-10am only
Mentor Lead- We Can Read
Date: 23 Mar 2022 - 31 Dec 2022
Time: 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Description: Be able to observe new volunteer's online sessions and provide suggestions for next lesson in their Google sheet.
Build rapport with the new mentee and guide how to plan progression of the student.
Share resources and practices relevant for the student assigned.
Report to staff of their observations of the mentee after each session (email/ whatsapp) that cannot be recorded on the student google sheet.