Get Involved

Volunteer

Welcome to the C3 Team! Join us to make a positive impact in the lives of others.

We deeply value our volunteers and the strength they add to the team. All of us – including our beneficiaries, would love the opportunity to build strong relationships with you. Embark on this fulfilling journey today!

If you’re passionate about volunteering in an area you don’t see listed below, please contact us at care@calvary.org.sg

  • Children
  • Youth
  • Counselling
  • Seniors
Driver
Role Description

Ferry children to and from WeLL Centre @ Henderson Road

Day/Time

Saturdays

  • Fetch from child’s home 10.15am and
  • Fetch from class 1.00pm
Commitment & Skills required
  • Commit weekly over 6 months or more
  • Provide own vehicle with valid driving licence
GROW Teacher
Programme Description

GROW (Gain Reading Oral and Writing skills) is a weekly structured skills-based programme to help struggling readers aged 5-7 acquire reading skills.

Role Description
  • Conduct weekly lessons (90 min sessions) for small groups of children aged 5-7
  • Attend all compulsory training
    [Lesson plans and materials are all provided]
Locale/Day/Time
  • Island-wide: Weekday afternoons
  • Henderson Rd: Saturday mornings
Commitment & Skills required
  • Aged 18 and above preferred
  • Commit weekly over 6 months or more
  • Familiarity in phonics preferred.
  • Able to manage and engage small groups of young children
Story Reader @ StoryLAB
Programme Description

Story L.A.B. (Literacy Awareness Builders) aims to bring the experience of “bedtime stories” (shared book reading) into the community so that children, especially from non-English speaking homes, can enjoy the experience and its benefits.

Role Description

Volunteers read aloud English stories to children aged 3 to 9 in small groups and engage them in simple story-related discussions

Locale/Day/Time
  • Potong Pasir Community Club (PPCC): Mondays 7.15-8.15pm
  • Marsiling CC(MCC): Fridays 7.15-8.15pm
Commitment & Skills required
  • Aged 17 and above preferred
  • Commit weekly over 6 months or more
  • Able to manage and engage small groups of young children
Camp GROW volunteer
Programme Description

Camp GROW is our annual end-of-year story day-camp for K1 and K2 children. We engage them in stories and story-related activities such as crafts, games and song to spark an interest in reading.

Role Description
  • Supervise and manage a small group of preschool (K1/K2) children for the duration of the camp
  • Conduct camp activities
  • Preparation of pre-camp logistics
Locale/Day/Time
  • Potong Pasir Community Club (PPCC) 3 days 8.30am-3.30pm
Commitment & Skills required
  • Aged 18 and above preferred
  • Able to manage and engage small groups of young children
Mentor @ Youth Drop-in Centre
Programme Description

We run after-school Youth drop-in centres in various locations around Singapore. Our school-based centres, known as MACE, and community-based centres, known as PACE, are supported by the Ministry of Education and People’s Association respectively.

Role Description
  • Befriend and converse with youths
  • Coordinate or conduct activity (badminton, basketball or other games that volunteers are keen to run)
  • Academic Coaching
  • Ensure the safety of youths during programme
Locale/Day/Time
  • Island-wide MACE: Weekday 2.30–5.30pm
  • PACE:
    Potong Pasir Community Club (PPCC) – Monday, Wednesday 2-5pm, Friday 1-4pm
    Marsiling Community Club (MCC) – Weekdays 2.30-9pm
Commitment & Skills required
  • Commit weekly over 6 months or more
  • Aged 17 and above
RACE
Programme Description

RACE is a mentoring and academic coaching programme in which mentees are placed in a group which forms their emotional support base.

Role Description
  • Befriend and mentor youths
  •  Academic Coaching
Locale/Day/Time

C3 Office: Thursday 7-9pm

Commitment & Skills required
  • Aged 17 and above, tertiary students, young working adults
  • Attend all compulsory training
  • Commit weekly over 6 months or more
Curriculum Developer
Programme Description

We run after-school Youth drop-in centres in various locations around Singapore. Our youth workers and volunteers organise relevant and engaging activities for the youths.

Role Description

Plans programmes and activities for youths as part of a structured drop-in activity to encourage bonding and impart values or skills to youths

Volunteer Counsellor
Programme Description

We provide counselling services to youths between 13 to 25 years of age who experience mental health issues or face personal or interpersonal challenges in their lives.

Role Description
  • Provide counselling support for students
  • Submit case notes of sessions to C3 and the school
  • Conduct family mediation sessions if required
Locale/Day/Time

Island-wide: Weekdays, either morning or afternoon sessions, depending on school

Commitment & Skills required

Minimally pursuing a Masters in Counselling

Active Aging Events (Ad-hoc)
Programme Description

Our Active Aging programme encourages seniors to stay healthy and active, both physically and mentally. Through a wide array of activities, we seek to engage the seniors and enrich their life experiences.

Role Description
  • Engage seniors in groups or individually
  • Chaperon seniors for outings and ensure their safety (outdoor)
  • Facilitate the running of activities (indoor)
  • Assist service users with mobility issues where required
  • Help in attendance taking, setting up of logistics or other duties assigned
    Volunteers will be invited into a pool of other ad-hoc volunteers and opportunities will be disseminated from there
Locale/Day/Time

Potong Pasir Community Club (PPCC): Adhoc

Commitment & Skills required
  • Bilingual
  • Good communication and people skills
  • Ability to carry out different tasks at the same time
Active Aging (Regular)
Programme Description

Our Active Aging programme encourages seniors to stay healthy and active, both physically and mentally. Through a wide array of activities, we seek to engage the seniors and enrich their life experiences.

Role Description
  • Assist in regular Exercise/Games programme
  • Ensure safety of seniors during the event
  • Assist service users with mobility issues where required
  • Help in attendance taking, setting up of logistics or other duties assigned
Locale

Potong Pasir CC

Day/Time
  • OTAGO: Tuesdays &Thursdays 9am–1pm
  • Rummikub: Tuesdays 12.30-4.30pm
  • Low Impact Aerobics: Fridays 9.30-12.30pm
Commitment & Skills required
  • Bilingual
  • Physical fit
Befriender (Home Visits)
Programme Description

Our Befriending programme offers friendship, social and psycho-emotional support to seniors who are lonely. Without intervention, these seniors are at risk of being socially isolated.

Role Description
  • Visit the senior (in pairs) ideally once a week for 1 to 1.5 hours each visit. The visitation day and time depends on the senior and volunteer.
  • Engages the senior in conversation, games or simple exercise
  • Submit visitation report to PM within 3 days after visit
  • Open to bringing seniors for medical appointments, etc.
  • Other services a befriender can choose to provide:
    • Home Improvement Services. For example, house cleaning or painting
    • Information services, such as dissemination of government announcements and reading of letters
    • Food distribution to the senior
Locale/Day/Time

Potong Pasir Vicinity: Weekdays or Saturdays morning to afternoon

Commitment & Skills required
  • 18 years old and above
  • Commit for a year or more
  • Have a heart for and enjoy relating with seniors
  • Patient and responsible
  • Can speak mandarin and/or dialects
  • Able to write reports in English

Volunteer Resources

We highly recommend volunteers to attend the Volunteer Orientation session as it is a good opportunity for you to to gain a better understanding of our clientele and organisation to see if we are a good fit!

C3 Volunteer Application Form