Volunteer with Us

Volunteering your time and expertise to help Club Rainbow (Singapore) (CRS) can be a highly rewarding experience. However being a volunteer requires a high degree of commitment in terms of your time and energy. The children will look to you to be a friend and mentor while this charity will depend on you to help us carry out our various programmes. We hope in signing up as a volunteer, you are ready for this commitment. On our part, Club Rainbow will guide you along and offer you whatever help we can.  There are a number of ways which you can get involved with Club Rainbow, helping out with our programmes and services.  

Please look through the respective roles below and see which area you will like to volunteer for.

Join us as a volunteer today and make a difference to the lives of the children and their families! 

 

our volunteer roles

+/- CRS BEFRIENDER

DESCRIPTION:

Depending on the medical conditions of the beneficiary, a Befriender is expected to provide:

  • Companionship to the beneficiary and his/her sibling(s), and engage them in recreational and educational activities
  • Supervision of daily living routines, including meals, toilet and bath, nap and/or studies
  • Reminders on right dosage and schedule for medication (important note: a befriender is not allowed to prepare or administer the medication for the beneficiary on behalf of the caregiver)

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Candidates will be interviewed by CRS via a face-to-face session, phone or email to assess appropriateness for the role
  • 18 years old and above
  • Able to handle oneself in a professional and mature manner
  • Able to commute to beneficiaries home
  • Briefing, matching and basic training will be done upon selection

YOUR COMMITMENT:

  • Devote two hours per week for a minimal period of six months. Alternate arrangements can be made according to your availability
  • Conduct bi-weekly visit to the beneficiary’s home
  • Befrienders will be assigned in pairs, preferably in mixed genders
  • Befrienders are required to undergo mandatory training on basic befriending skills and other necessary trainings, prior to the engagement period

+/- BEFRIENDER TUTOR

DESCRIPTION:

  • Tutor, befriend and mentor primary or secondary school children
  • Develop their self-confidence and interest through recognizing the children’s positive behaviours
  • Be an exemplary model to our children and motivate them to do their best in school
  • Inspire them to achieve their potential and beyond

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Candidates will be interviewed by CRS via a face-to-face session, phone or email to assess appropriateness for the role
  • 18 years old and above
  • Able to handle oneself in a professional and mature manner
  • Able to commute to tuition location
  • Briefing and matching will be done upon selection

YOUR COMMITMENT:

  • Devote 1.5 hours per week for a minimal period of six months. Alternate arrangements can be made according to your availability
  • Commute to one of the five following locations:
    • Agape Village, Toa Payoh (Saturday, 10.00 am to 11.30 am or 1 pm to 2.30 pm)
    • Club Rainbow (Singapore) (weekdays 9am to 5pm)
    • Club Rainbow (Singapore) @ KKH (weekdays 9am to 5pm)
    • Club Rainbow (Singapore) @ NUH (weekdays 9am to 5pm)
    • Beneficiary’s home (allocation subject to preferred location and matching of gender)

+/- CAMP RAINBOW VOLUNTEER - CAMP BEFRIENDER

DESCRIPTION:

Depending on the medical conditions of the beneficiary, a Camp Rainbow Befriender is expected to provide the following to their campers during the 3 Days 2 Night Camp:

  • Companionship to the beneficiary and engage them in recreational and educational activities
  • Supervision of daily living routines, including meals, toilet and bath
  • Reminders on right dosage and schedule for medication

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Candidates will be interviewed by CRS via a face-to-face session, phone or email to assess appropriateness for the role
  • 20 years old and above
  • Confidence to take care of a child throughout the Camp
  • Able to handle oneself in a professional and mature manner
  • Able to commute to Camp Rainbow location

YOUR COMMITMENT:

  • Committed to participating and staying in for all 3 days of Camp Rainbow, and
  • All dedicated programmes for befrienders, in particular the Befrienders' Intensive Training, Camp Prep Tea and house visits to be conducted throughout before Camp commencement

+/- CAMP RAINBOW VOLUNTEER - CAMP COMMITTEE

DESCRIPTION:

  • Conceptualise, plan and execute Camp Rainbow
  • 5 key portfolios:
    • Programmes
    • Logistic
    • Food & Beverages
    • Marketing & Communications
    • Personnel

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Candidates will be interviewed by CRS via a face-to-face session, phone or email to assess appropriateness for the role
  • Age requirement determined by role and experience
  • Leadership qualities
  • Able to handle oneself in a professional and mature manner
  • Able to commute to Camp Rainbow location

YOUR COMMITMENT:

  • 6 months commitment prior to camp
  • Weekly coordination meetings
  • Committed to participating and staying in for all 3 days of Camp Rainbow, and
  • All dedicated programmes for befrienders, in particular the Befrienders' Intensive Training, Camp Prep Tea and house visits to be conducted throughout before Camp commencement

+/- EVENT SUPPORT

DESCRIPTION:

  • Help out at CRS events and ad-hoc activities organised by partners
  • Volunteering opportunities for sign up will be shared monthly via email. Sign up is based on first come first serve basis

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 18 years old and above
  • Able to handle oneself in a professional and mature manner
  • Able to commute to event location

YOUR COMMITMENT:

  • Committed to the duration of the the event and activities as advised by CRS staff

+/- SKILL BASED VOLUNTEER

DESCRIPTION:

  • Roles of skill-based personnel include:
    • Nurses
    • Paramedics
    • Therapists
    • Graphic Designers
    • Photographers
    • Videographer

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 18 years old and above
  • Able to handle oneself in a professional and mature manner