VOLUNTEER WITH
NTUC HEALTH

If you’ve been thinking of a meaningful way to give back to society, or are simply looking to make some new friends while doing some good, we welcome you to volunteer your spare hours to help bring a smile to our seniors.

Volunteering with us is more than just time and effort spent. It is touching the lives of our seniors, upholding their dignity and providing a lifeline to those who are most vulnerable.

With your help, NTUC Health can continue to offer aid and support, and bring joy to the seniors in our community.

How can you contribute?

NTUC Health serves seniors from all walks of life. You can contribute with the skills you have such as hair cutting and grooming, or conducting simple activities for seniors that can help engage and entertain them; or you could simply lend a listening ear to them. You can also help us to befriend seniors in your neighbourhood and support them with tasks such as medication reminders or by accompany them for their medical appoints. Everyone of us has something that can make the life of the senior better!

VOLUNTEER
OPPORTUNITIES

Invitation to Join us

We warmly welcome all volunteers, whether you are an individual or a group of friends; or an organisation looking to engage your staff in volunteer work.

Here are some opportunities available. Training will be provided. If you have other ideas on volunteering, we would also be happy to hear from you!

About the Role

To facilitate activities for seniors that encourage healthy community living, socialisation and education.

  • Prepare, coordinate and conduct activities (e.g. Arts & Crafts, movie screening, games and festive celebrations, classes and workshops)
  • Set up activity venues and serve meals to seniors
  • Ensure their safety during activity

Suitable Skills

  • Ability to speak in Mother Tongue and one dialect.
  • Have a specialised skill/interest e.g. Karaoke, Exercise, Art and Craft
  • Preferably able to provide equipment for activity
  • Comfortable with handling wheelchair bound seniors

About the Role

To conduct regular home visits to vulnerable and home-bound seniors to ensure their wellbeing. Orientation and training will be provided.

  • Provide emotional support and regular companionship
  • Create bonds with seniors to encourage social ties and engage with their community
  • Take note of their needs and provide feedback to volunteer coordinator

Suitable Skills

  • Ability to speak in English and Mother Tongue or one dialect
  • Ability to write and read simple English
  • Friendly, good listening and communication skills, caring
  • Comfortable with handling wheelchair bound seniors

About the Role

To assist in the planning and execution of social outings and events.

  • Ensure the safety of seniors during event
  • Assist in conducting activities at places of interest (e.g. Zoo, Gardens by the Bay)
  • Provide or facilitate transport for seniors from their homes
  • Engage and befriend seniors with lively conversation

Suitable Skills

  • Ability to speak in Mother Tongue or one dialect
  • Comfortable with handling wheelchair bound seniors

About the Role

To accompany senior residents for visits to the doctor.

  • Escort residents for medical check-ups
  • Pay attention to the instructions given by doctors and assist in compliance
  • Interact with residents to put them at ease and brighten their day

Suitable Skills

  • Ability to speak in English, Mother Tongue, and one dialect
  • Comfortable with handling wheelchair bound seniors

About the Role

Perform hairdressing for seniors.

  • Duties include trimming, setting, braiding and washing hair

Suitable Skills

  • Ability to speak in English, Mother Tongue and one dialect
  • Comfortable with handling wheelchair bound seniors

About the Role

To assist in daily sanitation of our senior centres.

  • Carry out simple cleaning of equipment, festival decorations, fans, etc
  • Assist with renovation preparations
  • Assist in moving furniture

Suitable Skills

  • Have experience in domestic household chores
  • Physically fit and able to carry heavy  objects (5-10kg)

HOW TO REGISTER
AS A VOLUNTEER

Join us as a volunteer

To register as a volunteer or to find out more, simply complete the registration form below and we will get back to you. Or contact us at 6590 4414 or volunteer@ntuchealth.sg

Please send the completed form to the Manager, Volunteer Engagement, through one of the following channels:

  • Via Post:
    NTUC Health Co-operative Limited
    55 Ubi Avenue 1 #08-01
    Singapore 408935
  • Via Email: volunteer@ntuchealth.sg

NTUC Health respectfully reserves the right to decline the volunteering request if there are operational constraints on our part or a mismatch of objectives.