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Volunteer in a Center for people with disabilities in Singapore

Duration

min. 4 weeks

Working hours

none

Minimum age

from 18 years

Education

first experience in the field of care taking

Language skills

Good english knowledge

Overview: Volunteer in a Center for people with disabilities in Singapore

The project takes place in a home for seriously disabled people who have limited or no financial means of support and whose families are unable to provide adequate care. Since 1957, the aim of the organisation is to provide  a "home" for the care, rehabilitation, encouragement, stimulation and happiness of its residence. The care home offers a home for 66 permanent residents and 34 day care clients who are physically disabled of both sexes and any races or creed. To achieve their optimum level of independence the residents receive rehabilitation programs as well as nursing care, physiotherapy and occupational therapy, training in daily living skills, handicraft, computer practices and recreational activities. 
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Service volunteer in Singapore - what's in and what's not in

Services for your volunteer work abroad include the active support in the preparation of your entire stay abroad. The team of our partner organization in each country supports you, wherever you require it: What's included:
  • Placement in a volunteer project according to you demands
  • Assisting visa application
  • Information about cheap flights, travel insurances and other important travel documents
  • Airport transportation with direct transfer to your accommodation
  • Accommodation (shared flat or youth hostel)
  • Orientation on site through a staff member
  • Tips and information about freetime activities
  • Contact person during your stay abroad
  • 24-hour emergency number
  • Regular meetings with all volunteers or interns
  • Certificate
What’s not included:
  • Visa 
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Food

Your coordinator in Singapore

Jessie is responsible for placing the interns of StudentsGoAbroad in Singapore since 5 years. She is the manager of her organization with all her heart: "The world is getting smaller and closer because of international volunteer and intern programs." Jessie graduated with Masters' degree at an English University in the UK and taught English and Mandarin language. Travelling around is one of her greatest passion, that's why she as already been to major parts of Europe, Asia and Australia.