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Volunteering in SG

Postby S_Perumal » Thu, 21 Feb 2013 11:04 am

Hi

I am interested in volunteering, which involves more service to needy people.

I browsed few website and i have an idea where i can register and do it.

But still would like to know from expats, about thier experience on this

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Re: Volunteering in SG

Postby ecureilx » Thu, 21 Feb 2013 12:02 pm

S_Perumal wrote:Hi

I am interested in volunteering, which involves more service to needy people.

I browsed few website and i have an idea where i can register and do it.

But still would like to know from expats, about thier experience on this

Peru


http://www.sgcares.org/public/other/SGCares_P_Home.aspx

SGCares is pretty much structured ... and all

And you can also ask around in the nearby CC, they do call for volunteers for events and programs ..

and I have seen a lot SG/Cit Company sponsored Volunteer activities taking up of late ..

I personally volunteer for a couple of non-Comm-Chest funded organisation ... personal choice ;)

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Thanks

Postby S_Perumal » Thu, 21 Feb 2013 1:03 pm

Hi Ecureilx

Thanks for the info, i too have info about SGCARES and www.nlb.gov.sg.

Let me decide...

Peru

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Re: Thanks

Postby ecureilx » Thu, 21 Feb 2013 1:15 pm

S_Perumal wrote:Hi Ecureilx

Thanks for the info, i too have info about SGCARES and www.nlb.gov.sg.

Let me decide...

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NLB ? Like the Library Board ??

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Yes

Postby S_Perumal » Thu, 21 Feb 2013 2:23 pm

Yes you are right its for LIBRARY

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Re: Volunteering in SG

Postby JR8 » Thu, 21 Feb 2013 7:19 pm

S_Perumal wrote:Hi

I am interested in volunteering, which involves more service to needy people.

I browsed few website and i have an idea where i can register and do it.

But still would like to know from expats, about thier experience on this

Peru


'Computer says no.'

fake charity. What a shame.

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Postby iamsen » Thu, 21 Feb 2013 11:26 pm

I read that as sgscares.

They need a better name.

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Need more time in advance to plan the date

Postby S_Perumal » Sun, 03 Mar 2013 1:30 am

Minimum 30 to 45 days in advance we need to plan the activity it seems.

Else its really difficult to get the oppurtunity to volunteer in NLB.

I have registered for two activities, which is in the span of 2 weeks before actual date and 30 days in prior respectively

Both of them got rejected / deleted by the Admin.

May be next time i try to book for a activity in advance with 45 days...

Beyond this duration its difficult for me to plan the date.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 03 Mar 2013 11:52 am

Why don't you join your local RC?

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Hi

Postby S_Perumal » Sun, 03 Mar 2013 12:52 pm

What is RC about? how i can pitch in to help people.

BTW why you mentioned as Local, is it mean no link with Govt or what sense you mentioned.

Any chance is it Recreation Club?...

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 03 Mar 2013 1:55 pm

RC=Resident's Committee. GRL organization (Grassroots Leader) all under the PA (Peoples Association) which is a government organization (in theory, non-political in nature).

Start here:

http://www.pa.gov.sg/

I will be receiving my 5 year award this coming November.

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Thanks

Postby S_Perumal » Sun, 03 Mar 2013 4:09 pm

Thanks for giving this information. I will register myself in this.

If any help required i ping you thanks

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 03 Mar 2013 4:23 pm

Please do not take the following too personal if it does not apply to you.

If you are an EP/S pass holder and are doing this for PR application purposes, please don't bother. The ICA has gotten wise to the Indian nationals running a good thing into the ground and as soon as they got their PR or got their sprog a place in the school of their choice, then they just don't bother to show up any more. I've seen it happens all too often and so has ICA. Be sure your heart is in it and not just something to see what you can get out of it.

Please.

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Hi

Postby S_Perumal » Mon, 04 Mar 2013 7:36 pm

Ofcourse i am an EP holder.

I know many are doing for PR.
But for me it is to use my free time in a useful way thats it.

I dont think i will stay out of my home and family for long time.

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Happy Now

Postby S_Perumal » Fri, 17 May 2013 9:38 pm

I am glad to say that I am happy now after few Volunteering activities here in Singapore for few events related to LIBRARY.

And I have few in my list now for LIBRARY and SPORTS.

Thanks for everyone who provided me the information on this.


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