With limited resources, volunteers play an important role in SPD as our programmes and services require that additional help to operate from time to time.

Our volunteers play an important role in SPD as our programmes and services require that additional help to operate from time to time.

Here are some broad categories where voluntary work is periodically needed:

Admin Support
Home-based befriending
Education And Training
Outings & Events
Programme Support

Volunteer with SPD

Not sure what it takes to be a SPD volunteer? Click here for our volunteer handbook.

For volunteering opportunities or to sign up as a volunteer, please contact us or call at 6579 0708/6579 0799.

Currently, we are looking for volunteers to assist in the following projects:

Home-based befriending

Type of Help Sought Location, Frequency and Duration Requirements
Befriender a lady in her 40s. To chat and keep her company. - Bukit Batok St 22
- Monthly
- 1 volunteer
- 30 years and above
- Able to communicate in English
Home-based befriending for a lady in her 50s. To chat and keep her company. Befriender could also bring client to nearby coffee shop to shopping mall. - Jurong East
- Monthly
- 1 volunteer
- 30 years and above
- Able to communicate in Mandarin
Befriender for an adult female. To keep her company and travel outdoors together, interact with her mother to relieve caregiver stress. Volunteer is required to help her get around as she is a wheelchair user. - Bukit Batok
- Fortnightly
- 1 - 2 volunteers
- 21 years and above
- Able to communicate in Mandarin
Home-based befriending for a lady in her 50s. To chat and keep her company. Befriender could also bring client to nearby coffee shop to shopping mall. - Jurong East
- Monthly
- 1 volunteer
- 30 years and above
- Able to communicate in Mandarin
Befriender needed for middle-aged male. Volunteer needed to teach him how to use social media for leisure and publicise his busking skills. Also includes teaching him how to set up accounts, upload content and manage accounts, etc. (Platforms such as facebook, patreon etc.) - Bukit Batok
- Fortnightly
- 1 - 2 volunteers
- 21 years and above
- Able to communicate in Mandarin

Admin Support

Type of Help Sought Location, Frequency and Duration Requirements
Data entry using Microsoft Excel (to be submitted on a bi-weekly basis) - work from home - 2 to 3 volunteers
- 18 years old and above
- Language proficiency: English

There are currently no Admin Support volunteer opportunities at the moment. Please check back later. Thank you!

Education and Training

There are currently no Education and Training volunteer opportunities at the moment. Please check back later. Thank you!

Outings & Events

Type of Help Sought Location, Frequency and Duration Requirements
Conduct client wellness activities (baking, gardening, art classes, sport clinics) for clients with disabilities. - Toa Payoh/ Tiong Bahru
- Ad-hoc
- Group of at least 5 pax
- Possess good communication and interpersonal skills to interact with clients
- Able to conduct small interest group sessions for clients

Programme Support

Type of Help Sought Location, Frequency and Duration Requirements
Conduct client wellness activities (baking, gardening, art classes, sport clinics) for clients with disabilities. - Virtual
- Ad-hoc
- Group of at least 5 pax
- Possess good communication and interpersonal skills to interact with clients
- Able to engage clients virtually
Classroom assistants to assist in classroom activities and prepare teaching materials. - Tiong Bahru/ Bedok/ Tampines/ Jurong - Possess good communication and interpersonal skills to befriend clients
- Enthusiastic and passionate about working with young children.
- Can commit for 3-6 months