Volunteer

Posted by on September 18, 2011 in

Thank you for your interest in volunteering.  Volunteers are at the heart of the work we do at TWC2. Our fantastic volunteers have helped make a tremendous difference to the lives of migrant workers.  Below is a list of our current volunteering opportunities.  If you have skills or ideas about additional ways you could help then please let us know at our Heartbeat session.  most_need_helpFind out more about Heartbeat and how to become a volunteer

Cuff Road Volunteer

Provide a friendly smile and encouragement to injured workers and workers in salary dispute with their employer
Commitment:  Regular weekly morning or evening shift in little India
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Discover Singapore

Accompany injured and salary unpaid workers on fun days out around Singapore.
Commitment: One weekend day a month or more if involved in pre or post-outing activities
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Outreach

Help with surveys or distribute multi-lingual TWC2 fliers to foreign workers wherever they congregate on their day off.  Outreach is a good introduction to volunteering at TWC2 to see if it’s for you.
Commitment: One Sunday afternoon a month
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Outreach Co-ordinator

Help TWC2 organise monthly outreach sessions to let migrant workers know about TWC2 and the help we can provide.
Commitment: One to two afternoons during the working week for a period of 3 months or more and available to lead an outreach session afternoon on the 3rd Sunday of each month.
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Case Helper

Assist Social Workers with gathering background information about cases. Volunteers available during the day can help out with case work in the office or visiting hospitals.  Volunteers available in the evenings, and who can speak another language, can help with information gathering over the phone and email it through to the Social Worker.
Commitment:  Training session will be arranged but these roles need long term commitment.
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Web Writer

Inform the public of migrant worker issues by interviewing workers and writing about their experiences for the TWC2 website.
Commitment:  One evening a month for interviews plus follow up work preparing drafts.  A six month or more commitment is needed for this role.
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Public Engagement Volunteer

Use your public speaking skills to help TWC2 meet the many requests for presentations on a wide number of migrant worker issues.  Help to change public opinions and perceptions!
Commitment:  3-5 hours per fortnight (timings will vary and include some weekends) for a minimum of 6 months
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Research Volunteer

Do you have an idea for a research project?    TWC2 is looking for volunteers with fresh ideas, energy and experience to develop and oversee new research.
Commitment:  Normally equivalent to one evening a week
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Newsletter Volunteer

Use your writing skills to help us produce weekly and bi-monthly newsletters.
Commitment:  A commitment of ½ day a week is needed for On The Move (weekly newsletter)     A commitment of ½ day to 1 day a week (spaced over 2 months) is needed for the TWC2 bi-monthly newsletter.  In both cases, the extent of the commitment would fall the more people share in it.
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