Volunteer work allows individuals to leave a positive legacy and make a lasting impact on the lives of those in need. Beyond the act of giving back and making a positive difference, what we often don’t realise is how volunteering empowers individuals to grow on a personal level while contributing to social causes in Singapore.

Engaging in volunteer work provides opportunities to forge connections with like-minded individuals, exposing them to diverse communities, cultures and perspectives, fostering empathy and open-mindedness.

Additionally, volunteer work also offers individuals the chance to develop and enhance a wide range of skills. Whether it’s learning about new causes, acquiring new skills, or gaining insights from diverse experiences that positively contribute to social causes. It also motivates individuals to step out of their comfort zones and take on new responsibilities, further building resilience and self-confidence as they embrace new experiences.

Finding Fulfilment Through Volunteer Work

Participating in volunteer work offers a deep sense of purpose and satisfaction by contributing to meaningful social causes and creating positive impact on the lives of those in need.

Various volunteering opportunities, such as interest-based teaching, becoming a befriender or participating in volunteer events, allow individuals to witness the tangible impact of their efforts, leading to a deep sense of fulfilment.

Through volunteering, individuals gain valuable insights into their strengths, weaknesses, values, and interests, fostering self-awareness that can empower personal growth, decision making in career paths and life choices.

The act of helping others, connecting with a community, and experiencing gratitude and appreciation can promote overall wellness and resilience too.

Read on as our past volunteers share about volunteering experiences:

“I’m very grateful for the training and supervision provided by the Tinkle friend team!”

“Keep up your good work! I truly believe in giving back to society!”

“Thank you for giving me the opportunity to participate in these meaningful programmes to support our children and youths.”

“The programme administrators responded quickly to feedback and provided helpful advice. I feel confident carrying out my duties with their great support and encouragement. I am proud to be of service to the Children’s Society to make this world a better place as I believe that children are our future. Thanks for giving me this opportunity!”

“We have been partnering with Singapore Children’s Society for almost 9 years now. We are happy working with Children’s Society as they are able to respond on time, keen to advise on the activity details, cooperative, and let us handle the event smoothly. Thank you for having us in your programme.”

Get started with volunteer work at Singapore Children’s Society

The collective effort of volunteering hold immense power. Every act of kindness no matter how small creates ripples that evolve into waves of enduring impact. Whether you’re seasoned in volunteer work or just beginning to explore, the opportunities for self-discovery and meaningful contribution are endless. Embark on your volunteering journey with us at: https://www.childrensociety.org.sg/support-us/volunteer-vacancies.