Volunteer at a Center for Disabled People in Singapore
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Work at a Center for Disabled People Program Description
During your Free Time
What we provide
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What are you Paying For ?
- Pick up from the airport
- Placement to project
- 24 hrs Assistance and support from staff
- Travel and Medical Insurance (Available at an extra cost)
What's NOT Included ?
- Return trip to Airport
- Visa Fees
- Local Transportation
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Does Volunteering Solutions help with Visa?
Receiving a tourist visa for tourism purpose is the volunteer's responsibility. Volunteering Solutions strongly recommends all volunteers to apply and get a tourist visa before departing for Singapore. If needed, Volunteering Solutions do provide with written document which would help volunteers in getting the Visa.
When should I apply for the volunteer programs in Singapore?
Volunteers can choose to join our program from any Monday of the month throughout the whole year and you would have to arrive on Sunday.
How long does it take to process my application?
Once you have applied, we will send you details of your placement usually within 7-10 working days.
When do I need to arrive in Singapore for my program? What will happen once I arrive in Singapore?
All volunteers need to arrive one day before their program start date. Volunteers are picked up from the Changi International Airport by the local coordinator or representative. Those volunteers who are arriving overland or are already in Singapore will be picked up from the bus station or at a meeting point decided beforehand.
How do I get to the program location?
Your country coordinator will take you to your placement and introduce you to everyone after giving you a basic orientation about the program/city/culture etc.
I want to know more about accommodation arrangements?
We provide you with accommodation from your start date to the end of the program. Volunteers will stay in the volunteer's flat and take public transportation to the home every day. This flat has shared rooms with showers and all basic amenities.
Are there any necessary requirements to participate in the Singapore-based volunteer programs?
* Volunteers must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the program
Are there more expenses once I arrive in Singapore?
Your program fee covers you for accommodation, airport pick up, Orientation and in country support staff. You will need to cover yourself for your personal expenses, such as traveling, telephone, internet, shopping, sightseeing etc. However you should carry around Singapore $100 per week for your basic personal expenses, such as water, local transport, phone etc.
What hours will I volunteer every day?
Volunteers usually work for 5 to 6 hours a day depending on their program. You will have weekend off so you can go to travel on weekends. However some organizations will need you to work on some Saturdays as well.
Where can I change my money in Singapore? Are there ATMs in Singapore?
You can change money in any bank or at the airport by showing your passport. There are ATM's located all around the Singapore.
Can couples or families join the volunteer program?
Yes, couples and families are welcome to join our programs. We make special provisions for families joining our volunteering programs; we will be able to provide them with program placements and accommodations together.
Do I need to buy health insurance?
Volunteers have the option to purchase Travel and Medical Insurance at a nominal extra cost from Volunteering Solutions. To buy insurance from Volunteering Solutions, please click here
What sorts of clothes are required for Singapore?
Lightweight clothing and rainwear is recommended as well as warmer clothing for the evenings (light jacket and/or light sweaters). A pair of walking shoes is highly recommended as well.