ANZA Action

 

Thank you very much for your interest in volunteering through ANZA. There are many ways that you can help and as much or as little time as you have to give is gratefully accepted.

Direct Volunteering Opportunities through ANZA

Babes

Babes is a support service providing counseling and practical support to pregnant teens. There are opportunities to help out at Babes events. There will also be the opportunity to sign up for befriender training where you could work one-on-one with the teens.  If you are interested in being involved, please email anzaaction@anza.org.sg  or see http://babes.org.sg/

Dress for Success

This worldwide charity supports low-income women to get back into the workforce or upskill. As well as providing donations of appropriate work wear for women when needed, there are many ways that you can get involved from sorting and altering clothes, styling and helping with interview techniques, providing social media and office support. For more information see https://singapore.dressforsuccess.org/ or email anzaaction@anza.org.sg

AIDHA

AIDHA provides financial literacy and self-improvement classes for Foreign Domestic Workers here in Singapore, with the aim of helping them to set up businesses or make investments in their home countries. Opportunities to volunteer are either in the Head Office providing admin support on a week day, or mentoring, teaching at the classes on a Sunday. For more information see their website www.aidha.org or email anzaaction@anza.org.sg

New2U Thrift Shop

This thrift shop supports the Star Shelter for Women. ANZA members volunteer here selling in the thrift shop and sorting clothes. Please email volunteer@scwo.org.sg and see their website for more information at http://www.scwo.org.sg/.  They require volunteers Monday – Friday from 1030am  – 230 pm. New2U is located in Waterloo St.

Riding For The Disabled

ANZA members assist with this activity. There are weekday and weekend opportunities. It is located off Thompson Rd, near Caldecott MRT. Please email volunteer@rdasingapore.org.sg or visit their website http://rdasingapore.org/

ANZA Office

The office is always looking for help, especially around big events such as Melbourne Cup, the ANZA Ball, etc – Please email info@anza.org.sg or events@anza.org.sg

Salvation Army

ANZA members help with food delivery to the elderly in HDB accommodation. This is located at Tiong Bahru and you would be rostered on once or twice a month on a Monday or a Tuesday. Please email anzaaction@anza.org.sg if this interests you.

Ronald Macdonald House

RMH is located at the National University Hospital, Kent Ridge. It is a small facility supporting the Paediatric ICU.

ANZA members staff the front desk here,  either in the House or the Family room. Shifts are from 9am–1pm, and 1–5 pm. Duties involve answering the phone, taking deliveries etc Please email anzaaction@anza.org.sg  or see  http://rmhc.org.sg/ if this interests you.

ANZA Knitters

Singapore Cancer Society have a knitting programme to knit caps for chemotherapy patients. The caps go to the public hospitals and are a comfort to those undergoing chemo for the first time.

The knitters also knit for Babes, and other good causes. They meet at the ANZA office on the 3rd Friday of every month.

Please email anzaaction@anza.org.sg to be “hooked up” with the knitters.

Singapore Cancer Society

ANZA Action and Casual Coffee host a ‘Biggest Morning Tea’ each June to raise funds for the Singapore Cancer Society. Come along to the morning to find out more about cancer treatment here in Singapore or help with the organization of the event.

SCS are always looking for drivers to take people to chemotherapy or radiotherapy weekday appointments. If you have a car and can spare 1-2 hours once a month or so then please email anzaaction@anza.org.sg

Cycling Without Age

Cycling without Age are looking for volunteer “pilots” to take elderly Singaporeans on rickshaw rides around the parks of Singapore. See http://cyclingwithoutage.sg/  or email anzaaction@anza.org.sg to be put in touch with this charity.

IC2 Prephouse

IC2 Prephouse is a welfare organization working with children with low or no vision.

They currently have the following requirements:

  • Volunteers to help edit scanned documents so the children can keep up in class
  • Volunteers to create resource  materials – such as  tactile books, games, etc
  • For more information see their website http://www.ic2.com.sg/ and email anzaaction@anza.org.sg

Melrose Home

Melrose Home is a children’s home located in Clementi.

We have some working bee days coming up where we will renovate the outdoor furniture and paint the staff quarters. Please keep an eye on the e-news for details.

For more information on Melrose Children’s Home please see http://www.childrensaidsociety.org.sg/

Dignity Mama

Dignity Mama is a social enterprise where families with disabled children work together selling secondhand books at three local hospitals.  We will require on going donations of books and are seeking a coordinator for this effort. http://www.dignitymama.sg/

TWC2

Transient Workers Count 2 is an outreach organization which helps S Pass workers who are unable to work for a variety of reasons. You can help at the Cuff Rood Project, which provides meals, at the legal aid clinic if you have the relevant qualifications, or by providing outings and activities for the men and women.  For more information see http://twc2.org.sg/  (Note – you will have to complete an orientation evening before volunteering).

ANZA Action Committee

The committee oversees everything that Anza Action does. It reviews the charities that we support, and will co-ordinate and run events that fundraise for charities. It is a volunteer portal for both Anza charities and other charities in the community. We try to make sure that people can get If you would like to be on the formal committee, please let me know. Otherwise there are opportunities to coordinate events or provide admin support.

Expatgiving

Expatgiving connects expats with volunteer opportunities in Singapore and across the region. They collaborate with more than 35 non-profit organizations that support different causes. What makes Expatgiving different is that, apart from helping our adopted community by working with local non profits, they also try to focus on what the expats need and can commit to. http://www.expatgiving.org/

To find out more we invite you to contact us at: anzaaction@anza.org.sg

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