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volunteer

What is the essence of life?
To serve others and to do good.

Aristotle

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opportunities & roles

At Youth Guidance Outreach Services, volunteers come alongside staff to play an active role in the mentoring and caring of our youths and families we serve. Join us in supporting an existing programme, or initiate a project to bless our beneficiaries!

Want to join our team of vibrant and dedicated volunteers?

Email our Volunteer Coordinator here: irene.neo@ygos.org.sg 

Mentoring/Befriending

Educate, equip and empower youths with pro-social skills and resilience.

Commitment: Minimum 6 months

Event/Activity Planner

Plan, gather resources and execute fun activities or events for our youths!

Commitment: Project Based

Sports Coach

Develop character and leadership skills in our youths through sports.

Commitment: Project Based

Art & Crafts

Spur the creativity & self-expression of our youths through art and craft activities! 

Commitment: Project Based

Music Workshops

Lessons on instruments, music production, performance or music business. 

Commitment: One-time masterclass or series of workshops

Tutor

Provide small-group tutoring; supervise and guide students in their studies

Commitment: Ad-hoc, minimum of 3 months 

Dancing

Take part in our drop-in session dance groups! Choose from different genres of dance to engage the youths.

Commitment: Ad-hoc, minimum 3 months

Graphic Design/Videography

Be creative! Design engaging visuals for our social media platforms and/or capture eventful memories through video editing.

Commitment: Ad-hoc, minimum 3 months

Event Photographer

Help us to document significant events through photographs! Added effort to do post-processing of photos is highly appreciated!

Commitment: Ad-hoc, minimum 3 months

Fundraising

Help bring awareness to youth-at-risk work and raise funds to support the programmes run at YGOS!

Commitment:  Project Based

Beauty & Wellness

Teach youths about basic beauty and cosmetic tips and tricks to look presentable for school or job interviews. 

Commitment: Project Based

FAQ

  • How can I volunteer?
    If you would like to volunteer, please fill up our online application form https://friends.ygos.sg/YGOS/BCMain/formio.htm?formid=VolunteerApplication and we will contact you as soon as we can.
  • What is the minimum age to volunteer?
    For our mentoring programmes, you have to be at least 21 years old and above. For the rest of the programmes, we accept all volunteers above the age of 18.
  • How long would I have to commit to this volunteer role?
    We generally hope that our volunteers will be able to commit for a minimum period of 6 months to 1 year. However, we do have other projects and events catered to people who wish to volunteer on an ad hoc basis. If you require some flexibility, please feel free to email your concerns to irene.neo@ygos.org.sg and she will be happy to assist you!
  • I would like to volunteer, however I hold a full-time job and I can only do so after working hours on weekdays or over the weekends. Are there any available volunteering opportunities?
    Unfortunately, we do not have any programmes that suit this time slot at the moment. However, you can keep a look out on our website or our social media pages (Instagram: @ygos_sg) to be notified when there are ad hoc volunteering opportunities!
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