YCSW 2020 – Bag It!


YCSW 2020 – Bag It!
By Youth Corps Singapore

ABOUT
  • Single-use plastic disposables pose a serious environmental problem around the world! The most common type of waste disposed at incineration plants in Singapore is plastic, with an estimated 30-70% of plastic waste disposed in Singapore being single-use plastic disposables. Join us in this campaign to reduce single-use plastic disposables!

    In partnership with Zero Waste SG, volunteers can get first-hand experience on what might work (or otherwise) with on the ground outreach when it comes to encouraging people to BYOB (Bring Your Own Bag) or use reusable bags at supermarkets.  

    This event is part of Youth Corps Singapore’s Youth Corps Service Week 2020 (YCSW 2020).

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Volunteer

Be a volunteer for Bag It! And convince as many people as possible to BYOB (Bring Your Own Bag) or take less plastic bags! Each volunteer will be equipped with reusable bags to outreach to the public, advocating for the cause.

Commitment:

  • Event Day: 
14 March (Sat), 9.30am – 4.30pm at Westgate and/or
21 March (Sat), 10am – 4.30pm at The Red Box

Requirements

  • Age Range: 15 to 35 years old
  • Singapore Citizen , Singapore PR only

Skills

None

Shifts

Date Time Location Registration open on Registration close on Available Slots Registration Status
14/03/2020 09:30 AM– 04:30 PM 3 Gateway Drive Westgate 608532, - 17/01/2020 02:00 PM 22/02/2020 11:45 PM 6
21/03/2020 10:00 AM– 04:30 PM 113 Somerset Road The Red Box 238165, - 17/01/2020 02:00 PM 22/02/2020 11:45 PM 9

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Volunteer Coordinator

As a Volunteer Coordinator (VC), you will be empowered to create a positive volunteering experience for the Volunteers (Vs). Leading a group of approximately 5, some of your responsibilities include but are not limited to overseeing their movements during the activities, ensuring their safety and well-being, ensuring the smooth running and timely execution of the programme, as well as liaising with YCS staff for updates or assistance. VCs will also be involved in the learning and development of their Vs through various means taught to them when they attend the Volunteer Coordinator Track training. 

If you are interested to join us as a VC for this event, please note that you will first need to attend a separate training under the Volunteer Coordinator Track. This training will equip you in the areas of volunteer management, group facilitation skills and risk assessment so that you are prepared to lead your team. Once trained, you will be allowed to sign up to be a VC for this event, subject to availability of positions.

To find out more about the training and to sign up for an upcoming session, please head over to: www.go.gov.sg/vctrack2020-feb 

If you are an existing YCS Leader, Aspirant or have been through the Volunteer Coordinator Track training, you will be eligible to sign up as a VC for this event by contacting Lynette Lee (lynette_lee@nyc.gov.sg).

Please ensure your commitment to the following dates:

  • Compulsory VC Track Training: 22 February (Sat), 9am to 5pm at Devan Nair Institute of Employment and Employability
  • Event Day
    14 March (Sat), 9am – 4.30pm at Westgate and/or
    21 March (Sat), 9.30am – 4.30pm at The Red Box

Requirements

  • Age Range: 15 to 35 years old
  • Singapore Citizen , Singapore PR only

Skills

Facilitation

Shifts

Date Time Location Registration open on Registration close on Available Slots Registration Status
14/03/2020 09:00 AM– 04:30 PM 3 Gateway Drive Westgate 608532, - 16/01/2020 12:00 AM 16/01/2020 11:45 PM 6
21/03/2020 09:30 AM– 04:30 PM 113 Somerset Road The Red Box 238165, - 16/01/2020 12:00 AM 16/01/2020 11:45 PM 6

APPLY

ABOUT
  • Single-use plastic disposables pose a serious environmental problem around the world! The most common type of waste disposed at incineration plants in Singapore is plastic, with an estimated 30-70% of plastic waste disposed in Singapore being single-use plastic disposables. Join us in this campaign to reduce single-use plastic disposables!

    In partnership with Zero Waste SG, volunteers can get first-hand experience on what might work (or otherwise) with on the ground outreach when it comes to encouraging people to BYOB (Bring Your Own Bag) or use reusable bags at supermarkets.  

    This event is part of Youth Corps Singapore’s Youth Corps Service Week 2020 (YCSW 2020).

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