Choice or No Choice?

~ By Shermaine Ng, Youth Corps Leader I was privileged to have been a part of the Youth Corps Singapore Learning Journey to Hong Kong in December 2016. With the purpose of exposing Youth Corps Leaders to the service-learning and social service landscape in Hong Kong, a city that, in comparison to ours, is same […]

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Gong Simi? Say What?

The Intergenerational Month of October that promotes understanding between youths and seniors may have ended, but the relationships forged will last a lifetime. Here’s a roundup of some highlights among the events organised and supported by Youth Corps Singapore! A beautiful synergy Youth volunteers and seniors kick-started the month at the “We are Stronger Together” […]

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Jiak Simi? Popiah lah!

It may have been the last event on the Intergenerational Month calendar, but it was my first time volunteering. I’d previously only heard about the Jiak Simi project, initiated by Owen Tan, a Youth Corps Leader. I knew it involved bringing seniors out to eat at common spaces, but everything else was a huge question […]

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Walk, don’t run!

100 youth volunteers, 60 children, 3 heritage trails – the outcome? A walk definitely to be remembered. On 24 September 2016, passionate Youth Corps Singapore volunteers brought children from diverse family backgrounds on an outing to discover the Singapore story.. The outing, called “A Walk to Remember”, is part of Youth Corps’ Common Space for […]

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