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Befriending Special Persons (Hearts@Work)

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Catholic Welfare Services, Singapore

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.

Befriender Purpose

Hearts@Work is an initiative launched to provide continual developmental support for adults with intellectual challenges. The training program covers vocational skills, social skills, work approach, and social etiquette.

Befriender plays an important role to develop a friendship with the trainees, helping them to strengthen the social and communication skills

Key roles and responsibilities

  • The Befriender is responsible to work closely with the trainees by paying attention and providing assistance during the trainee's in-house work assignments.
  • Helping in the sheltered workshop by assisting to pack, check, and count the total number of completed products/stock at the end of each volunteering session.

How to apply & procedure for Volunteers to go through

  • Interested volunteer can sign up as official volunteers with Catholic Welfare Services via http://catholicwelfare.org.sg/vms/volunteersignup (please select Hearts@Work for the location)
  • An interview will be conducted with the shortlisted Volunteers (to assess suitability and motivation).
  • More details will be shared during the interview session.
  • Please feel free to email to Ms. Lily Wee; lilyhearts@catholicwelfare.org.sg or volunteer@catholicwelfare.org.sg , if you have any questions.

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About Catholic Welfare Services, Singapore


55 Waterloo Street #06-01, Central, - 187954, SG

Mission Statement

Catholic Welfare Services Mission CWS is dedicated to the Preciousness and Dignity of Life. We journey with people-in-need to live life to the fullest.


About Catholic Welfare Services
The works of CWS began in 1959 with a simple food relief programme to provide food for the poor. Today, CWS has grown to be the Action Arm of the Catholic Church of Singapore, initiating, assisting, coordinating and carrying out social services to alleviate poverty and distress among the people of Singapore, regardless of race or creed.

Children & Youth
People with Disabilities


We'll work with your schedule.


1259 Upper Serangoon RdSingapore, Singapore



  • Youth Services
  • English
  • Faith-based Leadership
  • Special Needs


  • Group


  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Time commitment of role (e.g. Hours per week/month’ specific duration of time) • Startup period of 3 months of continuous commitment (A session per weekday). • Each session will be 6 hours (including 1 hour lunch break) from 10:00 to 16:00.
  • • Training will be provided as volunteer will work closely with Hearts@Work Trainer for on the job training. • Dress Code: Men :T-shirt and pants, Women: Blouse/ T-shirt & Pants

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