|LOOKING FOR AWESOME YOUTHS
Because YOU.th can make a difference!
Calling youths 18 to 35 years old to be an integral part of the YM project as a volunteer and help bring this initiative to your peers in the community.
What? YOU.th Matters (YM) is Over-The-Rainbow (OTR) new initiative for 2019 that utilises its experience and track record in running programs and activities that addresses youth mental wellness since 2012. The YM program has been specially curated to create empowerment and build mental resiliency in youths (particularly youth-at-risks), with tools for self care and mental wellness.
Why? The state of youth mental wellness in Singapore has been a rising social concern in recent years, OTR aims to empower youths and reach out to youth-at-risks, who may be more susceptible to social problems. Read on and find out how you can make a difference.
YM Program will be presented in 2 phases between JULY 2019 to MARCH 2020. Volunteers can be involved in 1 of the 2 phases or both. There will be at least 6 runs of this 1-day program.
Phase 1 – July to November 2019
Phase 2 – November 2019 to March 2020
Contribute in your area of strength, skill-set or try something new. Be a team lead or member in one of the project needs:
Planning & logistics
Marketing & PR
Caring for Others. Caring for Self.
Be equipped with key volunteering knowledge & skills. 1-day compulsory training include orientation to OTR, self-care, mindfulness, emphatic communications & components of our unique – Developing Holistic Change- Makers (DHCM) program.
Group A – 7 July 2019
Group B – November 2019 (Date T.B.A)
Be involved in at least 3 scheduled YM program-run. Each program-run can be 4 to 7 hours, generally held on Saturday from the morning, at different venues.
Attend team planning meetings, and one “post-project volunteers engagement” session in November 2019 or March 2020, depending on your volunteering period.