Our commitment to dedicated care is only possible thanks to our passionate volunteers, whose selfless work is a labour of love that brightens our patients’ days.

If you have the heart to help, a desire to do good and a few hours to spare, we’d love to welcome you on board.

With 18 different patient-facing and non patient-facing volunteer groups, there are many ways for you to give with greater impact.

 


 

18 volunteer groups

Amethyst

A singing group that performs for DPH patients

Aquamarine

Ukelele performers from the Moulmein-Cairnhill Ukelele Interest Group

Crystal

A handicraft group that creates arts and crafts items to help DPH raise funds

Diamond

A Malay-speaking activity group that organises monthly birthday celebrations for patients alongside the annual Hari Raya celebrations

Emerald

Conducts weekly excursions for patients to various places of interest around Singapore

Garnet

Ambassadors who support DPH with various public awareness campaigns and outreach activities

GEMS

An in-house choir that performs during special events and celebrations

Jade

A Chinese-speaking group that organises celebratory events for patients, including the Lunar New Year and Mid-Autumn festivals

Lapis Lazuli

Befrienders to our patients and their family members. They also conduct yearly outreach activities, including Vesak Day celebrations at the Amitabha Buddhist Centre

Opal

Professionally-trained masseuses who provide relieving massages to patients, easing their aches and pains

Pearl

Prepares nutritious home-cooked soups for patients

Ruby

Pet lovers who bring their beloved companions to interact with patients under the Pets-Assisted Therapy (PAT) Programme

Sapphire

Befriends patients and provides refreshments during Happy Hour, as well as music entertainment for patients

SOKA

Prepares local delicacies for patients (toast. coffee/tea)

Sunstone

Provides hairdressing and grooming services for patients

Tanzanite

Student befrienders from the Nanyang Technological University’s Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (LKCMed)

Topaz

A gardening group that helps maintain the lush greenery at DPH

Turquoise

Provides home care befriending services

 


Get involved in the following activities:

  • Befriending (Weekdays, during office hours)
  • Crafts-making and sales of craft (Saturday afternoons)
  • Hairdressing (Tuesday mornings only)
  • Malay-speaking volunteers for organising birthday celebrations (Saturday afternoons only)
  • Massaging of patients (Saturday afternoons only)
  • Pet-assisted therapy (For rabbit and dog owners)
  • Public education (Adhoc)

Keen to volunteer? Come down for a chat with us and learn about the range of volunteer training that is available for your learning.

For further enquiries on volunteering, email us at volunteer@doverpark.sg.

 

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