Reach Out

How Can I Bless Others?

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Reach Out and Be a Blessing

Join us in our outreach programmes and be a vessel of Christ’s love to those around us. For any enquiries or to sign up for any of the opportunities below, please email [email protected] 

MWS Christalite Methodist Home

MWS Christalite Methodist Home (which is jointly managed by Christ Methodist Church and Methodist Welfare Services) is a home for the destitute and homeless.

Ways that you can volunteer:

Befriend a resident

  • Provide social and psycho-emotional support to a resident.
  • Commitment is one year (bi-monthly, five times a year), Sun 11.00 am to 2.00 pm.

Bi-monthly lunch outing with the residents

  • Provide social and psycho-emotional support to residents while sharing a meal with them.
  • Commitment is one-off or one year (bi-monthly, five times a year), Sun 11.00 am to 2.00 pm.

Skills / Other Requirements:

  • Patient and keen to interact with seniors.
  • Ability to converse in Chinese dialects, Malay or Tamil will be an advantage.
  • At least 18 years old (those below 18 years old will need to be accompanied by a parent/relative).

Community Mentoring Programme

This is a joint programme (EduGrow) by Life Community Services Society (LCSS) and WeCare at Marine Parade. Christ Methodist Church is invited to partner LCSS and WeCare in this a child-centric, early intervention programme for K2-Sec 1 children from lower-income families residing in Marine Parade.

Ways that you can volunteer:

Mentor a child

  • Spend an hour a week mentoring a child. Mentors are matched to a child to support his/her aspirational, character, educational, financial and relational growth. (A mentor support group, ongoing supervision by social workers and training sessions will be provided by LCSS.)
  • Commitment is one year.

Skills / Other Requirements:

Love to work with children. Interested volunteers will be sent an application form for completion by LCSS.

Filos Community Services

Filos Community Service’s mission is to build resilience and empower individuals and families. Christ Methodist Church is invited to partner with Filos Community Services in its work in the Chai Chee area. 

Ways that you can volunteer:

Befriend the seniors

  • Reach out and befriend seniors who are at risk of social isolation.
  • Commitment is twice a month for six months to one year.

Exercise (“HAPPY”) Programme

  • Befriend seniors through participating in an exercise programme.
  • Commitment is once a week for six months.

Group Tuition

  • Tutor Primary and Secondary Students from lower-income families.
  • Commitment is once a week for at least one school term.

Skills / Other Requirements:

Befriend the seniors

  • Able to converse in Chinese dialects or mandarin.

Group Tuition

  • Proficient in English, Math or Science.
  • Enjoy interacting with children / youths.

Financial Aid Programme

We have a financial aid programme to help lower-income families within the neighbourhood.

Ways that you can volunteer:

Befriend a family

  • Conduct monthly home visits to a family to deliver a cheque to them and to follow-up on how they are coping.
  • Commitment is one year.

Skills / Other Requirements:

Compassionate, able to offer a listening ear and interact with the family.

Goodlife! Programme

The programme is conducted at Goodlife! Makan, located at Block 52 Marine Terrace, a community kitchen that offers a place for stay alone seniors to prepare and share their meals with one another. The centre is also a space for conversations, learning, and companionship. We conduct cooking / baking and art & craft demonstrations at the centre every Monday for the seniors, where seniors can participate in meaningful engagement with the community.

Ways that you can volunteer:

Conduct cooking / baking demonstration

  • Commitment is at least twice a year, Monday 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm.

Conduct art & craft demonstration

Commitment is at least twice a year, Monday 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm.

Skills /Other Requirements:

Conduct cooking / baking demonstration

  • Able to show how to cook / bake an item and work with the coordinator to get the ingredients within the budget.

Conduct art & craft demonstration

Able to show how to create an art/craft item and to work with the coordinator to get the art & craft materials within the budget.

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