The Singapore Association of the Visually Handicapped (SAVH) needs volunteers / donors to support and assist in its various programmes and activities for visually impaired persons.
We also appreciate individuals who would like to come forward to offer their skills to organize specific activities. For example, if you are a hair stylist, then you can volunteer your skills to cut the hair of our beneficiaries. Or if you are good at music, you may want to conduct a music class.
We need your help to enable the visually handicapped persons to lead a more meaningful and independent life.
Here are some ways you can help:
|Be a volunteer van driver – for special events and outings||Minimum 2 years driving experience required|
|Provide tuition, upgrade computer skills, Primary or Secondary level||Minimum 3-6 months commitment|
|Assist in activities for the elderly. Ability to speak Mandarin or dialect preferred||Every Wednesday (10 am to 3pm) and/or Every Thursday (10 am to 4.30pm)|
|Teaching Arts & Crafts or assisting in classes||Every Monday (10am to 4pm)|
|Computer data entry / proof reading||To transcribe printed text into Braille for our visually handicapped students|
|Ad hoc Projects||
|Tour guide to visually impaired foreign visitors|
To understand how you can assist a visually handicapped person in their daily life, you can find more information on Basic Sighted Guide Techniques.