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We are looking for exceptional individuals who share our vision of Serving Humanity, Saving Lives to join us!

Medical Chaperones

as part of SRC's Medical Chaperone & Transportation (MCT) service

Engagement of chaperones to accompany seniors from their doorstep to scheduled medical appointments and back home safely.

About MCT:

Provides company for frail seniors who have been missing their essential medical appointments because of the hefty fees, and lack of assistance to and fro the treatments during weekdays.

Job Description:

Accompany seniors from their home to scheduled medical appointments, and back home safely. Transportation fee for chaperone and senior will be covered from senior's home to the medical appointment and back.

Requirements:

  • 18 years old and above.
  • Must be available on Weekdays: Appointments may start as early as 9AM, as such, chaperone is required to be at the senior's home as early as 815AM. Each appointment will usually take 4 hours.
  • Able to start immediately: Chaperone is required to make a trip down to SRC's office for interview and signing of a contract for service.
  • A commitment of at least six months is preferred but not compulsory.
  • Non-Singaporeans/PRs are welcome!

Expected Payout:

$400 - $700/month, depending on the number of appointments a chaperone takes on.

Note:

No CPF; chaperone is required to personally collect cheque from SRC's office for service rendered.

Incentives:

  • Payout increment based on the number of trips.
  • Subsidised fees for family members’ usage of SRC non-emergency services.
  • Character reference note by SRC for good performance: Chaperones who show positive performance for 3 months may be given a character reference note by SRC for their subsequent job applications.
  • Job referral opportunities within SRC or with our external partners.
  • Subsidised or complimentary trainings provided by SRC:

For more information or to arrange for an interview, please call the Programme Manager Garry Gan at 6664 0693 / 9674 8840 or email crd.mct@redcross.sg


Red Cross Ambassador
Events & Roadshow Fundraising

Primary Duties & Responsibility

  • Professionally advocate & raise awareness on behalf of the less fortunate of the society
  • Sign up donors looking to pledge towards the organization
  • Train and show the ropes to newer Red Cross Ambassadors on the role
  • Attend product knowledge training, upskilling workshops when required

Requirements

  • Passionate about Red Cross’s humanitarian causes 
  • Professional, reliable, creative and outgoing
  • Prior experience in Fundraising and regular Volunteering is an advantage
  • Fluent in English and a second language (to liaise with a second language speaking associates)

Perks of being a Red Cross Ambassador

  • Meaningful role that is above self
  • Take part in exclusive events organised by our corporate partners 
  • Exposure to Singapore Red Cross’ international humanitarian work
  • Work in a supportive team that shares a common goal, much like a family
  • Chance to be awarded as Top Fundraiser of the month/quarterly   

“Give more than what you take.” -Said a wise man.

Be it you’re new to the workforce, working adult looking to give back, or even looking at a career in charity, hesitate no longer & apply now!  You can possibly change the lives of someone out there in need.


 

Red Cross Home for the Disabled 

Responsibilities:

Nursing Care and Management

  • Provide and ensure that quality nursing care and service is rendered to the residents / clients at all times.
  • Assist the RN(s) in ensuring and providing safe nursing practice and a high standard of care.
  • Ensure the Nursing Aides and Healthcare Aides follow the safety precautions / practices in the prevention of falls, hazards and/or pressure sores.
  • Assist the RN in attending to emergencies as and when the need arises
  • Able to perform nursing procedures independently such as:
    • NG Tube Insertion
    • Simple Wound Dressings
    • Hygiene Practices such as isolation nursing, proper handwashing techniques and management of waste products
  • Maintaining proper documentation of vital signs and reporting to the RNon duty / in-charge when there is a change in the residents / clients condition.
  • Assist the RN in the serving of residents’ medications; monitor and supervise the Nursing Aides when feeding the medication to residents ­ ensuring zero (0) medication errors.
  • Together with the RN on duty / in­-charge, to participate and assist in the Volunteer Doctor’s rounds.
  • Collaborates and cooperates with other healthcare professionals to ensure proper and smooth delivery of care and service.
  • Accompanies the residents/clients for clinic/hospital appointments and / or transfers, when the need arises.
  • Respects and protects the rights and responsibilities of the residents / clients.
  • To be on call in the event of an emergency in the Home.

Professional Development

  • Mentor and supervise Nursing Aides and Healthcare Aides in their scope of work, clinical skills and especially in the maintenance of safe work practices and infection control standards.
  • Participates in on­going nursing education to enhance clinical knowledge and competency.
  • Work in collaboration with the Nurse Educator/Clinical Instructor for on-the- job training of Nursing Aides and Healthcare Aides.
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as assigned by Head, Nursing.

Administration

  • Assist the RN in the preparation of the duty rosters.
  • Assist the RN in the preparation and maintenance of documentation.

Customer Management

  • Acts as a liaison to clients and their families, maintaining good rapport and service
  • Maintaining good relations whilst liaising with external agencies such as but not limited to, hospitals, clinics, etc.
  • Maintain good relations with internal customers of the Home.
  • Maintain, at all times, good public relations with volunteers and visitors

Requirements:

  • National Institute of Technical Education (ITE): Certificate in Nursing or its equivalent
  • Valid practicing license as an Enrolled Nurse with Singapore Nursing Board
  • At least 2 years of relevant working experience in a hospital or healthcare environment.
  • Some experience in working with persons with disabilities or the elderly would be preferred.

Red Cross Home for the Disabled 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide nursing care and ensure quality service is rendered to the residents at all times
  • Work closely with the Social Worker in assessment of cases referred for admission and respite care, and the periodic review of cases for continual stay
  • Work in partnership with the Social Worker and other health professionals in developing and sustaining the needed programmes for the residents
  • Work in collaboration with the Nurse Educator/ Clinical Instructor with regards to training
  • Develop, evaluate and modify care plans for residents
  • Assess the physical, emotional and psychological well-being of residents through observation and analysis of physical health indicators to evaluate care plan and identify modifications which may be required
  • Conduct frequent rounds with staff to check on residents’ health and medical conditions
  • Accompany volunteer doctor on rounds, providing information on resident condition and progress, and
    assists with examinations, e.g. ADL, well-being, etc.
  • Transcribe verbal or written doctor’s orders for medication or other treatment
  • Prepare precise dosages of medication in accordance with doctor’s orders and administers to residents
  • Follow-up on the medical programme advised by the clinic or hospital doctors and volunteer doctor
  • Supervise and guide the staff assigned to the home to ensure that proper care giving, nursing, and administrative procedures are maintained
  • Supervise the medical assistance rendered to patients are in lieu with training and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)
  • Administer first aid and emergency health measures, such as CPR
  • Perform dressing of wounds and lesions
  • Practice sterile techniques and other infection control procedures to minimize the transmission of infection
  • Monitor and participate in the personal care of residents/clients, as required; for example, hygiene, feeding, positioning, transferring, ambulation, toileting
  • Use electric/hydraulic/manual equipment and lifting devices when required
  • Counsel, instruct, and confer with resident/ client family in planning care: provides emotional support; responds to enquiries and resolves complaints
  • Ensure that food prepared to meet the dietary requirement of the residents
  • Prepare staff duty rosters
  • Prepare and maintain documentation such as care plans, health care records, medication administration, nursing records and reports
  • Submission of reports to Head, RCHD
  • Act as liaison to existing clients and their families, maintaining good rapport and service
  • Maintain at all times good public relations with volunteers and visitors

Requirements

  • Possess a recognised university degree/ Certificate or Diploma in Nursing
  • State Registered Nurse
  • 5-10 years of relevant working experience in a hospital or healthcare environment
  • Experience in working with the disabled or the elderly preferred
  • Ability to perform holistic assessments/ reassessments for residents regardless of complexity to establish a comprehensive plan for care.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize work activity and provide work direction to staff members in order to complete assignments
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge to monitor staff performance and the environment ensuring a safe workplace for staff; provides reinstruction where needed
  • Basic computer skills
  • Able to act as a coordinator of care for complex residents, sharing nursing expertise and demonstrating leadership while working in collaboration with other care providers
  • Able to work independently, but is also a good team player
  • Self-motivated, resourceful and innovative
  • Demonstrates initiative, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good interpersonal skills, with the ability to relate well to people at all levels
  • Enjoy working with volunteers

Red Cross Home for the Disabled

Responsibilities:

  • Observe residents/clients during treatment to compile and evaluate data on residents’/ clients’ responses and progress and report to physical therapist
  • Instruct, motivate, safeguard and assist residents’/ clients’ practicing exercises and functional activities, under the direction of nursing staff.
  • Transport clients using appropriate equipment to and from treatment areas and/or as directed by therapist
  • Confer with physical therapy staff and others to discuss and evaluate
  • Documentation of treatment rendered and observations of client during treatment
  • Maintenance of equipment and proper stocking of treatment supplies
  • Ensure cleanliness of Therapy area
  • Assist in attending to clients activities of Daily Living
  • Any other duties as directed by therapist and/or Nurse Manager

Requirements:

  • Certificate in Physiotherapy or Degree in Physiotherapy (for foreign staff)
  • Knowledge of equipment
  • Knowledge of proper lofting technique
  • Able to understand English and communicate effectively
  • Ability to observe, evaluate and record conditions, reactions, and changes in the physical condition of the residents’/clients’
  • Independent as well as good team player

Red Cross Home for the Disabled

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain the general cleanliness at the Home
  • Assist Nursing Aides, Staff Nurses, and other staff
  • Undertake any other duties assigned

Requirements:

  • GCE ‘O’ or ‘N’ Levels or its equivalent
  • Healthcare Aide Certificate (from country of origin) or its equivalent
  • Basic nursing skills, such as feeding, turning, changing, bathing etc.
  • Relevant working experience in nursing homes or hospitals
  • Housekeeping experience
  • Able to understand and communicate in English
  • Independent and a good team player

Red Cross Home for the Disabled

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Staff Nurse in providing nursing care such as dressing, serving medication, etc
  • Supervise the Healthcare Aides and volunteers
  • Undertake any other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Certificate in Healthcare (Local)
  • Certificate in Midwifery or Degree in Nursing (Foreign)
  • Relevant working experience in nursing homes or hospitals
  • Good at taking instructions
  • Able to understand and communicate in English
  • Independent
  • Able to work in groups

 

Red Cross Home for the Disabled

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the food preparation process.
  • Assist in the receiving of donated food and kitchen-related items.
  • Ensure hygiene and safety of kitchen at all time and the cleanliness of all equipment and utensils.
  • Undertake any other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Primary School Education
  • At least 1 year of relevant experience in food preparation

Applicants may send your CV (together with a cover letter) in MS Word or PDF format to us. 
We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

You are here because you want to make a change. And you are at the right place. Volunteering is more than helping to improve and impact the lives of the needy. It is also about bringing some much needed cheer and relief to them. It is through the time and care of ordinary and altruistic people like you that we can do extraordinary things!

Why volunteer with Singapore Red Cross

  • Expand your skill set and gain hands-on experiences by volunteering and giving back to society.
  • Meet new friends and connect with like-minded people
  • Giving back to the community makes everyone feel good!
  • It’s a great way to fill your spare time meaningfully if you’re recently retired or not working
  • Improve your language and communication skills.
  • If you are a new member, you will attend a Basic Training Course which prepares you to volunteer and learn more about the Red Cross Movement and our services. You will get to meet other new members too!

Anyone can volunteer. It doesn’t matter what your skills, experience or background are, or how much time you can give. Some volunteer work can even be done from home, at your own pace!

If you would like to be more involved with Singapore Red Cross and experience the power of humanity, sign up to be a member! Membership to Singapore Red Cross is open to anyone who adheres to the principles of Red Cross Movement and the Constitution of Singapore Red Cross Society. Members have the responsibility of ensuring a well functioning society by serving in various capacities within the Council, operating committees, and/or advisory panels.

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Ordinary Membership

Youth Membership

Volunteer

Joining SRC

1) Life Member

  • Lifetime subscription (No membership expiration)
  • SGD$300 fee

2) Subscribing Member

  • 5 year subscription (Five-yearly renewal)
  • SGD$50 fee

Note:

You need to be at least 18 years old and above in order to sign up as an Ordinary Member (OM).


All newly signed up OM are required to be formally accepted by the Council.

 Youth Member

  • Any member of the public who is between 9 and 35 years old.
  • Membership fees are not required.

Note:

Signing up for Ordinary Member (OM) is optional. An individual can choose to apply when he / she has reached the age of 18.

 Volunteer

  • Any member of the public who wishes to be affiliated with us, age 36 and above.

Note:

If you are between 9 to 35 years old, you will automatically be eligible for Youth Membership.


Signing up for Ordinary Member (OM) is optional. An individual can choose to apply when he / she has reached the age of 18.


Council & Voting Rights

An Ordinary Member has the responsibility to ensure a well-functioning Society. He / She will be invited to attend Annual General Meetings, are able to  stand for election, speak, vote, nominate, and hold elective office in the Council and Operating Committees or Advisory Panels.

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Volunteering Opportunities

Services

Ordinary Members can volunteer for the various services of the Singapore Red Cross such as, Community FirstAid, FoodAid, etc.

General

  • Assist in general duties in areas such as administrative or logistical assistance

  • Assist in Singapore Red Cross events (World Blood Donor Day, Flag Day, International Bazaar, Charity Golf, etc)

Services

Youth Members can volunteer for the various services of the Singapore Red Cross such as, Community FirstAid, FoodAid, etc.

General

  • Assist in general duties in areas such as administrative or logistical assistance.

  • Assist in Singapore Red Cross events (World Blood Donor Day, Flag Day, International Bazaar, Charity Golf, etc)

General Duties

  • Assist in general duties in areas such as administrative or logistical assistance.

  • Assist in Singapore Red Cross events (World Blood Donor Day, Flag Day, International Bazaar, Charity Golf, etc)

Training & Development

Basic Training

Members will be invited to attend Basic Training in order to be equipped with the knowledge of the Red Cross Movement to serve the community with confidence and professionalism. No fees are required for this training.

Courses @ Singapore Red Cross Academy (SRCA)

Members are eligible for a 20% off rate for all courses offered by SRCA.

Skill Training

Relevant skill training may be offered by the respective service departments as part of specific training that induct you into your volunteering roles.

Leadership Training

Active Volunteers may be nominated to attend a 1-Day Humanitarian Training held annually.

Basic Training

Members will be invited to attend Basic Training in order to be equipped with the knowledge of the Red Cross Movement to serve the community with confidence and professionalism. No fees are required for this training.

Courses @ Singapore Red Cross Academy (SRCA)

Members are eligible for a 20% off rate for all courses offered by SRCA.

Skill Training

Relevant skill training may be offered by the respective service departments as part of specific training that induct you into your volunteering roles. .

Leadership Training

Active Volunteers may be nominated  to attend a 1-Day Humanitarian Training held annually.

Skill Training

Relevant skill training may be offered by the respective service departments as part of specific training that induct you into your volunteering roles.

Leadership Training

Active Volunteers will be nominated to attend a 1-Day Humanitarian Training held annually.