Volunteer with us

Volunteer with us

Volunteers play an important role in supporting and delivering our programmes and services.  We welcome all, including our beneficiaries and corporates, to join our pool of volunteers to reach out a helping hand to families and individuals in need.

Our volunteering programmes

Programme Location & Time Commitment Requirements
Supervised Homework Group
  • 8 CDAC Centres *
  • 3 hours every Saturday afternoon
  • 17-35 years old
  • Preferably with GCE ‘A’ level and tertiary education
  • able to guide Pri 4 to 6 students in their English &  Math subjects
  • able to commit on a weekly basis for at least one year
  • mature, independent, positive and dedicated
  • enjoy interacting with students and organising activities for them
  • 11 CDAC Centres *
  • 1 hour per week on either Saturday or Sunday
  • at least 18 years old
  • able to speak fluent English
  • able to commit on a weekly basis for at least six months
  • enjoy organising games and reading to children
Family Befriending
  • Based on needs
  • at least 21 years old
  • able to communicate in Mandarin, English and preferably some dialects
  • completed GCE O-level or above
  • mature, understanding, approachable and have a strong desire to help others
  • able to commit in a case for at least three months
  • enjoy working with families
News Sharing Programme
  • 4 CDAC Centres *
  • 2 hours per week
  • able to communicate in Mandarin and at least one dialect
  • able to commit at least once a month
  • comfortable to share information to a group of seniors using print or online resources
  • patient and able to provide a listening ear to the seniors
Information Sharing Session
  • In the community
  • able to communicate in Mandarin and at least one dialect
  • able to facilitate discussion during the community sharing sessions
  • patient and able to provide a listening ear to the seniors
Blog Editorial Team
  • Ad-hoc basis
  • flair for writing
  • interest in blogging, editorial work, translation and/or photography
Administrative Support
  • Ad-hoc basis
  • able to offer assistance during office hours
Special Projects
  • Islandwide
  • Ad-hoc basis
  • interest or experience in planning and organising activities

* For the list of CDAC Centres offering the programme, please click on the programme link on the left.

Volunteer Blog

To read first-hand accounts of volunteers in the programmes above, please visit our volunteer blog, Volunteers@CDAC, where volunteers share journeys, stories and other light-hearted topics.

Training, Development and Recognition

Training and Development

We provide training to equip volunteers with the knowledge and skills to perform their voluntary work.

  • Classroom Management and Drama Techniques
    Classroom Management and Drama Techniques

  • Enneagram

  • Mental Toughness

  • Solution Focused Technique


Volunteers’ Day is held every two years to recognise and show appreciation to our dedicated and committed volunteers for making a positive difference in the lives of our beneficiaries.

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Bonding Activities

Sign up as a volunteer

To sign up, please register via Volunteer Portal, or download the application form here.

For volunteers who are below 18 years old, please download the Parental Consent Form here.


Please call 6841 4889 during office hours or email to .