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*

Volunteer Performers from a Ukelele Interest Group

Crystal

Handicraft group that creates art and craft items to help DPH raise funds

Diamond

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

Emerald

Volunteers who organise weekly excursions for patients to various places of interest around Singapore.

Garnet

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

GEMS

An in-house show choir that performs at 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, who also support yearly outreach activities.

Opal

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

Pearl

Volunteers who prepare 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

Volunteers who focus on befriending patients, providing refreshments during Happy Hour, music entertainment for patients, as well as administrative support.

Moonstone

VOlunteers who prepare local delicacies for patients such as toast, coffee and tea.

Sunstone

Volunteers who provide hairdressing and grooming services for our patients.

Tanzanite

Student befrienders from the Nanyang Technological University’s Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine.

Topaz

A gardening group that helps maintain the lush greenery at DPH

Turquoise

Volunteers who provide and coordinate home care services such as befriending, medical escorting and outings.

*Terms and conditions apply.


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)

We welcome volunteering enquiries at volunteer@doverpark.sg.

If you wish to sign up as a volunteer, please click/tap on this link.