Charities to volunteer at in Singapore

Time Auction is a charity that connects anyone with inspiring leaders while encouraging volunteerism. By volunteering 10 hours to any charity, one can join inspiring experiences — from dining with entrepreneurs to cooking with Michelin-starred chefs. Now in Singapore — here are a list of charities that you can volunteer at!

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The Volunteer Switchboard

The Volunteer Switchboard is a social enterprise that partners with various organisations to create impactful volunteering opportunities for individuals and corporates.

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The Food Bank Singapore

The Food Bank Singapore strives to bridge the gap in the market by collecting surplus food in the market and providing it to organisations and people in need of food.

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Singapore Cancer Society

Singapore Cancer Society is a community-based voluntary welfare organisation dedicated to maximising life by minimising the impact of cancer through research and advocacy, public education, screening, financial assistance, patient services and support, and rehabilitation.

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YMCA Singapore

Established in 1902, the YMCA of Singapore is a volunteer-based Christian organisation that seeks to serve and impact all members of the community, regardless of race, language or religion, through programmes, services and enterprises to develop the body, mind and spirit.

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AWWA is a social service organisation, serving over 6000 of the disadvantaged across life stages. Services include early intervention for pre-schoolers, education and disability support for children with special needs, assistance to low income families, caregivers, and health and social assistance for vulnerable seniors.

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Beyond Social Services

Beyond Social Services is on a mission to help children and youths from less privileged backgrounds break away from the poverty cycle. They envision that by 2025, every child and youth in Singapore gets the opportunity to refuse a lifestyle of delinquency and welfare dependency despite coming from a disadvantaged background.

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Ren Ci Hospital

Ren Ci (仁慈) is a charity healthcare institution started in 1994 with the primary mission of providing affordable medical, nursing and rehabilitative care services for the community, living to its name of “compassion” and “benevolence”. Ren Ci serves all irregardless of background, race and religion. Over the years, Ren Ci’s spectrum of services have expanded to support the healthcare needs of the senior community, helping them to regain functional abilities and to return home to age in place.


The Youthbank online community was designed to grow the spirit of volunteerism amongst youths in Singapore. Youthbank does this by facilitating the value engagement of youths in Singapore towards owning and benefiting their community with active volunteerism.

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The Granny Cloud

Members of the Granny Cloud interact with groups of children, engaging them in conversation and in activities of various kinds, such as reading and telling stories, craft activities, solving puzzles and exploring big questions. The role of the Granny includes provoking curiosity, asking questions, listening attentively and providing warm encouragement.

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Missing Maps

Each year, disasters around the world kill nearly 100,000 and affect or displace 200 million people. Many of the places where these disasters occur are literally ‘missing’ from any map and first responders lack the information to make valuable decisions regarding relief efforts. Missing Maps is an open, collaborative project in which you can help to map areas where humanitarian organisations are trying to meet the needs of vulnerable people.

Good things come to those who give.

Volunteer at any charity and join our inspiring experiences in Singapore!

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Updated on 8 April, 2021
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