30 Hour Famine: Hunger Trials (Volunteer Recruitment)

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Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the 30 Hour Famine: Hunger Trials! If you have skills and experience that are relevant to the roles listed below, you are welcome to submit an application to be part of the team running the camp. All volunteers should:

  • Be aged 17 and above
  • Have a strong interest in issues pertaining to global poverty and sustainable development
  • Be positive role models
  • Be comfortable engaging with youth to meet specific educational objectives 
  • Be comfortable keeping pace with outdoor activities requiring a moderate level of fitness

Please note that all applicants for the role of Camp Leader will be asked to attend a short interview.

For detailed descriptions about the nature of each role, please click here.

For more information regarding the time-related commitments of volunteers, please visit our FAQs and scroll down to the section titled 'Registration for Volunteers'.

If you are aged below 18, please complete this consent form and email a scanned copy to youth@worldvision.org.sg after submitting the volunteer application form below.

Questions? Drop us a line at 6922 0133, or email youth@worldvision.org.sg

For more information about the 30 Hour Famine: Hunger Trials, please visit www.worldvision.org.sg/30hfc

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Camp Leader: 

You will be responsible for supervising a group of young campers (typically aged 14 to 18) through a series of experiential learning activities (most of which will be taking place outdoors). Beyond encouraging fun, you will also play an essential role in guiding campers to understand the real-world lessons about global poverty and sustainable development underlying the activities.

To equip you with the skills and knowledge you will need to supervise and educate your group as a Camp Leader, you will need to attend a day-long training session and a dry run of the activities in late April or early May. You may also be asked to attend a pre-event briefing towards the end of May, when you will meet the campers in your group. All of these preparatory sessions are compulsory. 

Station Master: 

You will oversee the execution of one or more activities in the camp programme. Your responsibilities will include (and are not limited to) preparing activity sites and logistical items, carrying out the activities assigned to you, and supporting the Camp Leaders in the communication of key learning points. You will need to attend a day-long training session and a dry run of the activities in late April or early May. All of these preparatory sessions are compulsory. 

Logistics Team Member: 

You will be involved in a range of operational responsibilities behind the scenes that will be crucial to the execution of a successful event. These will include (and are not limited to) the preparation and distribution of logistics, supporting the Station Masters, and assisting with critical administrative processes such as campers’ registration.

Photographer/Videographer: 

If you have experience in taking good quality photos and/or telling a story on film, consider joining us as an event photographer or videographer to capture the excitement of the 30 Hour Famine Camp. Please be prepared to use your own equipment.
 

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