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Friends of SDC

Join us as a volunteer on our brand-new volunteerism initiative, Friends of SDC.

Dear Friends, 

Passionate about certain causes that are significant to our
Singapore Story?

Your time has come to be active participants to make an impact on these causes we all care about! Join us as a volunteer on our brand-new volunteerism initiative, Friends of SDC.

For more information or enquiries on our Friends of SDC initiative, feel free to drop us an email at fosdc@sdc.com.sg.

Volunteering Opportunities

One Planet, One Home Eco Tour

Cause: Sustainability

Share your passion in building a sustainable Singapore and show others how they can contribute too.

Date and Time: 
1st and 3rd Sunday of every month (Starting in July 2021)
12pm – 1pm and 2pm – 3pm

Defence Through the Ages Guided Tour

Cause: Singapore History and Defence

Inspire others to do their part by sharing lesser-known stories of how our nation’s defence has evolved through the lens of time.

Date and Time: 
2nd and 4th Sunday of every month (Starting in August 2021)
11am – 12pm and 1pm – 2pm

Could not find any volunteering opportunity of your interest? Sign up as Friends of SDC to receive first-hand updates on the upcoming volunteering opportunities at Singapore Discovery Centre.

Benefits

To show appreciation to our Friends of SDC, volunteers would be able to enjoy the following benefits when they clock a minimum of 24 hours of volunteer work at SDC within a year of being a Friend of SDC:

SDC Adventurer Membership

Enjoy free admissions and exclusive discounts to SDC's attractions and amenities.

Exclusive Invite to SDC Events

Be invited to SDC's previews, launches and private events, including Annual Friends of SDC Appreciation Ceremony.

Training Opportunities & Workshops

Participate in our in-house training sessions, team bonding workshops and learning journeys & tours.

Grab your family and friends to join us Friends of SDC! Earn referral bonuses when you successfully refer a friend to become a volunteer!

Receive SDC vouchers and add 2 hours of volunteer work to your timesheet for every successful referee.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Friends of SDC?
Friends of SDC is a brand new volunteerism initiative started by Singapore Discovery Centre.

Why is Friends of SDC initiated?
The conversation to build and grow the spirit of active citizenry in Singapore has grown exponentially in recent years with more Singaporeans finding new ways to contribute time and effort to causes they are passionate about.

Singapore Discovery Centre is doing its part to lead and steer this active citizenry spirit by introducing its very own volunteerism programme – Friends of SDC – which will offer a variety of volunteering opportunities at varying commitment levels.

How do I sign up as Friends of SDC?
Simply fill up the form above and we will get in touch with you. Alternatively, drop us an email at fosdc@sdc.com.sg and we will get back to you shortly.

Who is eligible to sign up as Friends of SDC?
Anyone who is passionate about doing their part for Singapore! Training will be provided for all confirmed Friends of SDC so there is no need to worry about not having the relevant content knowledge or skills you will need to perform your role.

Is there any minimum age requirement to be a Friend of SDC?
The minimum age requirement is 14 years of age.

Who can I contact if I have more question on Friends of SDC?
For more information or enquiries on the Friends of SDC programme, drop us an email at fosdc@sdc.com.sg.

What are the available volunteering opportunities?
Currently, we are looking for volunteers who are passionate about eco-sustainability, and Singapore’s history & defence.

Can I still sign up for Friends of SDC if there is no available volunteering opportunities of my interest?
Yes, sign up as a Friend of SDC to receive first-hand updates on the upcoming volunteering opportunities at Singapore Discovery Centre.

What is the commitment period for Friends of SDC?
Friends of SDC are encouraged to commit to at least 24 hours of volunteer work at SDC within a year of joining as a Friend of SDC.

Are there more volunteering opportunities other than the ones stated on your website now?
Yes! We are working on more volunteering opportunities for passionate Singaporeans. Details of these volunteering opportunities will be updated on our website once they are ready. Do check back on our website regularly or simply register your interest first by filling up the form above or drop us an email at fosdc@sdc.com.sg. You will be the first to be notified of all volunteering opportunities here at Singapore Discovery Centre.

Am I confirmed as a Friend of SDC as soon as I register my interest?
As a Friend of SDC, you will be performing very specific roles that will allow you to engage our guests in deep and meaningful ways. As such, we will need to be meticulous in our selection of volunteers and in the matching of volunteers to the right volunteering opportunities. There will be a selection and matching process after you have registered your interest. You will be informed when you have been successfully confirmed as a Friend of SDC.

Would training be provided?
Yes, training will be conducted to equip all our volunteers with the knowledge and skillsets of the volunteering roles.

What are the benefits of being a Friend of SDC?
After clocking a minimum of 24 hours of volunteer work at SDC within a year of being a Friend of SDC, you would receive a complimentary 1-year SDC Adventurer Membership. Friends of SDC would also be invited to exclusive SDC events, training sessions and workshops.

Who is entitled to the benefits of being a Friend of SDC?
Volunteers who clocked a minimum of 24 hours of volunteer work at SDC within a year of being a Friend of SDC would be able to enjoy the benefits.

Why are benefits given for being a Friend of SDC?
While no amount of compensation is able to make up to the commitment and dedication of our volunteers, we would like to show our appreciation for the hard work and contributions made by our Friends of SDC.

What is the Adventurer Membership?
The Adventurer Membership is Singapore Discovery Centre’s exclusive loyalty programme which rewards members with free admissions to its attractions and discounts to SDC attractions and amenities. You may visit the Adventurer Membership webpage for more information.

What are the SDC events which I could attend?
An annual Friends of SDC Appreciation Ceremony would be held to reward and show our appreciation for our volunteers. Volunteers will also receive exclusive invites to special events like attraction and programme previews, and SDC carnivals.

What are the training opportunities and workshops?
Friends of SDC would be invited to in-house training sessions, team bonding workshops, as well as learning journeys and tours.

What are the referral benefits?
For every successful referee, the referer will add 2 hours of volunteer work to his/her timesheet and receive SDC vouchers.