Volunteer

Volunteering provides a wonderful opportunity for people to meet, contribute and support a common cause. Volunteers are vital to us at the Sarawak Children’s Cancer Society.

You help us to achieve our purpose by offering your time, skills and valuable advice. In whatever way you volunteer, the time you give goes towards supporting the children and their families that use our services. As a SCCS volunteer, you will receive on-going support and training throughout your involvement.

There are a few ways you can assist:

Tutoring and craft activities

Aim: to provide an avenue for a children to have fun even in hospital or at the half way home during their treatment.

Requirements:

  • Engage children with art and craft activities at the hospital ward, outpatient clinic or SCCS halfway home
  • Help to prepare art & craft activities and/or supervise group activities
  • 16 years old and above
  • Friendly, enjoy interacting and playing with children
  • Able to handle oneself in a mature and professional manner

Commitment:

  • 2 hours a week for 3 months
  • Able to volunteer at Paediatric Ward 2A (Monday & Friday 10.00-11.30am), Outpatient clinic ( Wednesday 9am-11am), SCCS children’s cancer centre ( 10am-12pm, 2-4pm)

Event Volunteers

SCCS organizes various activities throughout the year. These activities are inclusive of fundraising, awareness, social and recreational activities.  SCCS rely on volunteers to assist us with these major events and activities.

Requirements:

Either be part of the Planning Committee of an event, where you will be required to brainstorm on programme ideas, plan and implement the detailed activities and effectively, with the supervision of the Events team staff in charge of the event and ensuring that SCCS’s objectives for the particular event are met;

Or participate for pre event roadshows and on the day of the event itself (where you will be required to attend a volunteers’ briefing prior to the day of the event.

  • 16 years old and above
  • Able to handle oneself in a mature and professional manner
  • Enjoy conducting activities for children/family

Commitment:

  • For Planning Committees, able to commit for the entire period of the event of at least three to six months.
  • For other event volunteers, able to commit for minimum of 16 hours of pre-event roadshow, attend briefing and on day of event.

Writers, translators and graphic designers

We are always looking for graphic designers to assist us with design work for our campaigns, promotional materials and merchandise. In addition, we are in the lookout for writers of various languages and translators to assist us by contributing articles for our quarterly newsletter, updates for our website, or translation work for our brochures and press releases.

Requirements:

  • Have relevant experiences in writing and graphic design
  • Good time management
  • 18 years old and above
  • Able to handle oneself in a mature and professional manner

Commitment:

  • Able to commit for the entire period of a certain project.

SCCS Monthly Donation Program roadshow ambassadors

Role: To promote SCCS Monthly donation program to the public during weekend roadshows at local malls.

Requirements:

  • Attended SCCS volunteer orientation
  • Weekends and public holidays from
  • 18 years and above