Heading 1

Large Heading

Poppins SemiBold, 48px

Heading 2

Normal Heading

Poppins SemiBold, 24px

Heading 3

Sub-heading

Open Sans, 18px

Breadcrumb

Paragraph 1

Body

Open Sans, 16px

Areas where you can volunteer in

Elevate your skills and Support social good

Website Copywriting

Task: Social media plan for your online engagement efforts

Marketing Strategy

Task: Developing an integrated marketing plan to raise awareness or promote an event

Social Media Marketing –Content Calendar

Task: Social media plan for your online engagement efforts

VectorBlobs.png
VectorBlobs-2.png
VectorBlobs-1.png
VectorBlobs-3.png

I see that your projects are mostly short-term (<6 months). Do you provide long-term support for organisations?

Expand Icon.png
Collapse Icon.png

Yes, our projects are not just limited to short, ad-hoc projects. However, as most of our volunteers are students in tertiary educational institutions, it can be difficult for these volunteers to commit long-term due to their fluid timetables.

To combat this issue and ensure that we can meet your needs, we do have ongoing projects with organisations that refresh every 3 months, meaning we will re-select new volunteers every 3 months and regard it as a new project.

How involved do you need your clients to be?

Expand Icon.png
Collapse Icon.png

Asking the right questions! We encourage our clients to be as involved as possible, as you are the best person to represent your organisation’s interests and needs. Being involved in the process means that you can shortlist the volunteers that you like, and spend the time and effort to maintain the relationship to retain these good volunteers in your organisation.

However, we understand that sometimes it might be difficult to find time (yes, I noticed you staring at your endless paperwork), so we leave it up to the clients and volunteers to discuss your preferred working styles over the kickoff call.

Of course, we require any PICs that are appointed by your organisation to be responsive to emails / texts sent by our volunteers as they might not be able to start their tasks without clarifying necessary information.

What are the backgrounds of your volunteers?

Expand Icon.png
Collapse Icon.png

Our volunteers are mostly students from tertiary educational institutions, who are hungry to learn and have more flexible schedules that allow for meetings during your working hours.

How do you select your volunteers?

Expand Icon.png
Collapse Icon.png

The volunteers are selected based on the following three criteria:

1. MATCH: The applicant has relevant knowledge, skills and abilities required for the project such as portfolio, job experience, or qualification.

2. ATTITUDE: The applicant demonstrates interest and passion in the project. A resume section dedicated to one's past volunteering experience (if any) will be beneficial.

3. COMMITMENT: The applicant is able to carry out the project and cope with this additional responsibility throughout the project duration.

What exactly is skills-based volunteering (SBV) and why do you specialise in that?

Expand Icon.png
Collapse Icon.png

That is a great question! Many people think SBV is just limited to conducting training like photography workshops or teaching music to a group of beneficiaries. Actually, SBV is so much more than just that! Volunteers can use their skills (both professional and personal), knowledge and experience to develop your organisation’s capacity and capability. Some examples of SBV are content creation for your social media handles, creation of funding pitch decks, or even website audits. If you have something that you’d like our help with, do drop us an email at skillsforgd@gmail.com!

I require some projects that are not in your list of services. Will you be able to provide help on these fronts?

Expand Icon.png
Collapse Icon.png

Yes, of course! Our list of services is definitely not exhaustive, and we will be happy to provide any assistance to help your organisation. However, as we specialise in skills-based volunteering projects (e.g. marketing, database management, etc.), we will only publish projects where it is directly relevant to volunteer skillsets.

How do your services add value to my organisation?

Expand Icon.png
Collapse Icon.png

We aim to provide value on 2 fronts:

1. We make it easy for you: we scope the projects and find the right volunteers for you

2. Working with our community of skilled volunteers: Our high-calibre volunteers come from diverse disciplines, from coding to marketing, and they have work experiences that span from startups to MNCs.

How much do we need to pay for Skills For Good’s services?

Expand Icon.png
Collapse Icon.png

Good news, our services are completely free as long as you are a social good organisation from either one of these categories - Ground-Up Initiatives, non-profits, social organisations and relevant government agencies. We want to do our part to help you provide the best help to your service users and beneficiaries, and do good together.

I am interested in engaging Skills For Good’s services. How can I start?

Expand Icon.png
Collapse Icon.png

Thank you for your interest and welcome to Skills For Good! If you would like to engage our services, do drop us an email at skillsforgd@gmail.com and one of our experienced Partnerships Executives will schedule a call to discuss more about your needs. During the call, we will help you scope projects that target your most immediate needs.

How do I get selected for a project?

Expand Icon.png
Collapse Icon.png

The volunteers are selected based on the following three criteria.

1. MATCH: The applicant has relevant knowledge, skills and abilities required for the project such as portfolio, job experience, or qualification.

2. ATTITUDE: The applicant demonstrates interest and passion in the project. A resume section dedicated to one's past volunteering experience (if any) will be beneficial.

3. COMMITMENT: The applicant is able to carry out the project and cope with this additional responsibility throughout the project duration.

Here’s how you can display your MAC qualities in your resume, check out a sample by our volunteer.

Where can I check out past projects and volunteers?

Expand Icon.png
Collapse Icon.png

Get to know more about our inspiring and passionate volunteers in Skills for Good and the impact they have created in our series called Volunteer Diaries at The Skills For Good Team - Medium !

Will there be teammates to work on the project together?

Expand Icon.png
Collapse Icon.png

It depends on the scope and how large the project is. The number of volunteers needed in the project is shown in the project description page.

FAQ Header.png

illustration placeholder

SHADES OF GREY

Project Title
Project Title

2-5hrs/wk

Organization Name

Duration:

12 months

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Vivamus euismod quam sagittis tellus finibus aliquam nec in nulla. 

Paints and Brush

Project Title
Project Title

SHADES OF GREY

SHADES OF GREY

HEADER

Showcase your specialty, help transform organisations

HEADER

illustration placeholder

WE FACILITATE

After selection, our Account Managers will get in touch with you, provide an onboarding briefing and connect you with the organisation to kick start your skills-based volunteering journey. Throughout the process, our Account Managers will be checking-in with you to understand your progress and to offer a helping hand whenever necessary.

WE MATCH

We help to match you to an organisation that will best benefit from your talents and interests. If selected, the organisation might invite you for a short interview to get to know you better and assess your fit for the project.

illustration placeholder

1

Header

Scan through our current projects and apply for the one that calls out to you!

2

Header

Once there is a successful match to a project, you will have time to confirm project details and commitment.

3

Header

Once there is a successful match to a project, you will have time to confirm project details and commitment.

Header

Gain industry experience by going beyond theoretical knowledge and improve your skill sets!

Contact us to get a match!

It is free to list your projects and get matched to a volunteer. Our team will contact you for more details.

Name

Email

Project Title

Key Area

arrow&amp;v

Your Company/Organisation

Message

Our Overall Impact

Collaborated with

social good organisations

Heart Shaped Waffles

Shades of Gray

Heart Shaped Waffles

Shades of Gray

Heart Shaped Waffles

Shades of Gray

Heart Shaped Waffles

Shades of Gray

prev_arrow.png
next_arrow.png
proj_title_wave2.png

illustration placeholder

Project Title

Organization Name

Project Details
Period Lorem ipsum
Duration Lorem ipsum
Expected Hours Lorem ipsum
No. of Volunteers Lorem ipsum
Mode Lorem ipsum

Project Details

Period

Period

Duration

Period

Expected Hours 

No. of Volunteers

Expected Hours 

No. of Volunteers

Mode

Mode

TECHNOLOGY

COMMUNICATIONS

OPERATIONS

MARKETING

STRATEGY

ACCOUNT MAANGEMENT

BIO ENGINEERING

COMMUNICATIONS

Who we are

Organization Name (With hyper link)

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Vivamus euismod quam sagittis tellus finibus aliquam nec in nulla. Class aptent taciti sociosqu ad litora torquent per conubia nostra, per inceptos himenaeos. Sed aliquet tortor efficitur quam sagittis, non pulvinar neque aliquet. Aenean faucibus quam in neque ultricies, non scelerisque ipsum tincidunt. Fusce egestas convallis augue, id ullamcorper ex suscipit vitae. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Nam urna purus, consequat a nisl nec, placerat auctor quam. Aliquam cursus bibendum porta. Nullam sem nisi, pharetra ac velit vel, tempor mattis enim. Duis faucibus sed massa suscipit viverra.

WOOF WOOF WOO

Project Title
Project Title

2-5hrs/wk

Organization Name

Duration:

12 months

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Vivamus euismod quam sagittis tellus finibus aliquam nec in nulla. 

Paints and Brush

Project Title
Project Title

SHADES OF 

MEOW MEOW ME