Friends of My Community conduct training workshops for our volunteers who express interest in guiding heritage trails,
conducting research or curating exhibitions.
The next volunteers' workshop takes place on 25 & 26 February 2017.
Volunteers who have signed up as Friends of My Community are required to attend the workshops on both dates and commit at least once a month for the next half a year.
You are welcomed to attend our open house on 11 February 2017 . >> Details here
For application forms, download (My Community Membership Form)
For further enquiries, email email@example.com
The workshop prepares Friends of My Community (FOMC) members to guide in community heritage trails in Singapore:
tour explores the evolution of Singapore’s first satellite town, Queenstown.
traces Singapore’s port history and the onslaught of Japanese troops in Alexandra during world war II.
follows the rich and diverse colonial history of 1920s and 1930s Singapore.
explores the evolution of the Singapore house from plantation villas in Tanglin to HDB’s public housing projects in Dawson.
visits Singapore’s first public housing estate
The workshop includes a basic guiding course which docents will learn practical aspects of public speaking, basic oral history interview and research skills and sensitivities of guiding in communities.
Docents are expected to complete the 2-day basic guiding workshop and volunteer at least once a month for the next half-a-year to familiarise the heritage trail.
Friends of My Community workshops are organised by volunteers and course requires commitment and dedication.
The workshop is free-of-charge. Nonetheless, you must be a My Community member in order to be a Friends of My Community docent.
You are expected to guide for at least once a month after the workshop.