Volunteer Opportunities

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NEA Volunteering Opportunities

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SG Clean Ambassador conducting outreach at hawker centre (Photo Credit: NEA)

Join our SG Clean Ambassadors Network to help promote SG Clean habits and social norms.

As an SG Clean Ambassador, you will take part in outreach activities to help heighten awareness and encourage adoption of SG Clean measures in the wider community.

Fill in this form to join the SG Clean Ambassadors Network!


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Green Nudge

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(Photo Credit: Green Nudge)

Green Nudge is a social enterprise which works together with businesses and communities to support their journeys in becoming more sustainable. As an initiative to meet the growing demand for green jobs dealing in fields such as sustainability and climate change, Green Nudge launched a green jobs portal, Green Collar.

Green Collar works towards a sustainable future by matching sustainability-related jobs between forward-looking employers and job seeking individuals. This not only assists job seekers by compiling green jobs, making them more accessible and visible, but also assists employers by connecting them with talents in the green industries.

Do visit Green Collar's online website where these green jobs (internships, contract, part time and full time roles) are listed for job-seeking individuals to view.


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Mono Foods

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Mono Foods is a social enterprise which seeks to reduce food waste by diverting food items that are near the best-before date from the bin. We redistribute these food items and educate the public about best-before dates at Yue Hwa @ Chinatown and pop-up booths (e.g. Zero waste market). We also donate these items to residents at rental flats and community centres.

Call for volunteers
We are looking for volunteers to support our operations and educate the public about food waste at Yue Hwa @ Chinatown and events. We value every helping hand and our volunteers span across all age groups and walks of life! 

Please refer to this link to sign up as a volunteer or contact us at monofoods.sg@gmail.com



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People’s Association Youth Movement (PAYM)

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People’s Association Youth Movement (PAYM) is a core youth movement in Singapore that aims to build a connected and active youth community through the strategy of ‘Youth for Youth, Youth for Community’. PAYM provides platforms for youth to develop themselves and fulfil their aspiration for the community via a myriad of diverse and holistic programme. 

In line with  youths’ growing interest on environment and sustainability matters, we have initiated a PAYM50Green Campaign  to support our Youth Networks in organising ground-up initiatives across Singapore in three main areas, projects relating to the 5Rs (Recycle, Reuse, Reduce, Refuse, Rot); community clean-up; and coastal clean-up with kayaking.

Keen to find out more or join our Youth Networks in their Green projects? Follow us at go.gov.sg/paym or drop us an email at pa_paym@pa.gov.sg


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Package Pals 

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Package Pals is a circular packaging initiative that seeks to reduce e-commerce waste. We collect e-commerce packaging (poly mailers, envelopes, bubble wrap) from the public and distribute them back to businesses looking for eco-friendly packaging options. Education on the issue of packaging waste is also a key goal of our initiative, particularly through partnerships with schools, and organising public or corporate events.

If you're interested in contributing to our initiative, you may reach out to us via the enquiry form on our website (https://www.packagepals.co/)! Please specify the skills that you can contribute/your interested role (e.g. business development, data analysis). Otherwise, stay connected through our social media channels for upcoming mass recruitment drives!


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(Photo Credit: Secondsguru)

Secondsguru is a social enterprise on a mission to promote eco awareness. We run corporate workshops to promote planet-positive action (physical and virtual sessions) and conduct outreach programmes to give back to the community. Our portal Secondsguru.com is a one-stop informational source for anyone looking for a greener lifestyle!

The Zero Waste Bootcamp (ZWB) is a 12-16 weeks programme where youth (aged 18-35 years old) team up, create and execute sustainability projects. The ZWB not only encourages environmental stewardship, but also fosters the development of creative solutions to environmental and social problems we face in Singapore today. Moreover, the ZWB equips youth with skills and knowledge to craft meaningful projects with sustainable impacts, giving them the opportunity to gain mentorship in their engagement with Secondguru’s founders as well as partner not-for-profit organisations.

Interested in being an agent of change? Sign up here to express interest to join the next Zero Waste Bootcamp by Secondgsuru.

Have any questions? email us at admin@secondsguru.com.


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Singapore Environment Council

SEC Volunteer sharing about proper recycling techniques to students (Photo Credit: SEC)
SEC Volunteer sharing about proper recycling techniques to students (Photo Credit: SEC)

The Singapore Environment Council (SEC) was established in 1995 as an independently managed, non-profit, non-governmental organisation (NGO).

We are committed to influencing thinking and driving actions towards environmental sustainability – such as through our green labelling certifications, with the purpose to spur business impact and encourage green consumerism.

SEC also actively engages our community and the youths through our volunteering initiative - Earth Helpers. We aim to educate and empower our stakeholders to take a proactive role in protecting the environment that we all live, work, study, and play in.

Earth Helpers

The Earth Helpers programme advocates for environmental volunteerism among the general public and corporations. Our volunteers come from all walks of life and with diverse backgrounds. A variety of projects are available for our Earth Helpers, such as from volunteering your time at SEC’s Training & Education programmes (at trails, workshops and talks).

Contact info@sec.org.sg to find out more about the programme!


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The Sustainability Project

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(Photo Credit: The Sustainability Project)

The Sustainability Project is a Singapore-based business that aims to encourage and inspire the adoption of a low or zero waste lifestyle in your life. We run a blog where we share tips on a sustainable lifestyle, chats with other green business owners, and other sustainability related information. At our store, we sell eco-friendly products such as package-free shampoo bars, vegan soaps, and many more essential reusable items. We also provide talks, workshops, and events to inspire the next generation to be change-makers and lead sustainable lives.

Volunteering Opportunities

  1. Writer (Ad Hoc)

    Share your passion for sustainability by writing articles to allow readers to learn how they can be conscious consumers.

  2. Packaging

Sort used and clean packaging that is collected and help to encourage more parties to adopt used packaging under ZWPI

Keen to help us? Check out more available opportunities at https://thesustainabilityproject.life/shop/tree-hugging-team/ or drop us an email at hello@thesustainabilityproject.life!


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World Wide Fund for Nature

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Youth volunteers raising awareness for zero waste at the Earth Hour Event organised by WWF-SG (Photo Credit: WWF)

WWF is one of the world’s largest and most respected independent conservation organisations. Its mission is to stop the degradation of the earth’s natural environment and to build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature.

WWF’s “We Got This” movement is an exciting new programme for youth aged 18-25, to learn about sustainability and that empowers them to build a following to drive change via social media. Join our online masterclasses led by world renowned experts and over the course of three weeks, unpack sustainable living, gain digital skill sets that will let your voice be heard in the real world. At the end of these enriching masterclasses, you can submit your unique sustainability idea for an opportunity to take part in our bootcamp to further sharpen your social media skills and take your sustainability ideas to the next level. The bootcamp will be followed by a 6-month mentor support to set you up as a youth sustainability influencer.

If this is a programme that you are interested in, sign up here! Application closes on 10 August 2021. 


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Zero Waste Singapore

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(Photo Credit: Zero Waste SG)

Zero Waste SG is a charity, non-governmental organisation driving zero waste action in Singapore through education and advocacy. It started as a website in 2008 providing tips and resources on waste minimisation and recycling, and was officially registered as a non-governmental organisation on 13 Jul 2015.

Zero Waste SG aims to promote education and engagement on the 3Rs (Reduce, Reuse and Recycle) among individuals and households; and increase waste minimisation and recycling among businesses and organisations.

Roles available:

  1. Student creatives (video editing/creating, content and graphic creation)

    Are you a creative individual interested in sustainability? Volunteer with us to gain exposure on waste issues in Singapore and boost your portfolio at the same time!

  2. General outreach training programme
    Be part of our campaigns and projects where we do public engagement and collect data to study public response and increase impact!

Check out www.zerowastesg.com or www.byosingapore.com to find out more!
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