Speech by Mr Tan Chuan-Jin, Speaker of Parliament and Advisor to NCSS at the Welcome Session for Volunteer Managers under the Enhanced Volunteer Manager Funding Scheme
24/03/2021
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Strengthening Volunteer Management Capabilities of Social Service Agencies through NCSS' Enhanced Volunteer Manager Funding Scheme
24/03/2021

Since the launch of the NCSS Enhanced Volunteer Manager Funding Scheme (Enhanced VMFS) on 19 August 2020, 44 professionals, managers and executives have been hired under the scheme as dedicated volunteer managers at social service agencies (SSAs), with 6 more coming on board in the coming months. The two-year scheme supports SSAs in obtaining manpower that can help them transform and adapt their services in the new normal through strengthening their volunteer management capacity. 

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Speech by Ms Anita Fam, President, National Council of Social Service at the Welcome Session for Volunteer Managers under the Enhanced Volunteer Manager Funding Scheme
24/03/2021
Speech by Ms Anita Fam, President, National Council of Social Service at the Welcome Session for Volunteer Managers under the Enhanced Volunteer Manager Funding Scheme on Wednesday, 24 March 2021, 3.50pm via Zoom
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NCSS Launches Beyond the Label Media Guide to Promote Balanced Media Portrayals and Reporting Involving Persons with Mental Health Conditions
16/03/2021

NCSS launched the Beyond the Label media guide at a dialogue session attended by representatives of the media, SSAs, partner agencies and persons in recovery. Developed in consultation with representatives from the media, SSAs and persons in recovery, the media guide is a resource for journalists and media professionals, providing guidelines on the portrayals and reporting of mental health issues or writing about incidents involving persons with mental health conditions. The media guide includes information like stigmatising words to avoid, and helplines and resources that can be shared with the public. 

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New Initiatives To Encourage Charitable Giving
05/03/2021
MSF and NCSS will be launching a new Change for Charity initiative and extending Community Chest’s ongoing SHARE as One (SAO) programme.
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