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Walk with Me Peer Supporters

Updated: Mar 9

๐Ÿ“Œ This is the final run and last chance for potential volunteers to sign up if they are keen

๐Ÿ“Œ Play a key role in journeying with youths at risk/engaging in Non-Suicidal Self-Injury (NSSI)

๐Ÿ“Œ The Peer Supporter will befriend and journey with the youth over a period of 6 months, through supportive check-ins and regular meetups (i.e. interest-based activities that promote mental wellness)

๐Ÿ“Œ Work alongside another Peer Supporter in providing a listening ear and social support, guiding and supporting youths to empower them to enhance their emotional regulation, interpersonal and coping skills

๐Ÿ“Œ Walk with Me (WWM) is a pilot peer support programme for youths/service users aged 15-25 who are engaging/at risk of NSSI.

๐Ÿ“Œ WWM aims to reduce prevalence of NSSI behaviors and improve youths' mental wellness in the longer run. This is an add-on service, to complement and support existing professional intervention.

๐Ÿ“ŒThere will be 2 runs, across a 1-year time frame (Sept 22 โ€“ Aug 23).

๐Ÿ“Œ Programme objectives for youths/service users include (1) increasing their social assets, (2) strengthening their interpersonal skills, (3) social support-seeking behaviors as well as (4) emotional regulation and coping skills.

๐Ÿ“Œ Programme also aims to build up a community of peer supporters, that feel empowered in their ability to effect change and advocate for youths with NSSI in society.

๐Ÿ“Œ Programme objectives for peer supporters/volunteers include (1) equipping them with knowledge of the needs of youths with NSSI to facilitate advocacy and (2) increasing self-efficacy of peer supporters in providing empathetic emotional support to youths with/at risk of NSSI.

Location :


Date / Time :

Please refer to run details in Role Requirements

Commitment Level :

Regular (Regularly, 3 months and above)

Number of Vacancies :


Key Responsibilities :

๐Ÿ“Œ Attend all volunteer training sessions and group supervision sessions

๐Ÿ“Œ At least once a month meet-up with youth and supportive check-ins along the way

๐Ÿ“Œ Support youth in accessing mental health services and resources if needed

๐Ÿ“Œ Work closely with paired peer supporter to support the youth

๐Ÿ“Œ Seek support and highlight issues where necessary and required

Role Requirements :

๐Ÿ“Œ Fully vaccinated

๐Ÿ“Œ 19 โ€“ 35 years old

๐Ÿ“Œ Can commit minimally 8 months for each run.

๐Ÿ“Œ Willing and able to commit to trainings, group supervision sessions and monthly meetups with youths .

๐Ÿ“Œ Comfortable working with youths aged 12 to 25 years old

๐Ÿ“Œ Comfortable supporting youths at risk of or engaging in NSSI

๐Ÿ“Œ Enjoy interacting with youths and supporting them with their mental health concerns in their mental wellness journey

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Support Given :

๐Ÿ“Œ Volunteer training

๐Ÿ“Œ Group supervisions

๐Ÿ“Œ Individual supervisions when requested

๐Ÿ“Œ Access to mental health resources and materials for youths and caregivers

๐Ÿ“Œ Access to other in-house volunteer training, talks and workshops where available

๐Ÿ“Œ Check-ins by SHINE staff to ensure support is given

Contact Person :

Lyon Koh, +65 8788 3096

Registration Closing Date :


Thank you for your interest to join us as a volunteer!

Should you have registered with us before to volunteer, welcome back and do contact us at to indicate your interest on which role you would like to join.

Please take some time to fill in the application form for us to get to know you better. The form should take about 15 minutes to complete.

Once submitted, our Volunteer Partnerships & Development team member will get in touch with you within two weeks.

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