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Volunteers with the Rehabilitation and Protection Group (RPG) of MSF

Volunteers with the Rehabilitation and Protection Group (RPG) of MSF work closely with youth offenders and young children who have been abused and neglected by their families. They act as befrienders and mentors, giving guidance and support to their charges.

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Number of Volunteer Probation Officers (VPOs)

Under MSF’s Volunteer Probation Officer Scheme, VPOs assist Probation Officers who are full-time staff of MSF.By befriending probationers and expanding their network of support, VPOs help to guide and steer young offenders towards their future goals and be socially responsible individuals along the straight and constructive path. For many probationers who have succeeded and moved on with their lives after probation, VPOs have provided a much needed positive influence.

Year Number of VPOs
2009 313
2010 320
2011 321
2012 283
2013 284
2014 223
2015 253
 2016 296 

 

Number of Volunteers in MSF Juvenile Homes

MSF Juvenile Homes refer to the Singapore Boys' Home and Singapore Girls' Home.  These volunteers refer to independent volunteers who are not affiliated to organisations.

Year Number of Volunteers in MSF Juvenile Homes
2009 119
2010 110
2011 130
2012 71
2013 73
2014 53
2015 58
2016  63 

 

From 2014, the number of individual volunteers excludes inactive volunteers and volunteers from programmes which have ceased. 

Number of Group Volunteers in MSF Juvenile Homes

Year Number of Group Volunteers in MSF Juvenile Homes
2009 20
2010 23
2011 24
2012 14
2013 14
2014 5
2015 5
2016 9

 

Number of Enable-a-Family Volunteers

Under the Enable-A-Family (EAF) Volunteer Scheme, MSF recruits volunteers to provide additional support for children who have been abused or neglected by their families to improve their day-to-day functioning. The volunteers may be recruited to befriend the families and their children or to ferry children placed in alternative care to and from their daily activities, where necessary. 

Year Number of Enable a Family Volunteers
2009 73
2010 58
2011 58
2012 76
2013 76
2014 77
2015 89
2016 129

 

Statistics were last updated on 27 Jun 2017.

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