Volunteer your time and expertise to help APHN today! Our volunteers play an important role in helping to support and enhance our daily operations. We have both regular and ad-hoc volunteer roles for you to get involved in!
Head on over to our page on Giving.sg to view our volunteer opportunities.
If you have other ideas for your involvement, do not hesitate to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Volunteer & Internship Testimonials
"...If I had to give the next intern one piece of advice, it would be to ask lots of questions! I have had the opportunity to speak to doctors, social workers, and people of different backgrounds who were all very open to share their journey, passion, and advice for palliative care. The conversations I have had with these people have shaped and solidified my interest in palliative care...."
- Jacqueline Chan (November 2022)
"...As a student awaiting to enter University, I wanted to make full use of my time exploring the healthcare industry. Having worked at a clinic previously, I was looking to find a different experience which would allow me to discover the other facets of healthcare, especially in the area of palliative care. It was then I was introduced to the Asia Pacific Hospice Palliative Care Network (APHN) by the Lien Foundation. Over my 4 months here, I had the opportunity to sharpen and learnt new skills as well as gain knowledge about palliative care in the Asia Pacific region..."
- Jacqueline Tan (June 2022)
"...Prior to volunteering for APHN, I knew nothing about palliative care. What piqued my interest and eventually led me to volunteer is the fact that it helps to reconcile the limitations of medicine. Despite medical advancements today, medicine ultimately reaches its limits when no cure is available. During my time volunteering, I gained greater insight into palliative care. I feel that I have gained much more than I would if I have volunteered in other VWOs or did attachments in hospitals. I have matured as a person, relooked at my view towards death. Ultimately, I experienced first-hand what it really means “to cure sometimes, to relieve often and to comfort always..."
– Dorothy Lim (March 2015)