Category: Emmaus Updates

Fueling Good

A Tale of Two Cities – Come and Say “Hi”

Reading Time: 2 minutes Over the next week, Emmaus will be out and about sharing about the two topics we are passionate about; Strategic Volunteer Partnerships and Mental Well-Being. We will be in covering these in 2 cities; Bangkok and Singapore. First, we will be at Halls 405 and 406 of the Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre from…
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Great are the Efforts of Volunteer Management Professionals

Reading Time: 1 minute Today is International Volunteer Managers Day. And all of us in the team would like to celebrate the work of Volunteer Management Professionals all around the world. Indeed, Volunteer Management Professionals’ work makes it possible for people in the community to come together in a meaningful manner to make a difference and make the community…
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Why the Burnout Talk in School?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Upon arriving on the Republic Polytechnic campus, we were greeted by a giant bear. Though the sight of it calmed my nerves a little, I was still somewhat nervous; this was to be my first talk about burnout to a younger crowd in an academic institution. I am accustomed to giving talks about stress and…
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Building a Caring Singapore, One VM at a time

Reading Time: 2 minutes It’s a wrap! We are indeed honoured to be able to witness the graduation of yet another generation of Volunteer Management professionals (VMs) last Friday. To date, the Circuit, part of the SG Cares movement, has trained and equipped close to 70 VMs across many Social Service Agencies (SSAs). Over 4 weeks in October 2019,…
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Performing the Balancing Act

Reading Time: 2 minutes Emmaus Strategies is grateful to be featured in today’s Business Times article on the Brands for Good awards. It has been quite a learning journey for us all, as we continue to do our best in striking a good balance between running a business and also pursuing a social mission. We are glad to have…
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Emmaus is Turning Two & It’s Worth Celebrating Because…

Reading Time: 1 minute How time flies and in a week’s time, we will turn two years old. We are very grateful for the opportunity to fuel good in the community. It has indeed been a beautiful journey in the last year and we present to you the Stewardship & Thanksgiving Report for 2019. We look forward to fueling…
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The Power of Meaningful Conversations

Reading Time: 2 minutes There’s power in meaningful conversations. Last Friday, we had the privilege of hosting the “In Conversation with” series at the Volunteer Management Circuit. We heard from Mr Nigel Lee, Manager of Lutheran Community Care Services, on the topic of designing volunteer roles for success. As part of our effort to help circuit participants learn relevant…
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We wish You “Ten Whole Ten Beautiful”

Reading Time: 1 minute Image of bird from freepik.com The Chinese idiom 十全十美 is often used to describe something as perfect. Loosely translated as “ten whole, ten beautiful“, we thought it is apt to use this to send you our well wishes on World Mental Health Day (10 October); that your life be whole and beautiful. May you thrive…
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“I Wished I Had this Kind of Training” ~ a Veteran Volunteer Manager

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Volunteer Management Circuit returned for its 3rd run. In the first 2 runs, we were privileged to help 47 social service agencies level up both their practitioners’ volunteer management capabilities and also their organizations’ volunteer programmes. On the 4 Oct 2019, we successfully kicked off Generation 3 of the circuit with another batch of…
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Emmaus Bags Two Brands for Good Awards

Reading Time: 3 minutes Emmaus Strategies bags two Brands for Good awards (Business Model and Social Giving & Engagement) under the “Community” category yesterday.   About Brands for Good Brands for Good is a movement to recognize Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) across Asia for being socially responsible; businesses that make a difference while also committing to be stewards…
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