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AND HERE’S ANOTHER AMAZING INTERN, ANNIE

In lieu of Giving Week 2018, we would like to give acknowledgement to the amazing interns we’ve had over this summer. They have given us so much with their positive attitude to learn and do, the initiative to think and plan, patience and compassion. Meet Ms Annie Wang, the 2nd of two interns we are […]

MEET OUR AMAZING INTERN JAY

In lieu of Giving Week 2018, we would like to give acknowledgement to the amazing interns we’ve had over this summer. They have given us so much with their positive attitude to learn and do, the initiative to think and plan, patience and compassion. Meet Mr Jay Ong, the 1st of two interns we are […]

Volunteer of the Month – July 2018 – Brian Liu

The volunteers at Conjunct are truly the spirit and the lifeblood of the organisation. In the last six years, we have worked with close to 1,000 volunteers, both student and professional, to strengthen the social good organisations in Singapore. It is heartening for us to see the effort people make to give back to the […]

Celebrating International Women’s Month – A feature on Aidha

Aidha International Women’s Day/Month Blog March saw the celebration of International Women’s day on the 8th and the entire month was filled with events, gatherings and stories from every segment of society, celebrating women. As this month draws to a close, we would like to share this piece on Aidha, a very special organisation and […]

Arlene Thompson – Volunteer of the Month – February 2018

Over the last six years, we have had over a thousand volunteers adding value and contributing to the Conjunct journey. Many of our volunteers, students or professionals work with us to support our work with the non-profits and the consulting projects. There are also so many who take on key leadership roles within Conjunct and […]

Happy Valentine’s Day & Happy New Year- sharing some love!

Happy Valentine’s Day & Happy New Year! Sharing some love & celebration In this season of love and celebration, the staff at Conjunct would like to share with you something we love & that is very special to us. The three of us – Christina O Hagan (VP – Partners), Natalie Kennedy (DVP – Corporates […]

Non-Profit Partner of the Month – Jan 2018 – O’Joy Care Services

Featured Partner of the Month – O’Joy Care Services At Conjunct, we have the privilege of working with some great non-profit partners in Singapore and supporting them with strategic solutions. Whether it is special needs, elder care, sustainability or financial empowerment, our non-profit partners are dedicating their lives to address these social issues.  Our first Featured Partner of the […]

Volunteer of the month- Jan 2018 – Chee Yong Chia

The volunteers at Conjunct are truly the spirit and the lifeblood of the organisation. In the last six years, we have worked with close to 1000 volunteers, both student and professional, to strengthen the social good organisations in Singapore. It is heartening for us to see the effort people make to give back to the […]

Volunteer of the Month – Danielle Sim

The volunteers at Conjunct are truly the spirit and the lifeblood of the organisation. In the last six years, we have worked with close to 1000 volunteers, both student and professional, to strengthen the social good organisations in Singapore. It is heartening for us to see the effort people make to give back to the […]

Content Marketing – The Sixth Conjunct Partner Series Event

At Conjunct, we host an event every quarter for our non-profit partners and to the extended community, called the Partner Series Events. So far we have held 5 events on topics ranging from marketing, technology, funding, impact assessment and strategy. Over these events we have had over 80 organisations participating with over 250 individual participants. […]

Giving Week with Conjunct’s Interns

From November 28th through December 5th it is Giving Week. At Conjunct, we have decided to celebrate this week in a few different ways. First, we would like to celebrate a few special people who have given their time and skills to our mission in helping Singapore. This Giving Week we are showcasing our young […]

Volunteer of the Month – Eugene Chang

The volunteers at Conjunct are truly the spirit and the lifeblood of the organisation. In the last five years, we have worked with close to 1000 volunteers, both student and professional, to strengthen the social good organisations in Singapore. It is heartening for us to see the effort people make to give back to the […]

Universal Children’s Day – Celebrating Children’s Aid Society

November 20th is Universal Children’s Day. This day is celebrated to bring about awareness and recognition to children all over the world. On this day, we at Conjunct, would like to spotlight the great work being done by one of our non-profit partner, Children’s Aid Society.  Children’s Aid Society provides a safe environment for children […]

World Diabetes Day

November 14th is World Diabetes Day. This global day is spent bringing awareness to Diabetes and informing people how to prevent and live with this disease. Diabetes is a chronic disease where the body does not make or use insulin properly, which means there is too much sugar in the blood. According to the World […]

Pro Bono Week

Pro Bono Week originates from an annual Global Pro Bono Summit that was started in 2013, by the Taproot Foundation. From this summit, numerous organizations banded together to form Pro Bono Week, which has now become an annual event celebrated on the last week of October. The goal of these organizations is to use their […]

Why Volunteer?

WHY VOLUNTEER? Two of Conjunct’s recent blogs dealt with the subject of Skills-Based Volunteering: How to make skills-based volunteering work and Why Skills-Based Volunteering? In this blog, I’d like to take a step back and ask “Why Volunteer?” My journey as a volunteer: Let me start by sharing my journey as a volunteer. In 2000, while […]

World Mental Health Day – Celebrating Over the Rainbow

World Mental Health Day – Celebrating Over the Rainbow Since 1992, 10th October has been recognized as the World Mental Health day. The purpose of this day is to raise awareness in mental health issues, increase education on the topic and attempt to eliminate the stigma attached. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) 1 […]

Strategy planning for non-profits – The Fifth Conjunct Partner Series Event

Strategy planning for non-profits – The Fifth Conjunct Partner Series Event If you have been following some of the work we have been doing at Conjunct, you know a little about our partner series event. In October 2016, we ran the very first event for our non-profit partners on Marketing. On 28th September 2017, we […]

Why Skills-based volunteering?

Why Skills-based volunteering? In our blog post a couple of months ago, our President, Samantha, has succinctly and excellently explained how to make skills-based volunteering work. In this blog, I’d like to take a step back and explain why I think it’s important that we do so, and the great promise of skills-based volunteering. This […]

Youth Corps Singapore Leaders Programme – 5th July to 7th July 2017

Youth Corps Leaders Programme – Training workshop run by Conjunct Consulting | 5th July to 7th July The core of our work at Conjunct are our consulting projects and our corporate engagements. However, one of the most important part of our mission is also to develop high-impact socially conscious leaders. To serve this end, we […]

Celebrating Youth Day – 2nd July 2017

Youth Day is a national holiday dedicated to the youth of the country. Although the International Youth Day is celebrated on 12th August, 18 countries across the world choose to celebrate it on different days. In Singapore, it is celebrated on the first Sunday of July and this year it fell on 2nd July 2017.  Youth […]

Lewis Liu – Volunteer of the month – June 2017

The volunteers at Conjunct are truly the spirit and the lifeblood of the organisation. In the last five years, we have worked with close to 1000 volunteers, both student and professional, to strengthen the social good organisations in Singapore. It is heartening for us to see the effort people make to give back to the society […]

Care Corner Singapore – Partner of the Month – June 2017

At Conjunct, we have the privilege of working with some great non-profits in Singapore and support them with strategic solutions. Whether it is special needs, health needs, sustainability or financial empowerment, our non-profit partners are dedicating their lives to address these social issues.  Care Corner Singapore – Featured partner of the month – June’17 Our featured partner of the month […]

Featured Volunteer of the Month – April 2017 – Benjamin Oh

The volunteers at Conjunct are truly the spirit and the lifeblood of the organisation. In the last five years, we have worked with close to 1000 volunteers, both student and professional, to strengthen the social good organisations in Singapore. It is heartening for us to see the effort people make to give back to the society […]

1BLives – SAP Idea Factory – Conjunct Speaking

1BLives – SAP Idea Factory for Local Champions In 2016, SAP launched the One Billion Lives (1BLives) initiative, with the goal of improving the lives of 1 billion people by the year 2020, through leveraging the power of SAP technology to provide solutions for societal issues. As part of this initiative, employees are encouraged to […]

World Autism Awareness Day – Recognising a great partnership

2nd April 2017 is the World Autism Awareness Day this year.  Many people across the globe are lending their voice to this cause and are helping spread awareness. Even PM Lee has been a strong advocate of this cause. Globally, we are seeing a surge in the number and rate of people with Autism. A large […]

Featured Volunteer of the Month – March 2017 – Hansen Lee

The volunteers at Conjunct are truly the spirit and the lifeblood of the organisation. In the last five years, we have worked with close to 1000 volunteers, both student and professional, to strengthen the social good organisations in Singapore. It is heartening for us to see the effort people make to give back to the society […]

World Water Day – Sharing some statistics and some great work

663 million people – 1 in 10 – lack access to safe water. 2.4 billion people – 1 in 3 – lack access to a toilet. The water crisis is the #1 global risk based on impact to society (as a measure of devastation), as announced by the World Economic Forum in January 2015. Access […]

5th Global Pro-bono Summit 2017, Lisbon.

Since 2013, the Taproot Foundation and BMW Foundation have convened the leaders of the pro bono movement to share challenges and best practices among peers through the annual global pro-bono Summit. The summit format and location change each year to accommodate the varied needs of attendees. The 2017 global pro-bono summit was held in Lisbon, co-hosted by the Social […]

Gracehaven, The Salvation Army – Featured partner of the month – February’17

At Conjunct, we have the privilege of working with some great non-profits in Singapore and support them with strategic solutions. Whether it is special needs, health needs, sustainability or financial empowerment, our non-profit partners are dedicating their lives to address these social issues.  Gracehaven, The Salvation Army – Featured partner of the month – February’17 Our featured partner for […]

Stefan Altorfer-Ong – Featured Volunteer of the month – February’17

The volunteers at Conjunct are truly the spirit and the lifeblood of the organisation. In the last five years, we have worked with close to 1000 volunteers, both student and professional, to strengthen the social good organisations in Singapore. It is heartening for us to see the effort people make to give back to the society […]

Skills-based volunteering in Singapore – making it work

The core mission of Conjunct is to engage, mobilise and empower pro-bono talent to strengthen social good organisations. The work we have done over the last five years has involved identifying, recruiting and matching the right skills-based volunteers with the social good organisations in Singapore. With over 1000 volunteers and over 100 social good partners […]

Xiang Ling – Featured Volunteer of the month – January’17

The volunteers at Conjunct are truly the spirit and the lifeblood of the organisation. In the last five years, we have worked with close to 1000 volunteers, both student and professional, to strengthen the social good organisations in Singapore. It is heartening for us to see the effort people make to give back to the society […]

Human Trafficking Awareness Month – Recognising some great work

According to a May 2014 report by the International Labour Organisation (ILO), approximately 21 million victims are trapped in modern-day slavery globally. The problem of Human Trafficking has intensified so much that goals and targets to end trafficking and violence against women and children have been included in the UN Sustainable Development goals, framed in […]

What Keeps Volunteers Giving

From all of us at Conjunct, we wish you a very Happy New Year. I am sure the resolutions for many of you include “Doing more good” for the society and for the community. However, it takes a lot to keep such driven people as a part of your organisation. Here is our first blog for […]

Jane Goodall Institute – Singapore – Featured Partner of the Month – December

With the Christmas weekend just gone by and 2017 waiting around the corner, our last blog of this year is one which features yet another of our amazing non-profit partners – Jane Goodall Institute Singapore (JGIS). JGIS is our featured partner of our month for December. We are all quite familiar with the awe-inspiring work […]

Frank Ng – Featured Volunteer of the Month – December

The volunteers at Conjunct are truly the spirit and the lifeblood of the organisation. In the last five years, we have worked with close to 1000 volunteers, both student and professional, to strengthen the social good organisations in Singapore. It is heartening for us to see the effort people make to give back to the society […]

Liew Ee Chan – Featured Volunteer of the Month – November

The volunteers at Conjunct are truly the spirit and the lifeblood of the organisation. In the last five years, we have worked with close to 1000 volunteers, both student and professional, to strengthen the social good organisations in Singapore. It is heartening for us to see the effort people make to give back to the society […]

Daughters of Tomorrow – Featured Partner of the Month – November

At Conjunct, we have the privilege of working with some great non-profits in Singapore and support them with strategic solutions. Whether it is special needs, health needs, sustainability or financial empowerment, our non-profit partners are dedicating their lives to address these social issues.  To recognise and acknowledge the great work, we have started this new segment in our blog […]

Marketing for Non-Profits – A Conjunct Event

At Conjunct, we have understood the need to engage more often with the social good organisations (SGOs) and extend our capability building support beyond our two-cycles of consulting projects. We realised that while our consulting support helps engage in intense 10-12 week projects finding solutions for specific areas, short term interventions on relevant need areas also […]

Conjunct Academy – NTU Case Solving Bootcamp 3/4 Sep 2016

We, at Conjunct, have recently launched Conjunct Academy, a series of leadership training programmes and opportunities to provide a pathway to developing high-impact socially-conscious leaders of the future. We believe that leaders need to be equipped with an array of skills like collaboration, influencing skills, socio-emotional intelligence, macro-level understanding of any situation and understanding of […]

So… You want to be a non-profit board member?

It’s official: it’s easier to get a singles’ HDB flat than it is to win a coveted spot on a non-profit board in Singapore. For every registered charity in the Little Red Dot, there are over 13 people interested in board service with a non-profit organization (NPO), according to LinkedIn data. That is, while there may be over 2,200 charities […]