CIB Friends

Be part of a close-knit community and help foster a love for gardening among Singapore residents by joining ‘Community In Bloom’ (CIB) Friends. 

Designed as a scheme for individuals to share their passion for gardening, CIB Friends brings together volunteers who spend their time encouraging others to take delight in the art of horticulture. 

So join other like-minded individuals with a passion for volunteering and sign up with CIB Friends today!


Volunteering Opportunities for CIB Friends

Volunteers who sign up as CIB Friends can contribute in the following ways:

Host visits to Community Gardens 

Help others appreciate Singapore’s natural heritage by facilitating and guiding visitors on tours around our community gardens.

Contribute gardening articles or write-ups to gardening blogs and newsletters

Share your horticulture knowledge, tips and ideas on community gardens, gardening or plants by posting your articles to our website, blogs or newsletter.


Conduct gardening talks 

Share your gardening experience and knowledge with others through our workshops, talks and sharing sessions.


Facilitate the setting-up of community gardening projects

Put your gardening experience and knowledge to good use by helping community groups set up their community gardens. Contribute by sharing basic gardening skills (theory and hands-on), working out suitable garden layouts and selecting suitable plants for the new community garden.


Help maintain community gardens

Maintain the beauty of community gardens in charity homes by helping with gardening tasks such as planting, weeding and pruning.


Promote gardening during exhibitions

Share your passion for horticulture and promote gardening to others by manning CIB exhibition booths put up by NParks during community events.


Benefits

Enjoy a host of exciting perks when you sign up as a CIB Friend volunteer! As an active CIB Friend, you can look forward to the following benefits:

  • Your very own CIB Friend volunteer pass
  • Annual gatherings for CIB Friends
  • A CIB Friends T-Shirt
  • A chance to enrol in gardening-related courses and workshops


How to Join

To sign up as a CIB Friend volunteer or to find out more about the scheme, kindly email communityinbloom@nparks.gov.sg with the following information and we’ll be in touch with you shortly.

  • Name:
  • Age:
  • NRIC No:
  • Contact no:
  • Email address:
  • Mailing address:
  • Occupation:
  • Language proficiency:
  • Gardening/ Plant knowledge:
  • Availability (day & time):
  • Preferred volunteering opportunities (one or more):
  • Preferred location of volunteer work (NE, NW, Central, SE, SW):
Last updated on 26 January 2015

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