Istana Open House Volunteer [Cancelled]

Updated: 20 March 2020

In light of the COVID-19 outbreak, all upcoming Istana Open Houses will be cancelled until further notice.

– The Istana

Since 2015, The Singapore Scout Association has been supporting requests by the President’s Office to invite volunteers to serve as Guest Ambassadors for Istana Open Houses.

The next Istana Open House will be on Friday, 1 May 2020 which coincides with Labour Day.

Schedule of duty:

Morning shift: 7:30am to 1:00pm (report at 7.15am for uniform inspection)
Afternoon shift: 12:30pm to 6:00pm (report at 12.15am for uniform inspection)

In complying with MOE’s guidelines for COVID-19, we will restrict sign-ups to only Rovers and Adults. Units are encouraged to sign up for their respective scout group.

Members who are selected are to report in front of Plaza Singapura (nearest MRT station is Dhoby Ghaut) in full Scout uniform and headgear. Uniform check will be conducted before the commencement of duty. Those who are deem inappropriately attired will be requested to stand down from their duty.

Due to limited slots, the first 50 members who registered for each shift will be allocated their preferred shift. Those who are not part of the first 50 will be placed on wait-list. A compulsory briefing will be conducted on Friday, 17 April at 7.00pm at Training Room, The Singapore Scout Association, 1 Bishan Street 12, Singapore 579808. Duty allocation and details will be shared during the briefing (attendance will be taken)..

You are encouraged to register your Rovers and Adults via the MSDS Adult Training portal: by Monday 6 April 2020.

Thank you for your continued support and active participation.