Get Started

Get Started

Get Started

To apply, you must be:
  • Between the ages of 16 - 25
  • A citizen or a resident of Malaysia
  • Able to converse in basic English as some programmes will be conducted in English
  • Keen to become a Compassionate Leader
  • Be committed to fulfilling your volunteering hours
  • Dedicated and passionate about saving our environment

Award Level
The Award is comprised of three (3) levels, each with an increasing minimum of hours to meet:

45 hours
55 hours
75 hours

Award Process
Step Target Date ProcessDetails
120 April 2024Application Deadline Applicants will have to register before the stipulated closing date.
216 Mar - 30 Apr 2024Get Shortlisted for Interview Our Award Committee will contact all shortlisted applicants for an interview (online video or phone call).

The Award Committee may ask you about your answers to the application questions.
31 May - 18 May 2024Interview with Organisation Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed by the chosen Organisation.
416 May 2024Get Selected All selected applicants will be notified through email.
519 May 2024Briefing Applicants will be briefed by Roots & Shoots before heading out to volunteer.
61 June to 30 September 2024Volunteer Period All participants will undergo their voluntary service period. Participants are required to log their completed hours in their reports online on the Award self-reporting platform.
719/21/22 November 2024 (Date TBC)Award Ceremony Upon completing the requirements, all participants will receive a certificate at the award giving ceremony.

Application Deadline
  • 20 April 2024

Volunteering Period
  • June - September 2024

Documents To Prepare
In the application form, you are required to upload documents below:
  • Passport size photo
  • Resume / CV (Optional but recommended)

List of Organisations
In the application form, participants will be asked to select up to three (3) preferred organisations to work with based on the list of organisations given. The Award Committee will the take these preferences into account when assigning participants to each Organisation.

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