National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre

The National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre (NVPC) is the steward of the City of Good vision for Singapore, where individuals, organisations, and leaders come together to give their best for others. Through their brands, programmes, and initiatives, they facilitate partnerships with non-profits, organisations, public sector bodies, and individuals to enliven the giving ecosystem within Singapore.

What they do:

  • Research: They learn about giving motivations and behaviours
  • Activation: They activate giving such as through national giving campaigns
  • Connect and Convene: They connect and convene networks and build communities
  • Honour and Recognition: They honour and recognise giving champions in Singapore
  • Advocacy: They curate and celebrate stories about giving to inspire action

NVPC invites you to join them in building a #CityofGood together. Visit them at

Potential career path and developmental opportunities for scholars

Scholars passionate about the non-profit sector will enjoy working in our dynamic environment, doing leading edge work. They will get a broad exposure of the non-profit sector before diving deep into any specific areas. Scholars will be groomed to become leaders of the non-profit sector. They will have challenging rotational stints and be exposed to different divisions according to their interests. They will undergo on-the-job training as well as a structured training programme designed to equip them with the necessary skills and knowledge to do a good job. They will also have opportunities to network with other non-profit organisations.

Starting your career with NVPC equips you with the perspectives, networks and knowledge of the non-profit sector.

To help you meet your goals and maximise your potential, NVPC will partner with you to design your career roadmap and provide the training and coaching to enhance your knowledge and skills.

You will be given the opportunity to network with strategic stakeholders, flexibility to craft your desired career path and ultimately be groomed to make a difference to the sector as a specialist or a leader.

Will you join NVPC to make this dream a reality to inspire others in the process, and ultimately transform the nation we live in? Be the change you want to see!

Preferred courses of study

  • Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences (Philosophy, Philosophy, Politics & Economics, Public Policy & Global Affairs, Social Work)
  • Information & Communications Technology
  • Science (Mathematical Sciences, Mathematics, Statistics)