Volunteer

NAAM RAS KIRTAN DARBAR NEEDS AS MANY GOOD SEWADARS AS POSSIBLE, AND EVERYONE IS INVITED TO GET INVOLVED…

HOW CAN YOU GET INVOLVED?

DARBAR SAHIB SEWA

COVERS THE MAIN PALKI SAHIB, DARBAR SAHIB & RAGI JATHA STAGE

  • COLLECTING ALL RUMALA SAHIBS, CHANDOWA SAHIBS, CHAUR SAHIB, SHEETS, ETC, IN ADVANCE, AND PREPARING THEM FOR DAILY INSTALLATION

  • SETTING UP PALKI SAHIB & JATHA STAGE

  • DAILY CLEANING AND REFRESH OF PALKI SAHIB & JATHA STAGE 

  • PREPARATION OF GOLAKS, ETC

  • DAILY CLEANING OF DARBAR SAHIB, INCLUDING VACUUMING OF SELECTED PARTS OF THE CARPET IN DARBAR SAHIB, AS WELL AS MAIN PALKI SAHIB

  • DAILY CLEANING & REFRESH OF MOBILE PALKI SAHIB

  • ORGANIZING CHAUR SAHIB ROSTER, SINCE SANGAT MEMBERS WANT TO DO CHAUR SAHIB SEWA (AND EVERYONE IS WELCOME)


Degh / Kara Parshaad Sewa

covers the collection, distribution and refresh of degh daily

  • Transport degh from designated Gurdwaras to Singapore Expo by 5.30pm daily

  • Do Ardaas and Bhog of Degh, and divide into the various degh points

  • Distribute degh to sadh sangat throughout program & manage the sewadar roster (members of the sangat can help to distribute degh)

  • Ensure enough sewadars to serve dry parshaad at the darbar exit points

  • Ensure plastic bags and tissues are enough at each degh point

  • Bring fresh white cloth (to cover degh containers) every day

  • Clean and refresh degh counters daily (replacing plastic sheet, etc)

  • Arrange for extra degh to be removed from Expo hall every evening 

  • Arrange for original gurdwara containers to reach gurdwara back daily.


Langar Sewa

COVERS THE COLLECTION, DISTRIBUTION AND CLEAN UP OF LANGAR DAILY

  • Arrange sewadar langar daily (lunch and tea) – set up and clearing

  • Arrange langar pick up from Gurdwaras

  • Organize pangat serving system, to ensure all sangat get all food items on time

  • Serve langar to pangat

  • Coordinate with all suppliers, and organize replenishment of various supplies

  • Organize for making of cordial drinks everyday

  • Set up langar hall everyday by 4pm (tables, counters, mats)

  • Hourly cleaning of langar hall

  • Returning containers to Gurdwara promptly.


Shoe Counter Sewa / Joria Sewa

COVERS SET UP AND MANAGEMENT OF SHOE COUNTER THROUGHOUT EVENT

  • Recruiting and rostering sewadars, so shoe rack is well managed at all times

  • Preparing logistics (plastic bags, towels, hand wet napkins, tokens, extra slippers in case anyone loses shoes, signs and banners, masking tape, markers, vanguard sheets)

  • Shoe counter will be set up on 24th Dec, 9am onwards

  • Sewadars will need to be trained on shoe deposit and collection system

  • Sewadars need to be stationed at various points to encourage sangat not to leave shoes outside the hall, or in the service area


Opening & Closing Ceremony Sewa

  • Assist in planning of ceremonies (contribute your ideas & suggestions)

  • Recruiting people to participate 

  • Rehearsals

  • Liaise with Gurdwara Sahibs and granthi sahibs

  • Prepare necessary logistics for the ceremonies

  • Preparation and clean up of Guruji’s walkway

  • Escort of Guruji’s vehicle (on all days)


Ragi Jatha Management

COVERS THE MANAGEMENT OF RAGI JATHA SCHEDULES, REQUIREMENTS, TRANSPORT, AIRPORT TRANSFERS, RECEIVING, ETC

  • Plan entire schedule for each ragi jatha, right from Airport pick up to departure

  • Liaise with families who are providing accommodation

  • Organize for airport pick up and reception

  • Ensure all accommodation in order, and hosting families know about flight arrival timings

  • On daily basis, liaise with families, drivers and stage secretary to keep kirtan timings in tact


Exhibition Management

covers the designing, setting up and management of the exhibition

  • Need volunteers to assist in the planning & designing of the Naam Ras Exhibition.

  • Research and write content

  • Designing of the various Posters and presentations if you have design skills, please volunteer

  • Sourcing for logistics (e.g. materials, decoration, props)

  • Disassembling exhibition after event, and carefully packing all displays


Decorations

decoration of darbar sahib, reception area, palki sahib, guruji’s car

  • Plan the decorations in detail

  • Recruit sewadars for the 24th – main decoration work will be done on 24th  Dec (full day)

  • Decorate the following:

    • darbar sahib, 

    • reception area, 

    • ragi jatha stage, 

    • backdrop, 

    • mobile palki sahib, 

    • stall area, 

    • and possibly the exhibition area

  • Put up signs and banners in and around Expo


To sign up as a sewadar, please contact us at 9726-9008
or submit the form below

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For any other info, please contact us at 9726-9008