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About OneSky

OneSky envisions a world where all vulnerable children are valued and when loved and helped to flourish, will one day be part of the solution for a better world.

Founded in 1998, OneSky is a global NGO that teaches communities and caregivers to provide nurturing, responsive care and early education to children living in marginalised communities such as welfare institutions, rural villages, industrial zones and urban slums in China, Mongolia and Vietnam. 

Through the OneSky Approach, we create systemic change in the way communities care for their children. Over the past twenty years, we have impacted the lives of more than 210,000 children and trained 58,000 caregivers.

In 2020, the PC Lee OneSky Global Centre for Early Childhood Development was established in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong for vulnerable children and families. The Centre serves as a hub of services for at-risk children and their families which includes a Family Centre furnished with safe, fun playscapes open to the Sham Shui Po community and systematic caregiver training for parents and professionals working with children at risk. 

Job Overview

The Family Centre Supervisor will support daily play sessions and other family-oriented services offered to children and their families accessing  the Family Centre. S/he is responsible for creating a safe, welcoming environment for all who enjoy the families. S/He works alongside other program staff responsible for caregiver training and early care services. The Family Centre Supervisor is also responsible for leading a team of family mentors and volunteers to demonstrate parenting skills and other early childhood best practices. Finally, the Family Centre Supervisor  will also work individually with families at risk, providing on-site advice and individual counselling advice and referral services participating in the Family Centre services. This position is based in Hong Kong.

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Social Work/ Family Studies/ related discipline  with at least 5 years’ post-qualification experience with young children (0 to 6 years old) and families. 
  • Registered social worker (RSW) in Hong Kong.
  • Demonstrated experience working with underserved and diverse communities. Some experience with new immigrant and/or ethnic minority families is desirable.
  • Good understanding of the social services network in Hong Kong. Knowledge of the Sham Shui Po District is preferred. 
  • Knowledge of best practices for care and education of young children and child protection.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent organization skills and time management  
  • Possess big-picture thinking and flexibility when problem solving. 
  • Possess a positive attitude, empathy and understanding
  • Able to deduce potential impacts of conditions or assess risk
  • Fluent in Cantonese. Proficient in English. Additional language(s) is preferred.

Job Responsibilities

  • Supervise a team of family mentors to facilitate quality parent-child interactions during daily free-play sessions.
  • Manage day to day situation or emergencies encountered
  • Pursue positive goal oriented relationships with families in support of strong child outcomes
  • Provide necessary support and individual counselling advice and referral services for parents and caregivers with family at risk whose children from 0-6 years old.
  • Work collaboratively with Program Directors to equip family mentors to demonstrate and promote Onesky early childhood practices, including responsive caregiving and play to parents.  
  • Work collaboratively with Program Directors to design and planning of program and services to target children and families
  • Work hand-in-hand with a multi-disciplinary team to provide additional support for children with learning difficulties and/or developmental delays.
  • Cultivate positive relationships with other NGOs in Sham Shui Po
  • Participate in child care conferences and parent teacher conferences 
  • Be able to take shift work and/or work on Saturdays 

Start Date: Immediate 

Reports to: Chief Program Officer 

OneSky provides its employees with a competitive remuneration package.

Please forward your cover letter and resume to programs@onesky.org and include the job title in the subject line.

OneSky is an equal opportunity employer.
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OneSky for all children is a rapidly growing organization with programs in mainland China, Hong Kong, Mongolia and Vietnam. OneSky works to transform the lives of vulnerable children by teaching communities to provide nurturing responsive early care and education. Over the next five years, we will be expanding our proven approach to help vulnerable children throughout Asia.

We seek a highly motivated fundraising professional to drive an ambitions development strategy for Hong Kong with a focus on expanding our major donor portfolio of individual, corporate and family foundation funders. The ideal candidate is a self-starter, and skilled at providing exceptional stewardship to high level donors. The Director of Development, Hong Kong will report to the OneSky’s Executive Director, Hong Kong and will have one direct report.

Responsibilities

  • Design and implement a strategy to acquire new Hong Kong based individual, corporate and family foundation donors
  • Provide exceptional stewardship to our network of current major donors
  • Represent OneSky at public events at the request of the Executive Director
  • Oversee the annual Hong Kong Gala and Charity Hike to ensure delivery of successful events that reach planned targets for income and engagement
  • Explore new outreach opportunities to cultivate major donor prospects
  • Oversee the management of our Child Sponsorship program in Hong Kong.

Job Qualifications

  • A minimum of 3 years of major donor fundraising experience
  • Proven track record of raising gifts in excess of HKD 75,000
  • Expertise in managing high level funding events
  • A deep understanding of the HK philanthropic scene
  • Strong writing and presentation skills
  • A dedication to child welfare and early education
  • A team player who is eager to join a group of global fundraisers in reaching our organizational goals

Salary & Benefits

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience, and includes excellent benefits.

To Apply

Please forward your cover letter and resume to careers@onesky.org and include the job title in the subject line.

OneSky is an equal opportunity employer.
OneSky Personal Information Collection Statement (PICS)