Account Assistant/ Account Clerk (Ref: HKO003)

Job Requirements

  • Higher Diploma holder or above in accounting or relevant discipline
  • LCCI higher level is an advantage
  • 2 years relevant working experience (Fresh graduates welcome)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs
  • Knowledge in QuickBooks
  • Strong organizational, presentation, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Independent, proactive with a positive hands-on attitude and able to work effectively as part of a team
  • Approachable and friendly
  • Good command of written and spoken English and Cantonese
  • Enthusiastic and enjoys working in an educational environment

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that all financial transactions are entered in a timely manner and with the appropriate documentation in QuickBooks
  • Assist with the reconciliation of the accounts
  • Assist with the preparation of the monthly, termly and annual reports for senior management
  • Ensure that all financial records are kept up-to-date and are accurate
  • Ensure compliance with international accounting standards and recognised practice
  • Maintain physical security of accounting records, documents and cash
  • Ensure confidentiality of information in finance related matters
  • Other work as needed and directed by the Global Finance Manager within the finance duties

This role is based in Hong Kong.

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. No calls, faxes or drop-in visitors, please.

OneSky is an equal opportunity employer.

www.onesky.org

Early Learning Lab Social Worker (Ref: HKP001)

Job Overview

In mid-2019 OneSky will open its first early learning lab (ELL) in Hong Kong in the heart of Sham Shui Po for vulnerable children and families. The ELL will serve as a hub for professionals and caregivers working with children at risk to learn and observe ECCE best practices. The ELC will serve the community with its new community centre and provide early childhood education for 166 children. The Hong Kong OneSky centre will be a model used to help bring to scale our early intervention practices across Asia.

The Early Learning Lab (ELL) is a registered childcare centre serving at risk children 0-6 years old. The ELL Social worker will work together with a staff of certified and non certified childcare workers to provide quality education for the young children in the ELL. The ELL Social Worker will also focus on making sure the children receive appropriate care, education and health services. This includes working closely with the families and providing the necessary supports based on their strengths and needs. The ELL Social Worker will also be in charge of monitoring children and deducing potential risks. They will work with children with different types of additional needs and help with the implementation of inclusion in the classrooms. The position begins June 1st 2019 in Sham Shui Po.This position is based in Hong Kong.

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Social Work with at least three years’ experience with child and family-related discipline, especially with ethnic minorities and new immigrants
  • Registered CCW (child care worker) and Registered social worker (RSW) in Hong Kong
  • At least 3 years’ experience in child and family related discipline
  • Fluent in Cantonese and English (additional languages is desirable)
  • Based in Hong Kong
  • Deep knowledge of best practices for care and education of young children and child protection
  • Ability to deduce potential impacts of conditions or assess risk
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Flexible and positive attitude
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Cooperative and collaborative team member
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong drive to help (and utilize various social work approaches in patient care).
  • Empathy and understanding
  • Commitment to patient care

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide necessary supports to families based on their strengths and needs, including but not limited to appropriate referrals, moral support and coaching, assisting with appointments, and other direct assistance
  • Track and monitor children’s medical records and work with parents to ensure continuity of care
  • Update and maintain case and/or program files
  • Support children and families through with additional needs, this may include the creation and implementation of IEPs
  • Participate in child care conferences and parent teacher conferences where required
  • Respond to day-to-day children’s issues and unanticipated crises
  • Implement programs that promote social and emotional health
  • Provide quality casework counselling, group work and programmes to children and their families
  • Pursue positive goal oriented relationships with families in support of strong child outcomes
  • Support a team of teaching and non-teaching staff so that they can provide quality education for the young children in the Hong Kong Early Learning lab (ELL)

This role is based in Hong Kong.

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. No calls, faxes or drop-in visitors, please.

OneSky is an equal opportunity employer.

www.onesky.org

Early Learning Lab Supervisor (Ref: HKP002)

Job Overview

In mid-2019 OneSky will open its first early learning lab (ELL) in Hong Kong in the heart of Sham Shui Po for vulnerable children and families. The ELL will serve as a hub for professionals and caregivers working with children at risk to learn and observe ECCE best practices. The ELC will serve the community with its new community centre and provide early childhood education for 166 children. The Hong Kong OneSky centre will be a model used to help bring to scale our early intervention practices across Asia.

The Early Learning Lab (ELL) is a registered childcare centre serving at risk children 0-6 years old. The ELL Social worker will work together with a staff of certified and non certified childcare workers to provide quality education for the young children in the ELL. The ELL Social Worker will also focus on making sure the children receive appropriate care, education and health services. This includes working closely with the families and providing the necessary supports based on their strengths and needs. The ELL Social Worker will also be in charge of monitoring children and deducing potential risks. They will work with children with different types of additional needs and help with the implementation of inclusion in the classrooms. The position begins June 1st 2019 in Sham Shui Po.This position is based in Hong Kong.

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Early Childhood Education with at least six years’ experience
    working directly with young children
  • Registered CCW (child care worker), CCS (child care supervisor) in Hong Kong
  • Knowledge of the Reggio Emilia approach and/or emergent curriculum required
  • Fluent in English and Cantonese (additional languages skills is desirable)
  • At least six years’ experience working directly with young children
  • At least three years’ experience in an educational leadership role that involves supervision, mentoring, and coaching of staff
  • Deep knowledge of best practices for care and education of young children
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Keen observation skills with the ability to apply insights into daily practice
  • Flexible and positive attitude
  • Cooperative and collaborative team member
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Values ongoing learning

Job Responsibilities:

Program Quality

  • Work closely with the Director of Global Programs to design, implement and evaluate program quality of the Early Learning Lab serving children 0-6 years old.
  • Support the design and implementation of the ELL for launch in 2019.
  • Monitor program quality on a daily basis through classroom visits providing guidance promptly as needed.
  • Work cooperatively with the OS team to create and analyse assessments of program quality, child progress and staff professional growth.

Day to Day

  • Oversee day to day operations such as coordinate scheduling, purchasing, documentation, evaluations, and conduct necessary meetings.
  • Guide staff in implementing programming in ways that are consistent with established best practices.
  • Lead the hiring of qualified certified teachers, non-certified teachers, and supporting staff for the ELL.
  • Maintain ELL environment, equipment, and materials to meet safety and health standards.
  • Work cooperatively with the OS team to create and monitor budgets.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Communications

  • Promote the OS centre and ELL to parents and visitors.
  • Communicate regularly with parents about centre operations using formal and
    informal methods.
  • Coordinate visits to the ELL from donors, community members, and other
  • Support families at risk through recommendations of resources.
  • Engage in discussions with other professionals within and outside OS that advance thinking and learning.

Training

  • Training of the all ELL teachers and caregivers (professional development workshops, continuous reflective practice/ facilitate teacher reflection).
  • Read and share new research findings or practices that can be helpful to staff.
  • Participate in professional development opportunities to expand skills and knowledge.

Reporting

  • Bi-weekly written reporting to the Director of Programs about educational programming accomplishments and challenges.

This role is based in Hong Kong.

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. No calls, faxes or drop-in visitors, please.

OneSky is an equal opportunity employer.

www.onesky.org

Country Director (Vietnam) (Ref: VNO001)

Job Overview

The Country Director will be based in OneSky’s Vietnam office and will play a will lead strategic interactions with OneSky offices around the world. The country director will be a talented, entrepreneurial, results oriented, and proven professional who has a passion for in providing quality innovative programs to the world’s disadvantaged children. S/he will attend relevant local and international meetings and conferences, identify needs in the operations of OneSky in Vietnam and maintain continuous monitoring and reporting. Working closely with the government, s/he is additionally responsible for participating as a key contributor to development of a country-level strategy, oversight of the successful implementation of programs and scaling in the country. S/he will report to Chief Operations Officer.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree advantageous) in social sciences, business, or related field, and at least 8 years of senior management experience, including a minimum of 3 years of project management experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Effective and progressive leadership and people management skills, including managing through senior leaders, systems and processes
  • Ability to build relationships and partnerships in a competitive environment
  • Knowledge of educational needs and opportunities in Vietnam and experience in implementing programs in low-resource environments
  • Ability to effectively pre-empt emerging issues to make big decisions in ambiguous circumstances
  • Fluency in English and Vietnamese

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop, cultivate, and strengthen partnerships/relationships with government, businesses, current and potential funders, and other partners
  • Represent OneSky at government and donor engagements and foster professional relationships locally and internationally
  • Maintain financial control, procedures, and records, according to the accountability standards of OneSky, government authorities and other partners
  • Provide strategic leadership; develop and implement the country strategy, annual operating plans and budgets, all with the goal to further OneSky’s mission and programs in Vietnam
  • Identify and manage risks (financial, legal, organisational, etc), escalate issues when appropriate, and effectively manage crises and conflicts
  • Develop systems to ensure regular communication between departments and positions to foster a collaborative and efficient environment
  • Work with the program team to assess community needs and program effectiveness, including formal and informal evaluations
  • Participate in trainings and professional development opportunities provided by OneSky
  • Model and encourage staff well-being and work/life balance
  • Available for frequent regional travel

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. No calls, faxes or drop-in visitors, please.

OneSky is an equal opportunity employer.

www.onesky.org

Early Childhood Education Specialist (Vietnam) (Ref: VNP001)

OneSky (OS) is a fast-growing, high-energy global organization created in order to better the lives and the prospects for the world’s most vulnerable children through the training of trainers, direct caregiver training, and demonstration of best practices through OneSky Model early learning centres.

In August 2017, OneSky, in partnership with the Ministry of Education and Training, introduced the Migrant Model to address the education and care needs of young children as their parents labor in the factories that are bringing prosperity to the family and to Vietnam. Our first Early Learning Centre located in Da Nang’s Hoa Khanh Industrial Park was opened, serving 252 children between 6 months to 6 years. OneSky is seeking an Early Learning Centre specialist to support and supervise the quality of the learning environment and curriculum, and mentor and evaluate the performance of a team of 50 teachers. We seek a bi-lingual (English & Vietnamese), highly motivated, collaborative team member with strong leadership skills and deep knowledge of best practices in early childhood. The position is based in Da Nang.

Job Overview

The Early Childhood Education (ECE) Specialist is responsible for supervising, mentoring, coaching, assessing and supporting early education staff so they can provide quality educational for the young children in the Early Learning Center (ELC). The Specialist will build a leadership team and promote a culture of professional learning and reflective practice.

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (preferably Master’s degree) in one of the following: Early Childhood Education (preferred), Pedagogy, Education Management, and over ten years’ direct experience working with young children at kindergarten
  • At least three years’ hands-on direct experience teaching young children, especially infant and toddlers.
  • At least three years’ experience supervising, teaching, and mentoring adults
  • Deep knowledge of early childhood best practices for young children
  • English & Vietnamese proficiency required
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills
  • Flexible & Proactive
  • Team work: Cooperative and collaborative team member
  • Cooperative and collaborative team member

Job Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Director of Programs to meet program objectives, including program quality and other deliverables
  • Work closely with the Core team in OneSky ELC-Da Nang to meet program objectives, including program quality and other deliverables
  • Conduct periodic direct training as well as regular on-site mentoring and teaching to promote teachers’ learning and work with young children.
  • Supervise a team of 50 teachers and staff schedules
  • Sustain the quality of the early learning centre and/or training programs through regular, hands-on support to front-line teachers.
  • Assist in program evaluation studies, such as supporting data collection and simple analysis
  • Manage and supervise a team of teachers to deliver early childhood best practices in their daily work
  • Develop and systematically apply procedures and policies to consistently sustain program quality
  • Understand the needs of multiple stakeholders (OneSky Global, OneSky Local, Government, Funders) to best facilitate communication and coordination among all parties
  • Translate curriculum and/or communication materials occasionally from Vietnamese to English, or vice versa
  • Report in writing weekly to the Director of Programs on program quality and operations
  • Report in writing to the Operation Director for DOET reporting
  • Assist to create and monitor budgets
  • Assist to generate reports to donors

Reports to: Director of Global Programs

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. No calls, faxes or drop-in visitors, please.

OneSky is an equal opportunity employer.

www.onesky.org

Communications Director Hong Kong (Ref: HKE003)

OneSky is a rapidly growing global organization, with offices in Hong Kong, Beijing, Da Nang and Berkeley. We believe in the vast potential hidden in our world’s most vulnerable young children and, over the next five years, will be expanding our proven approach to help forgotten children worldwide.

The Communications Director plays an integral role in in driving the organization’s communications strategy across all our programs as well as globally. S/he will develop a strategic communications plan to include digital and social media for the organization, and will lead and participate on the execution of that plan. S/he will be responsible for the implementation of communications both externally and internally and oversee the development of a PR strategy and building of external relationships with media. This position reports to the Chief Engagement Officer.

Job Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience in a communications related role.
  • Outstanding written English communications skills and editing experience with a variety of print and online communications media.
  • Solid experience in persuasive and personal writing “from the heart” (feature stories, screen or theatrical plays, fundraising communications, etc.) preferred.
  • Experience in managing and executing across several communications and multiple audiences.
  • Experience and demonstrable success in media outreach with the ability and confidence to promote the organisation in a wide range of settings.
  • Ability to work in Hong Kong.

Job Responsibilities
Essential Job Functions
Communications Strategy

  • Work with the Chief Engagement Officer and other senior members of the Engagement team to implement an integrated, organisation¬-wide strategic communications and marketing plan to raise the profile of OneSky and strengthen OneSky’s brand identity across key stakeholder audiences.
  • Work with the Chief Engagement Officer to develop and implement a PR and media strategy that will allow OneSky executive and board leadership to cultivate and enhance meaningful relationships with targeted, high-level external audiences, including the media, public officials and key influencers.
  • Work with Chief Engagement Officer to recognize internal and external communications opportunities and solutions, and define and execute appropriate strategies to support them.

Specific Responsibilities
Communications Operations:

  • Oversee, or execute as needed, all copy intended for public and key stakeholders to ensure its alignment with the strategic communications plan.
  • Oversee, or execute as needed, the development of all print and branded materials.
  • Oversee, or execute as needed, the development of electronic communications, including OneSky’s website, electronic newsletters and other electronic communications.
  • Work with the Marketing Director and other members of the senior Engagement team to ensure internal marketing and communication guidelines on Brand and Style are kept up to date and communicated internally and regularly.
  • Oversee, or curate content and increase audience engagement on OneSky’s social media channels, aligned with a social media and digital strategy.
  • Oversee, or execute as needed all PR related activities and serve as lead point person on media interactions that help promote and/or impact the organisation.
  • Oversee, or execute as needed, the cultivation and management of press relationships to ensure coverage of issues of strategic importance to Early Child Development and Child Welfare, as well as OneSky’s programs, special events, public announcements, and other projects.
  • Work with the Marketing Director and other team members to implement a regular process in the monitoring, tracking and analysis of measurable analytics.
  • Collaborate with senior members of the Engagement team – Design Director, Media Director and Marketing Director to ensure key messages are aligned in design, visuals, videos and collateral.
  • Exercise judgment to prioritize media opportunities, and prepare talking points, speeches, presentations and other supporting material as needed for senior members of OneSky’s Leadership team.

Communications Team Management:

  • Monitor, manage, inspire, and mentor a multinational communications team.
  • Working with the Marketing Director, oversee the development and implementation of an Engagement Team Marketing and Communications calendar.
  • Provide internal support with writing, editing and proofreading.

Salary & Benefits

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

To Apply

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

OneSky is an equal opportunity employer.

www.onesky.org

Design and Visual Assets Coordinator Hong Kong (Ref: HKE002)

OneSky is a rapidly growing global organization, with offices in Hong Kong, Beijing, Da Nang and Berkeley. We believe in the vast potential hidden in our world’s most vulnerable young children and, over the next five years, will be expanding our proven approach to help forgotten children worldwide.

The DVA Coordinator is an integral part of OneSky’s global Creative Services team. Adept at using both left (analytical) and right (visual) brain simultaneously, s/he will be responsible for the smooth interface between the creation of visual communications materials, workflow scheduling, and digital assets management. This position reports to the Design Director.

Job Qualifications

  • Strong data entry processing and analytical skills.
  • 2-4 years’ database management experience.
  • 2+ years layout and graphic design experience.
  • Expert knowledge of structured content standards (Metadata, tagging).
  • Project management experience desirable.
  • Experienced using Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Lightroom).
  • Photography experience with a keen eye for portraiture and photojournalism a plus.
  • Local Hong Kong resident.
  • Ability to read and write Chinese a plus.

Job Responsibilities

Coordination

  • Assist in, and support the design, planning and execution of graphic communications in support of OneSky’s mission.
  • Interface and liaise between different departments on behalf of Design department.
  • Coordinate all logistics to launch, or sustain project.
  • Use and develop schedules, timelines and databases to help drive timely project completion.
  • Maintain project production calendar.
  • Project manage entire workflow — from concept to fulfilment.

Digital Asset Management (DAM)

  • Manage the DAM system; organise and facilitate the collection/import of visual assets (photographs, design projects, etc.)
  • Maintain and upgrade the system on a regular basis.
  • Maintain and enforce accurate population workflow procedures with visual asset owners.
  • Liaise between field photographers and staff to set up a consistent process for labelling images, assigning appropriate metadata and tags.
  • Maintain clean folder/organizational structure when filing and archiving.
  • Fulfil both internal and external asset requests and deliver in a timely manner.

Design

  • Edit from existing templates using InDesign
  • Edit photos for web and print using Photoshop
  • Select still frames from videos
  • Assist in design and production of annual report, brochures & marketing materials

Salary & Benefits

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

To Apply

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

OneSky is an equal opportunity employer.

www.onesky.org

We are looking for translators! If you are fluent in Vietnamese or Mongolian and want some experience working with a dynamic team in an NGO setting, please get in touch by emailing careers@onesky.org