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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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ORGANIZATION OVERVIEW

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.

JOB SUMMARY

The Operations Coordinator will report to and support the Community Relations Manager (CRM) in managing day-to-day program and HR operations, ensuring the organization operates effectively and efficiently in a hybrid remote-onsite work environment. In addition, s/he will maintain the technology infrastructure and provide general IT support to the local team in Mongolia. In addition, s/he will be based in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Program and HR Operations  

  • Assist the CRM in the day-to-day operations of the Family Center  
  • Support the CRM in all aspects of the HR employee lifecycle including recruitment, onboarding, professional development, and offboarding 
  • Work with the CRM and global operations leaders to create, maintain, and update all operational documents, policies, and procedures 
  • Perform research, general administrative duties, and ad hoc projects as requested by the CRM

Information Technology 

  • Provide day-to-day IT and help desk support to internal staff
  • Manage OneSky’s software and hardware including procuring, installing, and replacing services and devices (updates, laptops, mobile phones, CCTVs, A/V equipment, etc.) 
  • Set up workstations and train staff on how to use existing and new technology such as electronic tablets, 1TGB learning platform, iEvent, Kobo Surveys, and Zoom 
  • Document, troubleshoot, and report website issues and bugs to the Global Technology team in a timely manner
  • Screen and identify vendors including setting up demos, purchase agreements, and test environments 
  • Research and recommend solutions for improving, securing, and streamlining OneSky’s technology systems 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Operations or Information Technology is advantageous
  • Experience with and/or strong working knowledge of IT systems and equipment
  • Familiarity with local HR laws and regulations is advantageous
  • Analytical and critical thinking skills and the ability to influence others and manage change
  • Outstanding communications skills, both written and verbal, and strong interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of Child Safeguarding and Protection principles is advantageous
  • Experience or interest in working in a nonprofit “start-up” environment 
  • Fluent in Mongolian; working knowledge of both written and spoken English

SALARY & BENEFITS:

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

TO APPLY:

Please send your application and resume to munkhtuya@onesky.org and include the job title on the subject line.

ORGANIZATION OVERVIEW

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.

JOB SUMMARY

The Trainer is responsible for leading group parenting sessions on early childhood care and education (ECCE) best practices. The trainer will model quality child-adult interactions, and lead face-to-face and virtual trainings to provide guidance and support to parents on how to promote healthy holistic child development. The trainer will also work collaboratively with the other members on the OneSky training team to plan and implement the training curriculum.  

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Conduct trainings in-person and on-line to teach parents and caregivers on how to build secure attachments and provide quality care and interactions for their children.
  • Demonstrate how to set up a safe learning environment that stimulates play and exploration while also promoting all areas of development (e.g. cognitive, physical, social-emotional, and language).
  • Facilitate discussions in- and out of class trainings and on the Facebook learning platform.
  • Work cooperatively with OneSky team to develop, implement and evaluate the trainings to improve program quality.
  • Work under the supervision of the Early Childhood Development Specialist to create a child friendly space that promotes a positive and engaging learning atmosphere for all parents and families. 
  • Create and demonstrate age appropriate activities for young children on home-made videos for Facebook platform and on-line engagement sessions.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively with parents and caregivers about age-appropriate activities for young children.
  • Maintain positive relationships with children, parents and staff members.
  • Participate with maintenance and operations of the family center.
  • Participate in all professional development experiences to expand skills and knowledge.
  • Keep up to date on current knowledge and best practices of child development and early childhood education. 
  • Attend required staff meetings. 
  • Work cooperatively with Family Coordinators to provide active engagement of children and families during Community Days.  
  • Support the OneSky team on the program delivery of family skills training and advocate on the shared childcare responsibilities.
  • Other duties and responsibilities that evolve as programs change.

All trainers report to the Early Childhood Development Specialist.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education or related discipline 
  • At least three-year’s experience working with young children and parents or experience in childcare settings
  • Knowledge of Mongolian Laws and regulations regarding the child protection and child welfare services. 
  • Good knowledge of best practices for care and education of young children 
  • Strong oral presentation and communication skills
  • Experience with the virtual classroom platform.  Proficiency in using Zoom a plus.
  • Works collaboratively in a team environment but can also work independently
  • Keen observation skills with the ability to apply insights into daily practice
  • Values ongoing learning
  • Respectful, compassionate and understanding of others
  • Independent, open-minded, proactive, committed, team player with a positive hands-on attitude
  • Proficiency in computer skills, especially MS Office. Proficiency in various computer software and hardware for general support. Practical knowledge on Android device will be an advantage. 
  • Committed to improving the lives of young children 
  • Able to work full-time Tuesday to Saturday, to start November 2021 

TO APPLY:Please send your application letter and resume to munkhtuya@onesky.org and include the job title on the subject line.