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In order to create a positive and inclusive environment, OneSky welcomes any individual from various diverse backgrounds and a passion for working with children to apply for the position. The Family Mentor will work in the Family Centre play areas by demonstrating quality adult-child interactions and early childhood best practices. They will model how to interact and enrich play through following children’s interests, asking inquiring questions, and teach parents and caregivers about responsive caregiving.

Job Qualifications

  • Experience in working with young children and families
  • Studies in Social Work or Social Science related disciplines
  • Experience in parenting education, networking families and communities is an advantage
  • Fluent in Cantonese, additional language highly preferred
  • Passionate in working with children and families
  • Friendly, approachable
  • Cooperative and collaborative team member
  • Flexible and positive attitude

Job Responsibilities

  • Undergo an extensive training on the OneSky approach, child protection, and early childhood care and education best practices
  • Will demonstrate and model evidence based early childhood best practices to parents and caregivers through play
  • Get on the floor, be hands on, and excited to get involved with the children’s play.
  • Coordinate and promote messy and creative play.
  • Educate adult caregivers participating at the Family Centre on the importance of play
  • Support the Social worker and OneSky staff in creating a safe and inclusive environment.
  • Help answer parent questions and inquiries

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

Personal Information Collection Statement (PICS) Pertaining to Recruitment

The Centre is a hub for services and training for children and families at-risk, as well as training programs for professionals and caregivers. The OneSky training team will implement the OneSky training approach, consisting of face-to-face teaching, workplace/home visits, and continuous online learning to adult caregivers such as parents, grandparents, and professionals who have direct interaction with young children at-risk. Trainers share and model early childhood best practices, cultivate reflective practice among caregivers, and help nurture a community of learners working with children at-risk in Hong Kong. OneSky started its work in China more than two decades ago and now, we are going to continue the mission in Hong Kong for the families at risk and the communities.

Job Qualifications

  • Possess a minimum of a Higher Diploma in Early Childhood Education and at least 4 years working directly with young children.
  • At least 1-year experience teaching and/or training adult learners, such as parents, grandparents, caregivers.
  • Good knowledge of best practices for care and education of young children
  • Subject expertise on children; working with infants and toddlers and children at-risk is desired.
  • Strong oral presentation skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Fluent in Cantonese and English proficiency
  • Flexible, positive attitude, cooperative and collaborative team member

Job Responsibilities

  • Conduct training (face-to-face training, visits, and to share best practices in early care and education to adult learners who have direct interaction with young children from 0 to 6 years old.
  • Set up the training room with the required props prior to each session
  • Facilitate and respond to learners’ comments and questions in both the in-class training/workshop and the online platform.
  • Promote positive and engaging learning atmosphere for both the in-class training/workshop and online platform for learners.
  • Review and support the development of the quality program content in response to learners’ feedback and new developments in the relevant field.
  • Keep up to date on current knowledge and best practices in the fields of child development and early education.
  • Attend and participate in community days and events to promote OneSky programs.
  • Work closely with the Director of Global Programs, the OS Programs Team and other trainers.
  • Regular debriefing on training matters with the training team.
  • Report directly to the Director of Global Programs.
  • 5 days’ work between Monday – Saturday.

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

OneSky Personal Information Collection Statement (PICS): https://onesky.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/PICSrecruitment06042020.pdf

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