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The Registered Social Worker (RSW) will support the planning and implementation of the OneSky Global Centre in Hong Kong, focusing on the programs offered to children and their families accessing the ELL and the Family Centre. As the Centre will open in phases, the RSW will first work together with the OS Programs Team to implement the programs and services provided through the Family Centre. This includes ensuring the environment is conducive and safe for everyone who enjoys the facilities. The RSW will also coordinate a team of volunteers, student interns, and program officers to operate the programs. Finally, the RSW will also work individually with families at risk, providing on-site advice and individual counselling advice and referral services participating in Family Centre services.

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Social Work with at least two years’ experience with child and family-related discipline, especially with ethnic minorities and new immigrants.
  • Registered social worker (RSW) in Hong Kong
  • Fluent in Cantonese and English (additional languages is desirable)
  • Based in Hong Kong
  • Knowledge of best practices for care and education of young children and child protection
  • Ability to deduce potential impacts of conditions or assess risk

Job Responsibilities

  • Support design and planning of program and services to target children and families
  • Manage the operation of the drop-in play sessions in the Family Centre
  • Pursue positive goal oriented relationships with families in support of strong child outcomes
  • Conduct training and model for volunteers, student interns, and program officers to provide responsive, nurturing care and ECCE best practices
  • Conduct home visits when necessary
  • Work hand-in hand with a multi-disciplinary team to provide additional support for children with learning difficulties and/or developmental delays.
  • 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.
  • Cultivate positive relationships with other NGOs in Sham Shui Po
  • Provide written reports weekly to supervisor
  • Be able to take shift work and work on weekends
  • Participate in child care conferences and parent teacher conferences where required

Start Date: Immediate
OneSky provides its employees with competitive remuneration package.
Interested applicants please send notice of interest to Programs at programs@onesky.org

OneSky will open a Global Centre for Early Childhood Development in the heart of Sham Shui Po for vulnerable children and families. The Centre is a hub for services and training for children and families at-risk, offering childcare services 0-3 years old, a Family Centre with furnished playscapes 0-6 years old, as well as training programs for professionals and primary caregivers of vulnerable children. 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 of working directly with young children.
  • At least 1-year experience teaching and/or training adults learners, such as parents, grandparents, caregivers and/or adult learners is desired.
  • 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 (additional languages is desirable)
  • 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.)
  • Adapt the OS training materials to the local audience.
  • Work closely with the Director of Global Programs, the OS Programs Team to create and analyze and evaluate the assessments of program quality and adult learning for both in-class training and online learning.
  • Work cooperatively with the Online Learning Manager/OS team to add/contribute materials to the online platform.
  • 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 programme 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.
  • Be able to deliver training in the evenings and weekends.
  • Other duties and responsibilities that evolve as programs change.

Start Date: Immediate
OneSky provides its employees with competitive remuneration package.
Interested applicants please send notice of interest to Programs at programs@onesky.org

The ELL in Hong Kong will serve as hub for research, observation, and training to support capacity building and as a model for best practices and establishing satellite centres, in partnership with local NGOs, increasing the local capacity of trained early childhood professionals. Teachers working in the ELL become increasingly skilled users of evidence-based proven practices and serve as models and mentors for other teachers and providers. The Childcare teacher will work with a team to provide quality education for infants and toddlers in the Hong Kong ELL. This includes play based activities, primary caregiver approach and responsive care. The ELL childcare teacher is responsible for the daily care and education of a small group of children while working cooperatively with other teachers in the classroom to provide a stimulating environment and implement an appropriate plan that promotes children’s development through play and self-exploration. The ELL childcare teacher also needs to foster home-school partnership with parents to keep them update on their child’s growth and development from time to time.

Job Qualifications

  • Registered Child Care Worker (CCW)
  • Possess a Higher Diploma in Early Childhood Education or higher with experience working with young children 0-3 or 3-6 years old preferred.
  • Knowledge of the Reggio Emilia approach and/or emergent curriculum is desired
  • Fluent in English and Cantonese (additional languages skills is desirable)
  • Keen observation skills with the ability to apply insights into daily practice.
  • Strong management and organizational skills, with attention to detail
  • Self motivated ongoing learner.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with others.
  • Compassionate and understanding.
  • Based in Hong Kong

Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversee a classroom of 0-3 year olds or 3-6 year olds.
  • Create a stimulating learning environment that invites children to explore and learn in a way that is appropriate for their age and stage of development.
  • Ensure daily that classrooms and outside play areas are clean and safe, without any potential hazards.
  • Keep track of children’s portfolios and developmental checklists and update when needed.
  • Communicate with parents regularly, sharing children’s progress and listening to parents’ concerns.
  • Hold parent conferences regularly to update them on children’s developmental progress, to listen to parents’ questions and concerns, and to plan on how to further promote development.
  • Create a well-planned management system that has a clear and appropriate daily routine, a plan for smooth transition and a set of classroom rules that support positive behavior.
  • Help lead and organize special events such as festive celebrations, graduation, projects and events.

Start Date: March 2020
OneSky provides its employees with competitive remuneration package.
Interested applicants please send notice of interest to Programs at programs@onesky.org

The Website Content Manager is responsible for the operation and maintenance of OneSky’s online platform for early childhood trainers and caregivers to participate in online learning experiences. The website content manager will work closely with the Distance Learning Director, local Onesky staff and the global programs team. Together they will work to implement the blended learning approach including the managing and creating of discussion forum posts, translation of content for uploading, organizing of print material and video resources, and technical support to users.

Qualifications

  • Fluent in English and Cantonese
  • At least one year of relevant experience as a web system administration
  • Based in Hong Kong
  • Some knowledge in Early Childhood Education
  • Experience teaching adults preferred
  • Strong time management skills, organizational skills, work ethics and communication skills
  • Cooperative and collaborative team member
  • Flexible and positive attitude
  • Good attention to detail
  • Ability to describe technical information in easy-to-understand terms.

Responsibilities

  • Work with the OneSky’s Technology Support Team to assist in the setup and maintenance of the online learning platform.
  • Work with the OneSky’s Program Team to translate and/ or create online learning materials such as written documents for group discussions or videos.
  • Work with a team of trainers to promote adult learners to actively participate in online communities and create discussion topics that will engage targeted audience.
  • Verify and approve users’ posts and comments on OneBigFamily website in time.
  • Monitor forums to ensure they are adhering to the guidelines.
  • Gather, document, and analyze user feedback to locate or resolve sources of problems.
  • Manage the day to day operation of all online activity and learning experiences on the platform. Record and solve problems to improve website efficiency.
  • Analyze feedback on site usage and recommend changes that will improve the online learning experience.
  • Keep up to date on current knowledge and best practices in the fields of child development and education.

Start Date: Immediate
OneSky provides its employees with competitive remuneration package.
Interested applicants please send notice of interest to Programs at programs@onesky.org

OneSky is a training organisation that aims to help at risk children and families reach their full potential. As part of Measurement and Evaluation, OneSky is seeking a strong database developer who will help in implementing the end-to-end process of data collection, data storage, data mining and analysis and results presentation. The database is a core component as it enables high data quality and facilitates data analysis. OneSky operates in three countries and the data will be stored in the centralized database. Most of the data is qualitative in nature and presented in a likert scale.

Responsibilities

  • Build databases in the production, testing and development environments, including application of system patches
  • Designing database schema, writing queries, creating stored procedure and functions in SQL Server.
  • Conduct Query Optimization and MS SQL tuning, data cleansing, data conversion, and etc.
  • Perform quality check on deliverables developed by other project team members
  • Compile system documentation such as data manual

Qualifications

  • Degree / Higher Diploma in Computer Science or Information Technology or equivalent
  • Experience as DBA – MS SQL Server/Oracle/MySQL – database management and architecture
  • Knowledge and experience in Database, Unix/Linux/Windows, AWS, network, virtualization
  • Hands-on experience in database installation, backup, performance monitoring & tuning and support
  • Good command of spoken and written of English. Chinese is a plus.
  • MSSQL certification is preferred
  • Knowledge in Salesforce.com applications preferred

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

As part of the Measurement and Evaluation team, OneSky is seeking a strong data analyst who will help in maintaining the end-to-end process of data collection, data storage, data mining and analysis and results presentation. Data analysis is crucial to continuously improve our programs delivery and to introduce the outcome of our initiatives to our stakeholders. We have a data base in place and use Tableau as dashboard tool to support the process.

Description

  • Be pro-active partner of internal stakeholders in data interpretation and needs assessments
  • Ensure high data quality by identifying outliers and inconsistencies
  • Analyse data by comparing results, identifying trends and highlighting changes
  • Create meaningful dashboard in Tableau which tell a story and provide drill-down functionalities for further analysis
  • Prepare dashboards in Tableau from different data sources
  • Write ‘storyboards’
  • Maintain mySQL database

Requirements:

  • Degree in Business Administration or InformationTechnology
  • 3 to 5 years experience with data analytics tool, preferably Tableau
  • Knowledge in programming such as R or SPSS
  • Knowledge of basic statistical tools (i.e. regression analysis)
  • Knowledge of mySQL and/or Salesforce an advantage
  • Good command of spoken and written of English, Chinese a plus

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

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.

We seek a highly motivated fundraising professional to implement an ambitions development strategy for Hong Kong with a focus on expanding out 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 Associate Director of Development, Hong Kong will report to OneSky’s Director of Development, Hong Kong.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Director of Development, Hong Kong, on the Capital Campaign to secure funding for the P. C. Lee OneSky Global Center for Early Childhood Development.
  • Serve as liaison to Capital Campaign Committee members, providing them with support as needed.
  • Set up meetings for the Capital Campaign Committee and take minutes during meetings.
  • Manage in kind donations for the P. C. Lee OneSky Global Center for Early Childhood Development.
  • Contribute to the overall Hong Kong development team strategy and perform competitive analysis on NGO fundraising landscape in Hong Kong.
  • Manage a personal caseload of donor prospects, providing exceptional stewardship to mid-level donors and constantly researching and identifying new individual, corporate and family foundation donors to add to the pipeline.
  • Work closely with the Director of Grants to manage the grant reporting process.
  • Implement stewardship initiatives including program visits and volunteer activities.
  • Manage the fundraising component of our annual events and explore additional opportunities to cultivate donor prospects.
  • Maintain comprehensive donor records on Salesforce.
  • Maintain regular communication with global development, engagement and program staff.

Qualifications

  • Minimum three years of development experience
  • Track record of securing individual gifts of $10,000 USD and above
  • Proven ability to both cultivate new leads and effectively steward current donors
  • Comfortable asking for major gifts
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • A passion for creating a better world for vulnerable children

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 (OS) is a fast-growing, high-energy global non-profit 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 Early learning labs. Twenty years ago, OneSky began work in China’s orphanages to provide nurturing responsive care, transforming the lives of hundreds of thousands of at-risk children and the caregivers who care for them. Now, OneSky is bringing our experience and proven methodology to other countries in Asia, including Vietnam, Mongolia and Hong Kong.

Job Overview

The Director of Curriculum supports the training of caregivers caring for children from birth to six years old in low-resource Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) settings through the design and development of OneSky curriculum. The ideal candidate must be an expert in early childhood education, hold a Master’s degree and, have five years experience working directly with young children. S/he must have strong writing skills demonstrated through published work. The Director of Curriculum leads and supervises a curriculum production team, including technical writers, e-learning course developers, graphics designer, and translators. If the ideal candidate does not reside in Hong Kong, a home-based office can be negotiated. S/he reports to the Chief Programs Officer.

Job Qualifications

  • Masters in Early Childhood Education or related discipline is required
  • Full professional competency in written and oral English is required
  • Competency in other languages (e.g., Chinese, Vietnamese, Mongolian) desirable
  • 3+ years of experience training adults
  • 5+ years of experience working with young children
  • Strong knowledge and experience in writing and developing ECCE curriculum
  • Experience in designing and delivering different modes of curriculum (e.g face to face, online, blended learning)
  • Fair understanding of digital learning tools and behaviors
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Able to be flexible in a fast-paced work environment
  • Able to set own goals and work independently
  • Cooperative and collaborative team member
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Values ongoing learning

Job Responsibilities

  • Supervise full-time staff and consultants working in different countries to develop ECCE curriculum for OneSky’s training programs.
  • Oversee the design and production of educational materials including but not limited to presentation slides, posters, training guides and educational media.
  • Adapt existing curriculum and materials for different countries as OneSky expands their programs.
  • Utilize technology for learning delivery (e.g. 1BF, moodle, communication platforms) to promote OneSky’s blended learning approach.
  • Develop engaging face-to-face learning experience through lectures, educational demonstrations, active discussions, classroom observations and practice.
  • Develop digital curriculum content for OneSky’s online learning platform (1Big Family).
  • Organize and archive all OneSky curriculum.
  • Provide feedback, revisions and copy editing for print and digital curriculum materials.
  • Work collaborative with Director of Digital Learning and Directors of Global Programs to ensure and improve the quality of OneSky training.
  • Will provide weekly written reports on important updates and progress to the Chief Programs Officer.
  • Keep up to date on ECCE best practices and ensure curriculum is up to date, relevant and accurate.
  • Read and share new research findings or practices that can be resourceful to staff.
  • Create and manage the departmental budget.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Reports to: Chief Programs Officer

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

OneSky (OS) is a fast-growing, high-energy global non-profit 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 Early learning labs. Twenty years ago, OneSky began work in China’s orphanages to provide nurturing responsive care, transforming the lives of hundreds of thousands of at-risk children and the caregivers who care for them. Now, OneSky is bringing our experience and proven methodology to other countries in Asia, including Hong Kong.

Job Overview

The Global Programs Coordinator would be responsible for directly supporting the Chief Program Director in program development, implementation and evaluation of OneSky’s programs for at risk children 0-6 years old. The job entails working on special projects, often requiring the coordination of different teams across different countries. The ideal candidate must have strong English writing skills, and be a logical thinker. This position is based in Hong Kong.

Job Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher in Education, Child Development, Family Studies or other related field of study
  • Fluent in English both written and verbal required
  • Additional languages (e.g Cantonese, Chinese, Vietnamese, Mongolian) highly preferred
  • Strong knowledge and/or experience in early childhood care and education or training/teaching adults in ECCE best practices
  • Experience with at-risk children, families or communities
  • Good knowledge of program development, implementation and evaluation
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Strong listener and able to summarize and communicate ideas
  • Knows how to prioritize work
  • Able to work in a fast pace environment
  • Flexible and positive attitude
  • Cooperative and collaborative team member
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Values ongoing learning

Job Responsibilities

  • Directly support the Chief Program Officer on all program coordination.
  • Regularly document meetings and summarize meeting notes.
  • Follow up with delegated tasks to ensure the smooth running of all programs.
  • Liaise with different stakeholders and work with country specific teams to coordinate the logistics of developing and maintaining programs in different countries.
  • Gather information and research to provide necessary information to support the development or new program projects or ideas.
  • Write up abstracts, edit papers, and help put together presentations for ECE related events (e.g. conferences, lectures) to show OneSky’s impact on early childhood development.
  • Write up program progress reports and summaries analyzing program evaluation results.
  • Set up interviews, appointments and meetings.
  • Support and/or lead special projects.
  • Other tasks as assigned.
  • This position is based in Hong Kong.

Reports to: Chief Programs Officer

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

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