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If you are interested to apply for the positions listed, please send a cover letter and resume to imran@3pumpkins.org

 

We will be in touch to schedule an interview if your application is accepted.

Community Worker

Vacancy: Immediate
Application Window: 8-31 Jan 2024

 

The Community Worker plays a crucial role in the engagement and development work at Tak Takut Kids Club (TTKC), actively providing support and fostering collaborations with children and youth. Working closely with the on-site team, families, stakeholders, and volunteers, the Community Worker contributes to creating a nurturing environment that builds multiple sources of healing for children. 

 

This position will require the Community Worker to be on-site in Boon Lay on most days. Potential candidates will go through a selection process consisting of interview and interactions with the community.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Direct support and collaboration with children

  • Interact and engage with children and youth to provide support and guidance that are aligned with TTKC values and approaches. 
  • Plan and implement participatory activities that encourage intrinsic motivations for social, emotional, and educational development.

  • Recognise and facilitate children and community development opportunities based on relationships and strengths.

  • Build and expand volunteering capabilities and options for older children and youth.

  • Continuously assess the progress of children and youth, making adjustments to support plans as necessary.

  • Connect with children and families in the neighbourhood who could benefit from TTKC programmes.

 

Collaboration with Family, Stakeholders & Volunteers 

  • Cultivate and maintain positive relationships with families, caregivers, and guardians.
  • Collaborate with families to understand the unique needs of each child and develop personalised support plans as required.

  • Work closely with Comlink partners, other organisations and institutions to coordinate and enhance community resources and support networks for children.

  • Supervise and assist volunteers in befriending the community, while ensuring alignment with TTKC objectives and approaches.

 

REQUIREMENT

 

  • Previous experience working with children in a community setting, or equivalent.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Fluency in a second language (Mandarin, Malay, Tamil, Vietnamese) is a bonus.

  • Knowledge of child development, family systems, and community resources.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team.

  • Compassion, empathy, and a commitment to advocating for the well-being of children.

  • Physically fit and mentally resilient to navigate challenges and thrive in a dynamic work environment.

Work Arrangement 

  • Full time, regular work contract

  • 40-hour work week

  • On-site (Boon Lay)

 

Salary and Benefits

  • Ordinary Wages $3200-4200 per month

  • Medical Benefit and Mobile Allowance

  • Up to 26 days paid leaves, not including childcare and medical leave

Probationary Period

  • 3 months

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