Job ref no.: CT/211122/YS_PO
Mother's Choice Limited

Program Officer, Youth Services

Mother's Choice Limited

CHANGE YOUR FUTURE AND THE FUTURE FOR CHILDREN IN HONG KONG. JOIN OUR TEAM.

Our staff are creative, collaborative, and willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done. They embody our core values and believe in our vision and mission. If you enjoy a work environment that is challenging, rewarding and making an impact, we invite you to consider a career with Mother’s Choice.

Key Responsibilities

Implementing Pregnant Youth Alumni Support Program

  • Together with Senior Program Officer, plan and implement community development and peer support programs for alumni, i.e. youth after facing crisis pregnancy (in the format of small group and peer education) to empower them with skills and networks to own their decisions and plan for the future
  • Collaborate with internal departments in identifying and liaising with external partners (NGOs, corporates, educational institutes) to build a support network for service users to settle back in the community after pregnancy
  • Maintain accurate records of support program activities including implementing measures / survey in evaluating the effectiveness of project work, logging purchase requisitions, receipts for accurate budgeting and assisting with the development of reports

Facilitating Collaborative Initiatives on Teenage Pregnancy Awareness

  • Support Senior Program Officer in communicating with internal departments and external stakeholders in the execution of community education projects to raise public awareness of the issue of youth crisis pregnancy
  • Coordinate with cross departments the creative use of materials and multi-channels including digital platforms to engage young people
  • Mobilize and coach alumni in contributing to the public awareness initiatives

Supporting Youth Services Initiatives

  • Support the sexuality education sub-team of Youth Services to plan and conduct sexuality education programs for at-risk and vulnerable youth, capacity building workshops for peer agencies in supporting pregnant youth, etc.
  • Support the initial connection program for youth facing crisis pregnancy by responding to enquiries through hotline, WhatsApp and email
  • Undertake other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • Preferably with University degree or above
  • 2 years or more of field experience in program planning and implementation; ideally with a focus on at-risk/vulnerable youth, sexual health, social marketing, community work and other related disciplines
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have experience in facilitating small group/peer education/outreach or counselling with youth
  • Commitment to helping youth make informed decisions while adhering to the values of Health, Safety and Access to Information
  • Good written and spoken Chinese and English skills; ability to communicate effectively in Cantonese is a must
  • Flexible and can work during occasional evenings and weekends and in different service programs locations as the project demands
  • Must share the commitment of Mother’s Choice in upholding the safety and protection of children as paramount

To Apply

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and full resume quoting the job reference number (Ref: CT/211122/YS_PO) and expected salary to Assistant Director – Human Resources, Mother’s Choice Limited, 10 Borrett Road, Mid-Levels, Hong Kong; email [via CTgoodjobs Apply Now ]; fax 2525 7445

Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only. Applicants who do not hear from us within two months may consider their application unsuccessful. Mother’s Choice is committed to diversity and inclusion and is an equal opportunity employer.

About Mother’s Choice

Mother’s Choice is a local charity serving the many children without families and pregnant teenagers in Hong Kong. We join hands with our community to give hope and change the life stories of vulnerable girls and babies. Our vision is to see every child in a loving family.

More job information
Job ref no. CT/211122/YS_PO
Salary
Benefits
  • 5-day week
  • Birthday leave
  • Medical plan
Job Function
Location
  • Mid Level
Industry
Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
Experience
  • 1 year
Career Level
  • Non-management level
Education
  • Degree