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Available Positions
Senior School Social Worker
Our teams try our very best to redeem the childhoods of society’s most vulnerable members, the children of refugees and Malaysia’s own urban poor. 

Children need to see love in action. They also need a safe space to learn to be resilient, not to see themselves as victims of circumstances, and to be equipped to face all that life will throw at them.
 
Key Responsibilities:

  • Management and maintenance of Child Protection cases
  • Oversee and conduct community outreach project to empower the underprivileged
  • Develop, implement and strengthens organisation-wide policies related to Child Protection and sexual exploitation
  • Conduct pre-screening interviews for child survivors and vulnerable individuals based on best interest procedure standards
  • Ensure accurate data entry into the database system for all welfare cases
  • Perform quality control checks to finalise cases for case conferences and supervision meetings
  • Provide timely reports on situation at the grass root level by identifying pathological trends by conducting community profiling
  • Able to curate sustainable psycho-social care plans and see the case to completion with an exit strategy

Requirements:
  • Masters in Social Work or any other field related to the humanities
  • At least 2 years of experience in case work dealing with women and children at risk
  • Well versed with the local protection infrastructures
  • Strong administrative skills
  • Able to drive and have own means of transport
  • Able to communicate in Bahasa Malaysia and English
  • Able to go the extra mile, have a good attitude and willing to learn
F&B Business Operations and Sales Lead
We are searching for a foodie with a business mind and a heart for people! If you are seeking a chance to run and grow a business while impacting lives, eat X dignity is the place for you.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Operations
    • Oversee positioning, pricing, costing of products and new services
    • Issuing invoices and collecting payments for orders
    • Managing payroll of part-timer and casual workers
    • Maintaining restaurant folders and online files/administration
    • Closing monthly finance reports & Management updates

  • Business Sales and Development
    • Developing business ideas and executing strategies for business growth and sales via our physical storefront(s) as well as via the online platform (Beepit, Grab, Foodpanda) and via other channels (ie: corporate bulk orders)
    • Planning and executing seasonal food campaign, workshops or event together with the F&B Operation Team
    • Developing new avenues for income generation either through new product creation, marketing & sales promotion or through campaigns in collaboration with relevant departments
    • Managing and retaining relationships with existing clients and stakeholders
    • Increasing client base and maintaining the customer database

    Requirements:

    • Degree holder; background in business and/or F&B industry
    • Previous experience in the F&B industry
    • Excellent customer-service and interpersonal skills
    • Reliability and flexibility (as the F&B industry can take up time on the weekends)
    • Self-starter and problem-solver
    • Planning, time and resource management
    • Proactive, organised, detail-oriented
    • Creative and willing to experiment with new ideas
    Youth Vocational Skills & Entrepreneurship Program Lead
    Dignity is searching for a passionate program developer to build and pioneer Dignity’s Shop School concept together with us – bringing together practical skills education with business learning. We are searching for a passionate educator with program developing experience to join our team.

    This individual will strategically develop and lead Dignity’s Skills Training and Education Program (STEP) to deliver our vocational courses to 200 secondary youth aged 16-18 years old each year.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Program and People Management
      • Develop, monitor and evaluate work, performance and staff development plans
      • Engage with STEP trainers and industry specific partners to assist with curriculum design, update and review
      • Work closely with Dignity’s Secondary Education department to ensure the STEP program is aligned with the education program
      • Identify opportunities for partnerships/collaborations and maintain a network of external partners that can supplement the STEP program or provide internships to students

    • Program Development
      • Develop an innovative, learner-centered environment for student learning in each skills class
      • Develop and open new vocational skills classes based on identified student needs
      • Plans for projected skills classes and modifies existing skills classes

    • Program Monitoring
      • Oversee implementation of STEP Program activities and ensure that program quality is upheld, is consistent with Dignity’s principles and pedagogical approach
      • Develop and implement strategy to ensure the delivery of all program requirements are completed and reported upon accurately
      • Assess instructional effectiveness of trainers and program for review and improvement
      • Ensure budgets for each program/class is completed and viable

    Requirements:

    • Degree holder (Education, psychology or business an asset)
    • Experience in training and teaching; program development & monitoring
    • Strong leadership and team management capabilities
    • Strong verbal and interpersonal skills, with ability to communicate cross-culturally and relate to diverse groups of individuals
    • Proactive, organised, detail-oriented
    • Computer proficient
    Counsellor / Clinical Psychologist
    If you’re that unusual someone who listens deeply before you speak, sees what’s not spoken, knows you’re as fallible as the next person, and will put your heart into helping broken, confused and rejected humanity, apply to join the team.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Identify psychological, emotional or behavioral issues
    • Diagnose psychological, emotional or behavioral disorders
    • Develop and implement treatment plans and therapeutic processes for the student (client)
    • Help clients define goals and plan action to achieve personal, social, educational and vocational development and adjustment
    • Monitor client progress through regular meetings or sessions
    • Documents therapy sessions in accordance with policies and procedures regarding medical records; implements and adheres to policies which ensure patient confidentiality.

    Requirements:

    • Must have Masters degree in Counselling/Clinical Psychology or related field
    • At least 2 years work experience
    • Possesses relevant license
    • Enjoys working with children & youths ages 6-18 years
    • Able to work independently with minimal supervision
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with ability to communicate comfortably with students, parents, staff and community members in a professional manner
    • Creative, resourceful, self motivated & results oriented
    • Good interviewing and psychological/developmental evaluation skills
    Grants & Projects Coordinator
    The Grants & Projects Coordinator is part of the Marketing and Communications team. The main objective is to contribute towards efforts to maintain and manage all grants, proposals and projects in Dignity.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Builds and maintain relationships with major donors
    • Develops proposals based on the needs of the Foundation
    • Completes application forms/proposals
    • Manages all grant requests, work plans, reports, etc
    • Ensure compliance with donor regulations and requirements; including reporting protocols, various donor reporting templates, donor approval policies and procedures, and award close-out procedures
    • Oversees the implementation and execution of the organization’s fundraising strategy to meet year-end goals
    • Identifies and manages gifts-in-kind donations to support our education programs (food, medications, stationeries, etc.)
    • Responsible for timely acknowledgment & recognition of donors and contributions as appropriate
    • Maintains databases for recording and tracking grant proposals, awards, and related information
    • Communicates with various departments and leads within Dignity - explaining and interpreting the grant/ project requirements, and following up on the execution, reporting and implementation
    • Coordinate donor-related event when necessary

    Requirements:

    • Goal-oriented with the ability to make strong impact on people and motivate others to achieve their goals
    • Creative solution mindset
    • Analyse and compile information and prepare written and oral reports
    • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
    • Good leadership skills – to motivate volunteers and team for events
    • Excellent organisational, project and time management
    • Required language(s): English, Chinese, and Bahasa Malaysia
    Education Intern
    EDUCATION TRACK
    As an Education Intern or Practicum Student, you can expect to be tasked with hands on experiences and responsibilities in an online classroom setting. Be ready to learn and challenge yourself while you apply your skills from your university classroom.

    Some responsibilities to expect:

    • Co-teach online classes as required*
    • Assist and participate in online classes preparation
    • Assist homeroom teachers in online classroom management
    • Administrative tasks including grading and marking of students' works
    • Attend weekly departmental meetings, as well as trainings and conferences as required

    *Practicum Students or Interns are given the opportunities to co-teach classes as per university requirements

    Requirements:

    • Minimum commitment of three (3) months or more
    • Currently pursuing a Degree or Diploma in Education
    • Good command in both written & spoken English with good presentation skills
    • Computer proficient namely Google Suite & Classrooms, Microsoft Office & Zoom
    • Proactive, organised, detail-oriented with strong verbal and interpersonal skills
    • Love children and has strong passion in coaching and developing children from diverse groups of background
    Practicum Student
    NON-EDUCATION TRACK
    We welcome applications to our non-education and support teams. Responsibilities varies by each specific teams and departments.

    Requirements:

    • Minimum commitment of three (3) months or more
    • Currently pursuing a Degree or Diploma related to your chosen department of application Good command in both written & spoken English with good presentation skills
    • Computer proficient namely Google Suite, Microsoft Office & Zoom
    • Proactive, organised, detail-oriented with strong verbal and interpersonal skills
    Graphic Designer
    Dignity is searching for a graphic designer to join our Creative team! You will be designing a wide variety of things across digital and offline media. To be successful in this position, you must be a self-starter, capable of delivering brilliant creative ideas and executing it through designs, and show amazing attention to detail.

    Job Description:

    • Design web pages, brochures, posters, social media content, annual reports, advertisements, and other communication materials.
    • Completes projects by coordinating with internal and external parties: printer, education department, enterprise team, marketing, etc.
    • Ensure final graphics and layouts are visually appealing and on-brand

    Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or related field
    • Experience as a graphic designer or in related field preferred, but fresh graduates are welcomed to apply too
    • Proficiency with required publishing tools, including Photoshop, InDesign Quark, and Illustrator
    • Proficient in English
    Baker (bake X dignity)
    Are you:

    • Passionate about desserts and being creative in the kitchen?
    • Keen to work in a start-up business to develop and bake and produce amazing desserts and pastries?
    • Wanting to make a difference in society with your baking skills?

    Job Description:

    • Mixing, preparing and baking bread, pastries, cakes and biscuits
    • Ordering supplies
    • Crafting and creating new and exciting baked goods

    Requirements:

    • Local, with. 2+ years of baking experience
    • Possess a certificate/diploma in culinary/patisserie arts
    • Strong communication, time and resource management
    • Able to work early mornings or late night shifts



    Volunteers
    We welcome interns as well as short-term and long-term volunteers, either in the Education departments, Administrative departments or our Transformational Enterprises.

    • Minimum duration for individuals interested in volunteering is 1 full week.
    • Volunteer positions are available for individuals from overseas.

    Volunteer teams from schools and companies require special coordination.
    Partnerships
    If you have any specific ideas or project collaborations, please get in touch with us via dignity@dignityforchildren.org.

     Please note your name and project proposal title in the email headline.
    About Dignity Foundation
    Dignity for Children Foundation is a one-stop holistic, community learning centres for the underprivileged urban poor, addressing the needs of children from pre-school level to IGCSE ‘O’ level and vocational skills.

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