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Careers/ Job Opportunities
Available Positions

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


Design and Production Lead (sew X dignity)
One of our Transformational Enterprise, sew X dignity, is searching for a creative and hands-on, full time Design and Production Lead (local) to:

  • Design and prototype new products for campaigns, product launches, and clients
    • Plan for half yearly product launches
    • Research, design and prototype products together with Lead Tailor using local materials
    • Sourcing and purchasing materials

  • Ensure incoming orders are translated into effective and cost-efficient workflows and that records/finance reports are filed accordingly
  • Support our Lead Tailor to build a community of trained tailors
    • Interviewing, organizing training, processing payments, and facilitating work for community tailors.

Requirements:
  • A degree in any background, with passion and experience in designing and/or sewing cloth products in an informal or formal capacity (fashion/design or a related field is preferred)
  • Familiarity with working with disadvantaged or refugee communities
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Fluency in English and Malay (Burmese is an added bonus!)
  • Computer Competency including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Planning/organizational skills
Youth Vocational Skills & Entrepreneurship Program Lead
This individual will strategically lead, continuously develop and manage Dignity’s Skills Training and Education Program (STEP) to deliver short 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; background in education, psychology or business an asset
  • Experience in training and teaching; program development and 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
  • Reliability and flexibility
  • Self-starter and problem-solver
  • Proactive, organised, detail-oriented
  • Computer proficiency


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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