Careers/ Job Opportunities
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Are you looking for the opportunity:

  • to empower lives;
  • to reimagine education - a school for all, a space for creativity;
  • to be part of a solution to create education equality in Malaysia;
  • to bring hope and impact to the community through your day-to-day work;
  • to grow through wide professional development, collaboration, networking and partnerships; and
  • to experience a life-changing journey,

If you are, we welcome you to join our community of diverse and passionate young adults who believe in making a difference in our society!

We offer competitive benefits (Medical, Education support, Dental) and an environment that is truly welcoming and opportunities for you to grow, learn and contribute.

Contact hr@dignityforchildren.org / 03-4044 1397

Primary Teacher
Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and deliver lessons to a range of classes of different ages and abilities in a child-friendly method
  • Mark students' work and give feedback on students' progress and development
  • Maintain up-to-date content knowledge (Cambridge syllabus)
  • Adaptability to learn and use various range of learning resources and materials to guide children's learning
  • Manage students' behavior and apply appropriate and effective positive behavior management strategies
  • Participate actively in school activities and programmes
  • Engage with students' parents and community for better school-home partnership


  • Possess at least 1 year teaching experience
  • Enjoy working with children and passionate about education
  • Energetic and willing to explore new ways of teaching students
  • Must be able to speak and write fluently in English and Bahasa Malaysia (fluency in additional language (s) is a plus)
  • Able to travel for school camps and extended field trips

Secondary Teacher
Key Responsibilities:

  • Be a mentor to youth and participate as a positive role model to build and nurture character in underprivileged youth
  • Deliver content according to the IGCSE academic rigor and requirement
  • Manage students' behavior and apply appropriate and effective behavior measures
  • Prepare and deliver interactive lessons (including online)
  • Mark students' work and provide feedback for students in both academic and character development
  • Participate actively in school activities and programme which includes Dignity's events


  • Possess at least1 Year of working experience in Education or related field
  • Must have a Bachelor Degree/ Post Graduate Diploma/ Professional Degree in Education;
  • Well-versed with the IGCSE Computer Science/ICT, Business Studies/ Accounting syllabus
  • Passion to work with youth
  • Highly driven and motivated
  • Must be able to speak and write fluently in English and Bahasa Malaysia (fluency in additional language (s) is a plus)
  • Able to travel for school camps and extended field trips

Volunteer & Event Coordinator
Key Responsibilities:

  • Setting up of a volunteer database system and ensure its periodically up to date
  • Engage and recruit potential volunteers that may be of a good fit to assist in the organization’s initiatives and its programs
  • Communicate frequently with volunteers and ensure volunteers are satisfied by creating a healthy working environment – this includes tracking, evaluating and providing constructive feedback as needed of volunteers’ work and progress at the organization
  • Collaborate and liaise closely with senior management and various department leaders to identify departmental needs and assign volunteer tasks as needed to ensure programs are adequately supported
  • Liaise with external representatives and build network with potential volunteers, organizations and university partnerships
  • Provide support in the implementation and facilitation of events, workshops, programs and activities held by the organization
  • Planning, coordinating and organising of events for both internal and external purposes. Coordination will include acquiring the resources needed for the event, bringing in volunteer and external help when needed and preparing the space needed
  • When required, to organise tours for visitors to Dignity and to introduce the work being done


  • 1-2 years of experience in volunteering and in sourcing and recruiting would be an added advantage
  • Good knowledge in different recruiting methods
  • Some knowledge in Employer Branding and Recruitment Marketing
  • Working knowledge of databases and MS Office (especially Excel)
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills

Human Resource & Admin Manager
Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and lead a collaborative HR and Admin team that can accommodate the dynamic demands of a growing company
  • Passionately drive results by thinking and acting quickly to ensure the long-term best interest of the organization’s objectives
  • Plan HR and administration activities strategically
  • Manage the Payroll function by overseeing each payroll run and ensures it is completed accurately and on time
  • Develop and ensure compliance with organizational policies and procedures
  • Periodically check for legislative changes and new trends and develop new policies in line with the organization
  • Oversee all employee relations programs - promotions, performance reviews, disciplinary procedures, and employee representative discussions or negotiations
  • Oversee office management function


  • Commendable leadership skills and vision to manage a diverse team across many disciplines
  • Expert business and organisational planning ability
  • A track record with sourcing, recruiting and closing extraordinary talent
  • Strong program management skills
  • Strategic thinking ability and able to multitask
  • Successful experience in employee relations
  • Possess at least 3-5 years of working experience in HR; has a degree in Business, Human Resources or similar fields
  • Familiar with HR management systems, Leave and Attendance records systems, and Payroll functions

Mental Health Practitioner - 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


  • 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

Family Therapist
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:

  • Scheduling & providing individual and family therapy sessions to students of Dignity & their families.
  • Administrative tasks of sessions - intake forms, progress notes, etc.
  • Providing additional support (liaising with the Welfare Team, Teachers, etc.) in compliance to Dignity's SOP


  • Ability to observe how people interact within units
  • Ability to treat psychological disorders within a family context
  • Empathic skills in guiding clients through trauma and transitional crises such as death/leaving home country
  • Highlight problematic relational or behavioural patterns
  • Passionate in working with underprivileged students & their families
  • Work in an inter-disciplinary team that consist of Welfare personnel, Socioemtional team and the Lead
  • Strong accountability in case management and reporting processes
  • Posses a license in counselling/clinical psychology in Malaysia
  • At least 1-2 years of experience in similar field
  • Trained in Family Therapy

Job Type: Full-Time

Mental Health Services (Clinic) Intern
Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform communications tasks including designing marketing materials and managing social media accounts
  • Assist clinic coordinator and therapists in clinical administrative tasks
  • Maintain the upkeeping of clinic facilities and materials
  • Support events, workshops, and meetings administratively


  • Currently pursuing OR Graduated with Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or other related fields; OR
  • Possess strong passion for mental health and well-being services

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.

Key Responsibilities:

  • 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


  • 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

Education Intern
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.

Key Responsibilities:

  • 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


  • 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

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.
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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