Work/Volunteer
Apply to join our team of changemakers!
Join our team

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

Job opportunities 
  • Lead Baker
    Key Responsibilities

    • Co-leading team of bakers
    • Training and sharing knowledge with baking team
    • Developing and curate product menu in collaboration with Dignity marketing team to serve needs of existing client base.
    • Purchasing and sourcing of food and packaging ingredients
    • Handling the business phone and responding to enquiries via Whatsapp
    • Planning and executing seasonal baked goods campaign together with the F&B Operation Team, for Raya, Christmas, Chinese New Year and other festive days

    Requirements

    • Degree holder; background in business and/or food&beverage 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

  • STEP Trainer
    Key Responsibilities

    • Plan and run classes based on agreed framework and in punctual manner
    • Plan and submit paper-based assessment and project brief by set deadlines for review
    • Responsible to ensure there are sufficient materials for the class and source on a weekly or bi-weekly basis
    • Responsible to ensure environments are conducive for student engagement (clean and safe)
    • Identify and take up learning opportunities for various classes (ie. field trips. bazaars)

    Requirements

    • Able to follow Dignity rules/regulations and Dignity product branding guidelines
    • Has 5+ years of experience working in the following industry
    • Food and Beverage
      1. Hospitality
      2. Early Childhood Care and Education
      3. Multimedia / Graphic Design
    • Experience working with youth

  • 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
    Requirements

    • 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

  • sew X dignity Production Manager
    Key Responsibilities

    • Prototype samples and produce new products and gift sets based on brief by the company and highlighted festive season
    • Iterate and improve existing products based on feedback and salability
    • Coordinate printing of new fabrics and working with vendor to look at production consistency
    • Purchase materials (cloth, haberdashery, and packaging solutions) for products and gift sets and source where required
    • Oversee the tailoring team and ensuring their wellbeing
    • Process incoming orders and coordinate the work flow of both full time and part time tailors to facilitate smooth and effective production
    • Track projects and orders to ensure work is completed by the timeline set

    Requirements

    • A degree/diploma in fashion/design or a related field is preferred but not required.
    • Some experience in designing or making products in an informal or formal capacity. Photographs or portfolio is required to demonstrate this.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Can speak in English and Malay
    • Computer Competency including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint.

  • sew X dignity Admin & Finance Executive
    Key Responsibilities

    • Prototype samples and produce new products and gift sets based on brief by the company and highlighted festive season
    • Iterate and improve existing products based on feedback and salability
    • Coordinate printing of new fabrics and working with vendor to look at production consistency
    • Purchase materials (cloth, haberdashery, and packaging solutions) for products and gift sets and source where required
    • Oversee the tailoring team and ensuring their wellbeing
    • Process incoming orders and coordinate the work flow of both full time and part time tailors to facilitate smooth and effective production
    • Track projects and orders to ensure work is completed by the timeline set

    Requirements

    • Close monthly financial and performance reports
    • Manage petty cash and receipts
    • Issue quotes, delivery orders, invoice, receipts and collecting payment
    • Keep track of inventory based on minimum levels of products, and advising Production Manager when to stock up
    • Assist Production Manager as needed and taking on new administrative jobs as required

    Job Type

    • Full-time
    • Part-time

  • 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

  • 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

    Requirements

    • 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

  • Graphic Designer

    Dignity is searching for a graphic designer to join our Creative team! Part time, freelance, volunteer positions available. 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

    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

    Job Type

    • Part-time
    • Freelance
    • Volunteer

  • Preschool Teacher
    Key Responsibilities

    • Be a positive and caring role model in the classroom
    • Prepare and maintain safe and conducive learning space
    • Plan and carry out engaging, effective and developmentally appropriate lessons
    • Employ variety of education techniques (story-telling, educational play, media etc.)
    • Observe, track and record each students’ progress and report to parents
    • Communicate regularly with students’ parents to understand background and needs
    • Cooperate and collaborate with other educators
    • Attend professional development courses and workshops organized by Dignity
    • Participate in organization-wide activities and events

    Requirements

    • Patient, friendly and reliable
    • Teaching certificate or experience preferred
    • Ability to collaborate and work well with teams
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Preschool Assistant Teacher
    Key Responsibilities

    • Be a positive and caring role model in the classroom
    • Assist in maintaining a safe and conducive learning space
    • Support the Main Teacher in presenting lessons
    • Working with small group of students to enhance their learning process
    • Observe and evaluate students’ progress and development
    • Assist Main Teacher in various tasks such as taking attendance and reporting student progress to parents

    Requirements

    • Patient, friendly and reliable
    • Teaching experience preferred but not necessary
    • Ability to collaborate and work well with teams
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint or willing to learn

  • 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

    Requirements

    • 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

    Requirements

    • 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

  • 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.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Co-teach classes as required
    • Assist and participate in classes preparation
    • Assist homeroom teachers in 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

  • Talent Operations Associate
    Key Responsibilities

    • Develop and preserve organizational related policies as per SOP.
    • Assist with the full spectrum of HR functions, from employee entry to exit
    • Assist with the Administration functions
    • Deal with grievances and implement disciplinary procedures, if necessary.
    • Work with the staff/teachers training team – including onboarding programs for new employees.
    • Coordinate internship, practicum and volunteers trainings.

    Requirements

    • Have a “can-do” attitude.
    • Possess a positive working attitude with willingness to learn and adapt.
    • Goal-oriented with the ability to make strong impact on people and motivate others to achieve their goals.
    • A committed team player, independent, responsible, accountable, organised, meticulous and has excellent time management.
    • Effective interpersonal skills and solid communication skills.
    • Familiarity with Human Resources Management Systems

Volunteer & Event Coordinator
sew X dignity Production Manager
sew X dignity Admin & Finance Executive
Grant & Project Coordinator
Clinical Psychologist
Family Therapist
Graphic Designer
Primary Teacher
Secondary Teacher
Education Intern

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.

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
Requirements

  • 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

sew X dignity Production Manager

Key Responsibilities

  • Prototype samples and produce new products and gift sets based on brief by the company and highlighted festive season
  • Iterate and improve existing products based on feedback and salability
  • Coordinate printing of new fabrics and working with vendor to look at production consistency
  • Purchase materials (cloth, haberdashery, and packaging solutions) for products and gift sets and source where required
  • Oversee the tailoring team and ensuring their wellbeing
  • Process incoming orders and coordinate the work flow of both full time and part time tailors to facilitate smooth and effective production
  • Track projects and orders to ensure work is completed by the timeline set

Requirements

  • A degree/diploma in fashion/design or a related field is preferred but not required.
  • Some experience in designing or making products in an informal or formal capacity. Photographs or portfolio is required to demonstrate this.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Can speak in English and Malay
  • Computer Competency including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint.

sew X dignity Admin & Finance Executive

Key Responsibilities

  • Prototype samples and produce new products and gift sets based on brief by the company and highlighted festive season
  • Iterate and improve existing products based on feedback and salability
  • Coordinate printing of new fabrics and working with vendor to look at production consistency
  • Purchase materials (cloth, haberdashery, and packaging solutions) for products and gift sets and source where required
  • Oversee the tailoring team and ensuring their wellbeing
  • Process incoming orders and coordinate the work flow of both full time and part time tailors to facilitate smooth and effective production
  • Track projects and orders to ensure work is completed by the timeline set

Requirements

  • Close monthly financial and performance reports
  • Manage petty cash and receipts
  • Issue quotes, delivery orders, invoice, receipts and collecting payment
  • Keep track of inventory based on minimum levels of products, and advising Production Manager when to stock up
  • Assist Production Manager as needed and taking on new administrative jobs as required

Job Type

  • Full-time
  • Part-time

Grant & Project Coordinator

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintain and manage all grants, proposals and projects
  • Develop proposals based on the needs of the Foundation
  • Ensure compliance with donor regulations and requirements; including reporting protocols, various donor reporting templates, donor approval policies and procedures, and award close-out procedures
  • Identifies and manages gifts-in-kind donations to support our education programs (food, medications, stationeries, etc.)

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

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

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

Requirements

  • 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

Graphic Designer

Dignity is searching for a graphic designer to join our Creative team! Part time, freelance, volunteer positions available. 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

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

Job Type

  • Part-time
  • Freelance
  • Volunteer

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

Requirements

  • 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

Requirements

  • 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

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.

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

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

About Dignity

Dignity for Children Foundation is a non-governmental organization that provides holistic care and education for children and youths in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Your subscription could not be saved. Please do try again!
Your subscription has been successful!

Stay Updated!

Subscribe and get notified of our latest events and updates.

Subscribe to our monthly newsletter!


Donations are exempted from income tax under subsection 44(6) Income Tax Act 1967. Tax exemption receipt is available upon request.
© 2023 Dignity for Children Foundation (506188W)
Thank you :)
Thank you for subscribing to our newsletter. You'll now be the first to find out exclusive news and updates!
Oh no :(
Your subscription could not be saved. Please try again!
Ooops!
Generic Popup