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One Vision, Diverse Career Paths

Epworth Community Services is a Social Service Agency (SSA) that helps at-risk children and youths from needy and disadvantaged families. We want to create a better world for them so that they can develop their potential. Our work focuses on promoting the mental well-being of children and youths by building strong families and imparting skills for resilient living.

We are a registered charity, a full member of the National Council of Social Service (NCSS) and an Institution of a Public Character (IPC).

With a vision to enable Strong Families, Resilient Living, Beautiful Minds. Our work focuses on promoting and supporting the mental well-being of children and youths through building strong families, and by imparting abilities and skills for resilient living.

In Epworth, the diversity of our services provides many opportunities to match your professional and personal aspiration in the social service sector. We believe that people are our greatest asset and every individual has talent and ability that can be developed to their fullest potential.

View career opportunities currently available below:

Assistant Manager / Senior Executive (Community Relations)

Job Scope

1) Assist the Manager (Community Relations) in the following areas:

 

Communications

  • Strategize with the team in the planning of content for both online and offline communications platforms (e.g., social media, video productions, website, fundraising campaigns, newsletters and collaterals).
  • Lead the team in creating content for both online and offline communication/ media plans. (e.g., social media, video productions, website, fundraising campaigns, newsletters and collaterals).
  • Collaborate with other departments/teams to engage and strengthen the charity’s branding and marketing for the general public, corporates, volunteers and our beneficiaries.
  • Be involved in the organisation’s crisis communications initiatives and plans.

Project Management and Partnerships

  • Collaborate with all internal teams and external stakeholders (e.g., corporates, schools, community) to spearhead partnerships projects.
  • Establish, implement and manage project management structures and systems for the team, to ensure that events/campaigns are executed successfully.
  • Work with the team to develop grant proposals for the organisation.

2) Be involved in projects as directed by Manager (Community Relations) and/or the Executive Director.

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor in Communications, Marketing, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in Communications and Events Management. Candidate with managerial experience will be considered for Assistant Manager position.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail, organisation and project management skills.
  • Proficient in digital communication tools and platforms. Experience in social media analytics is advantageous.
  • Possess flair for visual designs, visual storytelling and other creative content creation.
  • Skilled in digital platforms such Adobe Design Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, PremierePro) and WordPress is advantageous.
  • Team-player who has strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strategic-thinker who is resourceful, and able to multitask in a dynamic environment.
  • Self-Motivated, proactive and adaptable work attitude.

 

Other Information

  • Location: Walking distance from Bukit Batok MRT.
  • Monday to Friday (Office Hours).
  • Family-friendly culture.
  • Hybrid working arrangements.
  • Attractive remuneration package with comprises of fixed and variable bonuses.
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Student Care Asst/Supervisor (Full-Time)

Our Student Care Centres provide a caring, conducive and safe environment for children whose parents are unable to look after them during the day because of work commitments. Creating a stable home-away-from-home environment at each centre is important as students can spend their time meaningfully and be positively nurtured in their mental well-being. Such an environment also provides opportunities for the students to develop socially, morally, emotionally and intellectually.

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage the daily operations of the centre
  • Establish and maintain good relations with relevant stakeholders such as school management, parents, external vendors
  • Involve in staff recruitment, training, conflict management, mentoring and welfare management
  • Handle administrative duties – student and staff record, collection of fees, issue receipt and bank in cash/cheque
  • Conduct monthly staff meetings to plan programmes for the centre
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the Manager/Department Head

Job Requirements

  • Possess minimum Diploma, with preferably 2 years of supervisory experience (mature candidates are welcome to apply too!)
  • Have interacted with children over the years and love to explore new grounds and experiences with them
  • Possess leadership capability and is able to work independently
  • Able to implement creative ideas and activities; and, stimulating lessons to encourage students’ participation in classroom activities
  • Good organisational and project management skills
  • Responsible, self-motivated, and able to work well in a team setting
  • Passionate about working with children to provide an environment of care in an after-school care environment

Other Information

  • Location of workplace: Newton (10minutes walk away from MRT station)
  • Working hours: Monday to Friday – 10:30am to 7pm (not required to work on weekends)
  • Attractive remuneration package which comprises of fixed and variable bonuses

If you want to join us in making a difference in the lives of children and youths, do submit your application, and we will contact you for future opportunities. Your information will be kept in strict confidence.

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Senior Social Worker (Center for Positive Recovery)

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Provide case work, counselling and trauma-focused therapy
  • Provide home based counselling
  • Support clients through full spectrum of case management, including regular follow-up and communication
  • Complete assessments and reports and any other administrative requirements related to case management
  • Lead team and developing trauma-related programmes
  • Build good rapport with relevant stakeholders and external agencies in order to mobilise resources to meet client’s needs
  • Provide supervision for social worker
  • Oversee and participate in internal research

Requirements

  • Degree or graduate diploma in social work or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years experience in the social service sector
  • Relevant work experience will be considered
  • At least 2 years of experience providing clinical supervision
  • Familiar with parenting / family issues and care of children with social issues
  • Trauma-informed and knowledge of attachment issues will be an advantage
  • Good report writing skills
  • Bilingual, with good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to multi-task and open to learning
  • Responsible, resilient, self-motivated and a team player
  • Able to work during weekends and evenings, when required

Other Information

  • Location of workplace: Jurong West
  • Attractive annual remuneration comprising of fixed and variable bonuses
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Social Worker (Family Welfare)

Job Scope:

  • Handling case work and/or counselling
  • Conducting office interviews and regular home visits
  • Supporting clients through full spectrum of case management, including regular follow-up and communication
  • Completing assessments and reports in a timely manner
  • Supporting departmental administrative requirements and any other organisation-wide activities

Requirements:

Qualifications / Technical Competencies:

  • Degree or Graduate Diploma in Social Work or other related fields
  • At least 1 year of relevant experience as a Social Worker
  • Familiar with parenting / family issues and care of children with various social issues

Core Competencies:

  • Certified in YLS/CMI
  • Good command of written and spoken English
  • Good report-writing skills
  • Able to multi-task and open to learning
  • Responsible, resilient, self-motivated and a team player
  • Bilingual with good interpersonal skills
  • Able to work non-traditional working hours (e.g. on weekends and in the evenings, when required)
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Social Work Associate

Social Work Associate, Literacy Centre

The Social Work Associate will support in programme management, social work functions, administrative support, outreach and community engagement with children and their families. This role is for a committed individual who can work in a team and wants to make a difference in the lives of children and their families through educational intervention programmes for specific learning needs. The Social Work Associate should possess empathy, and demonstrate compassion towards individuals facing challenging situations. The Social Work Associate should also have an understanding and appreciation for diverse cultures, beliefs, and backgrounds.

This role will be offered on a 3-year contract.

Job Responsibilities & Requirements:

  • Assist the manager in making calls to new referrals to gather preliminary information on the availability of the child for classes.
  • Providing information on details of our services to new clients.
  • Processing, assessing, and managing referrals for subsidy/ sponsorship.
  • Tracking and evaluating subsidy/sponsorship application outcomes through proper documentation.
  • Reviewing subsidy cases to ensure updated financial status and advise recommended subsidy levels.
  • Communicate the results of financial assessment to parents/ caregivers by engaging clients professionally and respectfully, to understand needs, and build rapport with children and families.
  • Keep proper and updated records of the database.
  • Compiling and providing timely submission of reports of subsidy cases and programmes to the management and relevant external agencies for continuity of service.
  • Plan and organise Kidsclub programmes (such as KidsRead), including training and working with volunteers on these programmes.
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders on events and programmes for students.
  • Assist in the administrative processes involved in the organization of events (e.g., crafting of consent forms, dissemination of information to all stakeholders, collection of responses, etc).
  • Rapport building and volunteer/client engagement.
  • Help out on any other duties when needs arise (e.g., reception duties, terms and conditions briefing etc).

Requirements:

  • Diploma/degree in Social Work, or relevant discipline such as psychology.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and basic IT knowledge and skills.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

Other Information:

  • Location of workplace: Jurong West
  • Attractive remuneration package which comprises of fixed and variable bonuses
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Residential Care Worker

Job Description:

  • Work with others in a team to provide an environment of safety for children with difficult behaviours in a children’s home.
  • Able to respond calmly to children when they exhibit difficult behaviours.
  • Look after the needs of children (physical & mental wellbeing of children in care).
  • Creating a safe and positive living environment, setting rules for children’s behaviour & providing one to one teaching/coaching on daily living skills.
  • Check on each resident’s needs and progress.
  • Help children form secure attachment bonds with appropriate adults.
  • Provide close supervision to children.
  • Work effectively in a team environment.

Requirements

  • Minimum N levels
  • Must be able to work rotating shifts (day & night), on weekends and public holidays
  • Able to work in an energetic environment with children
  • Experience working with children is an advantage
  • Persistent and active learner
  • Need to have understanding and a non-judging attitude

Other Information

  • Location of workplace: Sembawang
  • Nature of job requires working with primary school boys
  • Attractive annual remuneration comprising of fixed and variable bonuses
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Intervention Specialist (STAR Programme)

Job Scope:

  • Conduct intervention sessions primarily using the Mediated Learning Experience (MLE) approach to impart and equip students with skills to regulate their behaviours and attention issues, as well as manage their socioemotional challenges
  • Plan and conduct intervention sessions according to the session objectives based on the individual student’s needs and challenges
  • Prepare appropriate teaching resources and materials
  • Prepare pre and post-Cognitive Functions and Behaviour Rating Checklist (CFCL) bi-annually or after 20 sessions to evaluate a student’s progress
  • Update parents on their child’s progress regularly and conduct a parenting session (every 10th session) to share skills taught and obtain parent’s feedback on their child’s progress
  • Conduct a first appointment and consultation with parents and student before the start of the intervention to understand the student’s profile and challenges, as well as parenting styles and family dynamics
  • Collaborate with colleagues and stakeholders to plan and execute Kids’ Club programmes and actively participate in organisational level events
  • Update the supervisor about clients’ progress and development
  • Collaborate with colleagues and other stakeholders during case discussions
  • Handle students’ administrative matters
  • Participate as an active team member in department activities as well as organisation-wide events
  • Any other assigned duties

Education / Qualifications:

  • Degree, preferably in Psychology, Special Needs Education or Early Childhood Education
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and basic IT knowledge and skills

Requirements:

  • Able to work half a day on Saturdays
  • Sound theoretical understanding of child development and parenting styles
  • Passionate about working with children and families
  • Shows an aptitude for understanding the student beyond his/her behaviours and family dynamics
  • Demonstrates ability in planning, implementing and evaluating suitable strategies to support and equip the student and parents to cope with the student’s challenges
  • Ability to engage and make strong connections with students and parents
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to the different needs of the students and parents
  • Strong command of the English language, preferably bilingual
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Willingness to collaborate with corporate partners such as schools and hospitals

Other Information:

  • Location of workplace: Bukit Batok
  • Attractive remuneration package which comprises of fixed and variable bonuses
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Literacy Intervention Teacher (3 years contract)

The Literacy Intervention Teacher provides literacy intervention to 5 to 12-year old students with learning challenges and disabilities to cope and remain in mainstream schools. This role is for a committed individual who wants to make a difference in the lives of children and their families.

Job Description

  • Teach primarily using the Orton-Gillingham approach
  • Tailor individualised educational plan for each student based on his/her learning challenges
  • Prepare appropriate teaching resources and materials
  • Write annual educational progress report for each student
  • Update parents regularly on their children’s progress and to conduct the parent-teacher conference twice a year
  • Plan and execute Kids Club programmes with other colleagues
  • Update the manager and assistant manager on clients’ progress and development
  • Collaborate with colleagues, Psychological Services and schools’ SEN-O on case management
  • Handle students’ administrative matters
  • Any other assigned duties and responsibilities

Job Requirements

  • Sound theoretical understanding of child development
  • Passionate about working with children with learning needs
  • Ability to engage and make strong student connections
  • Good command of the English language, preferably bilingual
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Willingness to collaborate with corporate partners, schools and hospitals
  • Degree, preferably in psychology, early childhood education or special needs education
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and basic IT knowledge and skills
  • Fresh graduates are welcome to apply

Other Information

  • Location of workplace: Bukit Batok (5minutes walk away from MRT station)
  • Attractive remuneration package which comprises of fixed and variable bonuses
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Student Care Teacher (Full-Time / Part-Time)

Our Student Care Centres provide a caring, conducive and safe environment for children whose parents are unable to look after them during the day because of work commitments. Creating a stable home-away-from-home environment at each centre is important as students can spend their time meaningfully and be positively nurtured in their mental well-being. Such an environment also provides opportunities for the students to develop socially, morally, emotionally and intellectually.

Job Responsibilities

  • Ensure students’ welfare and safety are well taken care of at all time
  • Supervise students to ensure completion of homework and that spelling revision is done.
  • Plan and conduct character development programmes and activities to support the holistic development of the children
  • Maintain discipline and classroom management while engaging the children in fun developmental activities and learning lessons
  • Address and counsel student behaviour as needed
  • Responsible for responding to parents’ queries at the centre
  • Collaborate with colleagues and stakeholders, including parents and community partners, to help children learn and develop their potential

Job Requirements

  • Possess minimum O Level, with preferably 1 year of relevant work experience (fresh graduates or mature candidates are welcome to apply too!)
  • Have interacted with children over the years and love to explore new grounds and experiences in working with them
  • Able to implement creative ideas, activities, and stimulating lessons to encourage students’ participation in classroom activities
  • Responsible, self-motivated, and able to work well in a team setting
  • Passionate and patient about working with children to provide an environment of care in an after-school care setting

Other Information

  • Location of workplace: Newton (10minutes walk away from MRT station)
  • Working hours: Monday to Friday – 10:30am to 7pm (not required to work on weekends)
  • Flexible work arrangement is available for those who can commit a minimum of 3 working days per week.
  • Attractive remuneration package which comprises of fixed and variable bonuses

If you want to join us in making a difference in the lives of children and youths, do submit your application, and we will contact you for future opportunities. Your information will be kept in strict confidence.

Apply Now

Temporary Student Care Teacher Assistant

Job Description

  • Responsible for the children’s well-being and safety at all times
  • Assist and guide children with their daily school work.
  • Plan and execute programmes and activities for the children.
  • Maintain discipline and classroom management while engaging the children in fun developmental activities and learning lessons
  • Assist to respond to parents at the centre.

Job requirements

  • Minimum GCE O Level (fresh graduates or students are welcome to apply!)
  • Enjoys working with children aged 6-12 years
  • Passionate and patient about working with Children to provide an environment of care in an after school care setting
  • Team player

Other Information

  • Location of workplace: Newton (10minutes walk away from MRT station)
  • Working hours: Monday to Friday – 12:30pm to 6:30pm (no need to work on weekends)

If you want to join us in making a difference in the lives of children and youths, do submit your application, and we will contact you for future opportunities. Your information will be kept in strict confidence.

Apply Now

Internship Opportunities

If you are interested in an internship with Epworth Community Services, do drop us your resume at , and indicate the dates of your availability, and we will contact you if there are suitable internship opportunities.