Project X-CITE Youth Work Associate ( Job No : JOB-2022-04025 )

Children-At-Risk Empowerment Association
About The Role

Project X-CITE is a youth mental well-being programme aimed at helping youths manage, regulate, and direct their emotions toward positive outcomes. It deploys volunteers who mentor and meet participants regularly in small group settings.
The Project X-CITE Youth Work Associate will support both the Youth Worker and Project Manager in running the year-long programme.

Recruitment and screening of youth participants and volunteer mentors
• Assist in the screening of participants and volunteers to ensure they meet programme requirements
• Assist in assessing suitability of volunteers to serve as mentors to youth participants

Conducting training, monitoring and support of volunteer mentors
• Assist in training and equipping volunteers with the knowledge, skills, and resources needed to function as effective mentors in the programme
• Monitoring volunteers’ performance and progress in the programme
• Supporting volunteers’ needs and motivating them to function effectively as mentors to youth participants

Stakeholder Engagement
• Providing inputs for programme content for mentoring and small group activities
• Assist in coordination and supporting both youth participants and volunteer mentors
• Providing basic counselling and crisis management, if required
• Assist in coordinating data and information needed for reporting and evaluation purposes
• Flexibility to work evenings and Saturdays, when required

Candidate Requirements
Technical Competencies:

• Diploma in Social Services (or equivalent), min 1 year’s relevant exp, preferably in coordinating and conducting youth mentoring programmes
• Exp in working with youths aged 18-25 yo
• Online engagement tools
• Basic counselling and crisis mgt skills
• Microsoft Office
• Communication skills

Core Competencies:

• Desire to make positive impact in youths and young persons
• Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
• Resilience, passion for service, and team player

Preferred achievements / characteristics:

• Courteousness
• Reliability, quality, and efficiency of services delivered

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Job Post Status
Job Details
Area of Specialisation:

Employment Type:
Full Time (Contract)
Profession Type:
Youth Work Associate
Min Educational Qualification:
ITE Diploma, WSQ Diploma, Career Readiness Certificate (Managerial Level) or equivalent
Posting Date:

10 Nov 2022

Closing Date:

09 Dec 2022

Salary Range
SGD   2470.00 - 3970.00
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