Youth Worker Associate - THVCH ( Job No : JOB-2021-03409 )

Salvation Army, The
  • Children & Youth
The Haven

The Haven is a residential home to care for children and young people who are unable to be cared for by their own families. We provide a comprehensive residential care programme, specially designed and directed towards preparing their reintegration into the community and reunion with their families.
At The Haven, social workers and care staff work towards building a close relationship with the children and young people, seeking to be a friend, teacher and counsellor to help them overcome their past hurts and to build up their resilience to face the future with a positive attitude.

The Salvation Army, The Haven Children’s Home
350 Pasir Panjang Rd, Singapore 118692

About The Role

The Youth Work Associate is part of a care team and is responsible for engaging residents in holistic and meaningful activities, guiding residents with direction, guidance and supervision in daily activities and being a positive role model.
Mentor and guide the residents to abide the Home’s guidelines, and develop their strength of moral character and civic duty.
Feedback to the social workers, case workers, assistant supervisor and supervisor on the residents’ progress and needs through proper recording in communication logs, residents information book and other reports.
Journey and guide children and young persons going through trauma experiences and supporting them by building up resilience together with multi-disciplinary team.

Candidate Requirements
Technical Competencies:

Plan and facilitate group activities, including but not limited to program adjustment and adapting to life in the Home, life skills, conflict resolution, and teaching of life skills to residents.
Responsible for preventing abuse of residents by adhering to all policies and procedures.

Core Competencies:

A good communicator
Work in collaboration with the team

Preferred achievements / characteristics:

At least a diploma, preferably in Youth Work, Social Services, Social Work, Psychology, Community Development, Events Management, Outdoor and Adventure Learning
Able to work on rotational weekends and public holidays
Keen to work with children and youth sector

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

Youth Work

Employment Type:
Full Time (Permanent)
Profession Type:
Youth Work Associate
Min Educational Qualification:
Polytechnic Diploma
Posting Date:

23 Sep 2021

Closing Date:

03 Dec 2021

Salary Range
SGD   2000.00 - 2500.00
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