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Career Talk &
Volunteer Recruitment Drive 2019


Date: 11 Sep 2019, Wednesday
Time: 3pm – 5pm

Location:
Boys’ Town
Training Hall
624 Upper Bukit Timah Road
Singapore 678212

Session Covers:

  • Overview of Boys’ Town Services
  • Networking Sessions with Social Service Professionals
  • Tour of Boys’ Town Premises

Click here to register for the event!
 

“More than just a career, it’s a calling”

Embark on a journey to support children and youth in need, providing them the guidance and assistance to transform their lives. With 70 years dedicated to the social mission, you will be part of a dynamic organization that provides a myriad of social services that touches and impacts the lives of many.

Work alongside like-minded individuals to care for the clients
and together, drive social change!

 

Professional Development


At Boys’ Town, there are many chances of collaboration across departments.
We have a strong learning culture and are committed to help you develop professionally.

Join the big family as we continue to grow as BT O.N.E – Ownership, Nurturing and Empowering!

 
“We help today’s children and youth to be better adults and parents tomorrow. Their futures depend on what you do today!”Dr. Roland Yeow
   Executive Director, Boys' Town
 
“We help today’s children and youth to be better adults and parents tomorrow. Their futures depend on what you do today!”Dr. Roland Yeow
   Executive Director

BT O.N.E. Award Winners


BT O.N.E. is the Boys’ Town spirit where we enable our colleagues to take Ownership, to be Nurturing, and be Empowered.
This August 2019, we wish to publicly recognize our BT O.N.E. award-winners:

Brian Tan, Lorraine Koenitz, See Ruoying, Puan Meiyi, Padminee Ashwin, Luanne Tan, Randee Wee, Magdalene New,
Ong Shuqi 
and last but not least, Banu Gunasekaran!

BT O.N.E. Award Winners


BT O.N.E. is the Boys’ Town spirit where we enable our colleagues to take Ownership, to be Nurturing, and be Empowered.
This August 2019, we wish to publicly recognize our BT O.N.E. award-winners:

Brian Tan, Lorraine Koenitz, See Ruoying, Puan Meiyi, Padminee Ashwin, Luanne Tan, Randee Wee, Magdalene New,
Ong Shuqi 
and last but not least, Banu Gunasekaran!

Brian demonstrated his willingness to explore new ideas in enhancing the learning of our residential youths. He is always keen to innovate teaching and inculcate a conducive and individualised learning experience for our residential youths.

He is also our in-house artist and we are very proud of his talent and contributions in many of the art pieces done by him. He is always ready to serve and support in the areas that he could add value in.


Brian Tan

Education Officer, Residential Services
BT O.N.E. Award Winner 2019

 

The Community Partnerships team started the year already overwhelmed with the closing of Christmas donations and the pressure has never stopped since. Campaigns and events rolled in on a monthly basis and compounded with the demands of reports and grant applications. The team took on all these challenges and more.

They readily burnt evenings and weekends to meet and to develop the relationships with benefactors. Their dedication, enthusiasm and passion are exemplary.

“Congratulations to the team on achieving outstanding results in the first half of the year. The team of Ruoying, Lorraine and Meiyi have been inspirational to the organisation. Thank you for going the extra mile.”

Testimonial by Trevor Chan
-Deputy Director, Community Partnerships

Lorraine Koenitz

Senior Executive, Community Partnerships
BT O.N.E. Award Winner 2019


See Ruoying

Assistant Manager, Community Partnerships
BT O.N.E. Award Winner 2019


Puan Meiyi

Executive, Community Partnerships
BT O.N.E. Award Winner 2019


The Community Partnerships team started the year already overwhelmed with the closing of Christmas donations and the pressure has never stopped since. Campaigns and events rolled in on a monthly basis and compounded with the demands of reports and grant applications. The team took on all these challenges and more.

They readily burnt evenings and weekends to meet and to develop the relationships with benefactors. Their dedication, enthusiasm and passion are exemplary.

“Congratulations to the team on achieving outstanding results in the first half of the year. The team of Ruoying, Lorraine and Meiyi have been inspirational to the organisation. Thank you for going the extra mile.”

Testimonial by Trevor Chan
-Deputy Director, Community Partnerships

Lorraine Koenitz

Senior Executive, Community Partnerships
BT O.N.E. Award Winner 2019


See Ruoying

Assistant Manager, Community Partnerships
BT O.N.E. Award Winner 2019


Puan Meiyi

Executive, Community Partnerships
BT O.N.E. Award Winner 2019


A challenging year for the Social Work team, coupled with changes within the department, each one of them have been stretched to take on more responsibilities. Handling the complexities of our residential boys is never an easy task. From working with challenging caregivers, collaborating with other stakeholders to responding to various crises beyond working hours, the team has demonstrated a strong sense of adaptability and responsibility to the tasks assigned, always providing support to one another and keeping the best interest of our clients.


Padminee Ashwin

Snr Social Worker, Residential Services
BT O.N.E. Award Winner 2019



Luanne Tan

Case Worker, Residential Services
BT O.N.E. Award Winner 2019



Randee Wee

Case Worker, Residential Services
BT O.N.E. Award Winner 2019



Magdalene New

Social Worker II, Residential Services
BT O.N.E. Award Winner 2019



Ong Shuqi

Social Worker, Residential Services
BT O.N.E. Award Winner 2019



Banu Gunasekaran

Social Worker, Residential Services
BT O.N.E. Award Winner 2019


“Congratulations to the team on achieving this award. This award is to appreciate the selfless work that you put in daily. We are in the business of transformation, and often not rewarded with immediate results. Trust the process and rest assure that your hard work will not be in vain as you have touched and impacted the clients’ lives.

All because you have chosen to embark on this journey with them.”

Testimonial by Ong Teck Chye
– Senior Manager of Social Work, Residential Services

“Solomon has been a great support beyond his role as a Senior IT Executive. Many of us who worked with him experienced his good nature, servant leadership and positive attitude.

He always takes pride in his work on the projects assigned to him. As a staff of Boys’ Town, he demonstrated the values of ‘Ownership’ and ‘Empowering’.”


Solomon Tan

Senior Executive, Information Technology
BT O.N.E. Award Winner 2019

 

“The team has never failed to complete the tasks given to them. With the combination of good talent, hard work and dedication, we see many projects and renovation work completed by this team.

Francis, Joseph and Hock Chye always work hand in hand to complete their assignments and take good care of the facilities with the best interest of all staff and clients on campus. We are proud to have this team who showed strong representation of the Boys’ Town value – Service before Self.”


Joseph Chng

Estate & Projects Coordinator
BT O.N.E. Award Winner 2019


Francis Chua

Estate Manager
BT O.N.E. Award Winner 2019


Leng Hock Chye

Maintenance Officer
BT O.N.E. Award Winner 2019


“Isa’s attitude in service goes beyond his immediate scope of work and demonstrated one of Boys’ Town’s core values – Ownership. He contributed strategically and coordinated the inaugural Boys’ Town Charity Futsal, leading to the successful completion of the fundraising event.

His willingness to be stretched beyond his assigned role and seeing him in action and passion in his role have motivated many to do likewise. On many other occasions, he has also supported fellow colleagues in times of need. ”


Isa Bin Othman

Administrative Executive, Fostering Services
BT O.N.E. Award Winner 2019

 
 

“Jet is a good role model and displays a positive attitude in working with the residents, conducting his role professionally and diligently. While he could be firm in his daily duties, he also displays a caring role in working with the youth in need.

He meticulously prepares medication for the residents and ensures that they take their prescription on time. He is attentive to their needs and displays the ability to manage details.”


Jet Tan

Programme Supervisor, Residential Services
BT O.N.E. Award Winner 2019


Career Talk and Volunteer Recruitment Drive 2019


We were delighted to welcome over 80 individuals at this year’s Career Talk and Volunteer Recruitment Drive!

Attendees took away information of what Boys’ Town does and they got a more in depth knowledge of the various services, the expectation of the various roles that supports the work that Boys’ Town does and volunteering opportunities that Boys’ Town offers. Participants also got a chance to network with our various service representatives.

We would like to thank all the participants who time off to attend this event.

Stay tuned for next year’s event!


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Join our family today!

Below are some of our currently available positions. If you are interested in a career with Boys’ Town, drop us an email with your updated resume and indicate the position that you are keen at our address provided below!


Job purpose

The incumbent is required to perform clerical and administrative functions such as drafting correspondence, minutes writing, organising and maintaining paper and electronic files, providing information to internal and external stakeholders for the Residential Service of Boys’ Town.

Job Responsibilities (JR)

  • Assist in preparing quarterly board documents and printing for board review.
  • To ensure good documentation and filling practices are in place, and adhere to the audit requirements.
  • To provide secretariat support and minutes taking for the senior management team.
  • To attend to general enquiries from board members and support their requests upon approval from the senior management team.
  • To be part of the SGF Admin Support team in fulfilling of SGF assigned duties and tasks to Boys’ Town.
  • To provide PowerPoint slides and consolidation of reports from managers.
  • Any other duties assigned.

JR – FUNCTIONAL

  • Assist in preparing quarterly board documents and printing for board review.
  • To ensure good documentation and filling practices are in place, and adhere to the audit requirements.
  • To provide secretariat support and minutes taking for the senior management team.
  • To attend to general enquiries from board members and support their requests upon approval from the senior management team.
  • To be part of the SGF Admin Support team in fulfilling of SGF assigned duties and tasks to Boys’ Town.
  • To provide PowerPoint slides and consolidation of reports from managers.
  • Any other duties assigned.


JR –
MANAGERIAL

  • To handle management administrative matters for the senior management team.
  • To maintain the proper records of board documents with high confidentiality.
  • To support in governance functions assigned by the senior management team.
  • To support in providing and consolidating data required by the senior management team.
  • Participate in organizational taskforce and committee based on requirement.


JR –
ORGANIZATIONAL

  • To participate actively in all fundraising activities as well as any other commitments that Boys’ Town undertakes.
  • To work in close collaboration with other staff, department and components of Boys’ Town.
  • The Executive Director and or his/her representative may assign you any other duties that are within reason for the operational needs of Boys’ Town.
  • Able to work independently and in a team.
  • High level of confidentiality and integrity.
  • Ensure accountability – Holding self and others accountable to meet commitments.

Job Requirements

  • Candidate must possess at least “O” Level.
  • At least 2 years of relevant working experience, preferably with experience working with the ministries.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint.
  • Proven track records in minutes writing.
  • Possess resiliency and integrity.
  • Possess good administrative skills for documentation, record keeping and data management.
  • Possess good communication skills in both verbal & written communication.
  • Possess interpersonal skills – to be able to communicate and interact with people, both individually and in groups.
  • Willing to work within firm boundaries.
  • This position is responsible for providing the safety and supervision of the youth throughout their sleep hours
  • Responsible for the upkeep of the program facility such as ensuring facilities are locked, lights are off etc.
  • Completes assigned documentation and tracking of attendance
  • To compile a list of appointments for the following day and inform the morning Duty Staff
  • Provide ongoing supervision of residents by ensuring visual check guidelines are followed (complete room checks a minimum of every hour or more frequently)
  • To ensure that residents are dressed appropriately for school (Uniform, Socks, Shoes, Haircut)
  • To perform hourly clocking to check on the number of residents
  • To wake up residents in the morning on a daily basis
  • To conduct supervision of morning routines for the school day
  • To dispense medication to residents in the morning and ensure that proper documentation of medication is kept
  • To check medication daily and to inform relevant social worker of medication running low
  • To send out of Leave of Absence (LOA) to school should there be boys who are not able to attend school for various reasons
  • To update the relevant stakeholders of boys who are reporting sick (if any) and follow up with boys who were sick the previous day.
  • Answering of the duty phone
  • To respond to any emergency in the middle of the night and updating relevant stakeholders
  • Any other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • O/ NITEC/ Diploma in Counselling, Psychology.
  • Able to work on weekends and public holidays.
  • Able to work independently and in a team, possess good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Possess situational awareness at all time when working with youths.
  • This position will work between the hours of 11pm to 7am.

 

  • To effectively manage cases receiving foster care and kinship care services and to support programmes/events of Fostering Department and the Agency.
  • To conduct in-depth assessment and prepare Foster Parent Assessment Report (FAR), and present findings at the CIC Approving Panel and follow up on decisions and recommendations.
  • Conduct regular CANs assessment to assess how the foster child is doing in foster care as well as the foster parent’s capability in meeting the child’s needs.
  • Conduct all the necessary statutory visits including announced and unannounced home visits to ensure that the placement is able To safeguard and promote child’s safety, stability and wellbeing
  • To organise and participate in inter-agency efforts in support the welfare and development of the foster child/CYP
  • To provide a 24hour hotline for foster parents/kinship care per duty schedule and ensure that the team follows up on outcomes
  • To support foster placement to prevent breakdowns in foster child’s existing care arrangements
  • To participate actively in case movement through regular team meetings, Monthly case review sessions, MSF case reviews, COF and CART reviews etc.
  • To identify at-risk situations, and develop strategies and intervention plan to address child safety issues, and wellbeing.
  • To monitor and evaluate effectiveness of case management and other support programme and activities extended to foster/kinship care families.
  • To submit accurate reports punctually for operation reports, case reviews, discussions to BT and other governing bodies such as MSF.
  • To participates in road shows and other community outreach events as and when necessary.
  • To meet regularly with Head BTFS/supervisor to assess case progress and programme outcome/effectiveness

Job Requirement

  • Bachelor of Social Work / Graduate Diploma in Social Work / Master of Social Work/ Registered Social Worker with SASW
  • At least 2 years relevant experience
  • Experience in working with children/CYP and their families
  • Carry out admission procedures which include handling telephone inquiries, intake interviews and preparing assessment reports.
  • Provide individual and family counselling services as well as groupwork sessions for the boarders or with parent groups.
  • Develop ICP (Individual Care Plan) for all boarders admitted. As part of this ICP, you will be required to work closely with other Social Workers, Counsellors, Psychologists and the Programmes/Operations departments.
  • Initiate and plan case reviews and ensure that periodic assessment of our boarders are made.
  • Keep proper case records and ensure proper documentation of boarders’ personal information and reports. (eg. Case notes, court reports, review reports, ICP, etc)
  • Plan and implement career guidance and counselling programmes for the boarders in the Home.
  • Work in collaboration with the team to monitor the progress of the boys, through the sharing of case related issues and intervention plans.
  • Liaise with external agencies eg. MSF officers, Social Workers, Psychologist, Psychiatrist, Counsellors, Family Service Centres, Police
  • Provide counselling to both boarders and their identified caregivers as per issues identified in their ICP

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor of Social Work / Masters in Social Work / Recognised Social Work qualifications from SASW
  • At least 2 years’ relevant experience in VWO/ NPO/ Social service sector
  • Experience in working with children/CYP and their families
  • To effectively manage outreach cases and to provide supervision to social workers and youth workers.
  • Undertake cases and provide the necessary counselling and support where and when necessary to optimize the better functioning of youths and/or families.
  • Liaise and work with other professionals and client’s system including family and other
  • Counsellor from School and other Voluntary Welfare Organisation to ensure holistic and effective intervention.
  • Plan, organize and co-ordinate activities and services such as engagement programme, workshop and group work for youths and/or their families to optimize youths’ functioning and/or to promote parent-child relationship.
  • Develop and design programme that aim to promote youth development and towards establishment of a thriving youth community.
  • Facilitate regular case conferences with social workers and youth workers.
  • Crisis management support for difficult and challenging clients
  • To assist the reporting officer in supervising social workers and intern
  • To assist the reporting officer in liasing with MSF and other stakeholders
  • To assist the reporting officer in timely monthly submission of departmental data

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor of Social Work / Masters in Social Work / Recognised Social Work qualifications from SASW
  • At least 2 years’ relevant experience VWO/ NPO/ Social service sector
  • Experience in working with children/CYP and their families
  • To be attentive and look into the wellbeing of residents by being available and to be accountable for the residents’ whereabouts when on duty.
  • To provide close supervision and maintain discipline of the residents in accordance with the daily programme.
  • To motivate and actively engage residents to participate in the BT/daily programme.
  • To monitor the sick residents’ condition on a regular basis.
  • To carry out any administrative work (timely and accurate event as in Duty Officer’s reports).
  • To ensure that the Operations Centre is operational and ready for the next Duty Officer.
  • To maintain the discipline of the boys in consultation with the Executive Director, the Head – Residential Services, and other members of senior management.
  • To participate actively and take ownership of primary/secondary portfolios assigned by Head, Residential Services.
  • To support in implementing the relevant model of care/ services in accordance to the needs and profile of the residents.
  • Any other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • O level/ Nitec/ Diploma in Counselling, Psychology
  • Able to work on rotating shift including weekends and public holidays.
  • Able to work independently and in a team, possess good interpersonal, communication and written skills.
  • Demonstrate emotional maturity and genuine passion to work with young people.
  • To display proactiveness in group discussions in enhancing the services provided to the residents.
Job Purpose

To be in the community to befriend youths-in-need and connect them to the relevant resources. Making assessment and plans interventions for our youths. To plan and conduct engagement activities for youths. Be an advocate for youth related issues in the community and build network with community stakeholders

Job Responsibilities

  • Do outreach youth work that may involve working out of the physical environment of the office. Plan and conduct activities including regular street outreach and community outreach.
  • Assist the Manager to identify, plan, initiate and monitor existing and new programmes and activities that will enhance the psycho-social and emotional development of the clients.
  • Assist the Manager to manage and administer youth and community projects and resources.
  • Case management: To spot potential client in crisis or in distress, analyze circumstances and dynamics with sound judgment, develop strategies and intervention plan to deal with identified issues, and to inform supervisor on crisis or unusual incidents. Liaise and work with other professionals and client’s system including family and school counselor to ensure holistic and effective intervention.
  • Engage, mentor and counsel alienated and ‘at-risk’ groups who reject formal activities to establish rapport for future intervention.
  • Facilitate group work/workshop intervention and ensure regular contact with youths identified to be at-risk.
  • Maintain and document records of all outreach activities and case sessions.
  • Conduct and document evaluation reports for all outreach activities planned and implemented.
  • Meet regularly with the Manager, YouthReach to assess case progress, intervention effectiveness and debrief and inform the Manager, YouthReach of caseloads and outcomes.
  • To be flexible in your working hours, according to the needs of the programmes and clients.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum Diploma in Social Sciences or related discipline.
  • Added advantage if candidate has prior experience working with and mentoring youths.
  • Able to work independently and in a team, possess good interpersonal, communication and written skills.
  • Demonstrate emotional maturity and genuine passion to work with young people.
  • Working location at Tampines.

For inquiries, please email us at hr@boystown.org.sg


Join our family today!

Below are some of our currently available positions. If you are interested in a career with Boys’ Town, drop us an email with your updated resume and indicate the position that you are keen at our address provided below!


Job purpose

The incumbent is required to perform clerical and administrative functions such as drafting correspondence, minutes writing, organising and maintaining paper and electronic files, providing information to internal and external stakeholders for the Residential Service of Boys’ Town.

Job Responsibilities (JR)

  • Assist in preparing quarterly board documents and printing for board review.
  • To ensure good documentation and filling practices are in place, and adhere to the audit requirements.
  • To provide secretariat support and minutes taking for the senior management team.
  • To attend to general enquiries from board members and support their requests upon approval from the senior management team.
  • To be part of the SGF Admin Support team in fulfilling of SGF assigned duties and tasks to Boys’ Town.
  • To provide PowerPoint slides and consolidation of reports from managers.
  • Any other duties assigned.

JR – FUNCTIONAL

  • Assist in preparing quarterly board documents and printing for board review.
  • To ensure good documentation and filling practices are in place, and adhere to the audit requirements.
  • To provide secretariat support and minutes taking for the senior management team.
  • To attend to general enquiries from board members and support their requests upon approval from the senior management team.
  • To be part of the SGF Admin Support team in fulfilling of SGF assigned duties and tasks to Boys’ Town.
  • To provide PowerPoint slides and consolidation of reports from managers.
  • Any other duties assigned.


JR –
MANAGERIAL

  • To handle management administrative matters for the senior management team.
  • To maintain the proper records of board documents with high confidentiality.
  • To support in governance functions assigned by the senior management team.
  • To support in providing and consolidating data required by the senior management team.
  • Participate in organizational taskforce and committee based on requirement.


JR –
ORGANIZATIONAL

  • To participate actively in all fundraising activities as well as any other commitments that Boys’ Town undertakes.
  • To work in close collaboration with other staff, department and components of Boys’ Town.
  • The Executive Director and or his/her representative may assign you any other duties that are within reason for the operational needs of Boys’ Town.
  • Able to work independently and in a team.
  • High level of confidentiality and integrity.
  • Ensure accountability – Holding self and others accountable to meet commitments.

Job Requirements

  • Candidate must possess at least “O” Level.
  • At least 2 years of relevant working experience, preferably with experience working with the ministries.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint.
  • Proven track records in minutes writing.
  • Possess resiliency and integrity.
  • Possess good administrative skills for documentation, record keeping and data management.
  • Possess good communication skills in both verbal & written communication.
  • Possess interpersonal skills – to be able to communicate and interact with people, both individually and in groups.
  • Willing to work within firm boundaries.
  • This position is responsible for providing the safety and supervision of the youth throughout their sleep hours
  • Responsible for the upkeep of the program facility such as ensuring facilities are locked, lights are off etc.
  • Completes assigned documentation and tracking of attendance
  • To compile a list of appointments for the following day and inform the morning Duty Staff
  • Provide ongoing supervision of residents by ensuring visual check guidelines are followed (complete room checks a minimum of every hour or more frequently)
  • To ensure that residents are dressed appropriately for school (Uniform, Socks, Shoes, Haircut)
  • To perform hourly clocking to check on the number of residents
  • To wake up residents in the morning on a daily basis
  • To conduct supervision of morning routines for the school day
  • To dispense medication to residents in the morning and ensure that proper documentation of medication is kept
  • To check medication daily and to inform relevant social worker of medication running low
  • To send out of Leave of Absence (LOA) to school should there be boys who are not able to attend school for various reasons
  • To update the relevant stakeholders of boys who are reporting sick (if any) and follow up with boys who were sick the previous day.
  • Answering of the duty phone
  • To respond to any emergency in the middle of the night and updating relevant stakeholders
  • Any other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • O/ NITEC/ Diploma in Counselling, Psychology.
  • Able to work on weekends and public holidays.
  • Able to work independently and in a team, possess good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Possess situational awareness at all time when working with youths.
  • This position will work between the hours of 11pm to 7am.

 

  • To effectively manage cases receiving foster care and kinship care services and to support programmes/events of Fostering Department and the Agency.
  • To conduct in-depth assessment and prepare Foster Parent Assessment Report (FAR), and present findings at the CIC Approving Panel and follow up on decisions and recommendations.
  • Conduct regular CANs assessment to assess how the foster child is doing in foster care as well as the foster parent’s capability in meeting the child’s needs.
  • Conduct all the necessary statutory visits including announced and unannounced home visits to ensure that the placement is able To safeguard and promote child’s safety, stability and wellbeing
  • To organise and participate in inter-agency efforts in support the welfare and development of the foster child/CYP
  • To provide a 24hour hotline for foster parents/kinship care per duty schedule and ensure that the team follows up on outcomes
  • To support foster placement to prevent breakdowns in foster child’s existing care arrangements
  • To participate actively in case movement through regular team meetings, Monthly case review sessions, MSF case reviews, COF and CART reviews etc.
  • To identify at-risk situations, and develop strategies and intervention plan to address child safety issues, and wellbeing.
  • To monitor and evaluate effectiveness of case management and other support programme and activities extended to foster/kinship care families.
  • To submit accurate reports punctually for operation reports, case reviews, discussions to BT and other governing bodies such as MSF.
  • To participates in road shows and other community outreach events as and when necessary.
  • To meet regularly with Head BTFS/supervisor to assess case progress and programme outcome/effectiveness

Job Requirement

  • Bachelor of Social Work / Graduate Diploma in Social Work / Master of Social Work/ Registered Social Worker with SASW
  • At least 2 years relevant experience
  • Experience in working with children/CYP and their families
  • Carry out admission procedures which include handling telephone inquiries, intake interviews and preparing assessment reports.
  • Provide individual and family counselling services as well as groupwork sessions for the boarders or with parent groups.
  • Develop ICP (Individual Care Plan) for all boarders admitted. As part of this ICP, you will be required to work closely with other Social Workers, Counsellors, Psychologists and the Programmes/Operations departments.
  • Initiate and plan case reviews and ensure that periodic assessment of our boarders are made.
  • Keep proper case records and ensure proper documentation of boarders’ personal information and reports. (eg. Case notes, court reports, review reports, ICP, etc)
  • Plan and implement career guidance and counselling programmes for the boarders in the Home.
  • Work in collaboration with the team to monitor the progress of the boys, through the sharing of case related issues and intervention plans.
  • Liaise with external agencies eg. MSF officers, Social Workers, Psychologist, Psychiatrist, Counsellors, Family Service Centres, Police
  • Provide counselling to both boarders and their identified caregivers as per issues identified in their ICP

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor of Social Work / Masters in Social Work / Recognised Social Work qualifications from SASW
  • At least 2 years’ relevant experience in VWO/ NPO/ Social service sector
  • Experience in working with children/CYP and their families
  • To effectively manage outreach cases and to provide supervision to social workers and youth workers.
  • Undertake cases and provide the necessary counselling and support where and when necessary to optimize the better functioning of youths and/or families.
  • Liaise and work with other professionals and client’s system including family and other
  • Counsellor from School and other Voluntary Welfare Organisation to ensure holistic and effective intervention.
  • Plan, organize and co-ordinate activities and services such as engagement programme, workshop and group work for youths and/or their families to optimize youths’ functioning and/or to promote parent-child relationship.
  • Develop and design programme that aim to promote youth development and towards establishment of a thriving youth community.
  • Facilitate regular case conferences with social workers and youth workers.
  • Crisis management support for difficult and challenging clients
  • To assist the reporting officer in supervising social workers and intern
  • To assist the reporting officer in liasing with MSF and other stakeholders
  • To assist the reporting officer in timely monthly submission of departmental data

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor of Social Work / Masters in Social Work / Recognised Social Work qualifications from SASW
  • At least 2 years’ relevant experience VWO/ NPO/ Social service sector
  • Experience in working with children/CYP and their families
  • To be attentive and look into the wellbeing of residents by being available and to be accountable for the residents’ whereabouts when on duty.
  • To provide close supervision and maintain discipline of the residents in accordance with the daily programme.
  • To motivate and actively engage residents to participate in the BT/daily programme.
  • To monitor the sick residents’ condition on a regular basis.
  • To carry out any administrative work (timely and accurate event as in Duty Officer’s reports).
  • To ensure that the Operations Centre is operational and ready for the next Duty Officer.
  • To maintain the discipline of the boys in consultation with the Executive Director, the Head – Residential Services, and other members of senior management.
  • To participate actively and take ownership of primary/secondary portfolios assigned by Head, Residential Services.
  • To support in implementing the relevant model of care/ services in accordance to the needs and profile of the residents.
  • Any other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • O level/ Nitec/ Diploma in Counselling, Psychology
  • Able to work on rotating shift including weekends and public holidays.
  • Able to work independently and in a team, possess good interpersonal, communication and written skills.
  • Demonstrate emotional maturity and genuine passion to work with young people.
  • To display proactiveness in group discussions in enhancing the services provided to the residents.
Job Purpose

To be in the community to befriend youths-in-need and connect them to the relevant resources. Making assessment and plans interventions for our youths. To plan and conduct engagement activities for youths. Be an advocate for youth related issues in the community and build network with community stakeholders

Job Responsibilities

  • Do outreach youth work that may involve working out of the physical environment of the office. Plan and conduct activities including regular street outreach and community outreach.
  • Assist the Manager to identify, plan, initiate and monitor existing and new programmes and activities that will enhance the psycho-social and emotional development of the clients.
  • Assist the Manager to manage and administer youth and community projects and resources.
  • Case management: To spot potential client in crisis or in distress, analyze circumstances and dynamics with sound judgment, develop strategies and intervention plan to deal with identified issues, and to inform supervisor on crisis or unusual incidents. Liaise and work with other professionals and client’s system including family and school counselor to ensure holistic and effective intervention.
  • Engage, mentor and counsel alienated and ‘at-risk’ groups who reject formal activities to establish rapport for future intervention.
  • Facilitate group work/workshop intervention and ensure regular contact with youths identified to be at-risk.
  • Maintain and document records of all outreach activities and case sessions.
  • Conduct and document evaluation reports for all outreach activities planned and implemented.
  • Meet regularly with the Manager, YouthReach to assess case progress, intervention effectiveness and debrief and inform the Manager, YouthReach of caseloads and outcomes.
  • To be flexible in your working hours, according to the needs of the programmes and clients.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum Diploma in Social Sciences or related discipline.
  • Added advantage if candidate has prior experience working with and mentoring youths.
  • Able to work independently and in a team, possess good interpersonal, communication and written skills.
  • Demonstrate emotional maturity and genuine passion to work with young people.
  • Working location at Tampines.

For inquiries, please email us at hr@boystown.org.sg