Post Date: 02 Jun 2021

Functions: Social Service
Types: Full Time
Education: Bachelor Degree
Salary: -
Location: -
Website: -

協青社
Youth Outreach

Executive Director (總幹事)

Youth Outreach (YO) was founded in 1991 to provide comprehensive crisis intervention services for at-risk youth. We operate on a 24-hour basis with outreaching and counseling services, as well as emergency short-term accommodation for these young people, with a view to turning them into responsible members of the community.

We are looking for a dedicated professional in youth services to succeed our retiring Executive Director (ED).

Descriptions

Ref: HQ/2106/23

Fully committed to YO's Vision, Mission and Values, and answerable to our Executive Committee, the ED will have the following key responsibilities :

  • To oversee YO's service, finance and administration as well as fundraising and engaging internal and external stakeholders from different sectors.
  • To determine priorities and devise strategies to ensure effective delivery of services for at-risk youth in light of their evolving needs and changing social landscape.
  • To determine staff development needs and lead and coordinate the operating units and nurture esprit de corps among them.
  • To contribute to the advocacy for at-risk youth services.
  • To preserve and enhance the culture of YO as an edgy youth organization serving at-risk youth.
  • The ED is underpinned by Assistant Executive Directors directly and supported by Fundraising and Communication Manager.

Candidate should:
  • Possess a bachelor degree in social work, management, administration or equivalent.
  • Possess youth work knowledge and experience, especially with regard to at-risk youth in an outreach setting, both in the districts and cyberworld.
  • Possess knowledge and experience in operating exotic sports and cultural platforms for at-risk youth such as hip hop, adventure-based counselling, rock bands, etc.
  • Possess a minimum of 12 years of practical experience and 10 years of supervisory and managerial experience in youth work, especially at-risk youth respectively.
  • Possess experience in building and developing sustainable relationship with major donors, schools, NGO partners, corporations, general public and the mass media to promote the corporate image and fund-raising effectiveness.
  • Demonstrate strong competencies in strategic planning, communication, interpersonal relationship and leadership skill with the ability to handle complex issues tactfully in a fast-changing environment.
  • Experience in major project management is an advantage.
  • Be proficient in both written and spoken English and Chinese, including Cantonese and preferably Putonghua.

Enquiries

How to apply:
Interested candidates should send an application letter and a full CV with expected salary and available date :

  • by email to recruit@yo.org.hk ; OR
  • by mail to the Administrative Manager, Headquarters, 5/F, Youth Outreach Jockey Club Building, 2 Holy Cross Path, Sai Wan Ho, Hong Kong.

Deadline of application : No later than 18 June, 2021

Please mark "Confidential - Application for the post of Executive Director" on all correspondence.

All information provided will only be used for recruitment related purpose.

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