Post Date: 19 Nov 2021

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


Programme Officer (Full-time)

The Samaritans is recruiting Programme Officer (Full-time).


  • Office at Chai Wan
  • Salary negotiable
  • Work for Suicide Prevention

Job Highlights :
  • Degree graduate, preferably in Counselling, Social Work, Education, Training, or other related fields
  • Provide suicide prevention programme for the Elderly and training for Youth Ambassadors
  • Work for the betterment of mental well-being of persons in Hong Kong especially Elderly

Job Description :
  • Degree graduate, preferably in Counselling, Social Work, Education, Training, or other related fields
  • Graduates with some relevant working experience preferred. Fresh graduates are also welcomed
  • Experience in training, programme implementation and project management preferred
  • Knowledge and proficiency in using social media preferred
  • English (Syllabus B in HKCEE) and Chinese at Grade E in HKCEE / Level 2 (Pass) in HKDSE
  • Can speak fluent English and Cantonese

Job Duties :
  • To implement suicide preventive programme for the Elderly through "Mental Well-Being Nurture Groups"; responsible for programme implementation, logistic and clerical support, reporting and other duties related to the operations
  • To assist in training of Youth Ambassadors to support Elderly in suicide prevention
  • To assist in internal training programmes and activities in suicide prevention for potential volunteers and retraining sessions to existing volunteers
  • To assist in outreach and educational programmes, activities and training in suicide prevention
  • To assist in promotion of service and recruit partnering agencies, and liaise, collaborate and coordinate with volunteers and external partners
  • To assist related promotional and publicity initiatives
  • To assist in preparation of working reports and handling of service accounts
  • Other relevant duties assigned by supervisors

Working Hours :
40 hours gross per week and work out of office hours when necessary.

Working Location :
Office in Chai Wan, work with NGOs and Schools in all districts of HKSAR.


Applicants should send their c.v. and a covering letter explaining the reasons for their interest in the position to our email: . All applicants will receive a response from us. Selected candidates will be called for interview.

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

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