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Dedicated to women and their dependents

Our team of committed practitioners drive the Association’s mission of empowering Muslim women with skills, knowledge and opportunities through quality programmes and services to enhance their multiple roles in life.

Assistant Director - Research & Engagement Department

Job Objective

The Assistant Director is responsible for the overall strategy and management of PPIS’ Research and Engagement Department (RED).

RED aims to better understand the local Muslim Women (MW) and provide evidential data to represent MW to other communities as well as offer recommendations on topics that affect MW. RED also aims to engage various partners and stakeholders on emerging and challenging subjects confronting MW.

The functions under the Assistant Director’s purview include research and advocacy, community (women) engagement, as well as overseeing the operations of the upcoming PPIS Women Centre among others.

Key responsibilities include but not limited to the following:

 

Research and Advocacy

  • Participate in strategic planning and research to ascertain the needs and challenges faced by MW, and draw key insights to guide the formulation of women-centred programmes and initiatives
  • Craft and implement the organisation’s advocacy agenda and framework
  • Identify priority areas/causes for the organisation to focus its advocacy efforts and make the greatest impact
  • Implement strategies and activities necessary to carry out the advocacy agenda and lobby for policies/initiatives that benefit MW
  • Draft and publish advocacy content pieces e.g. commentaries, op-eds
  • Provide strategic counsel to Board and Senior Management where necessary

 

Community Engagement
  • Develop and implement proactive engagement strategies to gather insights and ground sensing to support women issues and promote ground-up initiatives
  • Lead strategic engagements with key partners/stakeholders to develop and drive collaborative initiatives
  • Conceptualise, plan and implement engagement programmes and evaluate programme effectiveness for continuous improvement opportunities
  • Oversee and guide the RED team in developing programmes to fulfil organisational goals

 

Women Centre
  • Oversee the development and delivery of centre-based programmes and services relevant to MW’s needs and interests
  • Plan, oversee and manage the delivery of programmes to support organisational needs
  • Evaluate centre activities and interface with community members on a regular basis to evaluate the outcomes of outreach strategies

Develop key processes and communications, linking the purpose and outcomes of the Women Centre to the larger strategic intent of the organisation

 

Requirements
  • Minimum 10 years of relevant working experience, with at least 5 years in a supervisory role and a proven track record in leading teams
  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field
  • Experience in the social services or non-profit industry with a focus on research (quantitative), marketing communications, community engagement and/or project management is preferred
  • Strategic and creative thinker, able to conceive unconventional solutions in support of rapid growth
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills (written, oral, listening, influencing, coaching, strategic communication planning) in English and Malay (to handle queries and feedbacks from English and Malay speaking counterparts in regards with the strategic communication planning matters )
  • A team player with strong interpersonal skills and able to work effectively across teams with dynamic reporting lines and multiple stakeholders
  • Passion for making a difference
  • Knowledge and application of MS Office suite with a good level of proficiency
  • Able to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines

 

Our Association offers excellent professional development opportunities for all employees.
In addition to employee-centric learning and development programmes, we also offer good career growth opportunities and a wide range of benefits, including:

  • Annual Wage Supplement (AWS)
  • Variable Bonus
  • Training award & Increment
  • Hospital & Outpatient Medical Plan
  • Staff concession rates for the Association’s services

 

Candidates who meet the above requirements are requested to apply.
We regret that only shortlisted candidate will be notified.

Executive Officer, Corporate Communications & Fundraising (Corporate Communications & Resource Development (CCRD) )

Job Objective

The suitable candidate will be responsible for the development of resources for the purpose of branding, corporate communications and resource development.  

The incumbent will be involved in designing and curating materials to be published on various media platforms (print, outdoor and online). 

The incumbent will explore new fundraising opportunities, and develop and implement effective programmes/initiatives to acquire new donors/sponsors. 

 

 

 

Responsibilities

 

Corporate Communications

  1. Create marketing and promotional materials both print and electronic, to promote PPIS services, events and programmes 
  2. Responsible for regularly updating  corporate info in all marketing assets, which includes ppt deck, boilerplate, factsheet, corporate/programme videos, and profile write-ups on all digital platforms (website, social channels, partner sites etc) 
  3. Develop and deliver staff/members communication including newsletters, intranet/online content, corporate updates and project communications  
  4. Tracking and proper documentation of programs/activities and inventories and completes all reporting requirements 
  5. Assist the CCRD Senior Manager in collating information and data, planning, organising and implementing events or campaigns
  6. Any other internal and external communication matters on behalf of PPIS

 

 

Fundraising

The incumbent plays a key role in supporting the management in reviewing, planning and executing fundraising activities across digital and traditional marketing platforms:

  1. Achieve the fundraising target of $1M a year via sponsorships and donations  
  2. Develop and cultivate a list of prospective donors 
  3. Acquire, update and track donor database and donor CRM to maintain accurate records of donors
  4. Record (data entry to CRM system), manage and maintain all corporate fundraising income and be the main point of contact between the Finance team and Fundraising team
  5. Conduct the research, data mining and analysis of potential donors 
  6. Increase donor engagement by cultivating and building relationships with current and future donors 
  7. Garner sponsorship and funding of events/programmes/campaigns to optimise resources
  8. Contacting and coordinating with partners and/or vendors on any fundraising-related activities 
  9. Provide quarterly updates of fundraising progress and fundraising target 
  10. Assist in occasional duties as assigned by CCRD Senior Manager

 

 

 

Requirements

  1. Candidate must have a recognised degree in related fields
  2. Candidate to have relevant experience in social services or non-profit industry, with a focus on fundraising, corporate/marketing communications, and/or project management  
  3. Good written, communication and interpersonal skills  
  4. Independent, analytical and creative yet meticulous
  5. Good knowledge of Microsoft office suite

 

Our Association offers excellent professional development opportunities for all employees.
In addition to employee-centric learning and development programmes, we also offer good career growth opportunities and a wide range of benefits, including:

  • Annual Wage Supplement (AWS)
  • Variable Bonus
  • Training award & Increment
  • Hospital & Outpatient Medical Plan
  • Staff concession rates for the Association’s services

 

Candidates who meet the above requirements are requested to apply.
We regret that only shortlisted candidate will be notified.

Social Worker - Contract (2 years - FSC West)

Job Objective

  • To provide casework and counselling, Information and Referral services to individuals and families;
  • To provide Community Work or Group work intervention within the boundaries of the FSC;
  • Special projects

 

Responsibilities

  • Provide timely response and relevant intervention to clients;
  • Tap on external schemes, services, programmes that can improve the well-being of clients;
  • Plan, organise, execute and evaluate community work interventions;
  • Other duties assigned by the Centre Manager.

 

 

Requirements

  • Degree or Post-Graduate Diploma in Social Work, preferably an accredited Social Worker;
  • Minimum 3-5 years relevant work experience in Social Work setting;
  • Bilingual in Malay/Mandarin/Dialects/Tamil and English, to liaise with clients.

 

Our Association offers excellent professional development opportunities for all employees.
In addition to employee-centric learning and development programmes, we also offer good career growth opportunities and a wide range of benefits, including :

  • Annual Wage Supplement (AWS)
  • Variable Bonus
  • Training award & Increment
  • Hospital & Outpatient Medical Plan
  • Staff concession rates for the Association’s services

 

Candidates who meet the above requirements are requested to apply.
We regret that only shortlisted candidate will be notified.

Social Worker - Contract (2 years - FSC East)

Job Objective

  • To provide casework and counselling, Information and Referral services to individuals and families;
  • To provide Community Work or Group work intervention within the boundaries of the FSC;

 

Responsibilities

  • Provide timely response and relevant intervention to clients;
  • Tap on external schemes, services, programmes that can improve the well-being of clients;
  • Plan, organise, execute and evaluate community work interventions;
  • Other duties assigned by the Centre Manager.

 

 

Requirements

  • Degree or Post-Graduate Diploma in Social Work, preferably an accredited Social Worker;
  • Minimum 3-5 years relevant work experience in Social Work setting;
  • Bilingual in Malay/Mandarin/Dialects and English, to liaise with clients.

 

Our Association offers excellent professional development opportunities for all employees.
In addition to employee-centric learning and development programmes, we also offer good career growth opportunities and a wide range of benefits, including :

  • Annual Wage Supplement (AWS)
  • Variable Bonus
  • Training award & Increment
  • Hospital & Outpatient Medical Plan
  • Staff concession rates for the Association’s services

 

Candidates who meet the above requirements are requested to apply.
We regret that only shortlisted candidate will be notified.

Social Work Associate (Family Service Centre East)

Job Objective

  • To coordinate Centre’s programmes and projects 
  • To provide casework administration support, general administration and clerical duties 
  • To provide Information and Referral and Intake service to individuals and families 

 

 

 

Programme Coordinator Duties

  • Coordinate submission of proposal papers on programme activities  
  • Coordinate and provide logistical support towards implementation of activities 
  • Ensure collation of feedback, tabulation of findings and assist in the preparation of the evaluation report. 

 

 

Casework Administration Support 

  • Provide logistical and manpower support for casework management  
  • Assist clients in filling out intake forms 
  • Provide administrative support to caseworkers during case registration and closure processes 
  • Conduct Financial Assessment with clients 

 

 

Information & Referrals and Intake

  • Provide Information and Referral services 
  • Conduct Intake sessions for both walk-in clients and by appointments 
  • Update Intake sessions on SSNet 

 

 

General Administration and Clerical Duties 

  • Assist in general administration and clerical duties as assigned by Centre Manager including receptionist duties

 

 

Requirements

  • Diploma in Social Work  
  • Relevant work experience in social work setting preferred 
  • Bilingual in Malay/Mandarin/dialects and English. 
  • Has a pleasant disposition, with good communication and interpersonal skills.

 

Our Association offers excellent professional development opportunities for all employees.
In addition to employee-centric learning and development programmes, we also offer good career growth opportunities and a wide range of benefits, including :

  • Annual Wage Supplement (AWS)
  • Variable Bonus
  • Training award & Increment
  • Hospital & Outpatient Medical Plan
  • Staff concession rates for the Association’s services

 

Candidates who meet the above requirements are requested to apply.
We regret that only shortlisted candidate will be notified.

Programme Assistant (Student Care Centre @ Bedok Reservoir)

Job Objective

To assist Supervisor in the overall planning, implementing and monitoring of the Student Care Centre Programme

 

Supervision of children

  • To monitor children’s daily attendance and do necessary follow-up of absentees
  • To monitor and encourage socially responsible behaviour in children
  • To  design and maintain notice board.
  • To provide input in children’s half-yearly progress reports to parents/guardians
  • To supervise children in daily activities and programme (Homework Support Programme, Language Enrichment, Art & Craft, Outdoor & Indoor Play)

 

Administration and Programme Implementation/Planning

  • To assist in the annual registration/orientation
  • To assist in handling enquiries relevant to programme
  • To plan and co-ordinate activities following the curriculum as agreed during the SCC Workplan Retreat
  • To provide First Aid.

 

Others Duties

  • To carry out any other duties as assigned.

 

Candidates who meet the above requirements are requested to apply.
We regret that only shortlisted candidate will be notified.

Childcare Teacher

Job Objective

The child care teacher is responsible for providing a safe and developmentally appropriate childcare program in accordance with all relevant legislation, policies and procedures. The childcare teacher will be responsible for planning and implementing a program to teach young children. They must ensure the development and safety of these children in accordance with relevant agencies. The childcare teacher will be respectful of children and parents, and ensure that equipment and facilities are clean, safe and well-maintained. Failure to provide adequate services may place children at risk.

 

Responsibilities

1. Develop and implement a developmentally appropriate child care program for young children

Main activities

  • Plan and implement activities to meet the physical, emotional, intellectual and social needs of the children in the program
  • Provide adequate equipment and resources
  • Ensure equipment and the facility are clean, well maintained and safe at all times
  • Provide daily lesson plan and evaluations to be submitted to Centre Principal on a weekly
  • Be familiar with emergency procedures

2. Supervise children in the child care

Main activities

  • Ensure children are supervised at all times
  • Provide various experiences and activities for Children including songs, games and storytelling
  • Build children’s esteem
  • Comfort children
  • Establish routines and provide a positive guidance
  • Implement positive discipline when required
  • Clearly and effectively communicate in a manner that children understand
  • Observe children and make notes of progress
  • Integrate special needs children in a positive and respectful manner

3. Communicate with parents and members of the community

Main activities

  • Discuss children’s development with parents
  • Discuss identified problems and needs with professional as appropriate
  • Participate in community activities

4. Maintain program administration

Main activities

  • Keep parents informed of program expectations, program activities and their child’s progress
  • Develop and maintain current, accurate and confidential client files
  • Monitor program budget

5. Perform other related duties as required

 

Requirements

For K1/K2 Teachers

  • Has at least 5 GCE “O’ level credits including EL or MT
  • Has the Diploma in Pre-school Education – Teaching (DPE-T) / Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education (DECCE-T), or its equivalent recognised by ECDA for K1/K2 teachers
  • Has been registered with ECDA and attained the L2 certification
  • Has a valid certificate in first aid recognized by ECDA
  • Demonstrates ability to handle work professionally, independently and efficiently with good classroom management skills
  • Possesses effective organizational and follow-up skills, paying attention to detail
  • Good interpersonal skills and able to interface with all levels, internally and externally, in a professional and responsive manner

Our Association offers excellent professional development opportunities for all employees.
In addition to employee-centric learning and development programmes, we also offer good career growth opportunities and a wide range of benefits, including :

  • Annual Wage Supplement (AWS)
  • Variable Bonus
  • Training award & Increment
  • Hospital & Outpatient Medical Plan
  • Staff concession rates for the Association’s services

Candidates who meet the above requirements are requested to apply.
We regret that only shortlisted candidate will be notified.

Program Helper / Assistant Childcare Teacher

Job Objective

The main responsibility is to support class teachers in the care and development of children at the child development centres. Assists teachers when conducting lessons and other classroom activities and assists to coach individual children who may be physically or educationally challenged; and work with small groups of children, with the teacher’s direction.

 

Responsibilities

 

 

Child Development

  • Applies child development knowledge to promote and support children’s learning and holistic development specific to individual needs.

 

Learning Environments and Curriculum
  • Assists teacher in preparing and presenting lesson plans, materials or programmes to children in a one-to-one or group setting.
  • Assists in monitoring and supervising the children in the classroom, on field trips, meal times and other activities.
  • Assists in monitoring the class when teacher is occupied.
  • Assists children in routine and transition

 

Family Engagement
  • Ability to interact and speak effectively with peers, children and parents in an open friendly business-like manner.

 

Administration
  • Assists to make quick, responsible decisions regarding children’s welfare and safety, including counseling them regarding conduct and self-discipline.
  • Provide administrative support for class recordkeeping and updating portfolio and communication book as required.
  • Ability to read and understand documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

 

Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time

 

Requirements

  • Para-educarers are required to undergo the Fundamentals in Early Childhood Care and Education Course. They can acquire the training within one year of joining the service.
  • Para-educators are required to have a minimum training requirement of the Certificate in Early Childhood Care and Education (CECCE).
  • Has a valid first aid certificate recognised by ECDA
  • Has good communication skills
  • Has effective instructional skills in meeting each child’s learning style
  • Has nurturing disposition with patience and passion in working with young children

 

The designation will commensurate with the relevant experience and expertise.
Only shortlisted candidate will be notified.

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