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Share our mission, join our growing team at Hong Kong Unison

We are a small but growing team from diverse backgrounds and cultures, working with and for ethnic minority residents. We are on a mission to promote racial equality and ensure equal opportunities and access to social services through policy and practice changes.

Are you passionate and motivated to empower others through community programmes, education and research & advocacy? Join us; explore our job opening(s):

 

Youth Officer


Founded in 2001, Hong Kong Unison envisions Hong Kong to become an inclusive society
where everyone, irrespective of race, ethnicity, color or creed feels valued, enjoys equal
rights and opportunities, leads a rewarding life and shares a sense of belonging. Our mission
is to empower ethnic minorities to know and claim their rights, and we are committed to
advancing racial equality and equal opportunities, particularly in education, through change
in policy and practice.


Hong Kong Unison promotes positive youth development among ethnic minority
communities through programs and interventions that recognize youth strengths. The
cultivation of an enabling environment is essential for ethnic minority youth to grow
positively, unleash their full potential and aspire to a bright future. We feel it is important for
ethnic minority youth to take on active citizen roles, and engage in the community, as this
will promote inclusion and eradication of poverty.


The Youth Officer will develop and implement programs to enhance meaningful community
and civic engagement of ethnic minority youth.


Reporting to the Project Manager, the Youth Officer will be responsible for:

  • Plan and implement Community Projects to encourage social participation of ethnic
    minority youth;
  • Develop and implement the Hong Kong Unison Scholarship Schemes;
  • Act as a mentor to the scholarship awardees;
  • Enrich the capacity of scholarship awardees in order to enable them to become active in
    community volunteering;
  • Plans and organize Scholarship Alumni activities;
  • Develop and maintain effective collaborative working relationships with organizations
    and individuals working with youth;
  • Assist in communicating information to external stakeholders through Unison’s website,
    newsletters, social media, and other forums;
  • Provide support to the Unison team as required, and any other duties as assigned by the
    Project Manager.


Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in related field, such as, social work, social sciences, or other equivalent disciplines;
  • At least 2 years of experience working with youth;
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills that enable work in a collaborative
    team environment;
  • Strong critical thinking, problem-solving skills and high cultural intelligence;
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, to prioritize tasks, and to maintain
    progress on short and long-term goals;
  • Ability to work independently with a strong work ethic;
  • Flexibility, resilience, sense of humor, and "can-do" attitude essential; and
  • Excellent spoken and written English, Chinese fluency is an advantage.


Hong Kong Unison embraces diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. Interested parties, please send your cover letter, full resume, expected salary and date of earliest availability with the subject line – “Application for Youth Officer” to info@unison.org.hk by 10 July 2022. All information collected is solely for recruitment purpose and will be treated in strictest confidence.

 

Internship

Do you want to gain exposure to advocacy, community organizing and public education work on ethnic minority issues?

Hong Kong Unison is looking for student interns who are passionate about empowerment and right issues. As an intern at Hong Kong Unison, you will have the chance to learn about advocacy, public education and community organising, and the situation of ethnic minorities in Hong Kong.

Are you

  • hard-working, confident and zealous?
  • good in interpersonal and communication skills?
  • culturally and emotionally intelligent?
  • interested in social justice, equality and inclusion?
  • fluent in English (proficiency in Cantonese is an advantage)?

To apply: Please send the following documents to info@unison.org.hk with the subject line – “Application for internship [indicate the preferred dates for internship]”:

  • A Resume with contact information of two referees who are not family members or friends
  • A cover letter

Only short-listed candidates will be notified and invited for an interview.