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):
Full-time/Part-time 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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 proficiency 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 firstname.lastname@example.org by 9 December 2022. All information collected is solely for recruitment purpose and will be treated in strictest confidence.
Full-time/Part-time Communication Officer
Communication is an important part of Unison’s work to interact with the public and get our message out to people. We use communication to mobilize and involve people in our work, inform and educate the public, as well as change behavior and attitudes towards ethnic minorities of Hong Kong. Well-planned communication also helps build a positive image and branding for Unison.
The Communication Officer is responsible for the planning and development of communication strategies, and supports the delivery of impactful and successful communication, as well as creating and distributing communication materials. The Communication Officer is expected to work closely with the Executive Director to effectively share relevant information with a range of audiences including politicians, policy makers and the public.
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Communication Officer will be responsible for:
Plans and executes policy recommendation campaigns;
Assists in developing and delivering public education projects;
Focal point for press and maintains good relationships with reporters;
Distributes campaigns and communications materials (including updating social media, drafting and sending press release and newsletter);
Assists in developing advocacy strategies, drafting position papers, policy briefs, and other written materials to influence policy developments;
Coordinates meetings and liaises with relevant stakeholders and policy makers if needed;
Carries out relevant survey and research studies.
A bachelor’s degree in related field, such as social work, social sciences, or other equivalent disciplines;
At least 2 years of working experience;
Creative, confident, and flexible to deliver successful campaigns;
Strong commitment to and understanding of ethnic minority issues in Hong Kong;
Good analytical skills and ability to draw out salient features of complex issues and debates;
Familiarity with government policies and media work;
Strong oral communication and writing skills in English and Chinese;
Responsible, mature, self-motivated and able to work independently and collaborate in team work;
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 Communication Officer” to email@example.com by 9 December 2022. All information collected is solely for recruitment purpose and will be treated in strictest confidence.
The mission of the organization is to make recommendations to the Hong Kong government so that everyone is treated with equal respect and concern by the authorities. The current objective focuses on achieving equity in education for ethnic minorities of Hong Kong. The Project Manager is responsible for organizing and managing all projects, and consolidating and communicating Hong Kong Unison’s efforts in attaining the objectives of the organization. S/he is responsible for the planning, effective and timely implementation and monitoring of Hong Kong Unison campaign, outreach, and communication strategies throughout the organisation, in coordination with the Programme Team and the Executive Director to ensure quality programme delivery according to the project objectives and required outcomes.
l Lead on campaign and policy issues; propose and execute appropriate activity and projects including submission
of policy/position papers and letters;
l Coordinate responses to relevant government and sector policy consultations;
l Manage all aspects of Unison projects including planning and monitoring work plans and budgets, project learning,
and reviewing project reports;
l Support Campaign Team in delivering Unison advocacy and public education activity, including advise on key messages on policy
issues and assisting in the management of stakeholder relationships;
l Support Research Team in conducting or commissioning research to support policy and project work as required;
l Represent Unison at events, meetings and working groups; lobbies and works with various stakeholders;
l Line manage the Programme Officers to develop outreach and community organizing programmes
for the ethnic minority community;
l Provide regular briefings on education policy issues to the Programme Team and advise on actions.
l Excellent knowledge of education sector policy and practice relevant to ethnic minorities of Hong Kong
l Experience in a policy development or project co-ordination role
l Experience of planning and managing projects and budgets
l Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to prepare clear and concise reports,
presentations and correspondence
l Ability to establish and maintain strong working relationships with a wide range of people at all levels and to effectively
engage and influence stakeholders
l Ability to work autonomously across multiple tasks and to manage time effectively to meet tight deadlines and juggle priorities
l Good organizational and analytical skills
l Well-developed interpersonal skills
l Ability to work independently and as part of a team
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 Communication Officer”
to firstname.lastname@example.org by 9 December 2022. All information collected is solely for recruitment purpose and will be treated
in strictest confidence.
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.
- 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 email@example.com 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.