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Deputy Director

Responsibilities:

  • Provide support in the development of the organisation’s vision and mission, and strategic plans and budgets to achieve them;
  • Manage a team of highly motivated and passionate staff;
  • Responsible for raising funds to meet the operational expenses of the organisation;
  • Assist in the smooth running of the organisation in the areas of administration, facility, public relations and core programmes;
  • Responsible for the collation and publication of the Annual Report;
  • Act as a guide to the various committees in its plans and compliance of internal controls;
  • Maintain an effective and relevant organisation with the ability to deliver quality services and programmes to the members, volunteers and stakeholders;
  • Ensure best practices are adopted and compliance with the Code of Governance for Charities and Institutions of a Public Character; and
  • Deputise the Executive Director in her absence.

Pre-requisites:

  • Degree in any field
  • Has a minimum of two years of volunteering in the Deaf community
  • Required to have knowledge of Deaf community in Singapore and Deaf affairs
  • Required to be proficient in sign language to communicate with Deaf staff and Deaf members of the Association and Deaf community.

This position is open to both Deaf and Hearing candidates.

Detailed resume including current and expected salary is to be sent post marked CONFIDENTIAL to:

The Singapore Association for the Deaf
227 Mountbatten Road
Singapore 397998
e-mail: careers@sadeaf.org.sg


Head, Fund Development & Volunteer Management

Responsibilities (Fund Raising Duties):

  1. To plan, develop and implement active and effective strategies to meet fundraising goals for the SADeaf.
  2. To research on fundraising opportunities and write grant applications to agencies, charity trusts, statutory bodies, and public donors.
  3. To build, maintain and deepen relationships with various stakeholders and sponsors.
  4. To oversee the development of the new and maintain existing fundraising materials.
  5. To supervise and monitor fundraising projects and the target set.
  6. To act as a guide to the Fund Raising Committee in its plan and compliance of internal controls in accordance with the SOP.
  7. To take charge of the Ambassadorship project.

Responsibilities (Outreach and Awareness Duties):

  1. To drive programmes and design communication materials and collaterals that will enable SADeaf to have a credible voice and clear visibility which inspire the confidence of all stakeholders, sponsors and the general public.
  2. To raise the good corporate image of the SADeaf through management and development of community outreach projects with government agencies, commercial companies and SSOs.
  3. To develop a framework for greater community engagement and volunteerism to position SADeaf as an organisation of choice in the Deaf Community.

Responsibilities (Volunteer Management):

  1. To take charge of volunteer management in the areas of recruitment, selection, on-boarding training, supporting and recognizing volunteers.
  2. To align the volunteers to the goals of the organisation.

Requirements:

Technical Competencies:

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to engage and build rapport with stakeholders and donors
  • Strong sales and marketing acumen

Core Competencies:

  • Willingness to work on weekends
  • Resourceful, organised and able to multi-task
  • Have an interest to learn sign language and Deaf Culture

Preferred achievements / characteristics:

  • A University degree in any discipline: those without a degree and with relevant experience and expertise may also apply
  • Experience in fundraising and volunteering management in the social service industry
  • A heart to serve the Deaf Community

Detailed resume and cover letter, including current and expected salary, should be emailed to careers@sadeaf.org.sg


Speech Therapist (Itinerant Support Services)

Responsibilities:

      1. To assess and identify individual needs of students with hearing loss.
      2. To develop and implement appropriate intervention plans.
      3. To work collaboratively with a multi-professional team.
      4. To liaise and work with teachers, parents and other stakeholders involved.
      5. To provide consultation and training to teachers, parents and other stakeholders.
      6. To prepare and maintain documentations, reports and records.

Requirements:

      • At least a Degree in Speech-Language Pathology.
      • Obtained full registration from Allied Health Professions Council.
      • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
      • Good knowledge of hearing tests and assistive listening devices such as hearing aid, and experience working with children with hearing loss would be an advantage.
      • A heart to serve the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing community.

Detailed resume and cover letter, including current and expected salary, should be emailed to career_iss@sadeaf.org.sg


Social Worker / Case Manager (Community Services)

Responsibilities:

      1. To case manage clients of SADeaf – meet and assess clients’ needs, and to manage, develop and implement clients’/families’ care/counselling plan.
      2. To assist clients in their integration process by working with them and their extended support network (ie. families and the community) and external professionals through casework and counselling.
      3. Provide employment-related support to Deaf clients (pre- and post-recruitment including job matching and follow-up, skills training, guidance and counselling).
      4. Networking with employers that are open to hire Deaf individuals.
      5. Educating employers on working with the Deaf.
      6. Liaising with other agencies / training providers to organize trainings for clients.
      7. To prepare and maintain documentations, reports and records.

Requirements:

      • A university degree in Social Work, Counselling or Psychology: those without a degree and with relevant experience and expertise may also apply.
      • Preferably with some years of volunteering experience within the Deaf community.
      • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
      • Able to travel islandwide on a regular basis.
      • Willing to learn Sign Language and Deaf Culture.
      • A heart to serve the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing community.

Detailed resume and cover letter, including current and expected salary, should be emailed to career_cs@sadeaf.org.sg

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