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Samaritans of Singapore (SOS) is dedicated to providing confidential emotional support to individuals facing a crisis, thinking about suicide or affected by suicide. Non-religious and not for profit, our work focuses on crisis intervention and suicide prevention.

If you have what it takes to work in a challenging and rewarding environment, join us to make a difference to the beneficiaries we serve.

Available Positions

Job Code: 
1006
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Published: 
Oct 24, 2019
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Job Description

About the Role

The Programme Executive/Assistant Manager in the ‘24-7 Support’ team supports the work of the Core Services by conducting initial assessment of clients’ risks and needs and classifies incoming calls, emails and text messages according to the risk levels. He/She decides the follow up actions, which typically include referring of cases to the Clinical Team for crisis support or counselling. Programme Executive/Assistant Manager also makes preliminary outgoing calls, emails or text messages and provides frontline support to volunteers who are manning the 24-7 hotline service.

He/She must be willing to work on weekends e.g. Thursdays to Mondays on shifts (2pm to 10pm / 10pm to 6am).

Candidate Requirements

• A Diploma or equivalent in Social Work, Psychology or in Counselling.

• Supervision and administration duties.

• Making outgoing calls, emails.

• Coordinating emergencies.

• Frontline support to volunteers.

• Conducting debriefs especially for distressed volunteers.

• Providing off-site support outside office hours.

• 1-2 years of experiences in the Social Service Sector.

• Experience in volunteer management or hotline operation.

Closing Date: 8 November 2019

How to apply

Please indicate your current and expected salary. Interested persons are invited to send their resume with a recent photograph:

By email:
HRD@sos.org.sg
By mail: 

Samaritans of Singapore (SOS) Human Resource Department
Block 10 Cantonment Close #01-01 Singapore 080010

Salary will commensurate with qualifications and working experience. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Job Code: 
1003
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Published: 
Oct 24, 2019
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Job Description

The job of Director, Partnership and Engagement involves overseeing the implementation of advocacy, outreach, communication and fund-raising strategies of the organisation.


Duties and Responsibilities

- To lead and manage the process of a strategic planning, action plans and implementation of advocacy, outreach, communication and fund-raising strategies of the organisation.

- To be responsible for overseeing department budgets.

- To oversee and work closely with internal stakeholders to fulfill commitment to partners and donors.

- To develop and lead both public & marketing communication strategics for the organisation.

Candidate Requirements

Technical Competencies:

- At least a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work/Psychology/Counselling/Communications.

Core Competencies:

- Good public-speaking, effective written and verbal communication skills.

- Budgetary management skills, problem-solving, leadership, organisational, analytical and interpersonal skills.


Preferred achievements/characteristics:

- Work experience in social service,counselling or related activities.

- High organisational agility,supervisory and mentoring skills and mature, pleasant and caring personality.

- He/she must have initiative and be able to work effectively independently and with the team.

Closing Date: 8 November 2019

How to apply

Please indicate your current and expected salary. Interested persons are invited to send their resume with a recent photograph:

By email:
HRD@sos.org.sg
By mail: 

Samaritans of Singapore (SOS) Human Resource Department
Block 10 Cantonment Close #01-01 Singapore 080010

Salary will commensurate with qualifications and working experience. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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