World Green Organisation(WGO) is an independent non-governmental organisation with an operation of HK$13 million in 2015 with 23 full time staff. WGO is dedicated to enhancing the quality of the environment, promoting a green economy, and improving people’s livelihoods, especially underprivileged groups, through a range of research and community programmes. To cope with its expansion, WGO is inviting passionate individuals of high professional caliber to join its team of experts.
Snapshot of WGO’s accomplishments:
Social Innovation Inventor Competition – Over 360 teams of tertiary and secondary students amounting to over 1,000 students channeled their creativity to provide innovative solutions to tackle social issues, for example, to improve the quality of life of elders with Alzheimer through environmental-friendly and safe home design. Students are encouraged to show care to the needy and understand the hardships faced by many in our society.
Linking Food with Love- Food recycling teams composed of youths, who help collect edible but unsold surplus vegetables from wet markets in order to avoid disposal. This has reduced 7 tonnes of food waste, promote young-elderly integration through vegetable collection, upcycling workshops and redistribute 230 surplus food package to underprivileged families and the elderly.
The “Less Waste Let’s Do it” Program successfully trained up more than 40 youngsters to become 3R Ambassadors through a series of environmental workshops and site visits. The Ambassadors has designed, planned and executed their own green programmes - Exchange Corner, Green Fair, Upcycling Workshops for community in which local residents are encouraged to actively participate as well as foster behavioral change in daily life.
The Green Office Program (GOALS) supported near 300 offices in their efforts to improve workplace sustainability, including the Airport Authority HK, DHL Express, Ernst and Young, Fuji Xerox, JP Morgan, Sasa International and so on. Qualifiedcompanies are entitled to receiving WGO Green Office Label and United Nations Label.
The Energy Poverty Program helped over 300 low-income families in sub-divided flats to reduce their economic burden by cutting down their electricity bills through replacing their electrical appliances with more efficient models and equipping them with energy saving skills.
Other projects include Climate Change Forum in collaboration with HK Observatory, University of Cambridge as well as other universities in Hong Kong; and poverty alleviation works carried out in Burmese villages. Programmes were reported by CNN, TVB, ATV, RTHK, CR1, Cable TV, Now TV and Phoenix TV.
Part-time Project Assistant (3-month Contract)
|Education||F.5 - F.7 or DSE|
|Industry||Charity / NGO / Non-Profit Org|
Government / Social Service > Community Services / Non-profit Organisations
Government / Social Service > Counselling / Social Work
Science / Lab / Research > Research & Development (R&D)
- Carry out waste measurements and educational activities in designated shopping malls/secondary schools
- Assist to manage and monitor the progress of projects
- Perform tracking and general checking on documents
- Assist in project research and analysis
- 16-20hours/week, mostly on afternoon or night
- HKCEE/HKDSE or above in any discipline
- Well organized, detail oriented
- Good command of Chinese
- Proficient in PC operation with Chinese word processing
- Willing to learn, strong sense of responsibility, able to work independently
- Responsible, self-motivated and mature
Hour Rate: $45/Hour