The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups (HKFYG) was founded in 1960 and is now the city’s largest non-profit-making youth service organisation. It has a team of 1,200 capable and competent staff members and professionals who work with enthusiasm and commitment to deliver specialised and multifarious...

The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups (HKFYG) was founded in 1960 and is now the city’s largest non-profit-making youth service organisation. It has a team of 1,200 capable and competent staff members and professionals who work with enthusiasm and commitment to deliver specialised and multifarious services and facilities. You are invited to join us in accompanying the young people of today as they transit into adulthood and to support and enhance the vision and mission of the HKFYG.

Youth Worker (Youth Exchange Unit)

Job level Entry
Education Diploma / Certificate
Location
Within Hong Kong
Employment type Full Time
Industry Charity / NGO / Non-Profit Org / Social Services
Job function Government / Social Service > Counselling / Social Work
Government / Social Service > Others
Published On 13/09/2019
ref. HKFYG-20190809-825

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To plan and organise exchange programmes and related activities for young people and educational institutions.
  • To lead exchange groups to Mainland and overseas.
  • To receive exchange groups from Mainland and overseas.
  • To develop new series of exchange activities.
  • To explore resources and collaboration partners within and outside Hong Kong.

 

Entry Requirements:

Study Fields

  • Recognized Degree, Associate Degree or Diploma in social sciences, education, communication, business, marketing, tourism or related disciplines.
  • Complete the Certificate Course of Outbound Tours Escorts and obtain a Tour Escort Pass issued by the Travel Industry Council of Hong Kong (TIC).
  • Solid three-year experience in organising youth exchange activities and learning programmes.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Well versed in global issues and Chinese culture and be able to keep abreast of the current affairs.
  • Good command in both English and Chinese.
  • Knowledge in using electronic and social media.
  • Sociable with good communication attitude and skills.

 

Certificate, License and Registration:

  • Certificate Course of Outbound Tours Escorts and obtain a Tour Escort Pass issued by the Travel Industry Council of Hong Kong (TIC).

 

Personal Attributes:

  • Be Self-motivated with commitment
  • Be able to work independently and as a team
  • Eager to work with young people
  • Be able to stand high pressure with wellness
  • Outgoing and positive character

 

Additional Requirements:

  • Occasional travel is essential.

 

To apply, please submit an online application at HKFYG Recruitment Portal (erecruit.hkfyg.org.hk). Candidates may be required to undergo Sexual Conviction Record Check (SCRC) if job duties involve frequent contact with children. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified to attend a written test.

hkfyg.org.hk