Singapore Red Cross Society – Intern (Family Lifeaid and Elderaid)

Company
Singapore Red Cross Society
Designation
Intern (Family Lifeaid and Elderaid)
Date Listed
15 Jan 2020
Job Type
Internship / Contract   ( Entry Level / Junior Executive )
Job Period
Flexible Start, For At Least 6 Months
Location Name
Penang Lane, Red Cross House (HQ), Red Cross House, Singapore
Address
15 Penang Ln, Red Cross House, Singapore 238486
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Allowance / Remuneration
$600 - 800 monthly
Profession
Social Services
Industry
Social Services
Company Profile

The Singapore Red Cross Society is part of a world-wide, non-political, non-religious movement that commits its work on the fundamental principles of humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality.

As an independent humanitarian organisation, we raise our own funds in serving humanity and in furthering the work of the Red Cross locally and internationally.

We are dedicated to protecting human life and dignity, reliving human suffering and responding to emergencies.

We are looking for exceptional individuals who share our vision of Serving Humanity and Saving Lives.

Job Description

JOB PURPOSE

  1.  Support the administration and operations of Family LifeAid and ElderAid.
  2.  Family LifeAid: Aims to give underprivileged families a leg-up in life through provision of food assistance for the family as a whole, as well as enrichment and education opportunities for children between 4 - 12 years old
  3. ElderAid: A befriending and wellness programme that reduces elderly vulnerability and enhances resilience to achieve a community ageing-in-place, through regular home visits and meaningful social outings for seniors 60 years old and above

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITY

1. Operations

  • Attend to general enquiries pertaining to the services of CRD/SRC
  • Assist with volunteer recruitment and management
  • Attend home visits whenever necessary primarily in Yishun, Tampines and Sengkang
  • Assist with the weekly Thursday evening Young Hearts @ Nee Soon East programme

2. Administration

  •  Ensure that proper administrative work is carried out

3. Other duties

  • Assist and support other CRD/SRC programmes/events/activities
  • Participate actively in training and team meetings
  • Undertake any other duties as assigned

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

4. Qualifications

  • Singaporeans and PRs only - we are looking for a candidate who is able to speak a local language and/or dialect especially Malay

5. Additional Skills and Knowledge

  • Computer literate, especially with Google Sheets/Microsoft Excel

Desired Behaviour

Self-motivated and able to complete tasks independently on time

 Enjoys working with volunteers

Willingness to work on beyond office hours if required

Application Instructions
Please apply for this position by submitting your CV using InternSG.
Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Related Company Review:

American Red Cross
www.redcross.org
Type: Social Assistance / Non-Profit
3.1
Ex employee of Singapore Red Cross, NOT ICRC
Pros: - Being a part of the Red Cross movement - Opportunities for exposure to international humanitarian work - Learning about disaster relief and world issues
Cons: - Biased and unhealthy work environment due to inappropriate leadership - Lack of proper communication within organisation - Lack of proper management of fundings - Lack of relevance to local community
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