Youth Work Associate

The Salvation Army Singapore

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Update day: 08-09-2023

Location: Singapore

Category: Social Work / Community Services


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The Salvation Army, Children and Youth Group - Gracehaven is a residential home for children and youths who require care, protection and rehabilitation due to risk behaviours and a lack of parental supervision.

We aim to help children and youths reintegrate back into their family and society through an array of holistic programmes and activities specially designed to cater to the well being of each individual person. At Gracehaven, a team of professionally trained social workers work towards building holistic and individualized care plans that are tailored to meet each person’s needs.

DESIGNATION : Youth Work Associate


About the Job

The Youth Work Associate / Youth Worker is part of a care team and is responsible for engaging residents in holistic and meaningful activities, providing residents with direction, guidance and supervision in daily activities and acting as a positive role model.

Key Responsibilities

  • Mentor and guide the residents to abide the Home’s guidelines, and develop their strength of moral character and civic duty.
  • Feedback to the social workers, assistant manager and manager on the residents’ progress and needs through proper recording in communication logs, residents information book and other reports.
  • Plan and facilitate group activities, including but not limited to program adjustment and adapting to life in the Home, life skills, conflict resolution, and teaching of life skills to residents.
  • Responsible for preventing abuse of residents by adhering to all policies and procedures.
  • Journey and guide children and young persons going through trauma experiences and supporting them by building up resilience together with multi-disciplinary team.


At least a diploma, preferably in Youth Work, Social Services, Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, Nursing, Events Management, Community Development, Outdoor and Adventure Learning (Enrolled Nurse, Student Care Teachers or any other relevant experiences working with children and youth are welcome to apply)

Job Requirements

  • Able to work on rotational weekends and public holidays
  • Keen to work in children and youth sector
  • A good communicator
  • Work in collaboration with the team


Working Hours

44 working hours per week

The program is a 24/7 community care service, hence flexibility in work arrangement is expected as the need arises.

Normal Rotating Shift Hours:

  • Morning Shift : 7.00am – 4.00pm
  • Afternoon Shift : 1.00pm – 10.00pm

Working Location

The Salvation Army,

Children and Youth Group-Gracehaven Children’s Home

3 Lorong Napiri Singapore 547528


The Salvation Army – Haven Children’s Home

350 Pasir Panjang Rd, Singapore 118692

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Deadline: 08-10-2023

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