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Careers with Habitat Singapore

We're looking for dynamic individuals who share our vision of creating a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Habitat for Humanity Singapore is a Christian non-profit housing organisation, working with and for people of all backgrounds regardless of their race, language or religion. 

 

Want to help bring better living conditions to vulnerable groups? This is your opportunity to put your professional skills — whether in HR, finance, communications or operations — towards a good cause. If you're comfortable working in a lean yet close-knit team and enjoy being involved with our work on the ground, then look no further. Explore our job openings below and join the team.

Available Positions: 

Programme Executive

What gets you springing out of bed every morning? For us in Habitat for Humanity Singapore’s Programmes team, it’s having the opportunity to serve the less fortunate by creating a decent place for them to call home.

At our local programme - Project HomeWorks, we work with vulnerable persons and families in Singapore who need help to transform their homes into a safe and sanitary state. We assist homeowners through a series of intensive half-day sessions powered by staff and volunteers, providing a combination of one or more of the following services depending on the need: Pest control, painting, intensive cleaning and re-organising.

This work involves:

  • Liaising with referring partners- usually social workers from government agencies, VWOs;

  • Co-creating solutions with homeowners during home visits;

  • Equipping and inspiring volunteers from all walks of life to join in the work;

  • Managing project logistics and operations;

  • Documenting project details and expenses.

For the Programme Executive position, we are looking for someone who:

  • Is willing to communicate and affirm Christian principles of Habitat Singapore.

  • Possesses strong organising skills with a good eye for detail;

  • Possesses good people relations skills in engaging beneficiaries, volunteers and partners;

  • Has a self-driven, mature personality and works well in team settings;

  • Has a reasonably fit and healthy physique as work can be physically demanding.

You will also need to be:

  • Proficient in Microsoft office applications and email

  • Proficient in written and spoken English

  • The job involves interaction with beneficiaries who may only speak Mandarin. Knowledge of basic conversational Mandarin is essential.

  • Able to work on some weekends, usually 1 to 2 Saturdays per month

It’s a plus if you:

  • Are conversant in a third language (dialects, and/or Malay)

  • Possess a valid Class 3A driving license

This is an entry-level position. Coupled with Habitat for Humanity's status as a charity, applicants should enjoy working for altruistic purposes, and have the right expectations with regard to remuneration and benefits. You must also be willing to communicate and affirm Habitat's principles.

If you are interested to join us and be part of our exciting and meaningful ministry, please email andrew@habitat.org.sg with:


1) Your complete CV (with your salary expectations) AND
2) A short write-up on:
- What do you know about Habitat for Humanity Singapore and its Project HomeWorks programme?
- Why would you like to join us as a staff member?

 

Applications close on 31 October 2023.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Prog Exec
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