Campaign Assistant (Volunteer)

Save the Children, Singapore, Singapore
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Job Summary

Job Description

The Opportunity

Are you interested in supporting children and youth in their fight against the climate emergency? Save the Children International's Asia Regional office in Singapore is looking for a part time campaign assistant to work with our regional advocacy, campaigns, communications and media team to help children and youth campaign for stronger action to address the growing climate and environment crisis. The successful applicant will have strong communication and organisation skills, excellent English, and an interest in social causes. This is part time position with flexible hours and working location that would suit an experienced professional available to support a progressive cause, a recent graduate starting a career path in the social/development sector, or an environmental activist keen to experience professional campaigning.

The successful candidate will receive a small stipend in monthly basic

Key Responsibilities

Major duties and responsibilities:

  • Contribute to campaigning discussions and planning
  • Help organise campaign-related meetings and activities
  • Contribute to developing campaign and communications materials,
  • Provide administrative support to the Red Alert campaign

Output expectations:

  • Rapid research as needed, documenting relevant information and opportunities for external activities, contributing information and ideas to planning discussions

  • Administrative and logistical support for organisation of external activities as needed

  • Compiling relevant information, helping to create educational materials, checking quality of videos and images, proof-reading and light editing of documents etc.

  • Sharing internal news and announcements, organising internal meetings, taking meeting notes, filing documents and materials online, etc.)

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree preferred but not essential if applicant has relevant professional experience.

Required competencies:

  • Technical -
    • Ability to conduct online research, identify relevant, credible sources and extract relevant information quickly and accurately
  • Managing resources - Organizes and manages information well.
  • Communication -
    • Strong English communication skills (especially speaking and writing)
    • Effectively presents data and information to colleagues.
    • Listens well to instructions and feedback.
  • Good interpersonal skills - able to work well in a team environment.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and show initiative.

Expected Guidance and Support/Developing Opportunities:

Daily guidance/support is available from supervisor.

Training/coaching opportunities also available.

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at

Closing Date for Application: 30 Oct 2020

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.