Every year, Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF (UNICEF HK) organizes various educational activities to promote children’s rights. Last year, UNICEF visited over 120 schools for more than 150 talks to interact with both primary and secondary school students in Hong Kong. Through videos and life stories, students could learn about the lives of the children worldwide and UNICEF’s work on child survival, protection, development and civil participation.

Now, UNICEF HK sincerely invites you to take part in our education works and be a volunteer as a UNICEF HK Voluntary School Speaker. Join UNICEF HK and work for children’s betterment now.

The duties of UNICEF HK Voluntary School Speakers are:

– Conduct school talks (click here for details of talks), lessons, school activities at primary and secondary schools in Hong Kong;

– Engage and serve in our divisions under Voluntary School Speaker Scheme, such as Research and Resources Development Division, School Programme Division and Student Engagement Division;

– Develop and maintain relationships with schools.

 

Join UNICEF HK if you are:

– Aged 18 or above (Full-time tertiary students are welcomed)

– Responsible, independent and proactive

– Fluent in Cantonese and English, good at communication

– Passionate about children’s rights and UNICEF’s work

(Students of Year 1 or 2, and experience in teaching or children/youth related work is an advantage)

 

And if you are willing to:

– Dedicate time and energy, and accept challenges

– Complete all trainings and practicums

– Conduct school talks, lessons, school activities at primary and secondary schools between September 2016 and July 2018

– Engage and serve in divisions under Voluntary School Speaker Scheme

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UNICEF HK will provide trainings and all necessary school talk materials to those who found suitable. Schedule is as below:

Date
Content
13 Dec 2015 (Sun) and 14 Dec 2015 (Mon)
Interview
16 Jan 2016(Sat) 9:30 am – 6:00 pm
9:30 am – 6:00pm
Training Programme 1
23 Jan 2016 (Sat) 9:30 am – 6:00 pm
9:30 am – 6:00pm
Training Programme 2
30 Jan 2016 (Sat) 9:30 am – 6:00pm
9:30 am – 6:00pm
Training Programme 3

Group 1: 13 Feb 2016 (Sat) 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Group 2: 13 Feb 2016 (Sat) 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Group 3: 20 Feb 2016 (Sat) 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Group 4: 20 Feb 2016 (Sat) 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Mock School Talk
27 Feb 2016 (Sat) 9:30 am – 6:00pm
9:30 am – 6:00pm
Training Programme 4
School talk Visits
Mar – Jul 2016
Practicum (2 times in total)
27 Aug 2016 (Sat) 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
1:00 pm – 6:00pm
Sharing session and Inauguration
3 Sep 2016 (Sat) 9:30 am – 6:00 pm
9:30 am – 6:00pm
Child Rights Advocate Advanced Workshop
Briefing and Training on Divisions’ Work
Sep 2016 – Jul 2018
Service Period, Divisions’ Meeting and Sharing Session
Aug 2018 (TBC)
Certificate Presentation Ceremony

 

– School talks will be held during school hours on weekdays

– To ensure the quality of school talk, participants are obligated to attend all training programmes, division meetings and sharing sessions

– The programme is free of charge

– Transportation subsidy will be provided during service period

– Volunteers will be acknowledged with service proof or certificate of appreciation according to the service period, performance and engagement

 

The application is closed. Thank you for your support to UNICEF HK.

We will confirm all selected  applicants about the interview arrangement via email.

If you do not receive any notice for interview by 9 December 2015, your application is regarded as unsuccessful. Should you have any enquiries, please contact our Assistant Education Officer Alvin Ng (Tel: 23385151 / Email: [email protected]).