Recruitment of Counsellor (Open Up – Jockey Club Online Youth Emotional Support ) – Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups 香港青年協會

April 7, 2022

Counsellor (Open Up – Jockey Club Online Youth Emotional Support )

編號 Reference No.


服務單位 Service Unit

媒體輔導中心 (關心一線)

工作職責 Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in the planning and implementation of 24/7 youth emotional health online support services, including online counselling and other related activities
  • Development of volunteer services, including planning and implementation of volunteer training and frontline services
  • Liaise with the community, schools, and relevant stakeholders to participate in the promotion of youth suicide prevention
  • Conceive and implement youth emotional health activities to raise public education and awareness
  • Other delegated work

入職要求 Entry Requirements

主修科目 Study Fields:

– A recognized degree in Counselling / Psychology is required.
– Priority will be given to those with backgrounds and work experience in counselling or youth work.

知識及技能 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

– Experience in case counseling and crisis management is preferred
– Familiar with youth online culture and social media trends
– Proficiency in both spoken and written Chinese

個人特質 Personal Attributes:

– Able to work independently and collectively and under pressure
– Self-motivated, innovative, strong problem-solving skills
– Strong sense of commitment and responsibility
– Can adapt to shift work

其他要求 Additional Requirements:

– Experience in case counseling and related volunteer training is preferred

截止申請日期 Application Deadline


備註 Remarks

        Open Up is a 24/7 online text platform designed specifically to cater to the needs of youngsters experiencing emotional distress from different aspects such as family issues, interpersonal relationships, and academic stress. Through connecting to the online text platform when they feel necessary, youngsters could ventilate their suffering and stress and could feel a sense companion and self-determination.  Aside from the direct counselling service, the HKFYG is also working on developing the voluntary services of Open Up.

  • Candidates may be required to undergo a Sexual Conviction Record Check (SCRC) if job duties involve frequent contact with children
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be notified to attend a written test.
  • If the applicant has not been interviewed within 3 months, the application will be regarded as fail and the information will be destroyed immediately.
  • If you are being interviewed but not admitted, information will be destroyed within 1 year after the completion of the recruitment process. 

(The information provided by the applicant will be kept confidential and will only be used for recruitment purposes)

Apply link : HKFYG Recruitment Portal

OPEN UP link : Open Up

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