The Singapore Association of the Visually Handicapped (SAVH) is a Voluntary Welfare Organization. Our vision is to promote the needs, interests and aspirations of the visually impaired.
SAVH invites committed and competent individual to join our team of professionals in advancing the well-being and aspirations of the persons with visual handicapped in Singapore. If you are looking for a career that is both challenging and rewarding, our organization is the right place for you.

Following positions are available. Interested applicants, please send full resume with salary expectation to:


Occupational Therapist

Duties & Responsibilities:
1. Develop and implement training programme for Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
2. Provide rehabilitative services for clients in areas of ADLs, work and leisure
3. Liaise and network with agencies and professionals for referrals and follow up services
4. Provide caregiver’s training, where necessary
5. Work closely with other professionals to plan and implement rehabilitation for clients
6. Provide talks on sighted guide techniques to external agencies/organisations
7. Host visits by external agencies/individuals to SAVH
8. Supervise Orientation & Mobility Instructors and other Support Officers

1. Diploma or Degree in Occupational Therapy from an institution recognised by the Allied Health Professions Council
2. Registered with Singapore’s Allied Health Professions Council
3. Minimum 2 years of related experience, preferably working with persons with visually impairment

Compliance Manager/Executive

Duties & Responsibilities:
1. Prepare and review Compliance related reports and documents prior to submission and liaison with the authorities and incorporate as part of the overall Control Self-Assessment Framework
2. Recommend Compliance policies & procedures to prevent illegal, unethical or improper conduct
3. Review and evaluate compliance issues within the Association and ensures that the management and employees are in compliance with the society’s policies & procedures, laws and regulations
4. Plan the compliance audit fieldwork and procedures covering compliance, operational and financial controls, which include the focus, resource support and allocation
5. Execute the compliance audit fieldwork which includes interviewing key personnel and process owners, reviewing key documents that describe existing policies and procedures and perform walkthroughs and testing of key controls
6. Develop recommendations and discuss and agree with the Management on the action plans to implement the recommendations
7. Participate in the Association's risk management program for the identification, collection, analysis, monitoring and reporting of risks related information

1. In Accounting, Finance, or Business related field
2. Experience in one or more of the following fields: Compliance, Internal Audit or External Audit would be an advantage
3. Good interpersonal communication, report writing and problem solving skills
4.Meticulous, independent and committed

Assistive Devices Centre Coordinator

Make a difference and impact to a rewarding career with SAVH by assisting the Visually Impaired with their assistive devices’ needs.

Duties & Responsibilities:
1. Serve as the primary contact for all Assistive Devices referrals
2. Evaluate requests for assistive devices and provide support and advice to Visually Impaired Clients
3. Liaise and coordinate with vendors/suppliers on the procurement of appropriate assistive devices
4. Coordinate and administer the sale of appropriate assistive devices equipment and materials to visually impaired clients and the general public
5. Provide all administrative support including timely submission of Purchase Requisition and Purchase Orders, assist in data entry and maintaining accurate inventory records
6. Provide light technical support as and when required. Training will be provided

1. Minimum GCE ‘O’ level
2. A passion to work with visually impaired clients
3. Possess good interpersonal skills, positive and out-going attitude and make a team player
4. Experience in managing point of sales system and perform basic sales transactions preferred

Fundraising and Public Relations Manager

Duties & Responsibilities:

Fundraising / Appeals
1. To spearhead and implement fundraising projects
2. Attract new donors and maintain rapport with existing donors for their continued support
3. Work with and assist organisations which assist us in fundraising projects
4. Acts as liaison with NCSS and external agencies for all donation related activities, as well as licensing policy and application
5. Responsible for drafting and updating best practice guidelines for fundraising events including internal controls
6. Create a database on donors, to keep track of the various types of donors, to reach out to them more effectively
7. Responsible for the issue of receipts for all donations (tax-deductible and non-tax-deductible)
8. Responsible for the safe custody of donation boxes, issue of donation boxes and maintaining proper record

Media and Public Relations
1. Handle all media relations and publicity related to organisation
2. Handle corporate communications function including handling feedback, facilities, tours and translation of corporate brochures
3. Responsible for preparing and presenting proposals/reports for fundraising and public education matters
4. Media (Print and Broadcast) enquiries

Public Education
1. Work with students for various school projects
2. Handle all enquiries from general public
3. Agency tour of organisation services and activities to the general public, foreign visitors, volunteers and students
4. Produce brochures, posters, video presentations and other related materials for publicity and public education purposes
5. To educate the public, students, visitors, volunteers on vision impairment
6. Conduct talks at educational institutions, volunteer groups and corporate events
7. Organize exhibitions to highlight the various services, training and activities
8. Produce brochures, posters, video presentation, and other materials to facilitate these talks/exhibitions

Annual Report and Newsletter
1. Produce the Association’s Annual Report by collating and compiling information in time for the Annual General Meeting
2. Publish newsletters for members on a periodically basis with self funding from sponsorship

1. At least 5 years of relevant experience
2. Diploma holder and above
3. Good interpersonal communication, report writing and problem solving
4. Meticulous, independent and committed

Skills Development Programme Executive/Assistant

Duties & Responsibilities:
1. To do filing, inventory, stock-taking
2. To handle administrative duties, write report and submit proposal
3. Dealing with any queries or complaints from public or Visually Impaired clients
4. Plan, initiate and co-ordinate training programs, talks and workshops
5. To engage external trainers for the running of external courses
6. To assist in projects pertaining to Fund Raising and PR projects
7. To convert materials to audio format
8. To maintain donors/volunteers database
9. To Plan and Organize activities for visually impaired clients
10.To Prepare monthly report and AGM report
11.To evaluate trainees' progress and put up their course progress reports
12.To put up yearly budget
13.To assist in other duties such as Dinning-in-the-Dark, Mobile-Massage-Team and Touch-Art.
14.Any other duties assigned by the Manager

1. Diploma holder and above
2. Minimum 2 years relevant working experience
3. Strong in Chinese language in speaking and writing skills a must
4. Proficient in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint
5. Passion to work with visually impaired clients
6. Possess good interpersonal skills, positive and out-going attitude and make a team player

IT/Technical Service Executive/Assistant

Job Specification:
To be in charge of IT and office equipment and technical support

Duties & Responsibilities:
1. Install and configure computer hardware, operating systems and applications
2. Monitor and maintain computer systems and networks
3. Assist staff or clients through a series of actions, either face-to-face or over the phone, to help set up systems or resolve issues
4. Troubleshoot system and network problems, diagnosing and solving hardware or software faults
5. Replace parts as required
6. Provide support, including procedural documentation and relevant reports
7. Follow diagrams and written instructions to repair a fault or set up a system
8. Support the roll-out of new applications
9. Set up new users’ accounts and profiles and deal with password issues
10.Respond within agreed time limits to call-outs
11.Work continuously on a task until completion (or referral to third parties, if appropriate)
12.Prioritise and manage cases
13.Rapidly establish a good working relationship with staff, clients, volunteers and other professionals, such as software solution providers
14.Test and evaluate new technology
15.Conduct electrical safety checks on all computer equipment and peripherals
16.Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor, Manager or the Executive Director

1. Diploma Holder & above in Information Technology or related fields
2. Being IT savvy
3. Minimum 2 to 3 years related working experience