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:
hr_savh@savh.org.sg

JOB VACANCIES:

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

Requirements:
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

Requirements:
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

Requirements:
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
5. 5-day work week, including alternate Saturday

IT/Administration 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 administration duties as assigned by the supervisor, Manager or the Executive Director

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

Music Programme Coordinator/Teacher

Reporting to: Senior Manager, Skills Development Programme/Fundraising

Duties & Responsibilities:
1. To do the filing of music programme files in an orderly and systematic manner
2. Inventory and stock taking, receiving of music programme items
3. To handle music-related administrative works in the area of:
- Memos
- Reports
4. To take appointments, write report and submit proposal for Senior Manager
5. To prepare for petty cash float and reimbursement of petty cash claims for music programme
6. To prepare reports on subsidies disbursed from Client training fund / Skills Future Credit
7. To do the purchase requisition for music instruments
8. To plan, initiate, and coordinate music programme, talks and workshops etc.
9. To engage external trainers for the running of external courses related to music programme
10.To take minutes of meetings whenever necessary
11.To convert materials to audio format whenever needed by clients or music programme department
12.To assist in music-related outings with client
13.To monitor SAVH Skills Training Centre
14.To prepare monthly report and AGM report
15.To conduct tour for visitors
16.To accompany Senior Manager to attend external/internal meetings
17.Might be required to work on Saturdays, Sundays, public holidays or after office hours
18.To supervise and evaluate part-time/volunteer teachers, interns and volunteers related to music programme
19.To evaluate trainees' progress and put up their Course Progress Reports
20.To report on any deviant behaviour and recommend action to Visually Impaired clients
21.To put up yearly budget for music programme

Qualifications & Experience:
1. Diploma in Music
2. Minimum 3 years of experience in teaching or related fields
3. Basic knowledge in Microsoft Office Word & Excel
4. Passionate in music & teaching, confident and cheerful with positive working attitude

Assistive Devices Centre Service Technician

Duties & Responsibilities:
1. Provide diagnostics, technical support, maintenance and repair of assistive devices and electronic equipment in accordance with the Association’s service standards and targets
2. Clean, check, test and refurbish assistive devices and electronic equipment in line with standard procedures
3. Replace parts and components and keep detailed, organised records of all diagnostic, repair and maintenance works
4. Maintain a working knowledge of a diverse variety of assistive devices and electronic equipment to enhance and improve that knowledge with new models and new industry standards, practices and technologies
5. Maintain technical work station(s) in a clean and orderly manner to ensure safety of its users
6. Assist with data input and maintain records as required
7. Provide telephone and e-mail support to end-users and clients
8. Handle administrative duties
9. Assist with additional ADC duties as appropriate

Qualifications & Experience:
1. ITE or Diploma, holding an Electrical and Electronic Engineering Certificate or equivalent preferred
2. Minimum 2 years working experience in related technical workshop or laboratory
3. Passion to learn and explore devices, and willing to upgrade skills through relevant training
4. Preferably with general IT skills to assist with adhoc IT support when needed
5. 5-day work week, including alternate Saturday

Public Relations, Fundraising and Volunteer Management Executive/Assistant

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 organizations 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 organization
2. Handle corporate communications function including handling feedback, faciliating 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

Volunteer Coordination
1. Coordinate activities with the volunteers and beneficiaries
2. Create a database of volunteers for various projects
3. Contact, orientate and train new volunteers for various programmes
4. Match volunteers to projects according to their interest, schedule and skills
5. Establish and maintain good relationships with volunteers
6. Organize volunteer appreciation activities / tokens of appreciation
7. Organize Community Involvement Programme (CIP) activities for schools, students with the beneficiaries
8. Organize Corporate Community Involvement Programme (CCIP)
activities for corporate organizations with the beneficiaries

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

Qualifications & Experience:
1. Diploma holder and above
2. Fresh graduate may apply
3. Good interpersonal communication, report writing and problem solving skills
4. Meticulous, independent and committed