Employability Trainer for Ethnic Minorities

Deliver one 1:1 online training session and share your expertise with under-resourced ethnic minorities aged under 30 years old (flexible timetable)

Project Details

What we need

  • Go through the project brief to understand project process and guidelines
  • Conduct a virtual training with an ethnic minority aged under 30 year old on ONE of the following topics: (1) CV Clinic (2) Interview Skills (3) HK Office Manners (4) Public Speaking (5) Time Management
  • The training timetable is flexible and you can select which training session(s) you want to deliver
  • Complete a 2-min feedback survey after training

Background

We observe that under-resourced ethnic minorities (EM) need assistance and training with their self-confidence and competence in getting a job. Due to the limited exposure to opportunities and training for internship/job hunting, it becomes a barrier for under-resourced EMs to land a job they want to pursue their career. We see that there is a gap in the employability in the community, and we hope to act as a bridge to reduce that gap through this project.

What we have

The Zubin Foundation will provide a project brief introduction on the logistics of the project - a one to two pager teaching material for each session providing guided questions on how to deliver the session - a training timetable that volunteer trainer to select training session(s) you want to deliver.

Why this is important

Through this online training project, EM youth would be empowered to: (1) how to create a better CV (2) prepare themselves to perform their best in interviews (3) how to behave professionally at work (4) gain confidence in public speaking and (5) how to prioritise and manage their time. With these competencies, EM's employability will be increased - Ultimately, getting a job is critical to break the cycle of poverty in the ethnic minority community and to enhance their self-esteem, which is the core of The Zubin Foundation's mission - providing opportunities and reducing suffering.

Project Period

01 Feb 2022 - 31 Oct 2022

Location

Online (Zoom)

Requirements

1 hour in total

Time Commitment

Skills

  • Human Resources
  • Youth Mentorship
  • Training
  • Public Speaking
  • Workshop Facilitation
  • Interview Training

Language

  • English

This project is part of the Swire Trust Go-Givers Program

Together with Swire Trust, we've launched the Swire Trust Go-Givers Program which encourages skilled volunteers for their NGOs partners.

From 2020 to 2022, you can volunteer for Swire's NGO partners and redeem educational and experiential rewards. For details, please see here. 🙌🏻

10 outstanding volunteers will also be selected annually as the “Swire Trust Go-Givers of the Year” with special rewards & recognition! Meet our Go-Givers of 2022 here.

Swire Trust Go-Givers Program

About the Organization

The Zubin Foundation

The Zubin Foundation

www.zubinfoundation.org

Causes

PovertyEducationMental Health

What we do

The Zubin Foundation is a think tank and registered charity in Hong Kong (IR 91/12344), named after Zubin Mahtani Gidumal. We aim at improving the lives of Hong Kong’s marginalised ethnic minorities by providing opportunities and reducing suffering. We do this by: • Conducting research to understand the issues • Developing and implementing projects • Influencing public policy to drive systemic change

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