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Mission S (Updated on 02/12/2022)

Mission S Our upcoming aerospace programme – Mission S, supported by the Home and Youth Affairs Bureau and organised by the Hong Kong Award for Young People, would be held from January 2023 to March 2023. Mission S has 3 themes that including Space, Sky and Star which aims to inspire the interest of aerospace technology of the youth. The activities will be related to space exploration, aerospace technology and engineering development which are fun and interactive. It will include a visit to university to attend a space seminar, visit the restricted area facilities of the Hong Kong International Airport and a 2 Days 1 Night Aerospace education camp.  Participants who have completed all activities will be awarded with an aerospace badge and certificate in the closing ceremony. We welcome all young people to join. Programme Details (Chinese Only) Apply Now  

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Project ONE to Infinity 3.0 (Updated on 08/11/2022)

Project ONE to Infinity 3.0 Sponsored by 100 Women In Finance, Project ONE to Infinity 2022-2023 will continue to provide a variety of opportunities. There will be a series of career skills training to be provided by professional instructors in a fun way. Also, there are career talks and workshops to provide career information of different industries. Participants can even join company visits, job shadowing and training camp to explore their personal interests and potential. It could help them to inspire their career interest and readiness, and explore more possibilities on their future career path to achieve an ideal life! Programme Details (Chinese Only) Apply Now  

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Award Handbook Update (31/03/2022)

The updated AYP Five Sections requirements will be effective on 1 April 2022. Last year, the Award Headquarters delivered the content to Operating Authorities and User Units via email. Moreover, briefing sessions were also arranged to introduce the updated requirements. All Operating Units could find the latest version of Award Handbook by the link below and please pay attention to the arrangement below. Participants who start joining the Award on or after 1st April 2022 have to follow the updated Five Sections requirements to complete the Award. Current participants who have already started any section of an Award Level before 1st April 2022 have to follow the original Five Sections requirements to complete that Award Level (except Adventurous Journey Section, i.e. Expeditions Section from the past). Following the above, in order to facilitate Operating Authorities and User Units in promoting the Award and organizing activities, and to encourage participants completing the Award, even participants have already started any section of an Award Level before 1st April 2022, they can follow the updated requirements to complete the Adventurous Journey Section. Participants who are starting a new Award Level on or after 1st April 2022 have to follow the updated Five Sections…

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Assistant Manager – Youth Development (Contract) (Updated on 17/11/2022)

The Hong Kong Award for Young People (AYP), formerly known as The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award was established in 1961 as a local registered non-profit organization. AYP is committed to providing a non-formal education platform for young people to explore their full potential and take positive steps towards finding their purpose, passion and place in the community. We are now looking for a passionate candidate to fill up the post of Assistant Manager – Youth Development. Duties: Assist with planning, organizing and supervising the operation of camp activities and facilities. Prepare proposal or training programs for schools, NGO or corporate. Supervise coaches to ensure performance and delivery. Handle administration and financial works of camp service. Monitor the performance of service contractors in the daily management. Perform any other duties as assigned by supervisor. Shift and overnight duties are required. Requirements: Possess a recognized university degree or above in any discipline Level 2 or Grade E or above in Chinese Language and English Language (Syllabus B) in Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSE) or the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE), or equivalent Experience in leading and organizing youth and children training activities will be an advantage Preference…

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Deputy Chief Executive Officer (Updated on 17/11/2022)

DEPUTY CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (Ref. DCEO/22/3) The Hong Kong Award for Young People (AYP), formerly known as The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award was established in 1961 as a local registered non-profit organization. The Award is a global framework for non-formal education and learning, which challenges young people to dream big, celebrate their achievements and make a difference in their world. To further enhance our commitment to high-quality youth programming that meets the needs of the communities we serve, we are now looking for a cause-driven leader of Deputy Chief Executive Officer. For more information, please visit www.ayp.org.hk. GENERAL FUNCTIONS The Deputy Chief Executive Officer (DCEO) is a highly visible management position that assists the Chief Executive Officer with the development and execution of operational policies for the organization. The DCEO carries out the strategic plan of the organization mission and broaden the youth development scopes. The DCEO serves as a secondary liaison to the Award Council and reports directly to CEO. Duties include, but are not limited to: OPERATIONAL DUTIES Works with the CEO and Manager – Administration, HR & Finance to develop internal administrative, financial and personnel policies as appropriate. Ensures that job responsibilities are clearly communicated and duties…

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Part-time Project Assistant (Multimedia Design)(Updated on 16/11/2022)

We would like to invite energetic and creative candidates to join our AYP family: Part-time Project Assistant (Multimedia Design) (Ref. PA(MD)/PT/22/1) To be responsible for videos/photos clipping & editing, e-news, posters & banners design; Have strong knowledge in using basic web and/or graphic design software (AI, PS, IN design), social networking tools and familiar with MS Office applications & Chinese word processing; Possess or studying a recognized Diploma in Digital Design, Multimedia design or related disciplines; Students (aged 18 or above) are also welcomed; Level 2 / Grade E or above in 5 subjects (including English, Chinese & Mathematics) in the HKDSE or HKCEE or equivalent; Be proactive, responsible, patient, independent and can meet tight deadline; Will be required to work for 16 hours per week Interested parties should send application letter with full CV and expected salary to the Manager – Administration, HR & Finance by e-mail to recruit@ayp.org.hk on or before 30 November 2022. Prospective candidates are required to undergo Sexual Conviction Record Check. Our website: https://www.ayp.org.hk (Data collected will be used only for recruitment purpose.  Only those who are shortlisted will be contacted)

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Officer – Information Technology (Contract) (Updated on 19/05/2022)

We invite a pro-active, positive attitude and energetic candidate to join AYP family:  Officer – Information Technology (Contract) (Ref. No. OIT/22/1)   Job Duties: Provide helpdesk support to users and troubleshoot issues on all IT aspects including hardware, software and system network Provide first line technical support for IT issues or ad-hoc IT-related tasks during and beyond office hours Facilitating the enhancement and maintenance of internal systems and related hardware/equipment, including UAT, supporting, troubleshooting and evaluation Conduct tracking for resources and assets to ensure smooth IT operations Procure & Maintain IT asset and software licensing inventory Assist IT manager to manage specific tasks in projects and IT services Require to perform preventive maintenance work and non-urgent backend support activities in non-office hour Require outdoor work if necessary   Requirements: Holder of Higher Diploma or Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering or related discipline 1-3 years of relevant experience in IT support Understanding of networking concepts: TCP/IP, LAN/WAN, VPN, DHCP, DNS, Routing, Switching and Firewall Good knowledge in Microsoft Windows platform (including server and active directory administration & maintenance) and virtualization technologies Familiar with PC software and hardware knowledge support Knowledge in DBMS, CMS, web development & management, cloud technology,…

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