Guiding Star Scholarship Award 2020/21 (Open application!)

Guiding Star Scholarship Award is sponsored by Drs Richard Charles and Esther Yewpick Lee Charitable Foundation. The scholarship aims to encourage social work students of being perseverance in adversities with aspiration of serving the community and commitment to social work profession, to grant the scholarship for alleviating the financial burden of the students and to support the students in pursuing continuing education and future development. Drs Richard Charles and Esther Yewpick Lee Charitable Foundation has appointed Hong Kong Social Workers Association (HKSWA) to organize the scholarship and co-organize with The Hong Kong Council of Social Service (HKCSS), including the review of applications, selection of awardees and disbursement of scholarship funds. Number of Awardees and Amount of Award: There will be 20 scholarships in 2020/21. Each awarded student will receive a grant of HK$30,000. The awardee will be awarded to participate in Capacity Building Programme. Theme: Elderly Service Eligibility: The applicants should be Hong Kong residents Full time Year 1 or Year 2 students in academic year 2020/21 at sub-degree (Higher Diploma / Associate Degree Social Work Programme recognized by the Social Workers Registration ...

渣打社聯新春食物包送暖大行動

渣打銀行 (香港) 有限公司 (“渣打香港”)去年中與香港社會服務聯會(“社聯”)合作推出 「渣打社聯劏房住戶租金資助計劃」,資助居住於劏房的家庭在新型冠狀病毒疫情期間支付租金,與基層市民共渡時艱,計劃有將近四千個家庭受惠。 踏入 2021 年,疫情持續反覆。渣打香港將繼續支持劏房住戶,透過渣打香港 150 周年慈善基金,於農曆新年期間預備食物福袋以先到先得形式贈予居住在劏房的合資格家庭,為他們送上一點心意。名額有限,送完即止。 合資格的派發對象*: 第一階段:28/1 - 5/2/2021 在2020年成功申請及已獲發「渣打社聯劏房住戶租金資助計劃」租金資助之劏房戶家庭 居住於劏房及成功申請學生資助處以下計劃之非綜援受助家庭: 「2020/21學年中、小學生資助計劃-學校書簿津貼計劃」,及/或 「幼稚園學生就學開支津貼」,及/或 「幼稚園及幼兒中心學費減免計劃」 第二階段:16 - 28/2/2021(如福袋仍有存貨) 合乎第一階段的其中一項資格,或 其他居住於劏房並有個別需要的非綜援受助家庭 或 綜援受助家庭。 * 合資格的家庭,需於領取食物福袋時填寫簡單的申報表 食物福袋物資: 香米 (2公斤) 茄汁焗豆 (1盒/1罐) 粟米湯 (1罐) 豆豉鯪魚 (1罐) 午餐肉 (1罐) 曲奇 (1罐) 糖果 (1包) 利是封 (1包) 關於計劃更多詳情,請致電9304-5241或9194-0833查詢。   ...

Modular Social Housing Project – Call for proposals for Yen Chow Street project

Modular Social Housing Project is a social housing project launched by the Hong Kong Council of Social Service with the supported by the Government and the joint efforts of The Community Care Fund, private companies, and NGOs/social enterprises. The project adopts modular integrated construction approach to building transitional social housing on idle land available for short-term usage in an efficient, economical and environmentally friendly way. The objective of the Project is, through the provision of transitional accommodation and support services, to improve the quality of life for those who have been waiting for the public rental housing for at least 3 years while living in indecent housing units. While providing transitional social housing, the project recruits NGOs/social enterprises to manage and provide community network building and support services so as to improve residents’ social capital and develop their capacity for living independently in the community. NGOs and social enterprises interested in providing innovative social housing services and/or in becoming our recognized service operator are welcome to submit proposal. Particularly, the proposal is expected to suggest a way to organize residents ...

Online Seminar on the Consultation Paper on Sentencing and Related Matters in the Review of Sexual Offences

The Review of Sexual Offences Sub-committee of the Law Reform Commission published a consultation paper on Sentencing and Related Matters in the Review of Sexual Offences on November 12, 2020.  This consultation paper is the fourth and final part of the overall review of substantive sexual offences.  It covers a review of the penalties for offences proposed in the report on Review of Substantive Sexual Offences, examines ways to reform and improve treatment and rehabilitation of sex offenders in Hong Kong, and reviews the Sexual Conviction Record Check Scheme.   The Council is organizing an online seminar on the Consultation paper on “Sentencing and Related Matters in the Review of Sexual Offences” on February 3, 2021 (Wednesday) to facilitate the sector’s discussion of the consultation paper, as well as to collect the sector’s views. Interested participants please register by February 1,  2021 (Monday).  Please download all details at the below links: 1)  Full Consultation Paper 2)  Full Memorandum of the Online Seminar 3)  Details of Online Seminar 4)  Registration For further information, please contact Mr Wing-sun Chan, Officer (Family and ...

「非政府機構薪酬調查」2020 – 調查結果發佈會

社聯籌劃的「非政府機構薪酬調查」2020現已完成,是次調查獲133間機構會員支持。該調查旨在為業界提供參考資訊,藉此幫助機構釐定薪酬及福利策略。同時,調查亦能反映機構最新的實況,以便機構可獲更針對性、更具參考價值的資訊。 本年度之調查報告提供的參考資訊如下: 不同職系基準職位之薪酬數據摘要; 不同職位過去薪酬水平之對比; 不同職位按機構規模及類別的薪酬水平之對比; 機構按年評估下給予合資格員工的總體薪酬調整平均百分比; 不同職系基準職位之員工流失情況; 業界人力資源管理措施分析 為回應機構的反饋及建議,本年度的調查有以下的改進。除了員工薪酬的最小值(min)、中位數 (med)及最大值(max)外,本年度的問卷收集了64個工作職位的員工薪酬平均數(mean)。此外,本年亦會就流失率的數據按機構的規模及類別分開處理作分析,盼能為業界提供及時及細緻的數據。 本年度調查結果發佈會的新模式 薪酬調查報告將會預先發放,我們鼓勵參與機構預先閱讀報告的內容,然後參與調查結果發佈會。發佈會將由薪酬調查諮詢委員會的委員作為促進者(facilitator)帶領討論。你的參與對於發佈會的成效是十分重要。 領取報告 日期 2021年1月26日 (星期二) 時間 10:30 - 17:00 地點 香港灣仔軒尼詩道15號溫莎公爵社會服務大廈9樓906室 對象 每間參與機構可免費獲發一本薪酬調查報告 備註 1. 如參與機構未能在當日派員領取,報告將會在2021年1月27日起郵遞至報名時所提供的地址。 2. 為了避免郵遞延誤,我們建議參與機構在當日派員領取,並帶備機構印章。 調查結果發佈會 日期 2021年2月4日 (星期四) 時間 14:30 - 17:30 地點 以Zoom形式舉行 對象 非政府機構薪酬調查2020參與機構的管理層及人力資源職系的同工 流程 14:30 - 15:00 主要調查結果 15:00 - 17:30 將分成四個組別同時進行討論,每個組別題目如下: 組別一:薪酬管理措施 (報告D部分) 組別二:薪酬數據 (報告E部分) 組別三:流失率、招聘與挽留人員 (報告F及H部分) 組別四:員工關係及參與 (報告G部分) 網上報名 按此 備註 四個組別將同時進行討論,請選擇你最有興趣的題目。如你選取多於一個題目,我們將隨機為你分配到其中一個組別。另外亦請就所選取的題目提出一條問題是你感興趣討論的。 如你有興趣參與發佈會,請在2021年1月26日或之前填妥網上報名表格,如有任何查詢,請致電2864 2972或電郵至[email protected]聯絡游俊威先生(Tony),謝謝。 ...
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