closing on 29 Feb

Associate, Groundup Partnership (Contract)

NPO & Community Partnerships



The role will enrich of the Giving landscape in Singapore by growing leaders of good in the groundup community and strengthening the supporting ecosystem.

Groundup groups are informal groups, who embody the spirit of giving, who rally the community to respond to issues arising within communities. They diversify and strengthen the Giving Ecosystem by creating innovative solutions, offering opportunities for informal volunteering, and encouraging a sense of ownership within communities as a result.

The groundup team in NVPC works to support the efforts of Groundups and build a vibrant Ground-up ecosystem by:(a) Nurturing, Inspiring and Growing new & existing Groundups

Recognising that the needs of groundups vary at different stages of their journey, the team curates different offerings and programmes to meet the needs of these groundups. From curating talks to inspire more to start their passion projects, to an incubator programme, the Groundup Sandbox that offers a more guided approach to starting, sharpening & execution of ideas, to capability development and peer learning in our signature ConneXion event with fellow groundups, NVPC helps support, inspire, nurture and grow groundups in Singapore.

(b) Developing Resources, Tools & Infrastructure

Groundup work also focuses on building resources and tools to support the work of groundups. Development of an Online Resource Centre enables ease and accessibility to helpful resources such as grants and funding by various partners. Development of win-win partnerships with various government agencies, non-profit organisations and corporates are an important part of the work.

(c) Increasing the awareness and support for Groundups

With innovative and creative marketing campaigns, NVPC hopes to amplify the voice and good work of the various groundups across different causes in our community. By doing so, we hope to acknowledge the efforts of these teams, inspire others to join or support them, or start their own passion projects.

(d) Strengthening the Groundup Ecosystem

In an effort to strengthen the ecosystem, we will build our knowledge of the landscape and issues in the groundup space with research, in order to strengthen our strategy to support groundups. We will carry this out, while concurrently building our collaborations and partnerships with various stakeholders and organisations.

Intended Focus of the role:

This role will play a key part in establishing a centralized online platform (Online Resource Centre) where the stories and journeys of groundups in Singapore can be found, where users can find inspiration in the content and listed events and ignite their passion and groundups find resources and tools to help them sustain and grow. The primary focus of this role would be content management and traffic management of the Online Resource Centre.


The Core Duty would be to maintain and upkeep the content of the online resource centre, and to help promote & drive traffic to the site.

Responsibilities would include:

  • Keep up to date on events and trends and create relevant content where necessary
  • Identification and engagement of potential content partners.
  • Working with marketing, create relevant content to promote and drive traffic to the site.
  • Analyse and synthesize site data, feedback for betterment of site.
  • Work cross-functionally to meet the macro-level objectives to grow the Groundup community and ecosystem.


  • At least a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent
  • Minimum 1 year working experience
  • Programme development and execution/ event management
  • Digital/ social media marketing knowledge
  • Strong communication skills and people skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-driven
  • Ability to work independently with personal initiative
  • Proficiency in MS office suite
  • Web management
  • Interest and passionate for causes
  • Hands on and detailed
  • Team oriented

This is a 2-years contract position, with an option to extend for the 3rd year depending on performance of the selected candidate.

Interested applicants are invited to send your updated resume via Jobstreet or We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.