Deputy Director, Community Partnerships

NPO & Community Partnerships



NVPC leads and catalyses transformations in volunteerism and philanthropy to build compassionate and engaged communities. You will be part of a people-centric and dynamic team, involved in capability and capacity building work for the non-profit sector and helping to promote volunteerism and philanthropy in Singapore.

You will be overseeing a team that focus on two initiatives:

1) The Volunteer Experience Programme (VEP) which is a programme to work with organisations to initiate employees/participants who are new to volunteering to experience volunteering at different Nonprofit Organisations (NPOs) and explore diverse causes for longer term volunteering commitment (sectors include: environment, health, social and sports).

2) Community Development which is a programme aimed at fostering and strengthening a network of community leaders who peer-learn and deliver positive impact together. This is towards enabling a supportive ecosystem for giving communities to thrive.


Develop, execute and manage strategies and impactful programmes to inspire and motivate people to experience volunteering

  • Develop strong partnerships with NPOs to help them improve recruitment, engagement and retention of volunteers and donors
  • Oversee the planning and execution of VEP sessions for programme participants.
  • Manage the working relationships with VEP key stakeholders (eg. NPOs and corporates) to sustain rapport and smooth collaboration for running the programme.
  • Engage prospective partners (eg corporates) to tap the VEP to promote volunteerism.
  • Identify, document and improve upon the good practices involved in VEP operations
  • Develop strategies to encourage the use of arising from the participants’ VEP experience
  • Review and evaluate VEP systems and processes as a whole, in relation to the key stakeholders and the system, for holistic enhancements.
  • Manage ongoing Community Matters programme which involves research on community development practices in Singapore.
  • Develop Community Development Framework (may be in the form of a playbook/ guide) in partnership with community developers
  • Develop, execute and manage strategies and impactful programmes to support community leaders in growing caring communities


  • Degree in Social Science / Business / Marketing
  • Prior experience in developing partnerships / relationship management
  • Prior experience managing a team
  • At least 10 years of working experience in total
  • Good understanding and grasp of issues pertaining to non-profit sector work
  • Strong communication skills
  • Interest and passion for non-profit sector
  • Outgoing and comfortable in meeting and talking to people
  • Strong people skills, with experience in multi-lateral engagement with key stakeholder groups
  • Self-driven and motivated

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