Nearing a decade at NCSS, Jessica Lim’s career reflects the holistic care we strive to provide the community. She first joined as a Lead Executive in 2014, fundraising for Community Chest. Recalling her role in corporate account servicing, she shared, “I was also nicknamed the ‘Tekong girl’ as I regularly visited Tekong and military camps for SHARE presentations.”
Jessica’s passion for engaging with SSAs led her to join the Member Relations Management team before moving on to head the Experiential Fundraising team at Community Chest. As part of her role at the Community Chest, Jessica facilitates closeddoor engagement sessions with stakeholders as the leader of the Ministerial Luncheon workgroup.
Through her various roles at NCSS, Jessica gained a broader perspective and understanding of crossfunctional collaboration. She appreciates the supportive workplace culture that nurtures her growth. She said, “It felt like I had embarked on another career path but remained in the same supportive workplace with a familiar sense of camaraderie and teamwork.”
Attaining Multiple Skillsets
Throughout her career in NCSS, Jessica has honed essential skills in communication, problem-solving, stakeholder management, and now in her expanded role, leading a team. She is thankful for the valuable support she received from on-the-job training and guidance from her supervisor in her transition of roles.
Looking ahead, she is eager to continue learning and making a positive impact on the community alongside like-minded individuals at NCSS. As the Community Chest celebrates its 40th anniversary, Jessica and her team will continue to strengthen partnerships with corporates, to work towards the vision of ensuring that every person has the opportunity to live a life of dignity within a caring and inclusive society.