Zul Ikmal (Social Worker, Youth Worker, Social Entrepreneur)
“My experience as a police officer triggered my interest towards working with youth.” He believes that every youth has the strength and potential to achieve their goals.
I have worked with the following groups of beneficiaries:
- Youths and families
- At-risk Youths
- Adult offenders and reformative trainees
My Professional Accolades
Master of Arts (Childhood and Youth)
- Professional certificates and affiliation
Registered Social Worker, Youth Worker, Case Worker, Counsellor, MOE registered instructor
- His Credentials
- His Beginning
- His Expertise
Zul pursued a Bachelor of Science (Psychology) to understand individuals and the community, he pursued a Bachelor of Science (Psychology) degree. Drive by his passion to work with youths and families in the Singapore Boys Home, he later furthered his education in Master of Arts (Childhood and Youth) to enhance his understanding of youths and the world around them. Currently he is a registered training instructor with Ministry Of Education, as well as a registered Social Work Practitioner.
Zul Ikmal’s interest towards societal and communal issues was realized during his tertiary days as a student of Singapore Polytechnic. As a young person who was keen on being an active citizen, Zul Ikmal exposed himself to the various facets of the community through different platforms such as volunteering, working and general socializing.
Zul Ikmal then joined the Singapore Police Force upon graduating from Singapore Polytechnic. In this early career, Zul Ikmal was reacquainted with society, this time, as a participant-observer. “My experience as a police officer triggered my interest towards working with youth.” He believes that every youth has the strength and potential to achieve their goals.
Zul is passionate with working with youths and children. His experiences at the Singapore Boys’ Home provided him with valuable experiences and insights into the world and lived reality of youths. Within the premise of working at Singapore Boys’ Home, other than being a Caseworker, Zul Ikmal had taken on the role of an Aftercare Officer as well as a Programmes and Volunteer officer.
Zul provides counselling services to offenders in Singapore Prison Service and runs his own social enterprise conducting character building programmes for at-risk youths.