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Training and Monitoring Head at Tarkeybein

Tarkeybein is an Organisation based in Delhi, which is on the lookout for a Training and Monitoring Head. They are looking for somebody who wants to re-imagine teacher training and strongly believes in teachers being supeheroes every day.
 
Attaching the Brochure as well as JD. Please go through it and if interested please, get in touch with Akanksha (akanksha@tarkeybein.org )
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Analysts for IPE Global

IPE Global is the largest development sector consulting group in South Asia and works across sectors and geographies with international aid agencies and bilateral/multilateral agencies like DFID, USAID, World Bank, UN agencies, JICA, BMGF, CIFF etc. We have done more than 700 projects across the globe. IPE Global HQ in Delhi and have offices in London, Kenya, Ethiopia and Bangladesh.

We are looking for two junior level positions and the JD is attached with this post. We are also open to recruiting a mid-level person with 7-8 years’ experience in economic analysis/ public financial management / evaluation . One of the key criteria is that candidates  should have strong writing skills and have understanding  of social sectors.

If interested please email: Shantanu Das <shantanudas@ipeglobal.com>

JD – Two Positions_MEL ]

Training and Placement Officer for Baba Amte’s organisation MSS, Anandwan

We are looking for a Training and Placement Officer for our organisation Maharogi Sewa Samiti , Warora’s Sandhiniketan vocational training Centre.

About the institution:

Maharogi Sewa Samiti, Warora (MSS), is a not-for-profit, non-governmental organization, founded in 1949 by Baba Amte. MSS has been relentlessly working towards the betterment of stigmatized and marginalized people like those afflicted with Leprosy, Hearing and Speech impaired, Visually and Orthopedically challenged and Socially Backward Tribal Populace.

MSS is active in plethora of activities on field in six core areas of  human development viz.

1. Healthcare

2. Livelihood promotion for differently abled

3. Education, Sustainable Agriculture Programs and Extension Activities

4. Appropriate technologies for Rural Development,

5. Youth Empowerment, in Chandrapur, Gadchiroli and Yavatmal, the most backward districts of eastern Maharashtra.

MSS follows integrated approach to ensure holistic development of the individual that combines medical treatment with sustained psycho-socio-economic rehabilitation, MSS has qualitatively enhanced the living standards of over 2.7 Million disadvantaged people over the years of its existence. The work of MSS has been recognized and honoured at several national and international platforms by distinguished institutions like Government of India, United Nations, Ramon Magsaysay Foundation and Templeton Foundation.

(For more details visit : www.anandwan.in )

A) Job Title – Training and Placement Officer – Sandhiniketan Vocational Training Centre

 

Job Status: Full time

Location: Anandwan, Tahsil- Warora, District- Chandrapur, Maharashtra

About Sandhiniketan Vocational Training centre : Sandhiniketan Vocational Training Centre was established in 1970s and around 100 disabled trainees pass every year after receiving training in one of the courses like

a.             LERS Radio Course

b.             Wireman

c.             Tailoring

d.             Handloom

e.             Computer training centre Etc.

Roles and Responsibilities:

1.     Evaluating performance and make recommendations for career choice

2.     Motivating trainees to achieve peak productivity and performance

3.     Administer and supervise placement and recruitment program;

4.     Provide counseling to existing, potential and alumini students on career options.

5.     Identify employment opportunities with local employers for job placement..

6.     Create repository of information related to potential employers, resource networks, available employment opportunities

7.     Groom trainees for job placements

8.     Provide training in writing resumes and job applications

9.     Support trainees to avail benefit of  the scheme – Social Security for Disabled

10.  Extend technical and financial advisory to enable trainees set up their own business and become successful entrepreneurs

11.  Provide Marriage counseling

12.  Organise symposium/ workshops on several issues linked to vocational guidance for disability with all concerned stakeholders

13.  Arranging workshops for candidates for exposure to various issues related to their disability

 

Skills Required:  

 

1.         Passion towards social cause and urge to make a difference

2.         Vocational and career counseling skills.

3.         Professional training to conduct counseling sessions.

4.         Active collaboration, networking and communication (written and spoken) skills

5.         Result oriented with timely and quality deliverables.

 

Qualifications:

1. Bachelor’s in Social Work or any other relevant field with 3 to 5 years’ of experience

2. Master’s in Social Work or any other relevant field with  1 to 2 year’s of experience

 

Compensation:

INR 300,000 – 500,000 /- Per Annum. Commensurate with experience

 

Contact: volunteer@anandwan.in

 

Job Offers @ PRIA

1. Program Officer (Corporate Engagements)

Location         :  Head Office in New Delhi (with extensive travel to field locations)
Closing Date  :  December 10, 2017

If you are a young graduate/postgraduate interested in working with corporate engagements, PRIA is looking for you!

Established in 1982, PRIA (Participatory Research in Asia) is a global centre for participatory research and training based in New Delhi. PRIA has field offices in 6 states and linkages with 3000 NGOs to deliver its programmes on the ground. Over three decades PRIA has promoted people’s participation in governance, capacity building of communities, organisations and governance institutions, and generating knowledge for change. PRIA helps ‘democracy work for all’ – in the political system; through democratic culture in families, communities, and society; and participatory democracy with active citizenship.  Log on to www.pria.org  to know more.

As a Program Officer (Corporate Engagements) in PRIA you will identify, secure and manage all corporate/business donors, coordinate arrangements for on-site visits and tours for prospect and current donors, work with senior management to coordinate the full range of activities required to expand and strengthen corporate engagement, organize and participate in dialogues and conversations bringing together multiple stakeholders.

–        Ability to develop collaborative, professional corporate/business relationships.
–        Work independently and be self-motivated in initiating contacts with potential donors.
–        Candidates are expected to work in multi-lingual, multi-cultural environments, across hierarchies.
–        Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Hindi. Knowledge of other regional languages will be an added advantage.
–        Must be a team player with good interpersonal skills.
–        Willing to travel extensively, often to remote locations.

PRIA provides a conducive and safe environment for learning and working. PRIA is committed to preventing sexual harassment at the workplace and the organisation ensures that all employees, interns, volunteers and visitors are provided a safe and clean environment in which to undertake their work.

Educational qualifications: Fresh graduates/postgraduates from Economics/Social Sciences/ Management/Law/Governance.

Initial appointment will be on contract for 12 months.

Interested candidates are requested to send in their resume at hr@pria.org at the earliest.  Only short listed candidates will be called for interview.


2.Research Fellow/Officer

Location         :    Head Office in New Delhi (with extensive travel to field locations)

Closing Date  :    December 02, 2017

If you are a young graduate/postgraduate interested in policy oriented research and building partnerships with multiple stakeholders, PRIA is looking for you!

As a Research Officer/Fellow in PRIA you will undertake policy oriented research, analyse global, national and local sectoral trends and linkages to aid decision making by senior management, organize and participate in dialogues and conversations bringing together multiple stakeholders, and write  knowledge products with fresh perspectives to influence policy change.

–        Candidates are expected to work in multi-lingual, multi-cultural environments, across hierarchies
–        Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Hindi. Knowledge of other regional languages will be an added advantage
–        Must be a team player with good interpersonal skills
–        Willing to travel extensively, often to remote locations

PRIA provides a conducive and safe environment for learning and working. PRIA is committed to preventing sexual harassment at the workplace and the organisation ensures that all employees, interns, volunteers and visitors are provided a safe and clean environment in which to undertake their work.
Educational qualifications: Fresh graduates/postgraduates from Economics/Social Sciences/ Management/Law/Governance.

Initial appointment will be on contract for 12 months.

Interested candidates are requested to send in their resume at hr@pria.org at the earliest.  Only short listed candidates will be called for interview.

LINK: https://pria.org/working-with-us-11-27-0

Openings at Gubbachi Learning Community

Gubbachi Learning Community is an organisation that works to bridge the
learning competencies of underprivileged children. These children are, typically, Out of School, migrant children and first generation learners. We run the Bridge Learning Programme and the English Learning Programme in the Government schools.

Gubbachi LC core team includes five Alumni of Azim Premji University. Please circulate the following openings in networks as well.

Gubbachi LC is urgently looking for suitable people to join in two open positions. One role is that of an Operations Manager, the other role is that of a Student Facilitator for English.

ROLE: Operations Manager

If YOU share our concern for underprivileged children; believe that robust operations and strong HR processes will enable sustained growth for the organisation, thus reaching out to more beneficiaries, we encourage you to apply for the position of an Operations Manager.

Role Overview:
Your role oversees the day to day administration of the centres. You will support the leadership by taking care of operational support duties. You shall foster a culture of accountability and ensure that organisational resources are used in the most cost-effective manner. This position requires a high degree of confidentiality in dealing with personnel and finance matters. The ability to be friendly, courteous and have a professional approach towards children and staff is an essential.

Duties & Responsibilities:
1. Day to day administrative functions ensuring the smooth running of centres.
2. Implementing robust processes through Budgeting, use of MIS and Reporting – Periodically.
3. Attending all training sessions.
4. Willingness to travel and stay over-night for trainings and operations.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

  • Education: MSW/MBA/BSW/B.Com.
  • Desirable: At least 3 years of progressive work experience in an organization or office setting in an administrative/operations position.
  • Experience in managing and leading other staff teams.
  • Able to work effectively in a multi-site organization with a matrix structure, requiring strong communication, organization & negotiation skills.
  • Excellent English language skills, both written and oral with practical computer skills and competence with Microsoft office environment.
  • Language Proficiency: Good Written and Oral communication skills in English and Kannada.

Preferred Age Bracket: 25-30 years

Other Required Attributes:

  • Skilled at building strong relationships and networks with a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Understanding of data and ability to work with technology.
  • Ability to self-motivate, work independently, flexibly and with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to think analytically and discern patterns in data to understand key insights.
  • Should be flexible enough related to timings and travelling.
  • Should be able to exhibit problem solving attitude with and without team help or support.

Compensation: 2.5 lakh INR CTC p.a.

How to Apply:Application letters enclosing a detailed Curriculum Vitae, current salary information, telephone contact and details of at least 3 relevant references.
Closing date for receiving applications is Sunday, 17 December 2017.

Email your resume to Rizwan: rizwan.gubbachi@gmail.com

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ROLE: Student Facilitator – English

If you have a passion for education, share our concern for underprivileged
children,and would like to coordinate and teach English; we invite you, to apply
for the position of a STUDENT FACILITATOR– Englishfor children
(6-14 years).

Responsibilities:
1. Teaching English in the Bridge Learning Program, and the Government Primary School using a child friendly approach.
2. Organizing the classroom and creating a positive learning atmosphere.
3. Meeting requirements for the assessment and recording of children’s development.
4. Preparing reports for internal and external requirements.
5. Working with other facilitators/volunteers to plan and coordinate work.
6. Visiting the parent community if and when necessary.

Must also have:

  • Love for children.
  • Open to seeking, exploring and engaging with new ideas.
  • Have a concern for the inequality in education as an issue.
  • Graduation in any discipline and/or a teaching certification in English Learning/Montessori.

Honorarium can be discussed

Location: Sarjapur Road, Bangalore.
Email your resume to Nomita: nomita.gubbachi@gmail.com

To know more about Gubbachi
Watch: https://youtu.be/chWX8InoaXs
Visit us at http://www.gubbachilearningcommunity.org
Call us: Somya: +91 99160 44543 or Nomita: +91 98862 37002

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Job roles in Manipur with Sunbird Trust

Sunbird Trust, is opening two positions in one of our project sites in a village called Ijeirong in Manipur. The last date of application is EOD 8th Dec, 2017.
The attached documents contain the description of the role, its challenges, the compensation, about the School and Sunbird Trust.

ASL in Manipur – Job Description – Sunbird Trust ]

Teacher leader in Manipur – Job Description – Sunbird Trust ]

Openings @ Medha

Medha is a social enterprise located in Uttar Pradesh working for our mission “to better preparing youth for life after school.” For the last six years, we have been working to improve employment outcomes for Indian youth across north India by imparting 21st century skills training to student on college campuses. Medha has trained and placed over 5000 students across 36 colleges, worked with more than 100 leading employers, and built partnerships with several government institutions.

Medha is supported by leading global foundations and corporations such as Citi Foundation, Bank of America, AIF, Michael & Susan Dell Foundation, EdelGive Foundation etc. Medha has received several awards and accolades for its work, including the prestigious Echoing Green Global Fellowship in 2012, Dasra Girl Power Award 2015 and Sitaram Rao Livelihoods Case Study 2015.

As we plan to expand to new locations we need your help in finding the right talent to support this endeavour. Currently we have openings in knowledge and communication teams.

  • Communications (One position) – Someone passionate about communications and design, interested in working with youth, we would love to hear from them, a good fit for this position.
  • Knowledge Program Development (One position) – The ideal candidate should have some experience in content development and from a training background.

The interested applicants may send us the CV on careers@medha.org.in

Medha JD Knowledge Program Development

Medha Job Description Communications

Coordinator at FAIR

The Foundation to Aid Industrial Recovery (FAIR), New Delhi/Bangalore, is launching a video journal – Re[View] – which will showcase the work of NGOs as well as research/action research of being carried out by independent researchers/NGOs/Institutions through short video reports in the area of “development” (in the broad sense of the term) including issues pertaining to lives, livelihoods, environment, history, architecture, science & technology, food, geography, etc.

To manage the operations of this project, FAIR is looking for a Coordinator who must liaison with researchers/NGOs as well as the video production team to make these reports. The person should primarily be interested in development issues although keen interest in visual media, in particular, documentary filmmaking would enrichen the experience gained from this project. Ability and experience in videography using DSLR camera would be useful and must be mentioned on your application.

This is a full-time post for a period of one year but may be extended depending on performance and success of the project. The Coordinator will be based in Bangalore; however, s/he must be willing to travel to locations across the country.

Applications along with CV must be sent to: sashi.sivramkrishna@gmail.com

For more details on FAIR visit: http://www.thefairindia.org
In case of queries, please call: 9845022272

RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES AT FOUNDATION FOR DEMOCRATIC REFORMS

Foundation for Democratic Reforms (FDR) is one of India’s leading think-tanks and research-resource centers for formulating and promoting fundamental reforms in political, electoral and governance spheres and in critical areas of state policy. It was established in 1996 and is based in Hyderabad, India. The goals of FDR are
furthered by the activities of LOK SATTA (People Power), which was established in 1997 and quickly grew into India’s largest citizens’ movement.

1. Research Associate :
Work and responsibilities at Research Associate position include:

  • Research, analysis, advocacy and communication on governance issues (electoral and political reforms, local government, judicial reforms, administrative reforms, education reforms and the public policy issues)
  • Research Associate is expected to prepare high quality issue briefs, background notes and advocacy material on various policy issues
  • Evaluation of various government policies and outcomes in defined sectors with focus on AP.
  • Background Research and Advocacy support to Dr. Jayaprakash Narayan, General Secretary, and Foundation for Democratic Reforms Requirements High level research and analytical capability
  • Good understanding of politics (AP/India)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (English and/or Telugu)
  • Ability to take initiative, to work both independently and as a member of a team, and to lead projects
  • Ability to multi-task and complete projects within a given time

Positions are based in Hyderabad.

Qualifications
Master’s degree in Social Sciences/Public Policy is preferred. However, we equally welcome motivated individuals with strong fundamentals in policy issues to apply for the role irrespective of their graduating discipline.

Email your CV, Statement of Purpose and a presentation (15 slides) on any of the public policy topics listed at the end of this document and email to communications@fdrindia.org

Statement of Purpose should address broadly the following questions in around 600 words:
● Why do you want to join FDR?
● How do you think you can contribute in realizing Lok Satta’s reform agenda?

Apply on or before 1st January 2018

2. Internship
Foundation for Democratic Reforms (FDR) is one of India’s leading think-tanks and research-resource centers for formulating and promoting fundamental reforms in political, electoral and governance spheres and in critical areas of state policy. It was established in 1996 and is based in Hyderabad, India.

The goals of FDR are furthered by the activities of LOK SATTA (People Power), which was established in 1997 and quickly grew into India’s largest citizens’ movement.

Who are we looking for:
We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who are passionate about making a positive change to the society. Interns will be involved in research, analysis, documentation, coordination or event planning as per the assigned projects. Broad areas of research include governance reforms (political, electoral, judicial, police, local governance) and public policy.

Our Requirements:
Postgraduates, Graduates and undergraduates who are looking forward to widen their perspective with exposure to current issues are encouraged to apply. Candidates need to have an understanding of the social and political issues confronting India and a desire to promote public good.

Location : Hyderabad
Minimum Duration : 5 weeks (unpaid)
Start date : ASAP

Apply online at http://www.fdrindia.org/online-application/ and submit your CV along with a write-up or a presentation on any one of the topics listed on page 3 of this document

List of Topics
1. Current challenges in public education sector in India with respect to primary school education – may choose a specific state or India as a whole
2. Analyse MHRD’s policy on ‘Establishment of World Class Institutions’ and suggest how India can foster innovation
3. Describe the key elements of one existing Union healthcare scheme/program, and discuss the challenges the scheme faces (in the last 3 years).
4. Challenges facing public healthcare facilities in India, with specific references to news reports in the last 12 months.
5. Describe some measures to improve doctor-patient relationship and rebuild trust in the healthcare system.
6. Analyze the continuing sanitation challenges in India, accounting for the efforts made under the Swatch Bharat Mission.
7. Analyze Tamil Nadu’s healthcare model, along with its benefits and challenges.
8. Instruments of transparency and accountability with respect to Right to Public Services, along with FDR’s recommendations regarding the same.
9. Examine affirmative action policies in India in light of FDR’s framework on the same.
10. Analyze the 73rd and 74th amendments of the Indian Constitution and their shortcomings.
11. “Local governments exist in India only on paper, but have no real power.” Present your opinion about this statement, supported with evidence.

Research Opportunities at FDR

Research Associate @ Development Research and Policy Initiatives – Sehgal Foundation

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Every person across rural India deserves to lead a more secure, prosperous, and dignified life. With that vision in mind, Sehgal Foundation’s mission is to strengthen community-led development initiatives to achieve positive social, economic, and environmental change across rural India. With support from donors and partners, Sehgal Foundation designs and promotes rural development interventions that create opportunities, build resilience, and provide solutions to some of the most pressing challenges in India’s poorest communities.

DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH AND POLICY INITIATIVES (DRPI)
DRPI focuses on strategic and policy level studies, and attempts to understand poverty dynamics in a rural context and throws light on concepts of vulnerability, exclusion and marginalization. The theme also attempts to contribute to the larger body of knowledge through participating in thematic discourses which align with the ambit of Sehgal Foundation’s work. Organizing roundtables and conferences on key development issues is an important component of this theme which furthers the purpose of disseminating knowledge created at the grassroots.

Sehgal Foundation has the following opening in DRPI:

POSITION: Research Associate

Reports to: Director, DRPI

Key Responsibilities
1. Collect qualitative data through Focus Group Discussions, Key Informant Interviews, Case Studies and Observations in rural contexts relevant to Sehgal Foundation’s work
2. Edit the raw dataset obtained from the field before the data entry process. Coordinate correction work and documentation of errors
3. Conduct training sessions on qualitative and quantitative tools with the research field team
4. Assist in formulation of tools
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
1. Masters degree in areas of Social Sciences
2. At least one year experience of working with rural or urban communities
3. Strong communication skills in both Hindi and English

Compensation: 3 – 4 Lakhs Per Annum based on the qualification and experience. Women and candidates from underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

Deadline for application: 15th December, 2017

How to apply
Those with required background and qualifications may submit their resume and cover letter indicating expression of interest to research@smsfoundation.org, with subject line – Application for post of Research Associate, DRPI

http://www.smsfoundation.org/