About Kailash Satyarthi Children’s Foundation:
Nobel Peace Laureate Mr. Satyarthi's experience and proven track record of over 35 years at both the grassroots and global policy level uniquely positions him to expand and build his work globally through the Kailash Satyarthi Children's Foundation (KSCF). The KSCF is the global umbrella for KSCF-India based in New Delhi and the KSCF-U.S. based in Washington, D.C, USA. KSCF-India specializes in direct action and KSCF-US focuses on outreach and engagement, while policy and training are the domain of both entities.
KSCF envisions a world where every child can live freely with dignity, having fundamental right to be free, safe, healthy, educated, and discover her/his potential. KSCF’s mission is to end all violence against children. To make this a reality, the Foundation will focus on the 3Ps: People, Practice and Policy.
People: Tap the power of children and youth to fight for their own freedom and rights, and to stand up for millions of their peers living in exploitation globally through history's largest campaign to globalise compassion
Practice: Restore the freedom, health and education of 300,000 children and youth in India and 1 million globally by sharing and scaling proven child-friendly programmes and practices while promoting innovation
Policy: Share world-class research and practical solutions to build the capacity of governments, businesses and communities to ensure policies and laws meet children's needs and are enforced by establishing the KSCF Institute in India.
As Assistant programme Officer, you are the drive behind the organisation’s Child Friendly Community programme, Bal Mitra Mandal (BMM) that aims to build child-friendly urban slum communities - where every child is safe, free and educated
Job Description (Role Expectations):
Develop monthly action plans for your respective communities in consultation with the Community Social Worker and your Supervisor.
Create and support formation and functioning of community groups including Bal Shakti Mandal, Yuva Shakti Mandal and Mahila Shakti Mandal in your respective communities
Create community level child friendly committee
Organize and coordinate mass awareness activities in community
Support community groups in developing their capacity to engage with local administrator.
Maintain relationship will all families in Bal Mitra Mandal communities
Develop and maintain relationships with slum community administration related to Bal Mitra Mandal communities, non-government organisations as well as with the media in your area
Prepare a monthly report in a prescribed format and in accordance with the action plan
Documentation and reporting including videography and photography in digitized form
Maintain a file of your achievements, with relevant details, in your respective communities
Maintain a daily diary to note all daily activities. You will send copy of this diary at the end of each month to your supervisor
Prepare detail activity plans and provide cost to each item
Collect and collate all bills after an activity is over and hand them to your Supervisor
Participate in all activities as instructed by the central office
Competencies for the role:
Advocacy and networking skills
Excellent communication, interpersonal and team-building skills
Good listening skills
Research and report-writing skills and the ability to interpret or present data
Knowledge and understanding of community and social issues
A non-judgemental and positive attitude
Creative thinking and problem-solving ability
Political, social and negotiating skills
An understanding of functioning of NGO, local authorities’ government sector organization, public sector bodies
Compassion and the ability to empathize with people's life experiences
Basic legal and ethical knowledge on Child rights
KRA’s for this role:
Provide program and operational support, including monitoring and reporting on project plans, milestones and deliverables, to ensure time, cost and quality indicators are in line with approved program plans
Accountable for identifying dropouts and not in school children and enrolling them in school
Conducting door to door household surveys
Timely updating daily, weekly and monthly reports, activity reports, case studies and required formats
Update and collate documentation and records regarding relevant issues, policies and practices to ensure the delivery of program complies with agreed program management methodology
Liasoning with stakeholders and local authorities
Provide a range of administrative services, including coordinating meetings, activities and preparing papers, to support project management delivery Key challenges
Delivering multiple project support activities in line with agreed standards and objectives, given tight deadlines and competing demands and priorities
Education, Experience and Exposure:
Graduate in Social Work/Sociology/Psychology or any relevant stream
Good command on Marathi, Hindi and English will be an added advantage
Minimum 1 year of experience of working in the field of Children or Community Development Prior experience of at least one year (either through Full-Time job or Field Work Experience) of working with stakeholders at School and Community Level for improving the learning environment of children
Required minimum two years of commitment
Proficient in MS office (MS word, excel and PPT), report writing, drafting emails, and good command over telephonic correspondences.
Good command on English, Hindi, Marathi
At Kailash Satyarthi Children's Foundation, your gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability or socioeconomic status will never be an obstacle in your journey to giving every child a childhood worthy of the name. We believe that it is only through diversity that we can achieve excellence.