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Junior Program Manager - Delhi

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Mentor Together
 
Job Summary
Experience Required : 2 Years
Location : New Delhi, Delhi, India.
Opening Date : 17 October, 2017
Closing Date : 31 December, 2017
Sector : Non Profit
Functional Area : Operations
Job Type : Full time
Desired Job Profile
COMPANY OVERVIEW:
  • Mentor Together is an award winning non-profit organization that has pioneered the youth mentoring movement in India. We provide children and youth facing adversity, empowering one-on-one relationships with mentors, that help them achieve their goals and dreams. Mentor Together so far has supported over 4,000 children and youth in need of care and protection and currently works across 5 cities and 2 villages. We are a distributed but tightly knit team of professionals and development sector enthusiasts. We value hard work, details oriented execution and perseverance.
  • Join us, as we grow our programs to reach out to more and more young adults. Learn more about us at www.mentortogether.org
  • PURPOSE: The purpose of the role is to execute a range of activities with mentees, their communities and other stakeholders in the mentee world (HMs, NGO partners, shelter home caretakers etc) and record observations accurately in order to guide the program team meet the larger program objectives. The Junior Program Manager also contributes towards building capacity in the mentee team by participating in the training and development of mentee co-ordinators.
  • OVERVIEW: The Junior Program Manager’s primary responsibility is coordinating with the youth (ages 14-21) that Mentor Together works with. The JPM looks at mentee selection, delivering programs to mentees and evaluating mentee performance. The JPM manages relationships with mentee partner institutions (NGOs, shelter homes, and low income schools) in the city. In addition, the JPM assists the mentor team in mentor selection, training delivery and program assessments. 
Tasks and Responsibilities

100% Program Execution

  • Identify partner institutions for mentees (Shelter Homes and low income schools and NGO foundations), make presentations on the program and secure program MoUs with Institution Heads.
  • Conduct different screening and selection activities for mentees.
  • Administer psychometric and other baseline tests. Collate data and make reports.
  • Create and analyze mentee and mentor databases in order to find suitable matches for mentors and mentees.
  • Conduct home-visits for potential mentees, explain program to parents/guardians and secure parent approval.
  • Assist in setting up mentor interviews.
  • Organize, prepare and deliver induction and on-going training to mentees.
  • Organize and conduct group activities like engagement activities with mentees at various mentee institutes
  • Collect periodical feedback from mentees through different surveys, in-person discussions.
  • Liaise with mentee partner institution heads and collect regular feedback.
  • Arrange group workshops/skill based activities for mentees with volunteers
  • Assist Program Coordinator with mentor training and mentor together promotional activities. 
Qualifications
  • Bachelors and/or Masters in Social work (mandatory)

 

Minimum Experience
  • 2 years working closely with communities

 

Skills
  • Practice with professionalism and in an ethical manner
  • Engage diversity and difference in practice
  • Apply knowledge of human behavior and the social environment
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Strong people skills
  
How to Apply
  • If interested, please write to careers@mentortogether.org with a cover letter and your resume. Please mention the title of this job clearly in your email.
Contact Details
Company Name : Mentor Together
Website : http://www.mentortogether.org
Contact Person : Namrata Baruah
Contact Address : House no:1895, 14th Cross, 22nd Main,
HSR Layout - Sector 1
Contact Number : 9513387678