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Junior Program Manager (JPM) Mobile Mentorship Project

1 Opening(s)
Mentor Together
Job Summary
Experience Required : 3 Years
Location : Pune, Maharashtra, India.
Opening Date : 30 June, 2017
Closing Date : 31 August, 2017
Sector : Non Profit
Functional Area : Program Management
Job Type : Full time
Desired Job Profile
  • 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, families 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 young girls (ages 14-21) from rural and semi-urban areas of Maharashtra that Mentor To Go program works with. The JPM looks at mentee selection, delivering programs to mentees, troubleshooting phone call schedule and app issues and evaluating mentee performance. The JPM manages relationships with mentee partner institutions (NGOs, shelter homes, and high schools) in the rural areas. The JPM also works on mentee support system primarily family. In addition, the JPM assists the mentor team in mentor selection, training delivery, monitoring and support for pairs and program assessments.


Tasks and Responsibilities


100% Program Execution
  • Identify partner institutions for mentees (Town halls, district council (Zilha parishad) schools and NGO foundations).
  • Make presentations on the program and secure program MoUs with Institution Heads.
  • Identify communities in rural areas for intervention
  • Conduct different screening and selection activities for mentees (young girls) for recruiting them in the program.
  • 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 or communities.
  • Collect periodical feedback from mentees through different surveys, in-person discussions and check-ins.
  • Liaise with mentee partner institution heads and collect regular feedback.
  • Arrange group workshops/skill based activities for mentees with volunteers
  • Assist Program Manager with mentor training and “Mentor To Go” program promotional activities.
  • A Postgraduate degree like MSW preferred


Minimum Experience
  • 2 - 4 years of relevant social sector experience with a minimum of an undergraduate degree, with a postgraduate degree like MSW preferred.
  • Candidate should be willing to travel to the filed areas in rural Maharashtra.
  • 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.
  • Proficiency in English and Marathi is desired.
  • Good hands on experience of working on MS office
  • Strong people skills


How to Apply
  • 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 has explored the usage of mobile devices to reach a wider audience of girls and mentors across India. Aiming to increase scale and impact, Mentor Together has started a new project named “Mentor To Go” to build a mobile technology supported mentorship service that can provide thousands of girls essential information, support and guidance, through a network of accomplished female mentors around India. For this project, Mentor Together is working with Girl Effect Mobile (GEM), a global partnership to use mobile technology to improve the lives of adolescent girls.
  • 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 If interested, please write to with a cover letter and your resume. Please mention the title of this job clearly in your email.


  • CV and covering letter
  • Telephone interview
  • Assignment/s
  • Personal interview


Contact Details
Company Name : Mentor Together
Website :
Contact Person : Arundhuti Gupta
Contact Address : F-14, Aishwarya Residency, Jagatap Chowk, Wanawari Pune
Email :
Contact Number : 9920895875