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Junior Program Manager (JPM) - Bangalore,Chennai, Mumbai & Pune

3 Opening(s)
Mentor Together
Job Summary
Experience Required : 3 Years
Location : Chennai, Tamilnadu, India.
Opening Date : 17 February, 2018
Closing Date : 15 April, 2018
Compensation : Rs. 560,102.00 per month
Sector : Non Profit
Functional Area : Program Management
Job Type : Full time
Desired Job Profile



  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

  • A minimum of an undergraduate degree, with a postgraduate degree like MSW preferred
Minimum Experience
  • 2 - 4 years of relevant social sector experience


  • 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 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 :
Contact Person : Nimisha Bency
Contact Address : House no:1895, 14th Cross, 22nd Main,
HSR Layout - Sector 1
Email :
Contact Number : 7022357905